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Philana BELFRY (Jacob, Peter)

born 22 Oct 1811 in Slusser, Niagara, New York. Philana and her brother Philo were twins.  Miss Philana Belfry was married to Robert SMITH who owned a farm of 240 acres at their house in East Gwillimbury. Philana is listed as age 69 on the 1881 census, Robert was listed as age 74. Mr. Smith was an industrious thriving farmer. He died July 1, 1882, and is interned in the Queensville Cemetery. <Mrs. Smith was still alive at the time the book was written in 1888> They had the following children: (all born in York County, Ontario)

  • Orillia SMITH married Walter QUARRIE  issue:
    • Philana QUARRIE
    • William Fredrick  QUARRIE
    • Emma May  QUARRIE
  • Sara  SMITH married Roderic LEAN issue:
    • Lina LEAN
    • Hattie LEAN
    • Andrus LEAN
    • Milton LEAN
    • Sarabell LEAN
  • Joanna SMITH married John HAMILTON.  Joanna is listed as the age of 30 on the 1881 census, and John is listed as being the age of 34.
  • Jacob Belfry SMITH is listed as the age of  32 on the 1881 census.
  • James  SMITH married Elizabeth NELANDS  Their Issue:
    • Sherman Talmage SMITH
    • Joseph Nelands SMITH
  • Arabella  SMITH married Hugh Geddes BROWN  Their Issue:
    • Fred. BROWN

 

1. From "A Brief History of Jacob Belfry Sen.... by P. DeGuerre in 1888
 
 Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Robert SMITH   M   Male   Scottish   74   Ontario   Farmer  Methodist Canada 
Philana SMITH   M   Female   French   69   Ontario     Methodist Canada 
Jacob SMITH      Male   Scottish   32   Ontario     Methodist Canada 
Norah Larkins SMITH      Female   Irish   22   Ontario     Catholic 
 

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