- I am trying to help a friend...... we have Peter Charles Draft papers and his naturalization papers
I am researching my Smoothy family & have hit a brickwall with Peter
> Charles SMOOTHY, who was born 23/3 Dec 1881, Derby Derbyshire, Eng &
> sailed on the SS Olympic, from Southampton & arrived New York March 20
> 1912. Joining Brother, Mr W. Smoothy, at 30?, Belaire (?) Baltimore.
> Born Derby, England",(Charles aged 30 years, Single). He appears to have
> been naturalised in Baltimore in March 1927. I have been unable to find
> where & when he died. I haven't been able to find any records that he
> went back to England & no records of his death in USA. Are you able to
> find this for me please? Below are some notes of records for Charles
> Peter Smoothy that I have found.
> US WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Atlantic City, New Jersey,
> Charles Peter Smoothy, b. 23 Dec 1881, England, Male Nurse, Employer's
> name Mrs M.E Beardmore, Ventmore?, Atlantic City, S. Cawford Ave.
> Nearest relative, William Smoothy No. 30 Stall Belaire Mkt, Baltimore.
> 1930 US Federal Census: Precinct 3, Anne Arundal, Maryland
> E. Charles Beardmore, H, home owned, value $30,000 - lives on a farm,
> male, white, 48, S, able to read & write, b.Canada. Father b. England,
> mother b. England. Year of immigration 1911 - not naturalised. No
> occupation. Invalid.
> Charles P. SMOOTHY, boarder, M, white, 49, S, able to read & write b.
> England. Parents b. England. Not naturalised?, Companion to Invalid.
> Charles P. SMOOTHY, 49, S, Boarder, companion to invalid E.Charles
> Beardmore, who was head of the household.
> I haven't found him in 1940 Census.
> US WW II Draft Registration Cards 1942- Roll WW II:
> Charles Peter Smoothy, serial No. 1043, Seth St, Oxford, Talbot,
> Maryland, age 60 yrs, b. Derby, England 3 December 1881, Retired. Name &
> address of person who will always know your address - Mrs Bertha Eason,
> Oxford, Talbot Co, Maryland. Roll: WW11 - 2243510. [Did he get
> I have found Charles' brother William's death in 1918, aged 44 years.
> Another brother George SMOOTHY (b. 3 Sept 1879, Stowe, Northampton),
> appears to have gone to Australia (I don't have any records of this) &
> served with their army during the first world war, and after being
> injured applied to join his brother William SMOOTHY in Baltimore. He
> seems to have gone there in about 1919. I haven't been able to find his
> date & place of death either.
> I came across this record, but don't know if it refers to my George
> George SMOOTHEY, lab. r. 55 Tehama, San Francisco, California - (1903 US
> City Directories)
> Hoping you are able to help me with this.