Robert Johnson Smith

M, #14071, b. 14 December 1880, d. 11 December 1965
Birth*14 December 1880 Robert Johnson Smith was born on 14 December 1880 at Otsego County, New York.1,2,3 
Marriage*23 December 1900 He married Leona Evelyn Mabie, daughter of David Anthony Mabie and Catherine Alida Hanson, on 23 December 1900 at Roseboom Township, Otsego County, New York.4 
Anecdote*12 September 1918 Robert J Smith of Roseboom, Otsego, NY, born 23 Sep 1883, registered for the draft on September 12, 1918, at Cooperstown, Otsego County, New York. He was a Merchant in Roseboom; he also listed himself as Liberty Loan Chairman for the Treasury Department. His nearest living relative was Leona E. Smith, at the above address. He was white, tall, of medium build, with grey eyes and brown hair.1 
Residence*12 September 1918 Robert Johnson Smith and Leona Evelyn Mabie lived on 12 September 1918 at Roseboom Township, Otsego County, New York.1 
Death*11 December 1965 Robert Johnson Smith died on 11 December 1965 at Cooperstown, New York, at age 84.5 
oObit16 December 1965  On 16 December 1965 at Cooperstown, New York, the obituary of Robert Johnson Smith read: The death of Robert J. Smith of this village, a former Otsego County Treasurer and chairman of the Otsego County Board of Supervisors, occurred Wednesday of .last week at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital following a long illness. He would have been 86 years old last Sunday.
Mr. Smith was born in Cooperstown on December 12, 1879, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Smith. He was educated in the public schools, and taught school in Roseboom for 15 years prior to entering business in that community, where he operated a store for 15 years. He was a member of the Otsego County Board of Supervisors from Roseboom for six years, and was chairman of the Board in 1925. He served two three-year terms as Otsego County Treasurer, from January 1, 1930 until December 31, 1935. Since his retirement from that office he had made his home in Cooperstown where he was a member of the Village Board of Trustees for a number of years, and served as Mayor from August 1943 until March 1944.
He was a long-time member of the Rotary Club and at his death was an honorary member. He served for several years as its sergeant-at-arms. He also was a member of the First Methodist Church of this village.
He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member and Past Master of Cherry Valley Lodge. F. and A. M; a member and Past High Priest of Otsego Chapter. No.. 26, Royal Arch Masons; a member and Past Commander of Otsego Cornmandry, No. 76, Knights Templar; and a member of Ziyara Shrine Temple of Utica. He was a Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Otsego-Schoharie District, and a member of the Past Masters Association of Otsego Lodge.
Mr. Smith served as director of Civil Defense for Otsego County during World War II. At his death, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of Cooperstown.
He married the former Miss Leona Mabie on December 23, 1900 in Roseboom. She survives together with four nephews, William Foland of Binghamton, Charles Foland of Syracuse, George Foland of .Cooperstown, and David Mabie of Marshville; and three nieces, Miss Katherine Foland of Frederick, Md., Mrs. Richard Vedder of Amsterdam, and Mrs. Marian Mabie, also of Amsterdam.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Tillapaugh Funeral Home here with the Rev. Frederick L. Connell, former pastor, and the Rev. Albert F. Almstedt, present pastor of the First Methodist Church officiating. Members of the Cherry Valley Masonic Lodge conducted a Masonic service at the funeral home Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Burial was in South Valley Cemetery.6 
Burial* He was buried at South Valley Cemetery, Otsego County, New York.4 

Family

Leona Evelyn Mabie b. 29 Sep 1879, d. 30 Oct 1971
Child

Citations

  1. [S338] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=39, Roll 1818709, Draft Board 2.
  2. [S338] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=39, says born 14 Dec 1880, and U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 says 14 Dec 1881.
  3. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, says born 14 Dec 1879.
  4. [S441] Old Fulton NY Post Card Website, online fultonhistory.com/Fulton_New_form.html, from obit in The Otsego Farmer, Cooperstown NY, Thursday, December 16, 1965.
  5. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.
  6. [S441] Old Fulton NY Post Card Website, online fultonhistory.com/Fulton_New_form.html, The Otsego Farmer, Cooperstown NY, Thursday, December 16, 1965.

Marrion Leona Smith

F, #14072, b. 13 July 1907, d. 31 October 1918
Father*Robert Johnson Smith1 b. 14 Dec 1880, d. 11 Dec 1965
Mother*Leona Evelyn Mabie1 b. 29 Sep 1879, d. 30 Oct 1971
Birth*13 July 1907 Marrion Leona Smith was born on 13 July 1907.1 
Death*31 October 1918 She died on 31 October 1918 at Roseboom Township, Otsego County, New York, at age 11.1 
Burial* She was buried at South Valley, Otsego County, New York.1 

Citations

  1. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.

Alfred Leton Mabie

M, #14078, b. 16 January 1898, d. 13 February 1898
Father*George William Mabie1 b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 30 Sep 1938
Mother*Wynona Viola Wells1 b. Jun 1871, d. 27 Oct 1905
Birth*16 January 1898 Alfred Leton Mabie was born on 16 January 1898 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.1,2 
Death*13 February 1898 He died on 13 February 1898 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.1 
Burial* He and Lyle L. Mabie were buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Inscription "Alfred L. Jan 16, 1897 - Feb. 13. 1897; Lyle L; Aug. 1, 1899 - Nov.12, 1899; Children of G. W. & Nona Mabie; Guided to Earth to Blossom in Heaven."3 

Citations

  1. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1801-1928.
  3. [S382] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave Memorials 90133982 & 90133982.

Lyle L. Mabie

M, #14079, b. 1 August 1899, d. 12 November 1899
Father*George William Mabie1 b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 30 Sep 1938
Mother*Wynona Viola Wells1 b. Jun 1871, d. 27 Oct 1905
Birth*1 August 1899 Lyle L. Mabie was born on 1 August 1899.1 
Death*12 November 1899 He died on 12 November 1899.1 
Burial* He and Alfred Leton Mabie were buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Inscription "Alfred L. Jan 16, 1897 - Feb. 13. 1897; Lyle L; Aug. 1, 1899 - Nov.12, 1899; Children of G. W. & Nona Mabie; Guided to Earth to Blossom in Heaven."2 

Citations

  1. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.
  2. [S382] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave Memorials 90133982 & 90133982.

Ada Cannon

F, #14080, b. say 1910
Married Name Her married name was Taylor. 
Birth*say 1910 Ada Cannon was born say 1910. 
Marriage*10 June 1967 She married Earl Arland Taylor, son of Elmer Pierce Taylor and Clara Etta Mabie, on 10 June 1967.1 

Family

Earl Arland Taylor b. 8 Nov 1899, d. 4 Sep 1982

Citations

  1. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.

David C. Wilson

M, #14081, b. 15 February 1941, d. 12 July 2012
Birth*15 February 1941 David C. Wilson was born on 15 February 1941.1 
Marriage*4 March 1961 He married Jane Taylor, daughter of Fern Armand Taylor and Helen Doris Harrington, on 4 March 1961 at Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.2 
Death*12 July 2012 David C. Wilson died on 12 July 2012 at age 71. 

Family

Jane Taylor

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1.
  2. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.

Gerald Ernest Nickolas

M, #14084, b. 25 July 1939, d. 1 June 2010
Birth*25 July 1939 Gerald Ernest Nickolas was born on 25 July 1939 at Sharon, Schoharie County, New York.1 
Marriage*26 May 1960 He married Marilyn Faye Taylor, daughter of Merle Arnold Taylor and Bessie Fay Anderson, on 26 May 1960.1 
Death*1 June 2010 Gerald Ernest Nickolas died on 1 June 2010 at Eureka, Lincoln County, Montana, at age 70.2 

Family

Marilyn Faye Taylor b. 11 May 1936, d. 21 Aug 1984

Citations

  1. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.
  2. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/

Terry Duane Whittington

M, #14095, b. 10 September 1935, d. 14 January 2014
Birth*10 September 1935 Terry Duane Whittington was born on 10 September 1935 at Dudley, Arenac County, Michigan.1,2 
Marriage*12 February 1955 He married Judith Ann Taylor, daughter of Donald Perris Taylor and Ina Lillian Fales, on 12 February 1955.1 
Death*14 January 2014 Terry Duane Whittington died on 14 January 2014 at Midland, Bay County, Michigan, at age 78. 

Family

Judith Ann Taylor b. 29 Aug 1938, d. 21 May 2009

Citations

  1. [S123] Descendants of William and Sophia Scripture Mabie.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2017.