Monday, 28 February 2011

Ellen (Mary Ellen) SMIDDY (b 1857 Tipperary Co,IRL), daughter of John SMIDDY (b 1832 IR, d abt 1861) and Mary Ellen BOWE (b England,d 1885)..

Is SMIDDY a common Irish name?

Ellen (Mary Ellen) Smiddy b 1857 Tipperary Co,IR, d 1903 SD
married Peter Steinfeldt 1877 PA

She was daughter of *John Smiddy (b 1832 IR, d abt 1861) in mining accident in PA. Wife Mary Ellen Bowe b England,d 1885.

*John Smiddy was supposed to have been one of Queen Victoria's guards for 11 yr- stowed away on a ship to US. His wife and children came a year later.
other children:
Dave Smiddy b bef 1860
John Smiddy b aft 1860

Does anyone connect to this Smiddy family?

Ellen had a  brother John and two half brothers named Mahoney.
Posted by Patti Waitman-Ingebretsen on June 24, 2002

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