Thomas Smith and Jane (Gilchrist) Smith, from Scotland to Boston, MA, 1872






Posted here above as a downloadable Word document is a report about my great-grandparents Thomas Smith (1837-1902) and Jane (Gilchrist) Smith (1834-1907). They emigrated from Scotland with their children in 1872.



— Roger W. Smith

     February 2017





ship on Liverpool to Boston route






Smith gravestone Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA

Smith family gravestone, Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA. Buried here are Thomas Smith, great-great grandfather of Roger W. Smith (he emigrated from Scotland in 1872); his wife Jane (Gilchrist) Smith; their son Thomas Smith, Jr. (Roger W. Smith’s great-grandfather); and their son William G. Smith.



See also:


The family of Thomas Smith (1837-1902) and Jane (Gilchrist) Smith (1834-1907) of Boston, MA



Thomas Smith, Jr. (1861-1894) and Jennie (Wright) (Smith) Simpson (1863-1948)



Thomas Smith (1837-1902)



Jane (Gilchrist) Smith (1834-1907)

About Roger W. Smith

Roger W. Smith is a writer and independent scholar based in New York City. His experience includes freelance writing and editing, business writing, book reviewing, and the teaching of writing and literature as an adjunct professor. Mr. Smith's interests include personal essays and opinion pieces; American and world literature; culture, especially books and reading; classical music; current issues that involve social, moral, and philosophical views; and experiences of daily living from a ground level perspective. Besides (1), a personal site, he also hosts websites devoted to (2) the author Theodore Dreiser and (3) to the sociologist and social philosopher Pitirim A. Sorokin.
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