ROBERT WILSON SMILES
(Niall's great-great-great-uncle by marriage)


Generation of Niall's Grandparents
3157.   SAMUEL GUY NICHOLS (Robert's great-nephew) was born in October 1878 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England to John Cooke Nichols and Lois Wood, as shown in family tree 724. On 30 August 1907, aged 28, he was a Cloth Salesman.
3158.   JAMES M NICHOLS (Robert's great-nephew) was born about 1882 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England to John Cooke Nichols and Lois Wood, as shown in family tree 724.
3159.   JANET M NICHOLS (Robert's great-niece) was born about 1882 to John Cooke Nichols and Lois Wood, as shown in family tree 724.
3160.   JOHN NOEL NICHOLS (Robert's great-nephew) was born in January 1884 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England to John Cooke Nichols and Lois Wood, as shown in family tree 724.
3161.   NORAH DRENNAN (Robert's great-nephew's wife) was born in March 1888 in Winslow, Buckinghamshire, England to Dennis Drennan and Kate Wood, as shown in family tree 958.
[See also: "Indirectly Related via Norah Drennan"]
John Noel Nichols, aged 29, married Norah Drennan, aged 24, in January 1913 in Bolton, Lancashire, England. See family tree 723.
3162.   LIVING NICHOLS (Robert's great-niece) was born to Septimus Augustus Nichols and Lizzie Wood, as shown in family tree 725.

Generation of Niall's Great-Grandparents
3163.   JANET M SMILES (Robert's niece) was born in 1845 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England to Samuel Smiles and Sarah Anne Holmes Dixon, as shown in family tree 726.
3164.   WILLIAM HOLMES SMILES (Robert's nephew) was born in 1846 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England to Samuel Smiles and Sarah Anne Holmes Dixon, as shown in family tree 726.
3165.   EDITH SMILES (Robert's niece) was born in 1848 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England to Samuel Smiles and Sarah Anne Holmes Dixon, as shown in family tree 726.
3166.   SAMUEL SMILES (Robert's nephew) was born in 1852 in Leslie, Yorkshire, England to Samuel Smiles and Sarah Anne Holmes Dixon, as shown in family tree 726.
3167.   LILLIAN SMILES (Robert's niece) was born in 1855 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England to Samuel Smiles and Sarah Anne Holmes Dixon, as shown in family tree 726.
3168.   SAMUEL SMILES NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in 1851 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3169.   JOHN COOKE NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in December 1851 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728. John died on 27 April 1907, aged 55, in Old Bank House, Adelaide Terrace, Blackburn, Lancashire, England.
3170.   LOIS WOOD (Robert's nephew's wife) was born in January 1850 in Elston, Nottinghamshire, England. Lois died in April 1912, aged 62, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.
John Cooke Nichols married Lois Wood. They had four children:
Samuel Guy Nichols in 1878
James M Nichols about 1882
Janet M Nichols about 1882
John Noel Nichols in 1884
This family is shown as family tree 724.
3171.   GEORGE WILLIAM NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in 1854 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3172.   JORDAN NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in 1856 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3173.   DOUGLAS NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in 1858 in Over Darwen, Lancashire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3174.   MARY SMILES NICHOLS (Robert's niece) was born in 1860 in Over Darwen, Lancashire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3175.   ASHTON NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in 1860 in Over Darwen, Lancashire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3176.   SEPTIMUS AUGUSTUS NICHOLS (Robert's nephew) was born in December 1862 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England to Samuel Augustus Nichols and Janet Smiles, as shown in family tree 728.
3177.   LIZZIE WOOD (Robert's nephew's wife) was born in January 1858 in Elston, Nottinghamshire, England. Lizzie died in 1953, aged about 95, in New Zealand.
Septimus Augustus Nichols married Lizzie Wood. They had one daughter:
Living Nichols
This family is shown as family tree 725.
3178.   ANN SMILES (Robert's niece) was born in 1860 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to George Thomson Smiles and Elizabeth Spence, as shown in family tree 729.
3179.   SAMUEL SMILES (Robert's nephew) was born in 1861 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to George Thomson Smiles and Elizabeth Spence, as shown in family tree 729.
3180.   MARY SMILES (Robert's niece) was born in 1869 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland to George Thomson Smiles and Elizabeth Spence, as shown in family tree 729.
3181.   JAMES SMILES (Robert's nephew) was born in 1871 in Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland to George Thomson Smiles and Elizabeth Spence, as shown in family tree 729.

Generation of Niall's Great-Great-Grandparents
3182.   JEAN EWART (Robert's wife).
Robert Wilson Smiles, aged 20, married Jean Ewart on 23 May 1836 in North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland. See family tree 254.
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3183.   ELIZABETH SMILES (Robert's sister) was born on 11 September 1811 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731. Elizabeth died before 1815, when younger than 3.
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3184.   JOHN SMILES (Robert's brother) was born about 1811 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
3185.   SAMUEL SMILES (Robert's brother) was born on 23 December 1812 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731. In 1838, aged about 25, he was an Editor Leeds Times in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. In May 1840, aged 27, he was a Secretary to Leeds Parliamentary Reform Association. In 1845, aged about 32, he was a Secretary to Leeds and Thirsk Railway in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. In 1854, aged about 41, Samuel was a Secretary South Eastern Railway Company. On 8 April 1861, aged 48, he was a Secretary South Eastern Railway Company in 5, G P Loan, Lewisham, Kent, England. On 3 April 1871, aged 58, he was a Secretary to Assurance Company in Elliot Park, Clerk Field, Lewisham, Kent, England. On 4 April 1881, aged 68, Samuel was a Surgeon LLD not practicing in 8, Pembroke Gardens, Kensington, Chelsea, London, England. On 31 March 1901, aged 88, he was an Own Means in 8, Pembroke Gardens, Kensington, Chelsea, London, England. Samuel died on 16 April 1904, aged 91, in Kensington, Middlesex, England.
Note: Note 130 (Occupation in 1840).
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3186.   SARAH ANNE HOLMES DIXON (Robert's sister-in-law) was born in 1824 in Leslie, Yorkshire, England. Sarah died in March 1900, aged about 75, in Kensington, Middlesex, England.
Samuel Smiles, aged 30, married Sarah Anne Holmes Dixon, aged about 19, on 7 December 1843 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. They had five children:
Janet M Smiles in 1845
William Holmes Smiles in 1846
Edith Smiles in 1848
Samuel Smiles in 1852
Lillian Smiles in 1855
This family is shown as family tree 726.
3187.   ELIZABETH SMILES (Robert's sister) was born on 26 February 1815 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
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3188.   DAVID JERDAN (Robert's brother-in-law).
David Jerdan married Elizabeth Smiles, aged 27, on 29 May 1842 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. See family tree 727.
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3189.   THOMAS SMILES (Robert's brother) was born on 18 April 1818 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731. Thomas died before 1820, when younger than 1.
3190.   THOMAS SMILES (Robert's brother) was born on 16 January 1820 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
3191.   JANET SMILES (Robert's sister) was born on 3 August 1823 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731. She was recorded in the census on 3 April 1871, aged 47, in Hope Cottage, Bath Street, Over Darwen, Lancashire, England. Janet died in September 1891, aged 68, in Chapel En Le Frith, Derbyshire, England.
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3192.   SAMUEL AUGUSTUS NICHOLS (Robert's brother-in-law) was born on 24 March 1822 in Staffordshire, England to Samuel Nichols and Anne Hutchinson, as shown within family tree 728. He was baptized in Staffordshire, England. On 31 March 1851, aged 29, he was a Grocer and ?????? chandler employing 2 men in 31, Machel Place, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England. On 8 April 1861, aged 39, he was a Cotton Manufacturer in North Meols, Lancashire, England. On 3 April 1871, aged 49, Samuel was a Cotton Manufacturer employing 180 in Hope Cottage, Bath Street, Over Darwen, Lancashire, England. On 4 April 1881, aged 59, he was a Cotton Manufacturer in 3, Sudell Road, Over Darwen, Lancashire, England. On 3 April 1891, aged 69, he was a Living on own means in 55, Withnell Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, England. On 31 March 1901, aged 79, Samuel was an Own Means in 47, Withnell Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, England. Samuel died in October 1902, aged 80, in Fylde, Lancashire, England.
[See also: "Indirectly Related via Samuel Augustus Nichols"]
Samuel Augustus Nichols, aged 27, married Janet Smiles, aged 26, on 18 August 1849 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. They had eight children:
Samuel Smiles Nichols in 1851
John Cooke Nichols in 1851
George William Nichols in 1854
Jordan Nichols in 1856
Douglas Nichols in 1858
Mary Smiles Nichols in 1860
Ashton Nichols in 1860
Septimus Augustus Nichols in 1862
This family is shown as family tree 728.
3193.   WILLIAM SMILES (Robert's brother) was born on 10 October 1824 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
3194.   GEORGE THOMSON SMILES (Robert's brother) was born on 17 October 1825 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
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3195.   ELIZABETH SPENCE (Robert's sister-in-law) was born about 1830 in Dunnet, Caithness-shire, Scotland.
George Thomson Smiles, aged about 32, married Elizabeth Spence, aged about 28, in 1858 in Dunnet, Caithness-shire, Scotland. They had four children:
Ann Smiles in 1860
Samuel Smiles in 1861
Mary Smiles in 1869
James Smiles in 1871
This family is shown as family tree 729.
3196.   MARY SMILES (Robert's sister) was born on 18 June 1827 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
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3197.   JAMES SMILES (Robert's brother) was born on 28 September 1829 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
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3198.   CHRISTIAN WILSON SMILES (Robert's sister) was born on 7 March 1832 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland to Samuel Smiles and Janet Wilson, as shown in family tree 731.
3199.   WILLIAM R WHITE (Robert's brother-in-law).
William R White married Christian Wilson Smiles, aged 28, on 11 April 1860 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. See family tree 730.

Generation of Niall's Great-Great-Great-Grandparents
3200.   SAMUEL SMILES (Robert's father) was born in 1796 to John (Smiles) Smellie and Mary Thomson, as shown within family tree 253. Samuel died in 1832, aged about 36.
3201.   JANET WILSON (Robert's mother) was born in 1790 in Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland.
Samuel Smiles married Janet Wilson. They had thirteen children:
Elizabeth Smiles in 1811
John Smiles about 1811
Samuel Smiles in 1812
Elizabeth Smiles in 1815
Robert Wilson Smiles in 1816
Thomas Smiles in 1818
Thomas Smiles in 1820
Janet Smiles in 1823
William Smiles in 1824
George Thomson Smiles in 1825
Mary Smiles in 1827
James Smiles in 1829
Christian Wilson Smiles in 1832
This family is shown as family tree 731.

Generation of Niall's Four-Times-Great-Grandparents
3202.   JOHN (SMILES) SMELLIE (Robert's grandfather) was born about 1775.
3203.   MARY THOMSON (Robert's grandmother).
John (Smiles) Smellie married Mary Thomson. They had one son:
Samuel Smiles in 1796
This family is shown within family tree 253.