The Families of Adam Keith

Doctors, Lawyers, Reverends and such


Rev. Radama John Smeltzer [1895-1956 unverified]


Ancestry: Adam Keith1>Johann Ludwig “Lewis” Keith2>Adam Keith3>Sarah “Sally” [Keith] m. [Daniel Louis] Karlinsey4>Susan Belle [Karlinsey] m. [Robert Gilbert] Smeltzer5>Radama John Smeltzer6

U. S. Passport Application, 7/22/1922


Radama John Smeltzer and wife Edna Marie [b. 10/17/1894, Marion IN], father Robert G. Smeltzer residing in Canton OH, [Radama is living in Marion IN], occupation minister, destination India on behalf of the Wesleyan Methodist Church [picture attached to passport application] ... "Mr. Robert G. and Camp Smeltzer, both reidents of Stark County, Ohio, being duly sworn on our oaths, respectfully say, that we are father and brother of Radama J. Smeltzer and that we are present as members of the same household and family at the date of the birth of our son and brother, the said Radama Smeltzer up to and including June 1, 1895 the date of birth of Radama J. Smeltzer.  That the said Radama J. Smeltzer was born in the city of Leechburg, County of Armstong, State of Pennsylvania and that his parents were Robert G. and Susan B. Smeltzer, our wife and mother." Age 27 years, 5 ' 10 ", eyes dark blue, hair medium brown.


U. S. Census Information


1930 NY>Chautauqua>Ellicott R. John Smeltzer 34 PA minister [Methodist Church], Marie 29 OH [mother born in Alsace Lorraine, France], Esther R. 2 yrs 9 mos OH, Daniel R. 3 mos NY, Marie Jones 39 PA roomer, registered nurse, private duty