Ellen BOWSER (Jane McRobie, Andrew, John William) was born 21 Feb 1884 in Sang Run, Garrett County, Maryland. She died in 1972 in Garrett County, Maryland. She is buried with her husband in the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.

Ellen married Philip Melchoir SMITH Jr. on 24 Mar 1907 in Garrett County, Maryland. They were married by Rev. Jeremiah Begley. Philip was born 12 Aug 1866 in Pennsylvania. He is the son of Philip Melchoir SMITH Sr. and Elizabeth MILLER. He died 9 Nov 1943 in Garrett County, Maryland. He is buried with his wife in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.

Philip lived in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland. He was a Mail Carrier.

Ellen and Philip had the following children:

Charles R SMITH was born 30 May 1903 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Adam SMITH was born 31 May 1907 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Albert SMITH was born 23 Nov 1908 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Samuel SMITH was born 11 Feb 1910 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Harvey SMITH was born 12 Nov 1911 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland. He died in Nov 1984 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Clayton SMITH was born 2 Dec 1913 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland. He died in Dec 1972. He was a geographer. Clayton enlisted in the Army at the rank of Private 20 Nov 1942 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, for service in World War II.
Playford SMITH was born 18 Oct 1915 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland. He died 1 Feb 2001 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Mary SMITH was born 12 Nov 1917 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Rosie SMITH was born 1 Dec 1919 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Earl SMITH was born in 1922 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Ervine SMITH was born in 1924 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Paul SMITH was born 10 Jan 1925 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland.
Melvin SMITH was born 25 Dec 1927 in Accident, Garrett County, Maryland

I am still looking for information on:
Charles R Smith
Adam Smith
Mary Smith
Rosie Smith
Earl Smith
Ervine Smith
Paul Smith

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Sources:
1900 Census
1910 Census
1920 Census
1930 Census
Burial Record for Ella and Philip M Smith
Entry in The Burbach-Poorbaugh-Purbaugh Family in America 1771-1974
Social Security Record for Harvey Smith
World War II Enlistment Record for Clayton Smith
Social Security Record for Clayton Smith
Social Security Record for Playford Smith