Smiley Family History
Frank Smiley 1894-1970
Francis Smylie/Smiley 1689 → Hugh Smiley 1723 → William Smiley 1757 → Hugh Smiley 1785 → Shepherd Parkman Smiley 1828 → Franklin Thomas Smiley 1857 → Frank Smiley 1894-1970.
Born: 26 June 1894, St Kilda, Vic
Died: 29 June 1970, Malvern, Vic, age 76
Married: Myra Constance Adam, 28 December 1918, Mt Erica, Vic
Frank Smiley was the only child of Franklin Thomas and Mary Bowden (Camp) Smiley. He was born in Victoria on 26 June 1894.
On 28 December 1918, a little over a month after the end of World War One, he married at Mt Erica Methodist Church Myra Constance Adam, daughter of Robert Alexander and Eliza Martha (Nicholl) Adam. At this time, Frank was a 24-year-old driver living at Spencer Street, St Kilda, and Myra a 23-year-old bookkeeper living at Barry Street, South Yarra.
The couple had two children. Frank died at his home at 5 Euston Street, Malvern, on 29 June 1970; Myra died 10 years later, at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, on 9 September 1980.
Children of Frank and Myra (Adam) Smiley
- Edgar Franklin Smiley (1919-1978), married in 1943 Edna June Baxter (1922-1978)
- Pauline Myra Smiley (1927-1986), married Alan Pagram