3 September 1876–20 March 1948 (Age 71)
Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
When Walter Robert Benjamin Smith was born on 3 September 1876, in Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand, his father, Benjamin Clark Smith, was 28 and his mother, Minnie Alice Smith, was 21. He married Elizabeth Thompson in 1928, in Morrinsville, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. He died on 20 March 1948, in Morrinsville, Waikato, New Zealand, at the age of 71, and was buried in Morrinsville, Waikato, New Zealand.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.