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View Tree for Florence Rosalind Bell-SmithFlorence Rosalind Bell-Smith (b. 6 May 1864, d. 31 May 1942)

Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith (daughter of John Bell-Smith and Geogianna Boddy) was born 6 May 1864 in Kensington Gardens, London, England, and died 31 May 1942 in Toronto, East York Township, York County, Ontario, Canada. She married Jonathan Goforth on 25 October 1887 in Knox Presbyterian Church, Toronto, ON, Canada, son of Francis Goforth and Jane Bates.

 Includes NotesNotes for Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith:
She wrote several books: "Goforth of China" (1937), "How I Know God Answers Prayers", "Climbing - Memories of a Missionary's Wife" (1940). Information on her siblings was found in the Bell-Smith website (

More About Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith:
Author 1: 1937, "Goforth of China".
Author 2: "How God Answers Prayers".
Author 3: 1940, "Climbing - Memories of a Missionary's Wife".
Awarded: 1920, Medal for work during Chinese famine.
Burial: Unknown, Lot 20, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Graduation: May 1885, Toronto School of Art, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Immigration: 1867, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Missionary: in China.

More About Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith and Jonathan Goforth:
Marriage: 25 October 1887, Knox Presbyterian Church, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Missionaries: Bet. 1888 - 1936, China.

Children of Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith and Jonathan Goforth are:
  1. Christine Goforth, d. date unknown.
  2. Gertrude Madeline Goforth, b. 12 August 1888, Cheffo, North China, d. 24 July 1889, China.
  3. Donald Goforth, b. 19 December 1889, Linching, Shantung, China, d. 25 July 1891, China.
  4. +Paul Goforth, b. 13 April 1891, Linching, Shantung, China, d. 6 November 1962, Claremont, California, USA.
  5. Florence Evangeline Goforth, b. 3 January 1893, Chuwang, Honan, China, d. 19 June 1900, China.
  6. +Helen Rosalind Goforth, b. 22 September 1894, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, d. 1 June 1961, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  7. Grace Muriel Goforth, b. 8 August 1896, Changte, China, d. 3 October 1899, China.
  8. +Ruth Isabel Goforth, b. 1 January 1898, Changtefu, Hunan, China, d. 22 February 1974, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  9. +William Wallace Goforth, b. 25 November 1899, Changtefu, Hunan, China, d. 6 July 1956, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  10. Amelia Constance Goforth, b. 13 October 1901, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, d. 11 October 1902, China.
  11. +Mary Kathleen Goforth, b. 20 July 1903, Peitoihe, in the Province of Chili, Bei Toi He, North China, d. 17 July 1994, Stouffville, Ontario, Canada.
  12. +John Frederick Goforth, b. 6 June 1906, Changte, China, d. 14 May 1961.
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