Searching for any information on my maternal grandfather, born on August 18, 1895. Trying to establish his parents names and information. The Smith family had three children, John Leonard, Robert Leornard, Violet. According to family history, John Leonard was admitted to Girard College for boys in Philadelphia around 1901-1902 upon the premature death of his father. Nothing is known of his mother or father. He married Margaret Aloise News of Chester, Pa. in 1914.They had three children: Bernice, John Jr, and Violet. Seek any related links being worked by any individuals that have information to share on the Smith or News lines. My mother, Bernice (Smith) Gruhler died on March 26, 1987. John Leonard Smith, Jr. is still living in Vineland, NJ and Violet (Smith) Sloan is still living in Wildwood, NJ. If you have any info, please email me asap. Need to establish any and all links between the News, Smith, and Gruhler lines of related genealogy.