Henry B. Smith
Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall
Date: 11/7/2005 at 03:45:53
Note: Only the portions of this bio mentioning Clayton co. have been posted here.
HENRY B. SMITH ....
.... was born in Clayton county, Iowa, September 8, 1855. His father's name was John Smith and the latter went into that state from Pennsylvania in 1850. In 1857 he returned to his original home in Latiobe, Pennsylvania, and there reared his family. He was a carriage maker and was born in Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, in 1824. He was a son of Jacob Smith, a wagon maker.
John Smith married Adeline Cook who died in Pennsylvania in 1893.
H. B. Smith left Pennsylvania before he came of age and returned to the state of his birth. He had learned his father's trade and this he made his means of support for some years. He worked in Clayton and in McGregor, Iowa, before his return to the Keystone state.
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-source: History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas, 1901 pg 212
-transcribed by Carolyn Ward
Henry B. Smith biography
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