SMITH, Jacob 1849 - 1914
SMITH, KIRK, WELCH, ALLENDER, MESSER
Posted By: Doris Challis (email)
Date: 12/11/2003 at 20:05:35
The "Lockridge Herald"
March 13, 1914
Page 5, Column 3
DEATH OF JACOB SMITH, at his home Tuesday morning at 4:30 o'clock..... Born in Ohio Jan. 25, 1849, and moved with his parents to Clay County, Ind., coming from there to Iowa in 1869. Two years later, in 1871, he was united in marriage to Miss Pollie KIRK. Eight children, two dying in infancy. Remaining are J. L. SMITH of Melrose, Iowa; Maggie WELCH of Ottumwa; Katie ALLENDER of Mt. Pleasant; James and William SMITH of Lockridge, and Lizzie MESSER also of Lockridge. A man of sterling character, respected and esteemed by all, Free Methodist Church. Burial in Lockridge Cemetery.
Transcribed by Doris Challis from Jefferson County Records, Vol. 3. Not related to the subject.
Jefferson Obituaries maintained by Joey Stark.
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