David Smith[1]

Male 1820 - 1893  (73 years)


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  • Name David Smith 
    Born 1820  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Employment Over his lifetime  A Shoe Maker in Many places Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    New York City; Syracuse, New York; Cortland, New York; probably also Yankton, South Dakota; Fort Dodge, Iowa; Webster City, Iowa; Barber County, Kansas; and, finally, California 
    Died 7 Sep 1893  California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I604  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2006 

    Family Sarah Richardson,   b. 1832, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1893, Webster City, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1846  New York City Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Isaac Bancroft Smith,   b. 24 May 1848, New York City Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Prob. Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        According to J. W. Lee, History of Hamilton County, Iowa (Chicago, Illinois: S. J. Clarke), 304-06:
      [IS 01], David was a shoemaker, who followed his trade for nine years, but at the expiration of that time he remove with his family to Syracuse, where he engaged in the same occupation during the ensuring four years. Their next removal was to a little village in the vicinity of Cortland, and there he resumed his trade, which he followed at that point until 1863. In April of that year, he joined a colony going to Yankton, South Dakota, leaving his family in New York state. On his way westward, he stopped at Fort Doge, this state[Iowa], coming from there to Webster City, where he worked at his trade until August, 1863, when he returned to New York and in November, of that same year, came back to Webster City with his entire family. He remained here until 1885, when he again started westward with his wife and family in Webster City. For two years thereafter, he worked at his trade in Barber county, Kansas, going from there to California, where he passed away on the 7th of September 1893. The mother's death occurred three days later in Webster City, the father begin seventy-six years of age at the time of his demise and the mother sixty one. The family of Mr. and Mrs. Smith numbered four, of whom our subject is the eldest.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1923] J. W. Lee, History of Hamilton County, Iowa (Chicago, Illinois: S. J. Clarke, 1912), 304-06. [IS 01.].

    2. [S1924] J. W. Lee, History of Hamilton County, Iowa (Chicago, Illinois: S. J. Clarke, 1912), 304-06. [IS 01.] Calculated from information given in this publication.

    3. [S7363] J. W. Lee, History of Hamilton County, Iowa (Chicago, Illinois: S. J. Clarke, 1912), 304-06. [IS 01.].


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