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George Washington Smith
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1825
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1912

Son of William Smith & Sarah Cupp.
Husband of Mary Catherine Hyde, married 1854.

1984 History of Clayton County, Page 688

George W. and Mary Hyde Smith

George W. Smith was born Dec. 25, 1825, and died Aug. 15, 1912, age 86 yrs., 7 mos. and 21 days. He married Mary C. Hyde born June 17, 1834, on Oct. 18, 1854 by Joseph Chapman, J.P.

They were parents of ten children: Alex b. 1855-d. 1932, Milton "Dude" . Richard "Dick", Robert "Bob", Lucinda "Sis" Mary, Maggie, Lenora "Node", Sally and May.

Mary C. Hyde Hansel was the daughter of John H. and Hannah Harry Hyde. George W. Smith had brothers by the names of Jacob and Nate.

Alex Smith was never married. He died at the Clayton Home at Elkader in 1932. He is buried at the Bethel Cemetery near Osterdock, Ia. Milton "Dude" Smith was married and Richard "Dick" Smith was married.

Robert "Bob" Smith m. Emily Barnhart. They had four children: Delbert, Alex, Alta and Lizzy. Alta was first married to a Hagen and had several children. Her second husband was Roy Goodrich. No children by this marriage. Lizzy m. Bert Dryer. They had three children: Harold, one of their sons, lives in Edgewood, Ia.

Lucinda Smith m. Nick Moser. They had six children. One daughter in Florida. Amy m. Walter White. Dulce m. James "Jim" Lee. Lizzy m. Will Lee. George and John married and lived in the Osterdock area also.

Mary Smith m. John Rose, two or three children.

Maggie Smith m. Frank Harbaugh. They had a son Willie. He lives near Millville, Ia.

Lenora Smith m. James Edward Hansel, eight children (see Hansel family article).

Sally Smith m. Loren Reynolds. They had three daughters: Ruby, Ruth and Rena.

May Smith m. Marvin Walters. They had eleven children: Dale, Theodore "Ted", Wayne, Kenneth "Butch", Layton, Gerald, Mary, Marjory, Bernice, April and Freda Wittman of Edgewood, Ia.

George W. Smith, while living on a small farm near Colesburg, volunteered for service in the Civil War leaving his wife and small children. He was gone for three years, being stationed near Montgomery, Ala., for some time. He was a private in Company F, 27th Infantry when he enrolled on the 14 day of Aug. 1862. He was honorably discharged on the 8th day of Aug. 1865 at Clinton, Ia. According to records, he was injured in service as he applied for an invalid pension when he was 70 years old. It was said he had rheumatism as a result of said injury. The pension only amounted to $20 a month.
Family links: 
  Mary Catherine Hyde Smith (1834 - 1913)*
  Alec Smith (1855 - 1932)*
  Milton Robinson Smith (1859 - 1922)*
  Robert S. Smith (1862 - 1950)*
  Lurinda Jane Smith Moser (1867 - 1942)*
  Margaret Smith Harbaugh (1871 - 1940)*
  Hannah Mae Smith Walters (1881 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethel Cemetery
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Mar 22, 2008
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George Washington Smith
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