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Sarah C. Drake Smith
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1829
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1902
Moscow
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA


Sarah C. Drake was born in Hornellsville, Steuben County, New York. She married Benjamin Nye Smith April 6, 1851 in Gallia, Ohio. Benjamin was the son of Eli and Barbara (Nye) Smith.
Benjamin Nye and Sarah C. (Drake) Smith were pioneers who farmed their homestead near Atalissa. Sarah was a teacher and had school in their home. They were the parents of six children all born on their farm, four girls, then two sons, and all became teachers. The children of Benjamin and Sarah Smith are: Luna born in 1853, married George Washington Coverstone, and lived in Fallon, Nevada; Sarah "Lovisa" born in 1855, married Joseph Elwood Parker, and lived in Moscow, Iowa; Mary born in 1858, married John Walters, and lived in Tipton, Iowa; Eugenia born in 1860, married Jesse Van Horn, and lived in Atalissa, Iowa; Leonard Benjamin, born in 1863, married Mary Augusta James, and lived in the Nichols, Iowa area; and Henry C. born in 1868, married Jeanette Needham, and lived in Chico, California.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Leonard Drake (1804 - 1892)
  Elizabeth Cleveland Drake (1807 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Benjamin Nye Smith (1825 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Lovisa Smith Parker (1855 - 1929)*
  Eugenia V. Smith Van Horn (1860 - 1940)*
  Leonard Benjamin Smith (1863 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Drake Baker (1826 - 1915)*
  Sarah C. Drake Smith (1829 - 1902)
  Dyar Cleveland Drake (1836 - 1906)*
  Hezakiah Smith Drake (1838 - 1921)*
  Permelia Louisa Drake Knauss (1842 - 1917)*
  Eunice "Lovina" Drake Bordt (1856 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SARAH C.
WIFE oF
B. N. Smith
BORN
NOV. 22, 1829
DIED
DEC. 21, 1902
 
Burial:
Overman Cemetery
Atalissa
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Nancy Burr
Record added: Sep 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41866459
Sarah C. <i>Drake</i> Smith
Added by: Nancy Burr
 
Sarah C. <i>Drake</i> Smith
Added by: Nancy Burr
 
Sarah C. <i>Drake</i> Smith
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 Added: Sep. 11, 2010
 
 
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