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Corp Ansel G. Smith
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Birth: May 20, 1833
Palermo
Oswego County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1900
Michigan, USA

Ansel Smith enlisted Sept 1861 in Ionia and served in Co.E,1st Michigan Engeneers & Mechanics during the Civil War. He was discharged Oct 1864 in Atlanta Georgia.

He was the son of Charles and Lucy (King). In 1865 he married Anna (Hoyt) Briggs. She was the widow of Henry R. Briggs and she and Henry had one daughter Nellie. Ansel and Anna were actually first cousins once removed. Anna's grandfather and Ansel great grandfather were Noah Hoyt.

Ansel and Anna lived in Wayland, a town in where her family was one of the founding families. They were in the Petosky census in 1880 with their four children, Julie Winefred, Rollin P., Estelle and Katharine Louise. Anna died in 1884 and the younger children were adopted by friends and Anna's relatives.

Ansel was hospitalized in Home for Disabled Soldiers in Los Angeles California. His daughter Katharine lived nearby in Redland. He died in Hiawatha Michigan while on leave from the hospital.

Nellie married William Ellsworth Dunn and moved to California.

Rollin (Roland) married Kate and had at least one daughter Ruth.

Estelle was adopted by Andrew and Williamina Oliver and married Ernest Neal Hulley.

Katharine married Mortnimer Sooy and had two children, Neal and Estelle. They later changed their names to Van Sooy. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Smith (1799 - 1870)
  Lucy King Smith (1802 - 1875)
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Wayland
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Hulleygenealogy
Originally Created by: Richard Howell
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
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Corp Ansel G. Smith
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