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Francis "Frank" Smith
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1885
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1960
Morris
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA

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Francis "Frank" Smith married Sophia Modholt Ryberg (Rydberg) on 12 April 1906 at Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minnesota. His parents were Samuel Smith (aka Christian Zimmerman) and Catherine "Katrina" (Hartman) Smith of Stevens County, Minnesota.
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Francis (Frank) Zimmerman was born on 14 Feb 1885 in Rendsville Township, Stevens County, Minnesota. His father, Christian Zimmerman was a veteran of the Civil War, and had been wounded while serving as a volunteer for Samuel Smith of Goodhue County, Minnesota. To receive Civil War Veteran benefits, Christian Zimmerman changed his name to Samuel Smith in 1889. He had been wounded in the battle of Bull Run while serving as Samuel Smith.

Francis (Frank) was the 9th son of the Zimmerman/Smith family. After the family name change to Smith and now known as Francis (Frank) Smith, he married Sophia Modholt "Sophie" Ryberg (Rydberg) on 12 Apr 1906 at Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minnesota.
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 Parents:
  Samuel Smith (1839 - 1923)
  Catherine Hartman Smith (1847 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia Modholt Rydberg Smith (1890 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  William Fay Smith (1907 - 1964)*
  Frances Grace Smith Helberg (1908 - 2001)*
  Raymond Robert Smith (1911 - 1969)*
  Lester Kenith Smith (1913 - 1983)*
  Pearl Jeanette Smith Olson (1915 - 2005)*
  Floyd Frank Smith (1917 - 2001)*
  Laurel Manford Smith (1920 - 1975)*
  Paulus Charles Smith (1929 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  George William Smith (1868 - 1924)*
  Christian Smith (1870 - 1941)*
  Matilda Emma Smith Morrison (1873 - 1956)*
  Charles Louis Smith (1875 - 1961)*
  William Frederick Smith (1877 - 1972)*
  Ferdinand E. Smith (1879 - 1895)*
  Benjamin Joseph Smith (1882 - 1950)*
  Henry Smith (1883 - 1959)*
  Francis "Frank" Smith (1885 - 1960)
  Albert Smith (1887 - 1959)*
  Robert Walter Smith (1889 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Summit Cemetery
Morris
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Orig Add, Blk 4, lot 35, Sec 8.
 
Created by: LeRoy L. Smith
Record added: Nov 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100809136
Francis Frank Smith
Added by: Ted Storck
 
Francis Frank Smith
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Added by: Ted Storck
 
 
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