|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1809|
New Hampshire, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 16, 1876|
Memorial Marker reads: Beneath this native stone lie Oregon's first school teachers Solomon Howard Smith of New Hampshire - Pioneer, missionary, mill right, farmer, merchant, state senator and his wife Helen born Celiast, Princess daughter of Coboway, Chief of the Clatsops.
Memorial 136547003 - Alpheus Dexter Smith was a younger brother
Their mother was Mehitable (Foster) Leach Smith Wilson, born 25 Mar 1783 in Salisbury, Merrimack County, NH. (Her father was a fifer in the Revolutionary War.) She married Silas Leach sometime before 1802 and had 2 kids with him. He must have died before 14 Sep 1806 because on that date she married Alpheus Smith. By him she had 4 kids. He died 3 or 5 Nov 1913, and she next married Isaac Wilson and had 4 more kids. She died 17 Jun 1828 in Norwich, Windsor County, VT.
Celiast Helen Smith (1801 - 1891)
Silas Bryant Smith (1839 - 1902)*
Charlotte Smith Oeffler (1846 - 1929)*
Clatsop Plains Cemetery
Created by: Oregonian
Record added: Jul 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6614927