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Josiah Smith
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Birth: 1825
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1880
Derby
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Sarah (Pitts) Smith (1826-1911). Father of thirteen children including: Elizabeth, Allison, Nancy, Mary, David, Josiah, John, George, William, Ida, Sarah, Charles and Cora. Josiah fought in the Mexican War as a private in the 5th Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, Co. C. He was 22 at the time and had just been married for one year. On November 1, 1861, Josiah enlisted in the 5th Tennessee Cavalry, Confederate Army, under McKenzie. He was 36 when he went to fight in the Civil War and he had six children. Josiah died of typhoid or malaria at age 55. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Pitts Smith (1826 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Jane Smith Frank (1849 - 1903)*
  Nancy Ann Smith Wilson (1853 - 1938)*
  Mary Ellen Smith Dixon (1856 - 1949)*
  David Henry Smith (1856 - 1945)*
  Josiah Allen Smith (1859 - 1938)*
  George Washington Smith (1866 - 1941)*
  Ida Belle Smith Hoops (1869 - 1930)*
  Sarah Catherine Smith Hoops (1871 - 1955)*
  Charles Elmer Smith (1877 - 1878)*
  Cora Edna Smith Downard (1879 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Cemetery
Chariton
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Calcat
Record added: Mar 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66985840
Josiah Smith
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Rest in Peace
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 Added: Jul. 14, 2014

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