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Thomas Austin Smart
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1806
Death: Sep. 18, 1879

Thomas A Smart was one of the earliest and most enthusiastic supporters of the thriving town at the bend of the Missouri River. Ninth and Twelfth Streets bound his farm, from Main to Harrison. He was a successful businessman and a judge in Jackson County court. His first wife, Harriet Louise Thompson Smart, died Mar 6, 1849 of cholera. They had nine children. His second wife, Mary Jan Latimer, died July 13, 1892. Thomas died in 1879. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Harriet L Thompson Smart (1809 - 1849)
  Mary Jane Latimer Smart (____ - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Eliza A. Smart Ridge (1830 - 1878)*
  Martha A Smart (1838 - 1854)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
OUR FATHER
THOMAS A. SMART
NOV 16, 1806-SEP 18, 1879
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 55 lot 14 (Smart family plot)
 
Maintained by: DKOWN
Originally Created by: Deb Frantz
Record added: Apr 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19135470
Thomas Austin Smart
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Thomas Austin Smart
Added by: Karen Steely
 
Thomas Austin Smart
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Smart purchased the forty acres of Ninth and Fourteenth streets and laid out an addition to Kansas City. There was a lack of good drinking water on the hill and Colonel Smart dug the well at the corner of Tenth and McGee. It was eighty feet deep and conta...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 4, 2009
 
 
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