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Solomon Howard Smith
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"Solomon H. Smith, 1809-1874, came to Oregon in 1832 with the Wyeth Party. Married Celiast daughter of Chief Coboway of the Clatsops. Smith was the first school teacher in Oregon, built the first cabin on the Clatsop Plains, voted with America at Champoeg May 2, 1842, was school clerk, county commissioner and state senator. Josephine Smith, eldest daughter of Solomon H. Smith and Celiast of the Clatsops. She married Fred Ketchum. In the 1860 Clatsop County Census, the Ketchums are listed with 5 children ranging in age from 4 months to 8 years old. Silas B. Smith and Charlotte Smith, son and daughter of Solomon H. Smith and Celiast of the Clatsops. Silas was educated in the East and became a lawyer and accepted expert on Clatsop County history. "

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