Nathan Smith Cemetery Villa Ridge, Franklin County, MO A Virtual Cemetery created by: Lori A Burkhardt-Lurk
Description: Adjacent to my parent's property in Villa Ridge MO. Cemetery notes and/or description: Section 14, Township 44N, Range 1E, Franklin County, Villa Ridge MO. Nathan Liscomb Smith came from Virginia to Missouri in 1837, then to Franklin County in 1854. He was the owner of five slaves and was a blacksmith in Port Williams which was in the Gray Summit MO area. Nathan owned 235 acres and his son, Theophilus D Smith owned 80 at this cemetery location. There are ten marked graves.Info from 1898 Standard Atlas of Franklin County, Missouri compiled and published by Geo A Ogel & Co, Chicago Illinois.