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William C. Smathers
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1868
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1928
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA

William C. Smathers is the son of John Smathers and Elizabeth Osman.

Obituary, The Jefferson Democrate dated Dec 6, 1928, page 4: Necrology:
William C. Smathers, of Brookville, died at his home in Butler street on Tuesday morning of this week at 11:30 o`clock. Death was due to a complication of diseases, of which he had been ill since last April. In Sepember he went to Cleveland where he underwent treatment in a hospital for eighteen days. Returning home his condition gradually grew worst until his death resulted.
Mr. Smathers was born in Brookville about 60 years ago, a son of John and Sara (Ozman) [sic: Osman] Smathers and most of his life was spent in this community. By trade he was a printer, working in many different offices in this section, and and was well-known among his craft. For a number of years prior to his death he operated his own printing shop at his residence.
On November 5, 1919 Mr. Smathers was united in marriage to Nellie Cooney, of Allegany, N.Y., the cememony taking place in Ridgway. Mrs. Smathers is his only survivor.
Funeral services will be held at the home this afternoon at 2 o`clock in charge of Rev. F. Benton Shoemaker, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, of which the deceased was a member, and burial will be made in the Brookville cemetery.
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  John Smathers (1823 - 1916)
  Sarah Osman Smathers (1833 - 1916)
Brookville Cemetery
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
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William C. Smathers
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May you rest in heavenly peace.
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Apr. 23, 2009

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