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Darius Maxon Smeltzer
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1842
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1915
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

Darius M. Smeltzer, 73, who has lived in town several years, and before that was a well known farmer of Green township, died Monday night at 9:15 after a week's illness. He had been suffering with hardening of the arteries.

Darius was the son of Jacob Smeltzer, Elizabeth Farmer.

Mr. Smeltzer lost his wife (Mary E. Brainard, m. 1864) fourteen years ago, and five children survive him--Mrs. Edgar Henshaw and Mrs. Will Harrison of Green township, Mrs. Lewis Grube and Frank H. of Gallipolis, and Mrs. Jerome Wood of Everett, Wash. One brother, Lewis, and a sister, Mrs. John Swigert, reside in Gallipolis; and a brother, H.C., lives in Dighton, Kans.

The funeral will probably be Thursday afternoon, from Lewis Grube's residence, with interment at Mound Hill by Wetherholt. Mr. Smeltzer served in the Union Army during the War.

The Gallipolis Tribune
Friday, November 19, 1915, p. 1
Contributed by Maj. J. M. Smeltzer
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Smeltzer (1803 - 1856)
  Elizabeth Farmer Smeltzer (1809 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E. Brainard Smeltzer (1839 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Henry Smeltzer (1869 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  John G. Smeltzer (1831 - 1907)*
  Lewis Smeltzer (1833 - 1916)*
  Joseph Smeltzer (1834 - 1896)*
  Peter Smeltzer (1837 - 1908)*
  Lodisa Smeltzer Womeldorff (1839 - 1904)*
  Jane Smeltzer Scott (1841 - ____)*
  Darius Maxon Smeltzer (1842 - 1915)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mound Hill Cemetery
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.79736, -82.22257
 
Maintained by: Christine Smith Romans
Originally Created by: SGirton
Record added: Nov 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62055667
Darius Maxon Smeltzer
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Darius Maxon Smeltzer
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