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 Guilford Smith

Guilford Smith

Birth
South Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1923 (aged 83–84)
Burial Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 46503872 · View Source
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From the book published in 1916 "Abbe -Abbey Genealogy In Memory of John Abbe and his Descendants" by Cleveland Abbe and Joseph Genung Nichols

Guilford Smith, b. in South Windham, May 12, 1839 ; resides there. He carries on the extensive manufacturing interest established by his father ; has been president of the Windham National Bank in Wlllimantic for many years ; was an incorporator and has been president of St. Joseph's Hospital in Willimantic since its inception ; has been largely interested in Y. M. C. A. work, to which he has been a large benefactor ; is a director and owns large interests in the New London and Northern Railroad ; is director of the Public Library in Windham Center. He has been deeply interested in church work, and through his gifts a church was built in South Windham.

Married Dec. 16, 1863, Mary L. Ramsdell, b. Sept. 5, 1837, daughter of Thomas and Mary Ehzabeth (Lathrop) Ramsdell. They have no children. Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith are Mayflower descendants from Governor Bradford, the former through Mary Backus. Mrs. Smith is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Daughters of Colonial Governors, and takes an active interest in philanthropic work.
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  • Created by: John Beckstein
  • Added: 10 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46503872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Guilford Smith (12 May 1839–1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46503872, citing Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by John Beckstein (contributor 46939506) .