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Dr John Jackman Smith Jr.

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Dr John Jackman Smith Jr.

Birth
Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Oct 1873 (aged 93)
Libertyville, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Libertyville, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 88299729 View Source
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Father John Sr b 1720 England d near Lexington KY
Mother Elizabeth Stewart b VA m VA 1773 moved near Lexington Ky 1790

He practiced medicine as he knew it and then became known as Dr. Smith. He was opposed to slavery although he owned 200 slaves that he inherited from his father. He freed them by way of the underground rail road. He knew and hosted Chief Blackhawk and Chief Wapello. He was also county commissioner.

Property; acres section township
1846-7 400 27-34-35 Polk
1847 427 2-4-10 Locust Grove
1847 80 13 Liberty

of John Jackman Smith and Rachel Alkire;
1 William 4/15/1806 10/17/1806
2 Elija 8/18/1808
moved to Oregon 1852
3 Elias 1/8/1810 8/27/1892
s Elizabeth Busick
4 Lydia Sullivan 3/5/1811 5/23/18
5 Rebecca 10/15/1812 11/27/1912
6 Carlisle 10/13/1813 1/16/1875
7 John 8/25/1915 9/11/1822
8 Susanna Davis 3/17/1817
went to Oregon with Elija
9 Hiram 5/2/1819 5/2/1890
10 Lucinda 3/18/1821 8/13/1822
11 Eliza 9/25/1823
12 Rachel Fitzgerald 10/28/1825 1/9/1902
went to OR with Elija
with Sarah Riddle;
13 Elizabeth 1827
14 David 1832
children not mentioned in the 1876 will
William 4/15/1806
Rebecca 10/15/12
John 8/25/13
Susanna 3/17/17
Lucinda 3/18/21
David 1832


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