Name: Joseph W. SMITH 1
Birth: 15 NOV 1824 in Alfred, Allegany Co., New York
Death: 19 NOV 1908 in Alfred, Allegany Co., New York
Change Date: 28 JAN 2011
Joseph W. Smith 1824-1908
Categories: Alfred, New York, The Sabbath Recorder Obituary
"The Sabbath Recorder", Vol 65, No 23, p 733, Dec. 7, 1908.
Joseph W. Smith was born November 15, 1824, in the town of Alfred, N. Y., and died in Alfred, November 19, 1908.
He was the third son of Ashbel and Martha Weightman Smith and was the last to be called home. On September 5, 1850, he was united in marriage to Miss Susan Fenner who departed this life September 25, 1901.
At the time Mr. Smith was a young man Alfred University was in its early struggles for existence; but sharing with others the desire for an education he worked his way through the hardships of those early days and gained for himself a fairly good education. In after years he held responsible positions in the town such as supervisor, highway commissioner, superintendent of schools, etc.
In early life he was baptized and united with the First Alfred Church. Throughout his life he endeavored to live an upright Christian life and came to the end with a host of friends who mourn his death. E. D. V. H.
Susan FENNER b: 22 NOV 1824 in Herkimer Co., New York
5 SEP 1850
in Alfred, Allegany Co., New York
- Text: Rootsweb Worldconnect database by Jon Saunders, email@example.com, http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=:2232377