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Henry M. Smith

Male 1857 - 1933  (76 years)


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  • Name Henry M. Smith  [1
    Born 13 Feb 1857  La Porte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Apr 1933  North Of Walkerton, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 21 Apr 1933  Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I5674  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Henry Smith,   b. 21 May 1830, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1857  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Burk,   b. 2 Jun 1829, Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1906, Walkerton, St. Josephs, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1850  Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anastasia Dare,   b. 18 Jan 1860,   d. 1945  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1878  [6
    Children 
     1. Leonard F. Smith,   d. Aft 18 Apr 1933
     2. Henry Myron Smith,   d. Aft 18 Apr 1933
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Funeral rites for Henry M. Smith, prominent Lincoln township farmer, and former trustee, will be held from St. Patrick's Catholic church; Walkerton, Friday morning at 10:00 o'clocl, Rev. John Kubacki, past of the church, officiating. Mr. Smit h was born near Walkerton, February 13, 1857, the son of Henry and Rebecca Smith. He was married to Anna Dare, October 9, 1878; and served as trustee of Lincoln township for one term, 1900-1904. He is survived by two sons, H. Myron Smith and L eonard Smith, both of LaPorte; one half-brother, Haddison Snell, of Okmulgee, Okla. and a half sister, Mrs. William Pollock of Niles, Michigan; and by seven grandchildren. Burial will be in the Walkerton cemetery."; Walkerton, Indiana News, Thu rsday, April 20, 1933.

  • Sources 
    1. [S436] Walkerton Independent Newspaper, Walkerton, Indiana, page 4, December 14, 1904 (Reliability: 3).
      Obituary of mother, Rebecca Burk

    2. [S312] "A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, by Timothy Edward Howard, Vol. 2, published by The Lewis Publishing Company, 1907., page 948 (Reliability: 3).
      "Henry M. Smith was born in La Porte county, Indiana, February 13, 1857, a son of Henry and Rebecca (Burke) Smith. In their family were three sons: Nelson S., who is married and is a prosperous agriculturist of La Porte county; George L., a ge neral businessman of Gary, Indiana, and he is also married; and Henry M., whose name introduces this review."
      "A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana", by Timothy Edward Howard, Vol. 2, published by The Lewis Publishing Company, 1907..

    3. [S422] South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, page 6, section 4 (Reliability: 3).
      "Walkerton - Henry M. Smith, age 76, died suddenly Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock in his home, north of Walkerton, after a stroke of apoplecy. He was township trustee in 1900. Surviving him are his widow, Anna; two sons, Leonard and H. Myron, o f LaPorte, a sister and a brother. Funeral services Friday, 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's church here. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery."

    4. [S422] South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, page 6, section 4 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S487] Marshall County, Indiana Marriage Records, book 1, page 72 (Reliability: 3).
      Burk, Rebecca, to Henry Smith

    6. [S312] "A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, by Timothy Edward Howard, Vol. 2, published by The Lewis Publishing Company, 1907., page 948 (Reliability: 3).