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Smith, Nelson

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Smith, Nelson
February 28, 2007 06:41PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 642.
[Scott County] [Newtown Precinct]

NELSON SMITH, farmer, P. O. Georgetown; was born in Virginia in 1781,
came to Fayette, near Bryant's Station; his father was Wm. Smith, born in
Virginia, and was by occupation a farmer; died in 1824. The maiden name
of his mother was Mary Rodes, born in Virginia; died in 1828; his
parents had nine children, five sons and four daughters; he was educated
in Virginia and began life with farming; was married in Scott County, in
1803; the maiden name of his wife was Sarah Kerr, born in Virginia in
1785; her father was David Kerr, born in Virginia in 1757; her mother
being Dorothy Rhodes, born in Virginia. He was engaged in the business
of farming; had ten children, as follows: Garland K., Sidney R., David W.,
William A., James N., Clifton R., D. Howard, Mary A., Elizabeth D. and
Emeline; is a Baptist and Whig.

Smith Rodes Kerr
Fayette-KY VA

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