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Smith, William A.

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Smith, William A.
February 28, 2007 06:43PM
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]

WILLIAM A. SMITH, farmer, P. O. Newtown, was born in Scott County, Feb. 4,
1815. His father was Nelson Smith, born in Virginia, Sept. 1781;
occupation, a farmer; died July 1, 1841. Maiden name of his mother was
Sarah Kerr, born in Virginia Nov. 21, 1785, and died in 1853. His parents
had ten children, seven sons and three daughters; he was educated in
country schools and at Georgetown College; began life in the practice of
medicine; was married in Scott County, Oct. 25, 1836. The maiden name of
his wife was Julia A. Coulter, born in Clark County, Feb. 1, 1818; her
father being Joseph Coulter, was born in Delaware in 1778; her mother,
Elizabeth Harris was born in Clark County. He has been engaged principally
in farming, and also in the practice of medicine. He has seven children,
four of whom are dead, the names of the living being: James D., Jos. C.
and N. Rhodes; dead--Sarah E., Anna A., Emma H. and Mary C. Religion,
Presbyterian; politics, Democratic; society, Masonic; also a Knight

Smith Kerr Coulter Harris
Clark-KY DE VA

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