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Smith, C. H.

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Smith, C. H.
February 26, 2007 05:02PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin,
F.A. Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 251. [Golden Pond Precinct]

C. H. SMITH was born June 20, 1820, in Wilson County, middle Tenn. He is
the son of James and Martha (Johnson) Smith. The parents were also natives
of the same county and State; the father died in 1876, aged seventy-five;
the mother died in 1855, aged forty-nine. Subject was reared on his
father's farm. He enlisted in 1846, in the Mexican war; served part of two
years. He then returned to Wilson County, and in the fall of 1847, he was
married to Miss Matilda Vaughn. She was born in the same county. This
marriage has been bless with five children--two daughters and three sons.
In 1859 they moved to Trigg County, and settled where they now live on the
Tennessee River. Mr. Smith owns 300 acres of land, about 150 acres of
which are improved. Since coming to this land he has placed himself in
comfortable circumstances by his constant and strict attention to business.

Smith Johnson Vaughn

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