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Smith, J. F.

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Smith, J. F.
February 26, 2007 05:04PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin, F.A.
Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 277. [Cerulean Springs Precinct]

J. F. SMITH was born July 12, 1832, in Williamson County, Tenn. His
parents are B. and Rebecca (Boyd) Smith; they were born in east Tennessee;
the former in 1802, the latter in 1798; she died in Christian County
March 8, 1882. In December, 1859, our subject came to Christian County
and lived on a leased farm there for ten years. In 1869 he moved to
Trigg County and rented a farm from Mrs. West for two years. In 1871 he
purchased 129 acres where he now lives; he has since increased this farm
to 195 acres, about 115 of which he has cleared. On his coming here he
found it a dense wood. Mr. Smith was married January 8, 1857, to Miss
Martha E. McPeak, who was born in Bedford County, Tenn. To them were born
twelve children, of whom six daughters and four sons are living. Mr. S.
[sic] is a member of the Masonic fraternity.

Smith Boyd West
Christian-KY Williamson-TN Bedford-TN

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