from Daily Ledger Standard, New Albany, Indiana - 17 Aug 1878
Submitted by S Carpenter
Death of Mrs. Rachel Smith.
Mrs. Rachel Smith died at her home in Washington county yesterday, after a brief illness. Mrs. Smith was 77 years of age and was universally respected and beloved. She was the mother of J. N. Smith, of this city. A large circle of the friends of a lifetime sincerely mourn her death.