Obit: Smith, Edward (1830 - 1907)



Surnames: SMITH


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 02/21/1907


EDWARD SMITH (1830 - 1907)

In the death of Edward Smith, which occurred Jan. 29, 1907, at Withee, Clark County, following but a few hours of illness, there went from the stage of human endeavor one of the old and familiar faces of Clark County. Mr. Smith was born in England, in 1830 and came with his parents to America in infancy. Beginning as cabin boy, on the great lakes, he rose to the rank of captain, and was captain of thirteen vessels. Coming to Clark County in 1879 he settle at Christie, and the next year came to Greenwood. In 1881 he moved to Longwood, where he ran a hotel until a few years ago, when he went to Withee, where he had since been living in retirement.



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