Sunday, September 19, 2004

SMITH & BASSETT Family Bible, Indiana

This bible was made by the Jesper Harding Co. in 1851. Prominent names written in the Family records are Stout, Smith,Pierce. Includes a paper from the Masonic Mutual Benefit Society of Indiana 1892


Thomas T. Smith born 18 Sept. 1831
Caroline S. (Bassett) Smith born Feb. 4, 1835
William A. Smith born Feb. 12, 1856

Elias Smith died May 18, 1857, 1 year, 5 months, 14 days
Charley Smith died 2 June 1851, 9 mos 11 days
John T. Smith died April 21, 1866, 1 year, 3 mos, 9 days
William M. Smith died Sept. xx 1899, aged 43 years, 6 mos, 28 days
Thomas T. Smith died Oct. 2, 1897, 66 years, 15 days
Caroline S. Smith died March 27, 1887, 52 years, 1 month, 24 days
Marion D. Smith died Jan. 22, 1886, age 23 years, 7 mos, 12 days

Brian's Research: Found in 1880 census Harmony, Union, Indiana

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

Thomas SMITH Self M Male W 48 IN Farmer NJ DE
Caroline SMITH Wife M Female W 45 IN Keeping House MA NJ
Marion SMITH Son S Male W 18 IN Farm Laborer IN IN
Zelma SMITH Dau S Female W 12 IN At Home IN IN
John HERMAN Other S Male W 23 IN Farm Laborer GER GER

Source Information: Family History Library Film 1254316 NA Film Number T9-0316
Page Number 64A

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