Posted By:Deborah Brownfield - Stanley
Subject:George W. Smith
Post Date:April 08, 2003 at 21:34:21
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Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, February 4, l904

GEORGE W. SMITH was born in Marion County, Ohio, April l, l822, and died in Terre Haute, Decatur County, Iowa, February 5, l904, being 8l years, l0 months and 5 days old.

Removing to Illinois while still a boy, he there grew to manhood. In l849 he was united in marriage with MISS ABAGAIL WHITTEN, with whom, in l866, he moved to Iowa. Of their nine children, seven are still living and were all present at the funeral. MR. SMITH joined the Methodist Church in l868, and remained a faithful member until death. His last testimony was that he was prepared to die, and he was going home. His aged companion is in feeble health, and will no doubt soon join him in the spirit land.

The funeral services were held at the home.


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April 8, 2003