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Re: Jane (Brown) Smith, w/o Hoyt Smith, NY to IN-no descendants.
Posted by: Marilyn LeVeque (ID *****0121) Date: January 09, 2005 at 10:26:35
In Reply to: Jane Hoyt Smith of Brown descent in Ny by Diane Titus of 167

Hi Diane,

It's Marilyn, I just saw this & post the inf. for others--here is Jane's obit, no descendants if anyone else reads this, here it is:

Jane Brown b. 06 April 1821, married Hoyt Smith. Jane died 28 Sep 1900 & Hoyt 16 Dec. 1888. Married Hoyt Smith born May 24, 1817 & died Dec. 16, 1888, both buried Flint, IN Cemetery, section B, Lot 10. No children. (Steuben County, IN 1850 Census~Jane 29 yrs. & Hoyt 33 yrs. of age in 1850).

STEUBEN REPUBLICAN, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1900, page 5, column 4:
JANE R. (BROWN) SMITH, 06 Apr 1821 - 28 Sep 1900 Jane R. Brown was born in Oswego county, N. Y., April 6, 1821. She lived there until she was married to Hoyt Smith, Jan. 5, 1840. She came here and took up government land in 1841, then went back in 1842, and came back to the tract of land in 1844, and lived there until the death of her husband in 1889. After which she sold her farm, moved to Flint, where she lived until her death, Sept. 28, 1900. She went to Angola last Tuesday and while on her way stated that about 50 years ago was the first time she was at Angola, and went with an ox team. She visited at Mrs. Elizabeth Emerson's, came home that evening and was stricken with paralysis, from which she died Friday evening, aged 79 years, 5 months and 22 days. (Picture included with obituary) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Jane R. (Brown) Smith, 06 Apr 1821 - 28 Sep 1900, married Hoyt Smith, 24 May 1817 - 16 Dec 1888. "Cemeteries of Steuben County, Indiana, 1990" by Audree Siebel Lewis, Vol. II, page 1689.


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