Hi: Your query asked about a sibling of Hiram Smith. Here is a quote from "Tillamook, Lest We Forget" p. 135. "In August of 1862, my great grandfather, Charles Westly Smith, a widower and a native of Iowa, came from California to Tillamook for a visit with his brother. Hiram Smith and family, who had been Tillamook residents since 1854. He stayed, homesteaded near his brother at Fairview and farmed until his death in 1898."
One year after his arrival, in August 1864, he was joined by his only daughter, Amanda and her husband Joseph G. Donaldson and their infant daughter Margaret. They also homesteaded at Fairview."
The article goes on to discus Amanda's descendants.
On page 88 it states "...Amanda Laverna Smith, daughter of Charles Wesley Smith and Sarah Bevins Smith. Amanda's father lived and worked in Indiana, Iowa and Illinois. He did teamstering, transproting freight and breaking prarie trails with ox teams. In 1853 he travelled across the plains by ox team an covered wagon, arriving ...."
This informations does not answer your query directly but hopefully it may help. Bob Reid
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