Biography of Joseph W. Smith
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Smith, Joseph W., was born on Old Glory farm, formerly known as the Plantation farm, where he now lives, October 8, 1840, a son of Joseph and Grace P. (Salisbury) Smith. In early life he attended school winters and assisted on the farm summers. When twenty years of age he started to work for the John Dean Express Co. in Boston, where he worked four years, then worked seven years with the Metropolitan Horse Railroad Co. In 1881 his father died and he took charge of the farm. He carries on a dairy and general farming, also wholesale agent for Munion's remedies. Mr. Smith is actively interested in all town and county affairs and has done much towards developing the farm on which he now resides in the way of clearing land and building walls, houses, barns, etc. He attends the annual meeting of the Horse Railroad Veterans at Boston.

From:
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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