Biography of N. Justin Smith
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Smith, N. Justin, was born in Attleborough July, 16, 1837. His father, Noyes Smith, was a native of Hudson, N. H., and came to Attleborough in 1831. He was identified in the railroad business, being connected with the Boston and Providence road for fifty years. He married Emily Claflin. N. Justin Smith was educated in Attleborough and learned the jeweler's trade with Archibald Thompson and for the past thirty years has been foreman for George A. Dean & Co. In 1861 he enlisted in Company D, 1st Rhode Island. In 1863 Mr. Smith married Ophelia F., daughter of James and Hannah G. Cummings, who died in 1885; later he married Fannie E., daughter of John and Francis M. Baker, and they have one son, Leland Baker. Mr. Smith is one of the self made men of Bristol county, taking an active interest in school and church matters, being deacon of the Universalist church for more than fifteen years, and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.

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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