Biography of John Smith
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Smith, John, born at Monroe. N. Y., came to Baldwin in 1810 among the first settlers of the town. His children were Hophno, Anthony D., Timothy J., Sally, Fanny, Abigail, Levi, Monroe, George, and Susan. Hophini Smith, born in Orange County, N. Y., came to Baldwin with his father, where he died in 1830 aged thirty two. He married Betsey, daughter of Abram and Abigail Brewer, and their children were Schnyler, Susan, John E., Betsey, and Hophni E. The latter was born December 8, 1829, in Chemung. and married, January 27, 1859, Mary C., daughter of William and Margaret (Conklin) Young, by whom he had these children Sarah A., William A., Carey M., and Judd. He resides on a farm in Baldwin where he has lived for twenty seven years. He has served as justice four years and as assessor for three years. William Young was a commissioned officer in the Revolutionary war.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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