Biography of Fred Smith


Smith, Fred, Cheektowaga, p. o. Forks, was born in North Collins, October 2, 1852, and is a son of Jacob and Mary Smith, natives of Germany. His father was born in 1811. and in 1826 came to America with his parents, settling in Eden. At the ageof twenty-seven he married and settled in North Collins, on land secured from the Holland Land Company. He died in 1885. Fred Smith was educated at North Collins and when twenty-three engaged in the hotel and mercantile business, building the Smith Hotel at Cheektowaga. October 31, 1879, he married Carrie Emerling; they had six children: Emma, Philip. Frederick, Mary, Mardy and Victor. Mr. Smith was postmaster at New Oregon, town of Collins, for twelve years.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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