Biography of Ephraim Smith of Elba, NY

Ephraim Smith was born in Vermont in 1803. He married Abigail Hall, and they had 12 children, viz.: Hamilton H., Julius D., Mary J., Abigail H., Riley E, Gordon, Alonzo, Emily. Truman, Lawrence, Erwin, and one who died in infancy. About 1828 he came to Amboy, Oswego County. Alonzo Smith was born September 9, 1844. in Oswego County. His education was secured at the district school and the academy. September 10, 1861, he enlisted in Co. G, 1st Lt. Art, and reenlisted December 17, 1863. He served on the staff of Gen. Hassert, with the rank of 2d lieutenant. January 28, 1864, he married Nettie, youngest daughter of John Dunn, of his native county. They have three children, viz.: Herbert M., born November 24, 1868, who is a merchant in Corfu; Pearl, born September 6, 1876; and Mabel E., born February 8, 1881. Mr. Smith was discharged from the army, on account of wounds, March 17, 1865. He has been a minister of the Methodist Protestant Church.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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