Biography of Joseph Smith
Madison County, NY Biographies





Smith, Joseph, p. o. Munnsville, was born in Oneida, N. Y., February 17, 1845, a son of George and grandson of George Smith, born in England and who came to Oneida about 1820; his wife was Elizabeth Smith, and they had a family of five sons. Mr. Smith's father was a farmer, and a tailor by trade in England; his wife was Martha Cliff, and they had five sons and three daughters. Mrs. Smith died in 1880. Joseph Smith was reared on the farm and educated in the common schools. He has made his own property and is one of the well to do farmers of Stockbridge, having 106 acres of land and a dairy of twenty one cows; he is also engaged in hop raising. In politics he is independent and has been assessor three years. The family attend the Methodist Episcopal Church and his grandfather preached some in early life. Mr. Smith married Emogene Spaulding, and they have had four children: Martha, Samuel, Fannie L. and Joseph.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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