Biography of Capt. Henry E. Smith
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Smith, Capt. Henry E., was born in the town of Sweden, Monroe county, January 25, 1823, and is a son of Perry Smith. He served in the war of 1812, and married Marilla Perrin. Her father, Daniel Perrin, was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. In 1849 Captain Smith settled in the southeast part of Murray on the county line road, and purchasing a farm engaged in farming. On the breaking out of the war in 1861 he raised a company and entered the service, his company becoming a part of the 105th Regiment N. Y. Inf. He was commissioned captain and served until the fall of 1862, when he was comDelled to resign on account of ill health. Captain Smith participated in the second battle of Bull Run, South Mountain and Antiet&n. In politics he is a Democrat, and for several years was assessor of Murray. He is also a member of the Baptist Church of Holley. He married in 1844 Clarissa E. Morgan. and they are the parents of tour children: Mrs. Helen Valiance, Mrs. Cora A. Boyce, Mrs. Alice M. Sprague and Dayton H., superintendent of Morgan Reaper Works of Brockport.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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