Smith, Thomas N., was born in the town of Pulteney, August 6, 1844. His father, Philip T. Smith, was a native
of Putnam county, son of Thomas Smith, and grandson of Philip Smith, who was a soldier in the Revolutionary war.
Philip T. came to Steuben in 1840, settling in Pulteney, and married Aner, a daughter of Niles Dean, whose ancestors
came from England in the "Mayflower." Mr. and Mrs. Smith had but one child, a son, Thomas N. In 1858
they moved to Bath, and in 1859 to the farm near Kanona. Before coming to Steuben county, Mr. Smith was engaged
in contracting and building; bnt after coming here he engaged in farming. He died in 1886, aged eighty four years.
Mrs. Smith died in 1895, aged seventy five years. Thomas N. was educated at Bath, Painted Post and Prattsburg,
and has made an intelligent and scientific study of farming, breeding short horn cattle and Chester White swine.
For the past three years Mr. Smith has served as treasurer of the Steuben County Agricultural Society, and in the
fall of 1894 was the Democratic candidate for county treasurer, but was defeated by his Republican rival.
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896
Steuben County, NY
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