Biography of Elias Smith
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Smith, Elias, was born in Niagara county April 1, 1821, the third of twelve children of Samuel and Hannah (Brown) Smith, he a native of Maine and she of New Jersey. Samuel Smith came to Farmington, Ontario county, when twenty years of age, and after he married moved to Niagara county, where he resided until 1827, when he came to Ontario and died in 1869, and his wife in 1872. He was in the War of 1812. Subject was educated in the common schools, and has always been a farmer. He owns sixty four and one half acres of land, and follows general farming. Mr. Smith was a Whig, but has been a Republican since the organization of the party. He married in September, 1846, Polly Thayer, daughter of Aldrich and Hulda (Alcott) Thayer. Mr. Smith and wife have had two children: Winfield S., who married Susan, daughter of John and Hannah Lane, of Ontario; and Sarah T., wife of Sherman Colby, who has three children: Howard E., Dana, and Blanche T. Mr. Smith and wife are members of the M. E. church, and he has been teacher in the Bible class.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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