Biography of A. J. Smith
Greene County, PA Biographies





A. J. SMITH, farmer, Kirby, Penn., born in Washington Township, December 14, 1833, is one of the pioneers of Greene County. His parents were Dennis and Sarah Smith, who were natives of this county and residents therein till death. His father died in Missouri. In 1855, A. J. Smith married Miss Phoebe J. Estle, born in Jefferson Township in 1828, a daughter of Matthias and Mary Estle (nee Stewart) who were natives of this county, both now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Smith's family consists of six children, of whom four are living: Leroy W., Mary A., wife of Frank Johnson; Sarah M. and Elizabeth E.; Abraham and Matthias being deceased. Mr. Smith was reared on a farm and, following in the footsteps of many of his ancestors, he has made the tilling of the soil the pursuit of his life. He owns ninety seven acres of good land where he resides with his family. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are faithful membess of the Methodist Protestant Church.


From:
History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
By: Samuel P. Bates
Nelson Rushforth & Company.
Chicago, 1888.


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