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Adam Smith

Adam Smith

Male 1745 - 1822  (~ 77 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document   Submit GedcomSubmit Gedcom


History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys

1) Genealogical excerpts from the 1886 book "History of the Susquehanna & Juniata Valleys" (East Buffalo twp section) - pages 1317 - 1318

"Adam Smith was a teamster in the Revolution and settled upon the place now owned by Jacob Kunkle, above Henry Mertz's. He died there and was buried at the Dreisbach grave-yard. His sons were Adam, George, Michael and John and a daughter, married to Michael Maize, another to Steffy Touchman. Adam Jr. moved to Beaver twp, Snyder County. His descendants are about Beaver town yet. George died in Union County, John at Beaver town, and Michael in Union County in 1841. Michael's children were Michael, who moved to Michigan; Daniel, who moved to Ohio; Benjamin, to Illinois; David, now (1869) living near the old place. His daughters married, one to Jonas Nyhart, one to John Wolfe, one to David Oldt, near New Berlin. Michael had 3 wives: first was a Bower, of Dry Valley; second, Susanna Bartges, of Mifflinburg; third, Sophia Bickle, whose father, Henry Bickle, was killed by the Indians. Michael had also a son Jonathan, father of A.W. Smith, Esq., late jury commissioner, who died in Hartley township in 1870"

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