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Henry D. Smith
Born September 23, 1818
HENRY D. SMITH, farmer, Monticello Twp., Sec. 28; P.O. Monticello; is a native of Salem, Mass., and was born September 23, 1818; when 7 years of age, his father removed to Utica, N.Y., and he grew up to manhood in that State; he came to Iowa in 1856, and located in Jones Co., on Bowen's Prairie, and engaged in farming; in 1869, he removed to where he now lives, in the suburbs of Monticello; he owns a good farm, well improved, which joins the city limits. He has held the office of County Surveyor, and has held town and school offices. In 1840, he married Miss Harriet Campbell, from Paris, N.Y.; they have had six children, four of whom survive—Douglass H., Laura C., Dwight S. and Sarah L., all living in this State.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 679.

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