Born May 14, 1824
|JOSHUA SMITH, farmer, Hale Twp., Sec. 11; P.O. Hale Village; born in Denmark, N.Y., May 14, 1824; went to Wisconsin in 1848 and remained until 1855, then to Indiana, in 1857; then returned to Wisconsin and then to Iowa; now owns 110 acres of land; was a soldier in the Mexican war, and is now drawing a pension. In politics, a Greenbacker; in religion, a Spiritualist. His first wife, Julia A. Deuel, was born in New York February 11, 1828, and married in Wisconsin February 25, 1850; she died April 25, 1869, leaving six children—Sefarena F. (now Mrs. Wilson Bennett), born May 31, 1851; Vincent P., born November 9, 1853, now in Illinois; George M., born December 31, 1855, died August 9, 1856; Olive J., born September 21, 1857, now in Chicago; Hattie S., born March 29, 1860, died September 26, 1875; Nancy L., born March 21,1862, now in Illinois. John H. Campbell was born Dec. 23, 1828; came to Iowa in 1856; died March 7, 1874. He was married April 8, 1851, to Sarah A. Pike, who was born December 12, 1828, and had four children—Mary E., born May 26, 1854; John J., April 2, 1859; Cornelius L., September 11, 1864; Herbert G., December 15, 1868. Mrs. Campbell was married to Mr. Smith August 12, 1875.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 641.
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