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|Margaret Emart Smith
Died June 21, 1873
|DIES: At the hospital for the insane, Independence, Iowa, October 19th 1876, Margaret Smith.
She was born in Wayne county, Ohio, September 8th, 1823; was the youngest daughter of George and Margaret Emart; was married to L. B. Smith of Kenton, Hardin county, Ohio, February 22nd 1862; came to Iowa and settled in Jackson township, Jones county. She lived with her husband until he was removed by death June 18th, 1868. Since then she lived on their farm with her children until September 1876 when she was taken to the hospital where she died. Mrs Smith leaves nine children, one sister and three brothers. Her sister, Mrs John Smith, lives in ------- County, Iowa. Her brothers Joseph, John and David Emart, and her second son, Leroy Smith live in California. She leaves a large number of relatives and friends who all mourn their loss. She was a faithful wife, good mother and a kind neighbor. Her body was broght back by her son Edward and A. Waggoner, on the evening of the 19th, and was interred on the 21st. Sermon by Elder Nathan Potter from the words: "Lo, I am with you always." Her eldest son is in his twenty third year and her eldest daughter in her eighteenth. Upon them will fall the care of the younger children. The deserve great credit for the kind care they took of their mother since the death of their father and during her long sickness. A. Waggoner.
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