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Nelson Sherman Smith

Male 1852 - 1927  (75 years)


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  • Name Nelson Sherman Smith  [1
    Born 16 Feb 1852  Laporte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jul 1927  Walkerton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried North Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I5518  Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Henry Smith,   b. 21 May 1830, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1857  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Burk,   b. 2 Jun 1829, Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1906, Walkerton, St. Josephs, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1850  Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Williean Harmison,   b. 21 Jan 1855, Pleasant Township, Laporte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1931, Walkerton, St. Joseph, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1874  Laporte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Alice Jeanette Smith,   b. 15 Apr 1876, La Porte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1896, North Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton, St. Josephs, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +2. Earl Scott Smith,   b. 15 Oct 1880,   d. Aft 1931  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NOTE: Nelson's gravemarker gives him a date of birth of February 21, 1855 in contrast to his obituary.

  • Sources 
    1. [S436] Walkerton Independent Newspaper, Walkerton, Indiana, page 4, December 14, 1904 (Reliability: 3).
      Obituary of mother, Rebecca Burk

    2. [S299] St. Joseph County, Indiana Cemetery Index, page 206, West Section, North Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerto n , St. Jos. County, Ind. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S299] St. Joseph County, Indiana Cemetery Index, page 206, West Section, North Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerto n , St. Joseph County, Ind. (Reliability: 3).
      "N. Sherman Smith, February 21, 1855- July 7, 1927."

    4. [S487] Marshall County, Indiana Marriage Records, book 1, page 72 (Reliability: 3).
      Burk, Rebecca, to Henry Smith

    5. [S304] Indiana Marriage Records, 1850 - 1920, Book G, page 482 (Reliability: 3).
      Laporte County, Indiana; Annie Harmison to Nelson L. Smith, marriage date 25 December 1874.

    6. [S477] LaPorte County Marriages, Book G, page 482 (Reliability: 3).


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