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Smith family correspondence


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Ebenezer R. Smith (1829-1885) was a birthright member of Collins Monthly Meeting, the son of Barak Smith and Mary Palmer Smith. Barak and Mary Smith were granted a certificate from Danby Monthly Meeting to Collins in 1828 with their four older children, and then transferred to Red Cedar Monthly Meeting, Iowa, in 1853. In 1857, Ebenezer and his wife Carrie followed his parents to Iowa. They returned to New York State in the early 1870s where Ebenezer died in 1885.

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2011.

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