Sarah Smith Squiers
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Pat O'Dell - or Kathy Ruth -

Clarinda Journal, Clarinda, Iowa Jan 13, 1921 Original Notice:

Chas W. Kelley, Trustee, Plaintiff, vs Heirs of Christopher Smith; Heirs of William Smith; Heirs of Thomas Smith;

Barton Adams, Laura Adams, Emma Middleton, Frank H. Middleton; Arthur Squiers, Ella Squiers, Cora Mick, Dora Pershin, Julia Wilcox, Robert Wilcox, John Squiers, Amanda Squiers, Eunice B. Heller, Frank Heller, Ed J. Heller, Susie Heller, Carl Heller, Ida Heller, Clifford Heller, minor;

Unknown Claimants of W 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 36, Township 69, Range 36, in Page County, Iowa.....defendants, including the heirs of Christopher Smith, deceased, have or claim to have an interest in said land....that heirs of William Carmichael, deceased have held full, peaceable, adverse, notorious and uninterrupted possession of all of said land for more than sixty years last past....


Parke County, Indiana marriage records
Christopher Smith and Nancy McWilliams, July 31, 1842
1850 Polk County, Iowa #328
Christopher Smith, 30, male, farmer, born Ohio
Nancy Smith, 28 female, born Ky
William Smith, 07, male, born Indiana
Thomas Smith, 05 male, born Indiana
Sarah A. Smith, 01 female, born Iowa
Edward Loveland, 23, male, laborer, born NY
1860 Polk Twp, Taylor Co, Iowa #316
Christopher Smith, 42, male, born Ohio
Nancy Smith, 38, female, born Ky
William H. Smith, 17, male, born Indiana
Thomas J. Smith, 15, male, born Indiana
Sarah A. Smith, 11, female, born Iowa
Alma Smith, 08, female, born Iowa
Luda Smith, 02, female, born Iowa
1870 Scott twp, Bourbon Co, Kansas #192
Christopher Smith, 53, male, born Ohio
Nancy Smith, 49, female, born Ky
William Smith, 25, male, born Indiana
Thomas Smith, 23, male, born Indiana
Lydia A. Smith, 14, female, born Iowa
Jamima Smith, 03, female, born Iowa
William O. Smith, 01, male, born Iowa
1875 Belleville Twp, Howard Co, Kansas
C. Smith, 57, male, Ohio ; to Kansas from Iowa
Nancy Smith, 55, female, Ky; to Kansas from Iowa
William Smith, 30, male, born Indiana; to Kansas from Iowa
Thomas Smith, 27, male, born Indiana; to Kansas from Iowa
Lydda Smith, 18, female, born Iowa; to Kansas from Iowa
Jemima Smith, 07, female, born Iowa; to Kansas from Iowa
William Smith Jr, 05, male, born Iowa; to Kansas from Iowa
1880 Belleville Twp, Chautauqua Co, Kansas
Nancy Smith, 62, female, born Ky Va Ky
William Smith, 11, grandson, born Ia Ia Ia
Marriages in Chautauqua Co, Kansas
William Smith, 34 to Elizabeth Holmes, 18, Mar 21, 1878
Thos D. Smith to Sarah J. Armstrong, Jun 23, 1878
Linda U. Smith, 17, to B.F. Adams, 20, Nov 11, 1875 [B.F. Adams was of Taylor Co, Iowa and had gone to visit relatives who lived in Chautauqua County, Kansas. See below - ]

Adams, Barton Francis - Barton Francis Adams, son of Jonathan and Hannah Lewellen Adams, was born in Taylor county, Iowa, Nov 19, 1855, and died at the old home place, where he was born, Feb 24, 1951, at the age of 95 years, 3 months and 5 days. He had spent almost all of his entire life in this vicinity.

On November 14, 1875, he was united in marriage to Lyddia Smith at Sedan, Kans, who died a few years later. One child survives this union, Mrs Emma Middleton of San Antonio, Tex.

On February 22, 1881, he was united in marriage to Miss Laura Hazelbaker at Bedford, Iowa. She preceded him in death on March 5, 1923.

He is survived by the following: Loyd at home, Lester of Gravity, Elmer of Bedford, Ethel at home, Mrs Grace Hipsley of near New Market, 5 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs Bertha Thompson, on October 24, 1908, a son John Wesley on Oct 31, 1946, and an infant son Floyd.

He is also survived by a sister, Mrs Elizabeth Andre of Telluride, Colo, two half-sisters, Mrs Susan Campbell of Bedford, and Mrs Lucy Bean of Clarinda, one half-brother, Sanford Adams of Clarinda.

He had been a member of the Baptist church for 58 years. He attended church services as long as his health permitted, acting as superintendent for many years. He was always interested in anything that was for the betterment of the community.

Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in New Market February 28 at 2 pm with Rev Fred H. Cowles in charge. Music was furnished by Opal McDonald and Verla Malcom.

Pallbearers were Carl Hughes, Ralph Andrew, Glen Spring, Elsey Guillett, Earl Coy, and C.G. Hipsley. Interment was in Old Memory cemetery at New Market.