Biography - T Smith

T. T. SMITH, farmer, P. O. Walshville, was born in Madison County, Ill., April 29, 1838, son of Jonathan Green and Elizabeth (TINDALL) SMITH. Jonathan Green SMITH was born in Pittsfield, N. H. July 9, 1814, and died in New Mexico February 26, 1848. His wife was born in Madison County, Ill., December 11, 1820, and died there in September, 1844. Our subject, the eldest of a family of four, received his education in the common schools of Madison County, Ill. He married in Montgomery County February 21, 1861, Susan SACKETT, born in Madison County, Ill., December 25, 1842, daughter of Elisha and Elizabeth (VOYLES) SACKETT. Elisha SACKETT, a native of South Carolina, was born about the year 1812, and died in February, 1849. His wife, born in 1816, died September 24, 1854. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are the parents of four children - Mary Lorett, Edgar Leighton, John Elvin and Bert (deceased). Mr. SMITH has always been a farmer, and is one of the substantial men of Walshville Township. He has held the offices of Supervisor, School Trustee and Highway Commissioner. Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics, he is a Republican.

Extracted 19 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, pages 193-194.

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