From Chadwick's History of Shelby Co. Ind. page 226

Dr. Hezekiah SMITH was born in Ohio in 1820. He attended the public schools of his native state and later attended a medical college at Dayton, from which he graduated about 1840, or a little later. Soon after graduating he was married to Miss Catherine McFADDEN, of Ohio; they were married in Ohio, and soon after moved to Illinois, where he practiced medicine for several years. He came to Indiana in 1859, and immediately located at Smithland, Shelby county, where he continued in the practice of medicine, with the exception of three of four years that he was located in the northern part of the county, until the time of his death in 1897. He was the father of seven children, two--Clarence C. of Fenns and George K. of Jackson Twp, still to survive him.



Hezekiah Smith, born January 7, 1820, at the Smith farm home, near Donnelsville, OH and died April 20, 1897, at his home in Shelby Co. IN; married___, 1848, Catherine McFadden, who was born February 03, 1827, in Bethel Twp. Clark Co. OH; and died February 4, 1905; both buried in Miller Cemetery, near Smithland, Shelby Co. IN.

Children of Hezekiah and Catherine:

Laura H. born October 23, 1848; died May 23, 1849

Leonidas D. born July 26, 1850; died December 27, 1850

Robert Mc. born  February 27, 1852; died May 19, 1854

Samuel B. born April 22, 1855; died February 09, 1864; buried in Miller
Cemetery, IN

Hugar C. born April 24, 1860; died April 17, 1875; buried in Miller Cemetery,
Shelby Co. IN

John Clarence born January 02, 1858 in Sumner, ILL; married September 26,
1882, Nora Welliver, who was born June 27, 1860, in Johnson Co. IN

George K. born January 19, 1865, in Smithland, IN; married May 12, 1887,
Phoebe E. Mohr, who was born November 01, 1862, in Shelby Co. IN

Jean Hehn  

2 Dec 1999