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Smith, Stephenlocked

(1795?–14 November 1873)
  • Leslie H. Fishel

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Smith, Stephen (1795?–14 November 1873), businessman and minister, was born near Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, the son of an unknown father and Nancy Smith (maiden name unknown), a Cochran family servant. On 10 July 1801 Thomas Boude, a former revolutionary war officer from Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, purchased the boy’s indenture. As Smith grew to manhood, he proved so able that Boude eventually made him manager of his entire lumber business....

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