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date: 17 October 2019

Smith, Gerritlocked

(06 March 1797–28 December 1874)
  • John R. McKivigan

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Smith, Gerrit (06 March 1797–28 December 1874), land speculator and abolitionist, was born in Utica, New York, the son of Peter Smith, a land speculator, and Elizabeth Livingston. Smith resided practically his entire life in Peterboro, Madison County, New York, where his father operated a land speculation business. A former partner of ...

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