Christian Smith, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Christian Smith

CHRISTIAN SMITH was born in Germany May 7, 1828. He was the youngest of a family of three children born to Joseph and Christina Smith, who were natives of Germany, and in that country died. In the year 1854, our subject came to Porter County, Ind., where he has remained since. He was married in the fall of 1855 to Lena Sticker, who was also born in Germany in the year 1828. In 1857, he bought and moved on the farm on which he now lives. He owns eighty acres of land, well improved by himself. He has a family of four children - Mary, Louisa, Emma and Frank.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 353

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