Friday, June 26, 2015

Ira Bradford Smith, son of ElsberrySmith

Ira Bradford Smith, son of ElsberrySmith, born May 5, 1852; died January 10, 1939, and is buried in the Smith Cemetery, Posey County.  On December 25, 1888, in Evansville, Indiana, Ira married Anna Grace Wiltshire, born September 5, 1867, in Evansville. She died November 27, 1930.  Anna Grace's parents were Pembroke Somerset Wiltshire and Josephine Bonepart Connett; she was a school teacher at the time of their marriage.  Ira Bradford Smith was a cabinet maker and farmer.  At his death, he owned part of the original tract of land "taken up" by George R. Smith when he went to Indiana in 1811.  Ira B. and Anna Grace Smith became the parents of these children:

Cora Loretta Smith, born October 2, 1889
A son who died at birth, June 3, 1900 

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