NOTE: Per his birth, marriage, and death records, Jan's LNAB should be spelled Smid, not Smit.
Jan Smid was born November 2, 1836 in Slochteren, Groningen, Nederland. 
His father was Wiert Jakobs Smid, a 44 year old ijzersmid (blacksmith).
His mother was Antje Hindriks Bulthuis, 41 years old.
Jan Smid, a 25 year old daglooner (day laborer), married Wijpke Gelderloos, a 29 year old dienstmeid (house servant), in Slochteren, Groningen on August 30, 1862. She was born in Schildwolde, Groningen and is the daughter of Jan Pauls Gelderloos and Grietje Jakobs Dekker.
Jan Smid died March 10, 1916 in Slochteren, Groningen; he was a 79 year old arbeider (laborer).