Sylvester was a farmer along with his father and some of his brothers. Married and had at least one son.
United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSG6-N1T : accessed 17 September 2017), Sylvester Smith, Erwin Township (west part), Steuben, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 83, sheet 8B, family 198, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,163.
Coppers Plains Cemetery (Coopers Plains, New York, USA). Sylvester Smith. www.findagrave.com Memorial # 113290117. Created by Kathy Jennings Brown, 03 Jul 2013.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Sylvester by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Sylvester: