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Daniel Smith (1828 - 1917)

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Daniel Smith
Born in Southend, Argylshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married in Winnebago County, Illinois, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jul 2018 | Last significant change: 1 Nov 2018
19:13: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Daniel Smith. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | Campbeltown, Argyll | 1880 US Census, Winnebago, Winnebago, Illinois | Winnebago Cemetery, Winnebago, Illinois.



Daniel was born in 1828. He was the son of Daniel Smith and Mary Montgomery. [1]

He married Agnes Smith in 1860. [2]

He passed away in 1917. [3]


James Alexander 1861-1848
Mary Ann 1863-1941
Martha J (Coffin) 1865-1949
Florence (Corl) 1867-1950
Agnes (Hollenbeck) 1869-1916
Robert 1872-1945
Infant 1903-1903


Rockford Republic, Friday, February 2, 1917 FUNERAL OF DANIEL SMITH T0 BE SUNDAY Died at Age of 86 - For Many Years Farmer in Winnebago.

Funeral services for Daniel Smith, who died last evening at his home, 426 Hinckley Avenue, will be held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from thehome, Rev. Wm. H. Fulton officiating and interment will be in the Winnebago cemetery.

Mr. Smith was born 86 years ago in Argyleshire, Scotland and for the past 37 years had made his home in this vicinity. He was engaged in farming in Winnebago, where he was a well-known personality, for a number of years, until last September when he removed to this city making his home at Hinckley avenue.

Surviving him are five children: James A. Smith, Robert Smith and Mrs. A. H. Coffin of the Cunningham road; Miss Mary Smith of this city and Mrs. James Corl of Minneapolis, Kans. His wife preceded him in death a number of years ago. Misses Mabel and Myrtle Hollenbeck, 944 North Church street are nieces.


  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Daniel Smith, 18 Jun 1828; citing , reference 2:16BKVG6, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  2. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 14 October 2017), Daniel Smith and Agnes Smith, 14 Jun 1860; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,041.
  3. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2018), Daniel Smith, 01 Feb 1917; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,543,821.

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #139195442 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 05 July 2018), memorial page for Daniel Smith (16 Jul 1830–1 Feb 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139195442, citing Winnebago Cemetery, Winnebago, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dean McMakin (contributor 46804161) .

1880 US Census

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 August 2017), Donald Smith, Winnebago, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 236, sheet 330C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0262; FHL microfilm 1,254,262.

Name: Donald Smith (Daniel)
Age: 49
Home in 1880: Winnebago, Winnebago, Illinois,
Occupation: Farmer
Donald Smith 49
Agnes Smith 48
James Smith 18
Mary A. Smith 16
Martha J. Smith 14
Florence Smith 12
Agnes Smith 10
Robert Smith 8

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