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Daniel Tupper Smith (1834 - 1912)

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Daniel Tupper Smith
Born in Oakland Twsp, Brant, Ontario, CANmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 23 Sep 1862 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Mar 1875 in Norwich, Ontariomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Dereham Twp, Oxford, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 13 Nov 2016 | Created 29 Apr 2013
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  1. 007020-75 (Oxford Co): Daniel Tupper SMITH, 41, widower, farmer, Cak-? Ont., Dereham, s/o Chauncey & Phoebe, married Mary Esther MOYER, 43, widow, Norwich, Salford Dereham, d/o Willett & Sarah POST, witnesses were WilliamHARRIS &Hiram POST, both of Dereham, March 31, 1875 at Dereham
Household: Daniel Tupper Smith
Daniel SMITH Canadian 46 <Ontario> Farmer C. Methodist
Mary E. SMITH Female Canadian 47 <Ontario> C. Methodist
Henry L. SMITH Canadian 16 <Ontario> Farmer C. Methodist
William H. SMITH Canadian 13 <Ontario> C. Methodist
Chauncey SMITH Canadian 10 <Ontario> C. Methodist
Hirrem D. SMITH Canadian <1 Born: <Nov>; 5/12 <Ontario> C. Methodist
Charlott SMITH Canadian 17 <Ontario> C. Methodist
Mary E. SMITH Canadian 4 <Ontario> C. Methodist
Source Information: 1881 Census Place, Dereham, Oxford South, Ontario
Note: Obituary / Daniel Tupper Smith
The subject of this sketch, Mr. Daniel Tupper Smith, who died on the 26th of Aug, after a long and painful illness from cancer of the bowels, was eldest of five sons and was born in Oakland, Brant county, Oct. 17th, 1836, and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Smith, moved to the township of Bayham, on what was finally known as the old Smith homestead, and where his parents resided until their deaths. Daniel resided on the homestead until 28 years of age. His grandfather was a U. E. Loyalist and came from Springfield, Mass. He was accidentally shot through the leg during the War of 1812 and died from the effects of the wound. The late D. T. Smith united with the Methodist church when a young man, 24 years of age, when the meetings were held in what was known as the Bentley school house. Soon after his conversion a new church was erected on his father's farm, of which he was an active member up to the time of his death. On the23rd of Sep, 1862 he was united in marriage to Sarah Saunders, second daughter of the later Joseph M. and Charlotte Saunders, who passed away after a lingering illness at the early age of 37 years.
Being left alone with five small children circumstances compelled him to find another companion, and on Mar 31st, 1875, he was married to Mrs. N. Moyer of Salford, by whom he had two children. Deceased was highly respected by all who knew him, and for honesty and square dealing his equals are few if any in the community in which he lived. His sound counsel and advice will be missed by many. He was a life long Reformer.
The funeral was conducted by the Rev. Mr. Finlay, and was very largely attended. The pall bearers were all nephews of deceased, as follows: -Wm. Saunders, Frank Armstrong, Fred Saunders, Elmer Smith, Josiah Smith and Lloyd Smith. Heleavesto mourn his loss a sorrowing widow and four sons-Henry M. of Steele, North Dakota; Herbert W. of Big Rock, Ill.; Chauncey S. and Hiram H., on the two homesteads; also four brothers-Josiah B. and Chauncey E. of the 12th con.,Dereham; Dr.Joseph H. of Albion, Neb., and Chas. A. of Romeo, Mich. The remains were interred in the family plot at the Dobbie cemetery, North Bayham. Both of deceased's parents reached good ages - 76 and 77 years respectively."


1881 Dereham Twp, Oxford, Ontario, Canada 46


Descendant of yDNA group NE18 brother Joseph Smith-1807 (c1629 ENG-1690 CT) m Lydia Huit-1. See SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project.[1]


  1. SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project, haplogroup Rb1 NE18 Christopher Smith-27264 (imm. from Stratford-Upon-Avon)


Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.

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