10 children; Resided in Lorraine, Jefferson Co., NY; Peru, Huron Co., OH; and Smithfield, DeKalb Co., IN.
David Smith b abt 1783/4 RI (1850 Federal Census Smithfield Twp, DeKalb Co, IN) d before 1858 when wife Polly Shedd Smith signed a land deed by herself dated 1859 (10 children: nine b Jefferson Co, NY and one b Huron Co, OH;)Polly and David with nine children are recorded in The Daniel Shed Genealogy book published in 1920. 
35 Years, Old Settlers Meetings book has a David Smith that settled in Union, De Kalb County in 1844.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHVL-FZ3 : accessed 12 November 2015), David Smith, Smithfield, De Kalb, Indiana, United States; citing family 49, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.Cooper-1 21:10, 11 November 2015 (EST)
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