Laban Smith, son of Joseph B. Smith (from Davie Co., NC, died in Blooming Valley) and Mary Smith (daughter of James Smith from New Jersey and Ruth Ann Pigot from England, both died in Blooming Valley).
Laban was born 1821 in Blooming Valley and died 21 December 1891. He married Miranda Shontz 18 Mar 1841 in Warren Co., PA. Miranda Shontz was born 1826 in Crawford Co., PA and died 23 Oct 1912.
Children of Laban and Miranda Smith were: Sarah Ann, Wilbert, Wooster Beecher "WB", Mary Ann, Nelson, McClelland "Mack", Eva and Armitta.
Laban was an auctioneer in Crawford and Warren Counties, this information is from Kurt's great grandmother, Lillith Smith, who was Laban's granddaughter.
Photo from a tintype.
Submitted by Kurt Albert, great great great grandson