Smith, Absolom B.C. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon

The death of Absolom Smith occured at the family residence on Pumpkin Ridge, Monday, April 10, 1905. Mr. Smith had been afflicted with tuberculosis. Deceased was born in the State of Arkansas in 1847 and was therefore 58 years old at the time of his death.

In 1891 Mr. Smith accompanied by his family came to Elgin and have been residents of this section continuously since that date. They had many friends in this section who with his wife, two sons and a daughter are left to mourn his loss. The interment took place in the City Cemetery Friday.

Elgin Recorder Friday April 14, 1905

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. Web. 19 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2011

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