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Shaw Cemetery Records, Monroe, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Robert H. Hermann farm on Jet Hill Rd. in Monroe twp.) FERGUSON Carrie E., dau. of Ira and Nancy, d. 27 June 1868, ae. 26 yrs., 1 mo., 17 days. Nancy M., b. 27 Feb. 1820, dau. of Mr. Shaw, d. 1 May 1878, ae. 58 yrs., 2 mos., 1 day. Wife of Ira Ferguson. SHAW Infant dau. of J. R., d. ae. 2 days. John, b. 1 Apr. 1810, son of John and Nancy, d. 1 Nov. 1896. John Sr., b. 13 July 1779, York Co., Pa., d. 18 July 1847, ae. 68 yrs., 3 days. Husband of Nancy. Nancy Marin, b. 5 June 1785, Culpepper Co., Va., d. 9 July 1867, ae. 82 yrs., 1 mo., 4 days. Wife of John. WEBB Clayton, b. 3 May 1840, son of John and Idea D., d. 22 May 1862. Idea, b. 17 Sept. 1812, d. 3 Sept. 1900. Wife of...

Biography of John Quincy Smith

John Quincy Smith. The career of J. Quincy Smith, of Fredonia, had been an expression of well directed and diversified industry and in its development had invaded various fields of human activity, in each of which J. Q. Smith had won a full measure of material success and satisfying reputation. He had had experience in both professional and business labors, and while he is now retired from the activities of life, having approached the Psalmist’s three-score-and-ten years, is still an influence for good in his community and a citizen whose help and support continue to be factors for the development of the city’s interests. J. Q. Smith was born at Lebanon, Ohio, September 20, 1848, and is a son of Jacob H. and Martha (Steddom) Smith. Christian Smith, the grandfather of John Quincy Smith, was born in Germany, and was a young man when he decided to try his fortunes in business life in the United States. On coming to this country he located in Pennsylvania, and in that state spent his entire life residing at various places and being engaged in manufacturing operations. He not alone rose to a high position in business circles, but was also widely and favorably known in public matters and at one time was the candidate of the republican party for governor of Pennsylvania, but lost the election owing to political conditions in the country at that time. His death occurred at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in which the greater part of his life in America had been passed. Jacob H. Smith, father of John Q. Smith, was born in 1803, at Strassburg, Pennsylvania, and...

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