Smith, Ira D.
The following data is extracted from Sketches of Addison County, Vermont.
Smith, Ira D., Monkton, Monkton Ridge p. o., was born at Monkton, Vt., in 1852. He was married in 1873 to Carrie A. Smith, a daughter of Warren and Mary A. (Sleeper) Smith, and was born in 1854. They have had five children born to them -- George, born in 1874; Thaddeus K., born in 1876; Fanny I., born in 1878; Joseph P., born in 1880; and Avah L., born in 1885. Ira D. Smith was a son of Daniel W. and Cynthia M. (Purmort) Smith; she was born in Franklin county, Vt., on September 11, 1817, and Daniel was born in Monkton, Vt., on February 21, 1816; they were married in 1845. They had a family of three children born to them -- Hannah C. (now Mrs. Monroe Barnum, married in 1867), Ira D., and Sarah S. (married in 1874 to Henry W. Wheeler). Daniel W. was married twice; his first wife was Sarah Wickwire, to whom he was married on February 21, 1842; she died in 1843. Daniel W. was a son of Doctor Ira and Fanny (Willoughby) Smith. He was born in Bennington county, Vt. He was a graduate of the Castleton Medical College, and practiced in his profession for fifty years in the town of Monkton, Vt., where he settled. He had a family of two daughters and two sons -- Daniel W., Darwin, Betsey, and Angeline, who is the only one now living.
Source: Sketches of Addison County, Vermont