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C. W. Smith    

C. W. SMITH, oil producer, Sandy Lake, was born March 9, 1836, in French Creek Township, to Robert and Julia (Myers) Smith, natives of the same place. John and Lydia (Wallace) Smith were the parents of Robert, Williams, Charles, James, Joseph, Sarah, married Thomas Williams; Jane, married John Rockfellow. John Smith and wife were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and he was a strong anti-slavery man. Robert Smith was educated in the common schools of French Creek Township, and served as a justice of the peace for over twenty years. He and wife were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Both are dead, and were the parents of the following children: Peter M., John, C. W., Mary, married Dr. C. M. Stewart; J. S., and Eliza, the wife of J. A. Painter. C. W. Smith was educated in the schools of his native township and was brought up at rural pursuits. At the age of eighteen he began learning the carpenter’s trade with David Randall, with whom he remained for three years. He was afterward, for several years, in partnership with Mr. Randall. He followed his trade until 1861. He then, August 15, 1861, enlisted in Company B, Eighty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers, and served three years, being discharged September 18, 1864, as lieutenant of said company. He was wounded in the left shoulder at the battle of Gettysburg. On his return from the war he resumed his trade, which he pursued until 1868, when he engaged in the oil producing business at Pleasantville, Penn., and has operated in Butler, Armstrong, Clarion, McKean and Crawford Counties. He bought sixty acres of land in New Vernon Township in 1876, and has lived in the borough, on a four-acre lot, since. He was married, in 1857, to Elizabeth Livingston, daughter of Daniel and Sarah (McCullough) Livingston. She was born in Center County, Penn. By her he has four children: Cassie, married S. F. Newkirk; Ella, married Harry Long; Mary, married George Lafferty; Charles S. He was elected burgess of Sandy Lake in 1887 and 1888, and has been a member of the council. He is a director of the E. M. B. A., is a member of the A. Y. M., I. 0. 0. F., A. 0. U. W. and the K. T. He and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and he is a Republican.

History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania : its past and present : including its aboriginal history, its early settlement and development, a description of its historic and interesting localities, sketches of its boroughs, townships and villages, neighborhood and family histories, portraits and biographies of pioneers and representative citizens, statistics, etc. : also, a condensed history of Pennsylvania. Chicago, Ill.: Brown, Runk & Co., 1888, page 1066.  Read this book on line - Free Trial  Search Hundreds of 1880s-1890s Pennsylvania County History Books for biographies and historical information on your ancestors.  View the book page images on line and print them out for your genealogy file!  Free Access to the old history books - plus birth & death records, census images and ALL other records at ancestry.com.

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