John A. Smith b.6-13-1849
Help!I would appreciate any assistance... trying to trace the parents of my great-great-grandfather John Amos Smith. The information that I have (not verified) says he was born in Dauphin Co, PA.Some family notes say that his mother was Elizabeth Spendt.He was in the Union Army during the Civil War.Married Catherine Matter at the Wilcox hotel in Union Town, PA on Dec. 12, 1868.The had 12 children. The family moved to Kansas. John A. Smith died Oct. 11, 1899 and was buried in Toronto Cemetary, Woodson County, Kansas.His widow, Catherine (Matter) Smith d. July 23, 1922.