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|Cambria Freeman, 21 Aug 1903, Page 3, Contributed by Kerry L. Miller|
|Mrs. Barbara Smith|
Barbara Paul Smith, relict of Henry D. Smith, of Richland township, died at the home of her son, David, near Grambling’s Mills at 5:45 o’clock this morning, aged seventy-five years, four months and twenty- three days. Mrs. Smith fell at her home eleven days ago and injured herself internally, from the effects of which she died.
Barbara Paul was born in Richland township and was a sister of Mrs. George Grambling of Dale borough and Mrs. Rinhard Rhoades of near Dunlo. In 1857 she was married to Henry D. Smith, who died in October, 1898. Eight children were born in the union, two of whom, Margaret and William Henry, are dead. The living children are John M. of Dale borough; Emanuel, also of Dale; David D., mentioned above; Mary, wife of Andrew Keiper of Dale; Annie, wife of Sheridan Custer of South Fork and Emma, at home.
The funeral took place at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, services to be held at the M. Hope United Evangelical church by the Rev. M. J. Burger, the pastor. Interment will be made in the church cemetery. Mrs. Smith was a long adherent of the United Evangelical church and was one of the oldest members of the Mt. Hope congregation.