H.S. Smith

H. S. SMITH, farmer, Sec. 25; P.O. Brooklyn; was born in 1806 in Orange Co., Vt.; his early life was spent in Onondaga, Monroe and Yates Cos., N.Y.; he married in the former county Miss Irena Wright, of Bennington, Vt.; she died Oct. 3, 1842, leaving two daughters, Elfie and Louisa; the second marriage, with Miss Phoebe Walford, was in her native county (Yates); two years later, he came West and bought 80 acres of his present farm;

H.S. Smith II

HENRY S. SMITH II, of Brooklyn, was born at Gorham, Ontario County, N.Y., April 17, 1847. His father, Henry S. Smith, was a native of Vermont, and came west when the country was new; he came across Lake Michigan, landing at Milwaukee, and came on to Dane county in November of 1847.