SMITH, ANDREW C., gardener and farmer, was born January 15, 1861. He is a son of David and Lydia (Hocker) Smith. His parents had ten children, all of whom are living: Mary, wife of John Loban; Andrew C.; Katie, widow of David Sheesley; Alice, wife of Frank Eshmer; Annie, wife of Frank Ebersoll; David, Jr.; George; Lizzie, wife of Harry Wolf; Emma, and Jennie.

Andrew C. Smith received his education in the district schools of his native township. After leaving school he engaged in gardening and farming. He has continued in this business and has prosecuted it with skill and energy. He stands among the most successful men in his line in Susquehanna township.

He was married, October 2, 1882, to Mary A., daughter of Jacob C. and Margaret (Schlegel) Matzinger. They have four children: Edward J., David W., Margaret Eva, and one child who died in infancy. He is a Republican. His family are members of the United Brethren church.

The parents of Mrs. Smith were married January 13, 1865. They had four children: John W.; Mary A., wife of Andrew C. Smith; Frank H., and William J. The father died January 9, 1892, deeply mourned by his loving wife and children, and by has many friends and neighbors.

 

Historical Review of Dauphin County
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