Milford Collins Smith
b.abt 1837 Illinois, United States
m. 14 Mar 1834
Facts and Events
Wapello County, Iowa, 1860 census:S1
California commitment order, p. 157 (case #8774):
Committed from Butte County, California, March 21, 1884, by Hon. P. O. Hundley, Superior Court Judge, witness of J. Guidry, M. J. Smith, and Benjamin Striplin. Examining physicians, Drs. Benjamin and Dawson. Age 48, nativity Illinois, married, laborer.
Evidence of insanity, Milford Colins Smith: His manner of acting, he imagines he possesses property, he is unable to take care of himself and is violent at times. He shows sudden passion towards his children, has been intemperate. Cause of insanity unknown. Class: mania. When admitted, physically in good condition, mentally quiet and coherent. Admitted Mar 26th 1884, released April 24 1884. Returned by new court, Jul 24 1884, died Sept 24 1884.
He is named in the will of his grandfather, David H. Rowles, 13 Aug 1861, Monroe County, Iowa.