Person:Milford Smith (2)

Watchers
m. 14 Mar 1834
  1. David Milton Smithabt 1835 -
  2. Milford Collins Smithabt 1837 - 1884
  3. Mary Margaret Smith1838 - 1910
  4. Oliver Bronson Smithabt 1842 - 1930
  5. Margaret S. Smithabt 1844 -
  6. Charles M. Smith1845 - 1864
m. 26 Dec 1875
  1. Mary Emma Smith1877 - 1968
  2. Mariam Fidelia Smith1878 -
  3. May Day Smith1882 - 1944
Facts and Events
Name[2] Milford Collins Smith
Gender Male
Birth[3] abt 1837 Illinois, United States
Other[3] abt 1846 IowaMigration
Census[1] 1860 Wapello County, Iowa
Census[4] 1860 Wapello County Jail, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa
Other? 1870 Monroe County, IowaResearch
Marriage 26 Dec 1875 Chico, Butte County, California(her 1st husband)
to Martha Jane Striplin
Death[2] 22 Sep 1884 Stockton State Hospital, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California

Wapello County, Iowa, 1860 census:S1

Wapello County Jail
[+numerous other prisoners]
Millford Smith 22 yrs b. Indiana
Oliver Smith 18 yrs b. Indiana

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.

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He is named in the will of his grandfather, David H. Rowles, 13 Aug 1861, Monroe County, Iowa.

References
  1. Wapello County, Iowa. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Ottumwa Twp, p. 799, house/family 217/210, County Jail.
  2. 2.0 2.1 E-mail messages from various other researchers, Email from Eileen Bremmer, 7 Aug 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Monroe, Iowa, United States. 1856 Iowa State Census, Troy Twp, p. 1000.
  4. Wapello County, Iowa. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Ottumwa Twp, p. 799.