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Person: Rev. John N. "Raccoon" Smith (1784-1868)

This week, WeRelate looks at the Person Page of Rev. John N. "Raccoon" Smith, born 15 October 1784 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, son of George Smith (1732-1804) and his wife, Rebecca Bowen (1740-1826). John Smith was an early leader in the Restoration Movement and was one of the most eloquent, powerful and trusted leaders of the Church of the Disciples of Christ. Upon his tombstone is inscribed, "By the power of the Word, he turned many from error; in its light he walked, and in its consolation he triumphantly died." This Person Page, is a good example of the type of Page that you can add to WeRelate for your ancestors. (learn more...)