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Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874

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Personal name headingSmith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
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Variant(s)Nathan, 1797-1874
Lover of all who love Jesus Christ, 1797-1874
Your friend, 1797-1874
Birth date1797
Death date1874
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Found inHis Gerrit Smith on McClellan's nomination and acceptance, 1864.
NUCMC data from NJ Hist. Soc. for Hornblower family. Papers, 1760-1900 (Gerrit Smith; statesman)
LC data base, 11-26-86 (hdg.: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874)
DAB (Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874; philanthropist & reformer; son of Elizabeth (Livingston) and Peter Smith (1768-1837); grad. Hamilton Coll.; m. 1: Wealthy Ann Backus; 2: Ann Carroll Fitzhugh; property owner, Madison County, N.Y.; reformer in Sunday observance; vegetarianism; women suffrage; abolitionist; leader in formation of Liberty Party; member, House of Rep. (Independent) from NY; res.: Peterboro, N.Y.)
MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874; usage: Gerrit Smith; Nathan; Lover of all who love Jesus Christ; Your friend)