Christian Smith1

#32048, (circa 1795 - circa August 1834)


Christiana Harmony b. c 1795, d. 1873
Children 1.Dr. Harmony Smith+4 (1818 - 1893)
 2.Ann Smith5 (c 1819 - )
 3.Sarah Maria Smith6 (1821 - 1910)
 4.George Washington Smith+1 (c 1823 - 1884)
 5.Mary Smith7 (s 1825 - )
 6.Christian Benjamin Smith+8 (c 1833 - 1896)
Birth*circa 1795He was born circa 1795.2 
Marriage*He married Christiana Harmony.1 
30 July 1834He left a will on 30 July 1834 at Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.3 
Death*circa August 1834He died circa August 1834 at West Orange Street, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.3 


  1. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1964/1966/1968: Death cert. of Sarah Maria Smith, dau. of Christian Smith and Christiana Harmony, q.v, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, online
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S2714] Lancaster County Wills; (Pennsylvania, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993:, Will Book R, pp. 25-26, imgs. 299-300/568. Last will of Christian Smith, Lancaster City, 30 July 1834. Gives his house, all effects, and the interest on his money, to his wife Christiana during her lifetime or widowhood; after that, all to be distributed equallly to his then living children (not named). John Wind named Executor, proved 16 Aug 1834.
  4. [S1628], online, Standing gravemarker. Dr. Harmony A Smith, b. 2 Dec 1818, d. 15 Dec 1893. Similar gravemarkers for wife Angelica Kauffman Eicholtz (15 Oct 1826 - 17 Mar 1916, children Harry E. Smith (1849–1862), William Harmany Smith (1854–1898), Catharine C. Smith (1856–1864), Edward W. Smith (1859–1862), Mary C. Smith (1866–1867), and Mary E. Smith (1868–1931). Memorial 52499856, created by and photos added by Miabeth.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1968: File No. 86064½, Reg. no. 468. Sarah Maria Smith, b. Lancaster PA 1 Dec 1821, dau. of Christian Smith, b. Bethlehem PA, and Christiana Harmony, b. Kutztown PA; single, d. 226 W. Vine, Lancaster, Lancaster Co. PA, age 88y 8m 6d, cystorrhagia; inf. Kate E Smith, res. Lancaster PA; bur. Lancaster Cemetery, 10 AUg 1910, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
  7. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online, Last will of Geo W Smith, 1884, q.v. Names sister Sarah Maria, res. West Vine St., Lancaster PA; wife Catharine; brother Harmanys's two children; sister Mary of AZ; daus. Ellen Bayne (Bellevue, Allegheny Co.) and Lucy Hemmick; sons Christian W and A Lincoln, and names Davis Hostetter as Guardian for son A Lincoln.
  8. [S2724] The Lancaster Morning News, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mon., 9 Mar 1896, p. 3 "Mr. C. Benjamin Smith, a well-known resident of this city, died at his home, No. 334 North Mulberry street, Saturday morning, from inflammation of the bowels, aged sixty-three years. He was a son of Christian Smith and a brother, of the late G. W. Smith, the Pittsburg millionaire, who conducted the manufacture of Hostetter‘s bitters in that city for a number of years. Deceased was a clerk in the dry goods store of Hlostetter & Bates for a number of years and later engaged in the cigar business. He also lived in Chicago and was connected with the postoffice there as a special officer for a number of years. He is survived by a sister, Miss Sarah M. Smith, of this city, and four daughters, Misses Katie, Lillie and Lucy, of Lancaster, and Mrs. Mary Chesssman, of Philadelphia."