Christiana Harmony1

#32049, (circa 1795 - 24 October 1873)


Christian Smith b. c 1795, d. c 1834
Children 1.Dr. Harmony Smith+9 (1818 - 1893)
 2.Ann Smith10 (c 1819 - )
 3.Sarah Maria Smith11 (1821 - 1910)
 4.George Washington Smith+1 (c 1823 - 1884)
 5.Mary Smith12 (s 1825 - )
 6.Christian Benjamin Smith+13 (c 1833 - 1896)
Her married name was Smith.1 
Birth*circa 1795She was born circa 1795 at PennsylvaniaG.1 
Marriage*She married Christian Smith.1 
30 July 1834In Christian Smith's will dated 30 July 1834, Christiana Harmony was named as an heir.2 
9 September 1850She appeared on the census of 9 September 1850 at North West Ward, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.3 
1857She lived in 1857 at Orange Street, corner of Mulberry, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.4 
6 July 1860She appeared on the census of 6 July 1860 at Northwest Ward, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.5 
7 August 1860She appeared on the census of 7 August 1860 at Elizabethtown Bor., Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.6 
6 July 1870She appeared on the census of 6 July 1870 at Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG.7 
Death*24 October 1873She died on 24 October 1873 at Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG; (poss.)8 


  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. [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.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Christiana (55), b. PA, real estate value $1000.
  4. [S2722] The Lancaster City Directory (Lancaster, Pennsylvania: William H Boyd, compiler, 1857, p. 98, img. 127/2326. Christiana Smith, wid. of Christian, res. Orange, corner of Mulberry.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Christiana (64), b. PA, real estate value $3500, personal estate $2300.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Christianna Smith (58). b. PA, domestic, real estate value $600, personal estate $75; in house with William Miller, Thomas Dupuy and others.
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Christiana (74), b. PA, keeping house.
  8. [S1628], online, No image. Christiana Smith, d. 24 Oct 1873, age 78. Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster Co. PA. Memorial 33418807, created by GerbLady.
  9. [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.
  10. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  11. [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.
  12. [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.
  13. [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."