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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

George Nelson Smith Family

George Nelson Smith Family


Rev. George N. Smith, his wife Arvilla Almira (Powers) Smith, pose for a formal portrait; the two younger women are Esther Ann, the Smith's youngest daughter on the right, and Arvilla Wolfe, daughter of Payson Wolfe and Mary Jane Smith on the left. The women wear high-necked dresses and severe hair styles typical of the time period. Rev. Nelson sports a full beard.


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TitleGeorge Nelson Smith Family

Title by cataloger. Rev. Smith and his wife were missionary teachers to Chief Wakazoo's Ottawa Indian Band.

Location In PhotoNorthport, MI
CollectionMuseum of Holland, MI

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Museum of Holland, Holland, MI.

InstitutionMuseum of Holland
Physical Storage LocationHolland, MI

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