Elijah Smith Papers (MS4)

Abstract: These are the personal and business records of Elijah Smith. They include records of the Free Will Baptist Church of Saco, Maine, along with Smith’s own diaries and daybooks.

Biography: Elijah Smith  (1800-1886) was a deacon and founder of the Free Will Baptist Church of Saco. He lived on Temple Street and worked as a machinist. He seems to have also acted as the church treasurer for some period. He was married to Hannah Gowen (1803-1881) and had three children: Florence, Roscoe, and Menzies.

MS004 Elijah Smith Papers – Finding Aid

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