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Eli Smith

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
1. Eli Smith Marker
Inscription.
In Memory Of
Eli Smith DD
Writer and Missionary
Explorer in Persia and Arabia
He Inaugurated the Translation of the Bible
into Arabic
a Graduate of Yale University
Born Sept. 13, 1801 in Northfield Conn
Died Jan. 11, 1857 in Beirut Syria
Charles Henry Smith LL D
Larnard Professor of American History
in Yale University 1890 – 1933
Born May 14, 1842 in Beirut Syria
Died Feb. 14, 1933 in Rochester N.Y.
Son of
Eli and Maria Chapin Smith
and his wife
Sarah Elizabeth Munn
Born Sept. 7, 1843 in Lyons N.Y.
Died Mar. 12, 1933 in Rochester N.Y
Daughter of
John and Sarah Filkins Munn
He giveth his beloved sleep.

 
Location. 41° 18.911′ N, 72° 55.726′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from Grove Street near High Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Grove Street Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Robinson Smith (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Eli Smith (here, next to this marker); Walter Camp
Eli Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
2. Eli Smith Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Noah Lane Farnham (within shouting distance of this marker); John Gamble Kirkwood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pelatiah Perit (about 300 feet away); Ithiel Town (about 500 feet away); Theodore Dwight Woolsey (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .  Eli Smith on Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Eli Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
3. Eli Smith Marker
center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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