Clarinda Colby Phillips Smothers

January 1, 1817–August 21, 1881

Born in Erie County, New York; daughter of Cyntha Galpin and Abner Colby. Probably died in Harrison County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Clarinda Phillips,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2013), Clarinda Colby KLGX-7QT . 1880 U.S. census, Jefferson, Harrison Co., Iowa, ED 252, p. 12D, Clarinda Smothers, NARA. Harrison County (Iowa) Clerk of the District Court, Register of Deaths, 1880–1910, Clarinda Smothers, Aug. 21, 1881; from original records at the Harrison County Courthouse, Logan, IA.