Lewis Cass Smith Source: History of Steuben County, IN (1885) p. 843 Lewis Cass Smith, son of Dr. Robert and Eliza (Pomeroy) Smith, was born in this township, Sept. 6, 1847. He was named for the old patriot and statesman, with whom his father had been acquainted in the early Territorial days of Michigan. His life has all been spent on the homestead, where his parents settled in 1842. He was married July 2, 1871, to Elizabeth Bennett, who was born in this township July 24, 1852, a daughter of Abram and Maria Bennett, natives of New York, who in 1843 moved to Seneca County, Ohio, and in 1849 to Steuben County, Ind. Her father was a member of the Seventy-fourth Indiana Infantry, and died Jan. 17, 1863, while in the service of his country. Her mother afterward married Walter Vaughn and resides in DeKalb County, Ind. To Mr. and Mrs. Smith have been born five children, four of whom are living -- Amy, Benjamin F., Leslie and Asa. Robert died Jan. 28, 1885, aged two and a half years.