Smith, Gad N
Smith, Gad N., a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Sharon, Litchfield Co., Conn., Dec. 25, 1812; converted in his eighteenth year; received on trial in the New York Conference in June, 1836, and was appointed to Wethersfield Circuit. He subsequently preached at Litchfield in 1837-38; in Burlington Circuit in 1839-40; at Norwalk, Conn., in 1841; supernumerary in 1842; at Sullivan Street Church, New York, in 1843; at Seventh Street Church, New York, in 1845, where he died, Oct. 22 of the same year. Mr. Smith, as a man, was amiable, modest, and unassuming in manners. His preaching was solid and instructive. As a pastor he excelled, always faithful to the personal interests of every one of his flock. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 4, 30.