Smith, Stephen, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was born in Hampshire County, Va., Nov. 1, 1802, and united with the Church in 1815. He was received into the Baltimore Conference in 1830. In 1844 he lost his voice while preaching in a new, damp church, and took a superannuated, and afterwards a supernumerary, relation. In 1867 he again became effective, so continuing until his death, Oct. 9, 1871. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1872, p. 648.