Ellouise

Orlando, FL

#1 Apr 1, 2008
Can anyone tell me when Smithfield was founded and for whom it was named?

Since: Jun 08

Clarksburg, WV

#2 Jun 13, 2008
Here is the history of Smithfield, WV

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwetzel/sm...
MrsB

United States

#3 Aug 26, 2012
Figures it used to be called Sodom :P My grandmother was the part time clerk for the USPS they talked about. Her and Jean were best friends. May they both rest in peace <3
Wetzel Boy

Columbus, OH

#4 Jun 3, 2014
It was founded by a guy who was so embarrassed by it that he told people his name was "Smith".
thatsright

Jacksonburg, WV

#5 Jun 4, 2014
they called it smiff-field, Smithfield is a corruption for that.

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