Records of Harry Smith on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Harry Smith family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for Harry Smith and the Smith Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Harry Smith Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Harry Smith family tree.

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Smith Family Tree Databases

Another way to build your tree quickly is to use the research other people have already done. This can help to confirm or refute your own deductions - however, be wary of taking this data at face value as other researchers may not have been as meticulous as you. Always try to back up deductions with some definitive sources rather than relying too heavily on others.

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Smith Forums

There are a number of forums which are dedicated to rearching particular surnames. These can be good places to share your findings and also to tap into the knowledge that others may already have. These can sometimes be a good way of finding living relations as these tend not to show up on the other sources of information for privacy reasons.

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Miscellaneous Smith Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on Harry Smith. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People called Harry Smith

Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Smith (born August 21, 1951 in Lansing, Illinois) is an American television personality, currently co-anchor for the CBS News morning show "The Early Show" and the host of A&E's "Biography" series.
Harry B. SmithWiki DetailHarry Bache Smith (December 28, 1860 ? January 1, 1936) was a writer, lyricist and composer.
Harry Everett SmithWiki DetailHarry Everett Smith (29 May 1923, Portland, Oregon ? 27 November 1991, New York City) was an American archivist, ethnomusicologist, student of anthropology, record collector, experimental filmmaker, artist, bohemian and mystic.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Smith (born August 2, 1986) is a Canadian professional wrestler of English descent, currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on its SmackDown brand under the ring name David Hart Smith.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry "Blackjack" Smith (born August 26, 1918) anchored the offensive line on the University of Southern California's Rose Bowl football teams in 1938 and 1939 seasons, and earned All-America honors each year.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Smith, born May 21, 1891, Fishponds, Bristol, died November 12, 1937, Downend, Bristol, was a cricketer who played for Gloucestershire and England.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Thomas Smith (October 31, 1874 - February 17, 1933), born in Yorkshire, England, was a baseball catcher who played between 1901 and 1910.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Arthur Smith (born October 10, 1932) was an English professional footballer, playing as a full-back.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry (Harold) Henry Smith (born December 29, 1883 in Ottawa, Ontario - 1953) was a professional ice hockey player who played 98 games in various professional and amateur leagues, including the National Hockey Association and Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Watson Smith (30 September 1886 ? 24 June 1955) was an English colliery manager and cricketer who played for Warwickshire in 1912 and for Derbyshire in 1920.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHenry Richard (Harry) Smith (September 11, 1873 ? October 24, 1928) was a politician and physician in Alberta, Canada.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHarry Smith (March 5, 1906 ? July 13, 1995) was an English cricketer.
Harry SmithWiki DetailHenry 'Harry' Smith (born August 27, 1930, Chester) is a former English footballer who played as an inside forward.
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