Records of Henry Smith on Ancestry

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for Henry Smith and the Smith Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Henry 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 listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. 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 Henry Smith family tree.

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Some Famous People called Henry Smith

Henry John Stephen SmithWiki DetailHenry John Stephen Smith (2 November 1826 Dublin, Ireland ? 9 February 1883 Oxford, Oxfordshire, England) was a mathematician remembered for his work in elementary divisors, quadratic forms, and Smith?Minkowski?Siegel mass formula in number theory.
Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry Smith VC (1825 - 18 August 1862) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Henry Preserved SmithWiki DetailHenry Preserved Smith (October 12, 1847 ? February 26, 1927), was an American Biblical scholar.
Henry Weston SmithWiki DetailReverend Henry Weston Smith (Preacher Smith) (b.
Henry SmithWiki DetailSir Henry Smith (April 23 1812 ? September 18 1868) was a Canadian lawyer and political figure.
Henry George SmithWiki DetailHenry George Smith (26 July 1852 ? 19 September 1924) was an Australian chemist whose pioneering work on the chemistry of the essential oils of the Australian flora achieved worldwide recognition.
Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry George Smith (born March 10, 1956 in Douglas Water, Scotland) was a goalkeeper who played the majority of his career with Heart of Midlothian.
Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry Smith (July 22, 1838 in Baltimore, Maryland - September 16, 1916 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) was a millwright and politician who was elected a member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin from 1887 - 1889 as a member of the Union Labor Party.
Henry C. SmithWiki DetailHenry Cassorte Smith (June 2, 1856 ? December 7, 1911) was a politician from the U.
Henry Babington SmithWiki DetailSir Henry Babington Smith GBE CH KCB CSI (19 January 1863?29 September 1923) was a senior British civil servant.
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Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry Smith (May 20, 1788 ? March 4, 1851) was first American-born Governor of the Mexican territory of Texas and briefly presided over the revolution there.
Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry Smith was a former slave who was tortured and murdered at a public, heavily attended and promoted lynching on February 1, 1893 at the Paris Fairgrounds in Paris, Texas.
Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry Smith (March 14, 1829 Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York - December 1, 1884) was an American lawyer and politician.
Henry SmithWiki DetailHenry Smith (born July 19, 1983 in) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent.