Records of Hugh Smith on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Hugh Smith family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. 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 Hugh Smith and the Smith Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Hugh 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 Hugh Smith family tree.

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Some Famous People called Hugh Smith

Hugh SmithWiki DetailHugh Ben Smith (born August 27, 1936 in Henryetta, Oklahoma) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.
Hugh SmithWiki DetailHugh Smith (died December 16, 2007) was a reporter, news anchor, and news director at WTVT in Tampa, Florida, from 1963 until his retirement in 1991.