Records of Phil Smith on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Phil 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 Phil Smith and the Smith Family History

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

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Smith Genealogy Databases

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Some Famous People called Phil Smith

Philip SmithWiki DetailPhilip Felix Smith VC (5 October 1825 - 16 January 1906) was born in Lurgan, County Armagh and was an Irish 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.
Phil SmithWiki Detail"For the Swindon Town Player born 1979, see Phil Smith (footballer born 1979).
Phil SmithWiki DetailPhillip "Phil" Smith (born December 14, 1979 in Harrow, Greater London) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Swindon Town.