Records of Samuel Smith on Ancestry

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

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

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Some Famous People called Samuel Smith

Samuel SmithWiki DetailSamuel Smith (27 December 1756 ? 20 October 1826) was a Loyalist British army officer and politician.
Samuel SmithWiki DetailSamuel Smith (July 27, 1752 ? April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia.
Samuel H. SmithWiki DetailSamuel Harrison Smith (1808-03-13 ? 1844-07-30) was one of the younger brothers of Joseph Smith, Jr.
Samuel H. SmithWiki DetailSamuel H.
Samuel SmithWiki DetailSamuel Smith was an early 19th century member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district.
Samuel SmithWiki DetailSamuel Hardman Smith (born July 22, 1868) was a politician in Alberta, Canada, and a municipal councillor in Edmonton.