Brickwall Joel J Smith

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Am looking for information on Joel J.(not sure) Smith born April 1816 in South Carolina.  Married Elizabeth E Gains (1819) in Houston County, Georgia.  Fathder of Thomas Almond Smith born 1846 in Johnson County, Georgia.

I have not been able to find any parent info on Joel.

Is anyone else working on this line of family?

Thanking you in advance
in Genealogy Help by S Odom G2G1 (1.3k points)

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by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
Also  did  this  joel Smith  participate  in the  civil  war  and  his  widow  Elizabeth obtain  pension as  well  as  for a minor?  Civil  War  pension  index. 1864 Nov 21 -widow-72864  1867 Dec minor 155982 D Parker Grd.  Tenn  Inf
Found marriage list  for Houston Co, Ga
1820-1852 with  the  name Joel Smith and  Elizabeth Lane   could  this  be  it? Georgia Genealogy  trails. I was  unable  to  paste  the  site  here
No wrong person.  Sorry answer to wrong question
Elizabeth G Gains is the incorrect person

The 1844 Houston County, Georgia marriage license is correct  I think the Layne spelling is what they heard for Gain.  But all other info fits. Elizabeth was in Houston County according to Census befor and after this date as a Gain and a Smith

I cannot find any military infor for this Joel Smith especially in Tenn.
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I  found  on  ancestry  Joel Smith  1816  born SC

death Jasper Co. Texas

father Battle Lou Smith  h/o Rebecca Wright

lists Elizabeth Gain as  wife of  Joel
by Hart Wallace G2G6 Mach 2 (21.7k points)
edited by Hart Wallace
Yes I found this also, but this is the wrong Joel Smith.  I kn ow for a fact he is buried in Georgia.

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