Can't find parents of HENRY GIVENS SMITH, born 1820 in SC, GA or AL

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in Genealogy Help by Anonymous Smith G2G Crew (930 points)

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Henry Smith I

 in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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Name: Henry Smith I
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1820
Birth Place: Georgia, USA
Death Date: 17 Mar 1893
Death Place: Titus County, Texas, USA
Cemetery: Hickory Hill Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Mount Pleasant, Titus County, Texas, USA
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Sarah Ann Smith
Children: William Thomas Smith
Alford Perry Smith
Jasper Marion Smith
Jabez David Smith

Marriage certificate here

Henry G. Smith

 in the Georgia Marriages to 1850

    Name: Henry G. Smith
    Spouse: Sarah Clinton
    Marriage Date: 21 Sep 1843
    Marriage County: Henry
    Marriage State: Georgia
    Yes... that's him BUT no one has found yet WHO his PARENTS are. That's where we are all stumped on our SMITH branch.  Thank you.

    How about this record?

    Henry G Smith

     in the New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865

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      Name: Henry G Smith
      Birth Date: 11 Jan 1822
      Birth Place: Hartland, New York
      Father: S C Smith
      Mother: H Smith
      Residence Place: Hartland
      Enlistment Date: 13 Aug 1862
      Enlistment Location: Hartland, Niagara, New York
      Regiment: 8th New York Heavy Artillery
      Company: D
      Rank: Private
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Have you ordered the marriage certificate?

      No... would the marriage certificate have his parents names on it?

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      Sometimes the marriage certificate lists the parents. Sometimes it doesn't. In Georgia in 1843 it seems likely that the parents would be listed and also witnesses and maybe even bondsmen.

      by Betty Fox G2G6 Pilot (161k points)

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