Sanford married Frances Flanigan on 16 July 1850 in Jackson County, Georgia. He married Susan M. C. Hill on 13 Nov 1862 in Walton County, Georgia. This marriage was performed by Joshua T. Smith, Sanford's brother-in-law.
Sanford Smith died on 22 Mar 1900, most likely in Walton County, Georgia.
↑ 1850 Federal Census (Free Schedule), Walton County, Georgia, page 51, #719.
↑ Smith, David & Rebecca file; W.6082; Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900 (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration
↑ Smith, David & Rebecca, Pension Application, W.6082
↑ East Georgia Genealogical Society, compiler, Jackson County, Georgia Marriage Records 1805-1910 (Winder, GA: East Georgia Genealogical Society, 2003), p. 227 (Bk. 2, p. 359 in original).
↑ "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWCT-1MW : 4 November 2017), Sanford Smith and Susan M. C. Hill, 13 Nov 1862; citing Marriage, ,Walton, Georgia, United States, county courthouses, Georgia; FHL microfilm 262,625.
↑ East Georgia Genealogical Society, compiler, Barrow County Georgia Cemeteries (Winder, GA: East Georgia Genealogical Society, 2000), p. 469, Smith (David) Family Cemetery.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Sanford by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Sanford: