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Henry Roark Smith (1849 - 1922)

Henry Roark [uncertain] Smith
Born in Macon, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 28 Oct 1875 in Franklin, Illinois, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Henry was born in 1849. He was the son of Randall Smith and Sarah Mitchell. He passed away in 1922.


Name: Henry Smith; Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 28 Oct 1875; Event Place: Franklin, Illinois, United States; Event Place: Franklin County, Illinois; Gender: Male; Spouse's Name: Elizabeth A. Swofford; Spouse's Gender: Female.

Reference ID: p 228; GS Film Number: 001005306; Digital Folder Number: 004661320; Image Number: 00490.

Citing this Record: "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 November 2017), Henry Smith and Elizabeth A. Swofford, 28 Oct 1875; citing Franklin, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,005,306.

Find A Grave, database and images (, memorial page for Henry Roark Smith (13 Sep 1849–4 Sep 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106977095, citing Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery, Benton, Franklin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by M&B❤Family (contributor 46983123) .

Name: Henry R. Smith; Event Date: 04 Sep 1922; Event Place: Benton, Franklin, Illinois; Gender: Male; Race: white; Age: 75; Birth Year (Estimated): 1847; Birth Date: 13 Sep 1846; Birthplace: Tenn.; Father's Name: Randall Smith; Father's Birthplace: North Carolina; Mother's Name: Sarah Mitchell; Mother's Birthplace: Tenn.; Occupation: farmer; Burial Date: 05 Sep 1922; Burial Place: Benton, Ill..

Digital Folder Number: 4008169; Image Number: 2529; GS Film number: 1570834; Reference ID: p 437 cn 35857.

Citing this Record: "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2018), Sarah Mitchell in entry for Henry R. Smith, 04 Sep 1922; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,570,834.

Name: Henry R Smith; Event Type: Census; Event Date: 1910; Event Place: Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States; Gender: Male; Age: 60; Marital Status: Married; Race: White; Relationship to Head of Household: Head; Birth Year (Estimated): 1850; Birthplace: Tennessee; Father's Birthplace: Tennessee; Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee; Sheet Letter: A; Sheet Number: 3.

Henry R Smith Head M 60 Tennessee; Elizabeth A Smith Wife F 55 Illinois;

District: ED 26; Sheet Number and Letter: 3A; Household ID: 46; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T624; Affiliate Film Number: 287; GS Film Number: 1374300; Digital Folder Number: 004970798; Image Number: 00733.

Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 August 2019), Elizabeth A Smith in household of Henry R Smith, Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 26, sheet 3A, family 46, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 287; FHL microfilm 1,374,300.

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