Henry Jackson Smith was born in 1818 in Minot, Maine. He is the son of Hatevil Smith and Sally Jackson. Known as Harry, he married Betsey W White (1825-1876).
Henry served in the Civil War attaining the rank of Colonel. He died in Auburn, Maine on 25 Jul 1900 and is buried at the Evergreen Cemetery, Auburn, Maine.
Family Search profile ID# 2MPP-YQ9
"Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F43D-HQW : 10 February 2018), Heatevil H. Smith in entry for Henry J. Smith, 24 Feb 1818; citing CIVIL, MINOT, ANDROSCOGGIN, MAINE; FHL microfilm 11,550.
"Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KCDG-2MZ : 23 September 2017), Hatevel H Smith in entry for Henry J Smith, 25 Jul 1900; citing Auburn, , Maine, United States, Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 September 2019), memorial page for Col Henry J Smith (unknown–25 Jul 1900), Find A Grave: Memorial #39375386, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by In Memory (contributor 47058623) .