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Eldridge W Smith (abt. 1837 - abt. 1890)

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Eldridge W Smith
Born about in Alabamamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Van Zandt, Texasmap
Descendants descendants
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2013 | Last significant change: 8 Feb 2018
12:06: Sheryl Moore edited the Biography for Eldridge Smith. [Thank Sheryl for this]
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Categories: Rusk County, Texas.


Eldridge was born about 1837. Eldridge Smith ... He passed away about 1890. First-hand information as remembered by Terri Birdwell, Thursday, January 1, 2015.


"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 January 2016), Eldred W Smith in household of C W Smith, Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States; citing family 435, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Son's death record gives parents' names: "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 7 March 2016), Eldred Smith in entry for Andrew Jack Smith, 20 Dec 1946; citing certificate number 55646, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,218,504.


Thanks to Sherry Black for starting this profile.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eldridge by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's 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 Eldridge:

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On 14 Jan 2015 at 16:56 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Smith-74885 and Smith-38794 appear to represent the same person because: same wife and son Levi

Eldridge is 22 degrees from Geoffrey Chaucer, 20 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 20 degrees from Michelle Ladner and 20 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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