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William Riley Smith (1845 - 1920)

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William Riley Smith
Born in Tazewell, Virginia, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Buchanan County, Virginia, USAmap
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Profile last modified 2 Feb 2020 | Created 4 Feb 2015
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  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), William R Smith in entry for Ashville H Smith, 1860.
  • "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), William R Smith.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 02 February 2020), memorial page for William Riley Smyth, Sr (6 Jul 1845–11 Nov 1920), Find A Grave: Memorial #128586184, citing Smith Branch Cemetery, Stacy, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Cindy Holsapple-Boone (contributor 47068623) .


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