When my Grandfather Thomas married Viola in 1894 he stated on the back of the marriage license that he was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. That's when I searched and found Daniel and his family in the 1860 Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The…"
"Dori, I do not have the census records with me right now. I do know that when Daniel died somewhere between 1865 and 1867, Catherine with her 3 sons, John, Thomas Jefferson and Joseph F along with daughter Mary (Elizabeth) moved to Union County…"
"FYI this is a very helpful website I use all the time. This is for Missouri, but there is every state included. It shows how the county lines changed over time with the interactive map. Very helpful!http://www.mapofus.org/missouri/"
"I found your cousin's tree. Let me ask this. It looks as though there is no real connection between your Thomas Smith, through whom you are descended? and this Daniel Smith. Thomas and Joseph are living with a Galls family (do you know…"
"I saw that on the 1860 Census. There is no other evidence proving where he was born. The family rumor is that he was born around Marble Hill Missouri. The 1860 Census is the only census that I have found him in. I am not on Ancestry, but my cousin…"
There has always been rumors that my Great Grandfather Daniel Smith was killed in the Civil War. I have never found any truth to that. He had a son Joseph F Smith who was born in Missouri in 1865. I don't know the exact date. As you know…"
I have not been able to locate my Great Grandfather Daniel Smith in the 1850 census in Missouri. His son John was born about 1855 and his daughter Mary was born about 1858. His wife's maiden name was Yoder. I know there were Yoders in…"
"I'm looking for information about my Great Grandfather Daniel Smith. He was born in Southeast Missouri about 1830. He died 1865-1867. The last official record of him is the 1860 Census in Cape Girardeau County, Missoui. His wife…"
"My Smith surname has hit a brick wall in SW Virginia with James Henry Smith and Esther Kilgore. James was born Aug 1824 and died after the 1910 census. I cannot make a definite parent connection. I am working on documentation to prove…"