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Brent Smith (#47320430)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family history (Smith/Virgin/Troxel/Troxell/Johnston) in earnest here in the past several years and have made some great strides. I have a pretty complete picture up until around 1940s and then it becomes spotty from there due to lack of records on the internet. Most of my family originate from Adams/Clinton/Tippecanoe/Warren counties in Indiana. I have been able to trace most of my family history all the way back to when they first stepped foot on this continent which is quite surprising and exciting at the same moment. I have created virtual cemeteries for my sides of the family.

Unlike some of my fellow contributors, please feel free to download and use the memorial photos that I have taken for your use. I would be glad to help anyone that I can in finding out about their family history. I have really developed a passion for it. I have learned somethings along the way from other genealogy enthusiasts. It is important to not forget your history because it makes up who you are.




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Joanna Case
RE: Iphegenia Whitford Brown Memorial Duplicate
Sorry for the duplication. Find A Grave usually spits them back to me if I have missed it during my pre-upload search.

Elm Grove is quite a task but I wave completed 11 of the 15 sections. Have several to upload this winter. If you want any transfers let me know.
Added by Joanna Case on Dec 06, 2014 10:10 AM
Debbie Cowden
RE: Rachel Presnall
That would be great Brent.

Thanks,
Debbie Cowden
Added by Debbie Cowden on Nov 10, 2014 4:59 PM
Christy Thorp
RE: Margaret Orear Photo
Got it done! Thanks for catching the error.
Added by Christy Thorp on Sep 23, 2014 8:18 PM
Steven Poling
RE: Hannah Smith Gold
Not a problem. Glad I could help.
Added by Steven Poling on Sep 20, 2014 6:23 AM
Steve Hanken
RE: Arthur Okey
Being from Iowa I have gotten used to being from "Idaho" and "Ohio" when people have no clue where "Iowa" is, so typing in Iowa instead of Ohio is a bit different! Steve
Added by Steve Hanken on Sep 19, 2014 8:23 PM
B.A.Smith
RE: Gladys Hague Baker
I have Phebe died 1839-1841, and William born 1840/1. That definitely leaves overlap. I don't have an exact marriage date for Henry & Rachel either. I haven't looked at this line for a long time. I guess I need to dig into it a little bit more. It would be interesting to have another line of Smith's in the family. My husband's are Germans from Maryland. His mother always talked about English Smith's, but we thought she was confused. Maybe she meant her line??
Added by B.A.Smith on Aug 17, 2014 4:49 PM
B.A.Smith
RE: Gladys Hague Baker
Then again, William is on "the cusp" where he could have been the last of Phebe's children rather than the first of Henry & Rachel's. I have no confirmed death date for Phebe. Do you have more info? That would be a big change in the tree if I have the wrong mother.
- Bridget
Added by B.A.Smith on Aug 17, 2014 4:44 PM
B.A.Smith
RE: Gladys Hague Baker
Oh! Now I've got it. You are close. Phebe Smith was Henry Stine's first wife...I wasn't aware of who her parents were, because my husband is not a descendant. Mary Stine's father, William H. Stine, was the son of Henry Stine's second wife, Rachel Strahl.
Added by B.A.Smith on Aug 17, 2014 4:33 PM
B.A.Smith
RE: Gladys Hague Baker
Brent, I have some of those lines back to the Revolutionary War, but I don't have any Smith's in those lines. Can you help me out -- is it Mary Stine who traces back to Anthony Smith?
Added by B.A.Smith on Aug 17, 2014 1:18 PM
B.A.Smith
RE: Gladys Hague Baker
Gladys was my husband's great-grandmother. Roy Baker was his grandfather.
Added by B.A.Smith on Aug 17, 2014 9:52 AM
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