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Henry Giles
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1795
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1877
Pleasant Home
Owen County
Kentucky, USA

"Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. " by George Washington Cullum, published 1891

Born in New York, Henry Giles was a Cadet of the Military Academy from Dec 23, 1814, to July 24, 1818, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army. He served in garrison at Detroit, Mich., 1818-19; as Adjutant, 5th Infantry, Jan. 4, to June 4, 1819; and in garrison at Ft. Armstrong, Ill., 1819.

Military Promotions
2d Lieut., 5th Infantry, Jul. 24, 1818
Resigned, Jan. 1, 1820

Civil History - Teacher and Surveyor, Gratz, Ky., 1824-34. Farmer, 1834-77. Justice of the Peace, Owen County, Ky., 1841-52. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Kentucky, 1855-57. Died, Mar. 27, 1877, at Pleasant Home, Ky.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Maria V. Smither Giles (1807 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Leonard W. Giles (1825 - 1897)*
  Lucy C. Giles Claxon (1830 - 1856)*
  George Washington Giles (1837 - 1922)*
  Henry T Giles (1840 - 1890)*
  James P. Giles (1845 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Giles Cemetery
Owen County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: GenealogyGirl
Record added: Nov 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31047908
 

Henry married Maria V. Smither (September 09, 1807 - April 25, 1865 d/o of Leonard Smither) February 15, 1824 in Owen Co., Ky. I would like to exchange info with any one researching the Smither family.perryresearch1@yahoo.com
- Nancy House Perry
 Added: Jan. 3, 2011
 
 
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