David Smith

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I am a native of Taylors, SC, near Greenville, SC in Greenville County, SC. I now live in Johns Creek, GA (also called Alpharetta, GA) which is in North Metro Atlanta, GA.

My father was John Milton Smith, who grew up in the Highland community of Northern Greenville County, frequently referred to as the "Dark Corner." I have a number of primary source materials from the area and still have distant relatives that live there.

My mother is Shirley Ann Grant, who grew up in Taylors, SC. Her father was Horace Wesley Grant whose family was known to live in McRae, GA as well as Toccoa, GA and in Greenville County, SC.

The names I have traced in my father's genealogy are: Smith, Robertson, Lindsey, Center, Moon, Walker, Stewart, Gosnell

The names I have traced in my mother's genealogy are: Grant, Marshall, Patterson, Caminade, Farmer, Greene, Free, and Walker

I continue to discover more ancestors and so far have traced my father's family back to Lunenburg, VA - Gideon Moon, b 1740, d 1790.

I also trace genealogical records for my wife's family - Vicki Aronson Smith.

My wife's father was Clarence "Cal" William Aronson who died in Woodbury, Vermont. The names I have traced in my wife's father's genealogy are: (Vermont) Aronson and Corliss

My wife's mother was Betty Jane Walters Aronson who died in Charleston, South Carolina. The names I have traced in my wife's mother's genealogy are: (NC and SC) Walters, Clemmons, Harper, Ward, Spivy, Long, and Sasser

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