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ROBERT GAINES/GAINS SMITH 1829
Posted by: M.J.Young Date: June 30, 1999 at 21:15:58
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Robert was born September 1829 in South Carolina, Pickens Co. According to 1900 Census in Wise Co, TX his parents were born in SC.
Robert was married to Dorcas Jane Crenshaw, (daughter of Jesse Crenshaw and Elizabeth Gassaway.)Dorcas was born June 1838(most researchers use 1837 ) .They were married December 1851 in Pickens Co . The first three of their 8 children were born there.
About 1860 Robert and Dorcas Jane and her parents emigrated to GA.
Robert was in the Confederate Army,he enlisted At Carnesville,GA .He was a member of Co H 2nd inf. SC rifles,he was discharged and promoted from the ranks to 2nd Lt and was a drill master at Columbia SC.
After the war the family moved first to Arkansas, Greenbriar, and then to Wise Co , TX.
Does any one know Robert's parents, siblings or any other inf. about him?
Thank you
M.J.Young

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