These are NOT our Smiths

Alex Smith ExplanationThis explains the other files in this folder and why they are probably not related to us.
Smith Alex 1850 CensusThis shows Alexander Smith on the 1850 Coosa County, AL U.S. Census.  He is shown as a wealthy 57-year-old "farmer" who was born in North Carolina.  There's more about him at the "Alex Smith Explanation" link above.
Smith Alex 1860 CensusThis is the Rockford (Coosa County) Census for 1860.  It's almost undecipherable but shows Jesse and wife "Fr" (Frances?).
Smith Alex 1870 Census1870 Census of Alex Smith, supposed to be Jesse Kirby Smith's father.