Eugene George Smith

21 August 1896–23 August 1984 (Age 88)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Eugene George

When Eugene George Smith was born on 21 August 1896, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Wilford Fowles Smith, was 34 and his mother, Louisa Preece, was 31. He married Gladys Marie Epps on 21 February 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and San Gabriel Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 23 August 1984, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Eugene George Smith
1896–1984
Gladys Marie Epps
1901–1980
Marriage: 21 February 1921
James Haley
1920–2001
Virginia Lee Smith
1922–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1921
children

(2)

    Male1920–2001Male

    Virginia Lee Smith

    Female1922–Female

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siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Eugene Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eugene Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene Smith, "United States Census, 1930"

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