Frank Lorenzo Smith

27 May 1860–9 May 1930 (Age 69)
Mansfield, Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Frank Lorenzo

When Frank Lorenzo Smith was born on 27 May 1860, in Mansfield, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Lorenzo Hezekiah Smith, was 42 and his mother, Angeline Cesty Houghton, was 41. He married Carrie Armstrong in 1887, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. He lived in Norwood, Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1900 and Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 9 May 1930, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lorenzo Smith
1860–1930
Carrie Armstrong
1863–1923
Marriage: 1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1887St. Lawrence, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 831783;2007: 1725054; 2010: 2442977)English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were 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 also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Smithe
    Smither
    Smithey
    Smyth
    Smythe
    McGowan
    Smead
    Faber

    Sources (9)

    • Frank Smith in household of Lorenzo Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Frank L Smith, "New York State Census, 1905"

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