Mary E. Smith

1805–21 February 1888 (Age 83)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary E.

Mary E. Smith was born in 1805, in Ohio, United States. She married Samuel Westlake III about 1829, in Worth Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Worth Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 21 February 1888, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wolf Creek Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Westlake III
1796–1856
Mary E. Smith
1805–1888
Marriage: about 1829
George Smith Westlake
1829–1888
Nancy Westlake
1831–1901
Mary Ann Westlake
1833–1915
Burroughs Westlake
1834–1873
Lucy Westlake
1836–1908
Harriet Lodena Westlake
1839–1920
Cynthia Westlake
1840–
Reverend Henry Westlake
1841–1923
Sarah Malinda Westlake
1843–
Samuel E. Westlake
1846–1905
John Westlake
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1829
Worth Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Mary Westlake in household of George Westlake, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Westlake in household of Andrew J Jacobs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Westlake in household of John M Dickey, "United States Census, 1860"

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