Emma Gough Smith

10 November 1803–15 February 1867 (Age 63)
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Emma Gough

When Emma Gough Smith was born on 10 November 1803, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Harvey Smith, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Marianna Gough, was 30. She married William Robinson Tabor on 22 December 1825, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Charleston Neck, Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1850. She died on 15 February 1867, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

William Robinson Tabor
1792–
Emma Gough Smith
1803–1867
Marriage: 22 December 1825
Mariana Smith Taber
1826–1849
William Robinson Taber
1828–1856
John Robinson Taber
1831–1833
John R. Tabor
1831–
Thomas Hubbard Taber
1832–1858
Albert Rhett Taber
1833–1880
Emma Smith Taber
1836–1911
Dr Charles Rhett Taber
1839–1898
Sarah Frances Taber
1847–1869

Spouse and Children

    William Robinson Tabor

    Male1792–Male

    Female1803–1867Female

MARRIAGE
22 December 1825
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Mariana Smith Taber

    Female1826–1849Female

    William Robinson Taber

    Male1828–1856Male

    John Robinson Taber

    Male1831–1833Male

    John R. Tabor

    Male1831–Male

    Thomas Hubbard Taber

    Male1832–1858Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 17

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Emma S Tabor in household of William R Tabor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza L Taber in household of William R Taber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emma Smith, "South Carolina Births and Christenings, 1681-1935"

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