Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart

Female27 January 1882–15 January 1936

Brief Life History of Dora Hanna Elizabeth

When Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart was born on 27 January 1882, in Rock Run, Cherokee, Alabama, United States, her father, John Calvin Smart, was 49 and her mother, Letha Catherine Parker, was 32. She married Samuel Sanford on 19 November 1897, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gaylesville, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 14 Waterloo, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 15 January 1936, in LaFayette, Walker, Georgia, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Union Hill Cemetery, Watson, Cherokee, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sanford
1879–1920
Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart
1882–1936
Marriage: 19 November 1897
Vennie Lee Sanford
1898–1980
James Foy Sanford
1900–1968
John Garvin Sanford
1903–1980
Cicero Decatur Sanford
1905–1993
Marvin Lee Sanford
1908–1980
Danial Ralph Sanford
1911–1996
Winnie May Sanford
1914–1998
Ellen Loudain Sanford
1917–1994
Annie Ozell Sanford
1920–1981

Sources (7)

  • Dora H Sandford in household of Marvin Sandford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorah Smart, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart Sanford, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1897Cherokee, Alabama, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1884

    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries 1884: Cherokee, Alabama, United States

    1886

    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smert, smart ‘quick, prompt, brisk, vigorous’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is widespread throughout England (especially Gloucestershire), Wales, and Scotland (mainly Angus).

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

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