Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart

27 January 1882–15 January 1936 (Age 54)
Rock Run, Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life 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 Election Precinct 21 Lewis, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Gaylesville, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1920. 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
1906–1993
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

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 November 1897
Cherokee, Alabama, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1883

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1883: 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 smart ‘quick’, ‘prompt’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is common and widespread throughout England, Wales, and Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Sanford in household of Samuel Sanford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora H Sanford in household of Sam S Sanford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora H Sanford in household of Samual S Sanford, "United States Census, 1910"

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