Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart

27 January 1882–15 January 1936 (Age 53)
Rock Run, Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary 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
Dora Hanna Elizabeth Smart
Marriage: 19 November 1897
Vennie Lee Sanford
James Foy Sanford
John Garvin Sanford
Cicero Decatur Sanford
Marvin Lee Sanford
Danial Ralph Sanford
Winnie May Sanford
Ellen Loudain Sanford
Annie Ozell Sanford

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Historical Boundaries - 1883: Cherokee, Alabama, United States
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 (6)

  • 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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