Jane Pauline Smith

29 December 1861–18 April 1903 (Age 41)
Fort Lawrence, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Jane Pauline

When Jane Pauline Smith was born on 29 December 1861, in Fort Lawrence, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Travis Smith, was 39 and her mother, Paulina Maud Cannon, was 31. She married Alonzo Alfonzo Pemberton on 15 July 1890, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 18 April 1903, in her hometown, at the age of 41.

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Alonzo Alfonzo Pemberton
Jane Pauline Smith
Marriage: 15 July 1890
Hawley I. Pemberton
Odo Fay Pemberton

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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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