Althea Belle Hawbaker

Female15 December 1866–2 March 1958

Brief Life History of Althea Belle

When Althea Belle Hawbaker was born on 15 December 1866, in Iowa, United States, her father, Isaac Charles Hawbaker, was 46 and her mother, Margaret Ault, was 38. She married Rolla Edwin Smith on 23 December 1891, in Lyon, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 March 1958, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lyon, Kansas, United States.

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Rolla Edwin Smith
Althea Belle Hawbaker
Marriage: 23 December 1891
Harold Edwin Smith
May B Smith
Luther L Smith
Ada Viola Smith
Ada V. Smith

Sources (10)

  • Belle Smith in household of Rolla E Smith, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Althea Belle Smith in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • Hawbaker in entry for Luther Leroy Smith, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1891Lyon, Kansas, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1867 · The Burtis Opera House

    Age 1

    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 24

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Habecker .

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

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