George Henry Smitley

10 January 1887–13 June 1925 (Age 38)
Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of George Henry

When George Henry Smitley was born on 10 January 1887, in Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, David Jacob Smithley, was 26 and his mother, Ida May Hensel, was 22. He married Grace Mae Seibert on 18 July 1907, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dover, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Mineral City, Sandy Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 13 June 1925, in Dover Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in East Avenue Cemetery, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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George Henry Smitley
Grace Mae Seibert
Marriage: 18 July 1907
George Wesley Smitley
Anna Francis Marie Smitley
Bessie Smitley
Marion Smitley
Louis Harry Smitley
David Henry Smilley
Opal Mar Smitley
Thomas J Smitley
Wanda Rosebud Smitley
Eugene Smitley

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  • Marriage
    18 July 1907Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 3
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 11
    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: variant of Smithley, a habitational name from Smithley in the parish of Darfield, South Yorkshire, presumably named with Old English smith + lēah ‘clearing in a wood’.

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

    Sources (25)

    • Geo. Smitley in entry for Geo. Smitley, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • George H Smitley in household of David Smitley, "United States Census, 1900"
    • George Smitley in entry for Louis Smitley and Majel Phillippi, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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