George Henry Smitley

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

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Smitley was born on 10 January 1887, in Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, David J Smitley, 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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Family Time Line

George Henry Smitley
1887–1925
Grace Mae Seibert
1889–1954
Marriage: 18 July 1907
George Wesley Smitley
1907–1996
Anna Smitley
1911–1992
Bessie Smitley
1913–2007
Marion Smitley
1914–
Louis Harry Smitley
1918–1998
David Henry Smilley
1920–1923
Opal Mar Smitley
1922–2013
Thomas J Smitley
1923–1997
Wanda Smitley
1924–2000
Eugene Smitley
1925–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1907
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
children

(10)

    Male1907–1996Male

    Anna Smitley

    Female1911–1992Female

    Bessie Smitley

    Female1913–2007Female

    Marion Smitley

    Female1914–Female

    Male1918–1998Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David J Smitley

    Male1860–1932Male

    Ida May Hensel

    Female1864–1940Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1884–1963Male

    Male1887–1925Male

    Susan Smitley

    Female1891–1891Female

    Corey May Smitley

    Female1892–1903Female

    Harry William Smitley

    Male1896–Male

+3 More Children

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

Possibly a variant of English Smithley, a habitational name from Smithley in the parish of Darfield, South Yorkshire, presumably named with Old English smiþ + lēah ‘clearing in a wood’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George H Smitley in household of David Smitley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Smitley in household of David J Smitley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Smitley, "United States Census, 1910"

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