Fannie Goldsmith

Female26 March 1880–8 July 1966

Brief Life History of Fannie

When Fannie Goldsmith was born on 26 March 1880, in Arcola, Douglas, Illinois, United States, her father, Fremont E Goldsmith, was 23 and her mother, Mary Magdaline Armstrong, was 24. She married Wiley Owen Darling in 1898. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Toledo, Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1940 and Bradley, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1950. She died on 8 July 1966, in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Wiley Owen Darling
Fannie Goldsmith
Marriage: 1898
Sylvia Darling
Chauncey Eugene Darling

Sources (12)

  • Fannie Darling, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Fannie Goldsmith, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Fannie Darling, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1881: Cumberland, Illinois, United States

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 23

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a worker in gold, from Middle English goldsmith, Old English goldsmith ‘goldsmith’, a compound of gold ‘gold’ + smith ‘smith’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Goldschmidt , and also of its Dutch equivalent Goldsmit.

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

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