George Smedley

1844–
Ragnall, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Smedley was born in 1844, in Ragnall, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Smedley, was 26 and his mother, Mary A., was 25.

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Family Time Line

Edward Smedley
1818–
Mary A.
1819–
Emma Smedley
1837–1907
George Smedley
1844–
Anna Maria SMEDLEY
1852–
Hannah M. Smedley
1854–
Catherine M. Smedley
1861–

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Smedley

    Male1818–Male

    Mary A.

    Female1819–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1837–1907Female

    Male1844–Male

    Anna Maria SMEDLEY

    Female1852–Female

    Hannah M. Smedley

    Female1854–Female

    Catherine M. Smedley

    Female1861–Female

World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1884

Age 40

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 64

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, perhaps so called from Old English smēðe ‘smooth’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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