Luly Smith

March 1885–
Calhoun, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Luly

When Luly Smith was born in March 1885, in Calhoun, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jerome H Smith, was 28 and her mother, Amie Virginia Richards, was 21. She lived in Grantsville, Calhoun, West Virginia, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Jerome H Smith
1856–1933
Amie Virginia Richards
1864–1887
Vernetta Ann Smith
1881–1945
George A. Smith
1884–
Luly Smith
1885–
Gay Smith
1886–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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  • Luly Smith in household of Jerome Smith, "United States Census, 1900"

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