Marvin Ammi Smith

18 May 1842–22 January 1931 (Age 88)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Marvin Ammi

When Marvin Ammi Smith was born on 18 May 1842, in Illinois, United States, his father, Curtis Smith, was 30 and his mother, Lucy M Willard, was 24. He married Maria J Weeden on 2 February 1871. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Woodward, Dallas, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 22 January 1931, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Ammi Smith
Maria J Weeden
Marriage: 2 February 1871
Charles Curtis Smith
Effie Maria Smith
Gae Marvin Smith

Spouse and Children

2 February 1871


Parents and Siblings

    Curtis Smith


    Lucy M Willard





    Oliver Willard Smith



    Hosea Eugene Smith


    Darwin Story Smith


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 24

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Smidh, anyone who strikes with a hammer, an artificer, a carpenter, a smith, a workman

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Sources (3)

  • Marvin A Smith, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Marvin A Smith in household of Curtis Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marvin Smith in household of Curtis Smith, "United States Census, 1860"

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