Zora A. Smith

1 April 1884–8 July 1951 (Age 67)
Big Island, Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life of Zora A.

When Zora A. Smith was born on 1 April 1884, in Big Island, Marion, Ohio, United States, her father, James K Smith, was 41 and her mother, Mary Beaver, was 35. She married Chauncey H Chamberlain on 13 December 1903, in Marion, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Marion, Marion Township, Marion, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 8 July 1951, in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey H Chamberlain
1879–1926
Zora A. Smith
1884–1951
Marriage: 13 December 1903
Ruth Ladema Chamberlain
1905–1987
Doris L Chamberlain
1907–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1903
Marion, Ohio, United States
children

(2)

    Ruth Ladema Chamberlain

    Female1905–1987Female

    Doris L Chamberlain

    Female1907–1990Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1842–1916Male

    Mary Beaver

    Female1848–1921Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1868–1946Male

    Ralph W Smith

    Male1871–1917Male

    Clarence James Smith

    Male1874–Male

    Florence Iona Smith

    Female1876–Female

    Female1884–1951Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

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

Age 2

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Zora Chamberlin in household of Chancy H Chamberlin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zora A Chamberlain in household of Chauncey H Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zora Ferrin in household of Maurni Ferrin, "United States Census, 1940"

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