James Smellie

18 February 1871–September 1962 (Age 91)
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Smellie was born on 18 February 1871, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Smellie, was 34 and his mother, Ann Mcdonald, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Janet Young Smillie. He lived in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. He died in September 1962, in New York, United States, at the age of 91.

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James Smellie
Janet Young Smillie
Mary F Smillie
Annie Jemima Smillie
James Smillie
Archibald B Smillie

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    Janet Young Smillie




    Mary F Smillie


    Annie Jemima Smillie


    James Smillie


    Archibald B Smillie


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Name Meaning

Scottish:1. variant of Smiley . 2. from a derivative of Middle English smil, smel ‘odor’, hence a nickname for someone notorious for giving off a smell that was obnoxious even by medieval standards, or for someone who made great use of perfumes and pomanders to counteract this trait.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Smillie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Smellie, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • James Smellie in household of James Smellie, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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