Alice Ann Smith

12 July 1856–29 September 1932 (Age 76)
Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Alice Ann

When Alice Ann Smith was born on 12 July 1856, in Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, her father, Martin Smith, was 27 and her mother, Mary Newsted, was 24. She married Robert Guy on 13 May 1890, in Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Maple Valley Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 29 September 1932, in Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Yale, St. Clair, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Guy
Alice Ann Smith
Marriage: 13 May 1890
Alice Euphema Guy
Ruth Guy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1890Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 11
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 20
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were 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 also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .Irish and Scottish: sometimes adopted for Gaelic Mac Gobhann, Irish Mac Gabhann ‘son of the smith’. See McGowan .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Allice Guy in entry for Alice E Guy, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • Alice A Guy, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alice Smith in entry for Chas. B. Martell and Alice E. Guy, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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