Alfred M Smedley

26 September 1903–27 February 1995 (Age 91)
Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alfred M

When Alfred M Smedley was born on 26 September 1903, in Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jefferson Davis Smedley, was 25 and his mother, Serena Belle Williams, was 24. He married Mary Svetkosky in 1928, in Rowan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Catlettsburg, Boyd, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Sebring, Highlands, Florida, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1924. He died on 27 February 1995, in Wauchula, Hardee, Florida, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Wauchula, Hardee, Florida, United States.

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Alfred M Smedley
Mary Svetkosky
Marriage: 1928
Frances M Smedley
Vernon Smedley
Alice Evelyn Smedley
Alfred D Smedley
Homer Lewis Smedley
Leroy Jefferson Smedley

Spouse and Children

Rowan, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 1

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, perhaps so called from Old English smēðe ‘smooth’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alfred Smedley in household of Jefferson Smedley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred Smedley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfred Smedley, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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