Nancy Virginia Smyth

11 May 1860–17 January 1901 (Age 40)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Nancy Virginia

When Nancy Virginia Smyth was born on 11 May 1860, in Oregon, United States, her father, Hynson Smyth, was 32 and her mother, Martha Ellen Crenshaw, was 24. She lived in Junction City, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1900. She died on 17 January 1901, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 40.

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Christian C. Strome
Nancy Virginia Smyth

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World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 2

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 12

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling, especially in Ireland, of Smith .

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

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  • Nancy Strome in household of Christian Strome, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Virginia Smyth Headstone Photo

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