Georgianna Margaret Smith

18 January 1848–20 May 1931 (Age 83)
Holden, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Georgianna Margaret

When Georgianna Margaret Smith was born on 18 January 1848, in Holden, Penobscot, Maine, United States, her father, John C. Clewley, was 42 and her mother, Jane Ann Orcutt, was 40. She had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Franklin A Smith Jr. She lived in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 40 years. She died on 20 May 1931, in Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Franklin A Smith Jr
Georgianna Margaret Smith
Mabel Louise Smith
Mary Wesley Smith
Georgie Lilian Smith
Sidney Barlow Smith
Beulah Worth Smith
Jean M Smith

Spouse and Children



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Parents and Siblings



    Maranda Jane Clewley



    Georgianna York Clewley


    Nancy Rhodes Clewley


    John Wesley Clewley


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1852: Penobscot, Maine, United States

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Georgiana Smith, "Rhode Island, State Census, 1925"
  • Georgeana M Smith, "Rhode Island, State Census, 1915"
  • Georgianna M Smith, "Rhode Island, State Census, 1905"

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