Frank Wilmot Smith

10 January 1896–20 January 1989 (Age 93)
Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frank Wilmot

When Frank Wilmot Smith was born on 10 January 1896, in Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, Presley Harris Smith, was 39 and his mother, Emma Christianna Lamb, was 32. He married Edna Lenore Flowers on 20 May 1917, in Edinburg, Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Barlow, Washington, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Barlow Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 20 January 1989, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Barlow Cemetery, Barlow, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Wilmot Smith
1896–1989
Edna Lenore Flowers
1897–1976
Marriage: 20 May 1917
Donald Irving Smith
1919–2014
Dorothy E Smith
1920–2018
Dwight Emerson Smith
1922–2013
Ruth Darlene Smith
1923–2018
Alfreda Jeanette Smith
1933–
Frances Adeline Smith
1935–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1917
Edinburg, Portage, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Donald Irving Smith

    Male1919–2014Male

    Dorothy E Smith

    Female1920–2018Female

    Dwight Emerson Smith

    Male1922–2013Male

    Ruth Darlene Smith

    Female1923–2018Female

    Alfreda Jeanette Smith

    Female1933–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Myrtle C. Smith

    Female1887–1905Female

    Chester L Smith

    Male1890–1905Male

    Male1896–1989Male

    Female1900–1988Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frank Smith in household of Pressley H Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank W Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank W Smith, "United States Census, 1920"

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