Ernest Anderson Smith

28 December 1877–1948 (Age 70)
Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ernest Anderson

When Ernest Anderson Smith was born on 28 December 1877, in Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States, his father, Anderson Best Smith, was 40 and his mother, Mary Frances Ashby, was 26. He married Lela Catherine Whitehead on 3 March 1906, in Clinton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Deuel, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Swan Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died in 1948, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ovid Cemetery, Ovid, Sedgwick, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Anderson Smith
1877–1948
Lela Catherine Whitehead
1879–1971
Marriage: 3 March 1906
Loree Frances Smith
1907–1973
Smith
1909–1909
Foy Anderson Smith
1914–2005
Albert Ernest Smith
1915–1969
Roy Benton Smith
1920–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1906
Clinton, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

    Loree Frances Smith

    Female1907–1973Female

    Smith

    Male1909–1909Male

    Foy Anderson Smith

    Male1914–2005Male

    Albert Ernest Smith

    Male1915–1969Male

    Roy Benton Smith

    Male1920–1921Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889

Age 12

Historical Boundaries: 1889: Sedgwick, Colorado, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Earnest Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E A Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest A Smith, "United States Census, 1930"

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