When Willard Israel Smart was born on 4 April 1846, in Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Porter M. Smart, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Elmina Stowell, was 22. He married Florence Sarah Martin before 1878, in Argentina. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1892. His occupation is listed as miner and civil engineer in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 3 September 1900, in Puerto Cortés, Cortés, Honduras, at the age of 54.
English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smert, smart ‘quick, prompt, brisk, vigorous’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is widespread throughout England (especially Gloucestershire), Wales, and Scotland (mainly Angus).
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