Elizabeth Cronin

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Cronin was born on 21 June 1824, in Wayne, Wood, Ohio, United States, her father, Michael Cronin Sr., was 51 and her mother, Pricillah Pulley, was 46. She married Anson E. Smith on 6 November 1847, in Monroe, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 3 January 1857, in Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Barber Cemetery, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anson E. Smith
1823–1907
Elizabeth Cronin
1824–1857
Marriage: 6 November 1847
Jeremiah Edgar Smith
1850–1918
Cleo Smith
1854–
Alexander S. Smith
1855–1926
Aaron Smith
1857–
Sarah A Smith
1851–1920
Roseberry Smith
1852–1913

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth Smith in household of Anson Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Cronin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Cronin in entry for Jeremiah Edgar Smith, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (5)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Eamon, John Patrick, Bridie, Caitlin, Colm, Donal, Paddy, Peadar, Siobhan.

Irish (Cork and Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cróinín ‘descendant of Cróinín’, a byname from a diminutive of crón ‘swarthy’.

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

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