Elizabeth "Lizzie" F. Smith

Female9 December 1882–17 March 1945

Brief Life History of Elizabeth "Lizzie" F.

When Elizabeth "Lizzie" F. Smith was born on 9 December 1882, in Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, her father, Josiah Steve Smith, was 24 and her mother, Katherine "Kitty" Martin, was 24. She married Thomas A. Gipson on 5 January 1896, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Camden, Missouri, United States in 1910 and St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1945, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Affton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harley James Manes
Elizabeth "Lizzie" F. Smith
Marriage: 13 August 1905
Eula Arthusa Manes
Daniel W Manes
Stanford Josiah Manes
Justus Herman Manes
Harlow Vernon Manes

Sources (15)

  • Lizzie F Manes in household of Harley J Manes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Smith, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Lizzie F. Fulton Manes, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 August 1905Laclede, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 10

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 18

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were 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 also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .

    English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .

    Irish and Scottish: sometimes adopted for Gaelic Mac Gobhann, Irish Mac Gabhann ‘son of the smith’. See McGowan .

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

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