Rebecca Smith

9 April 1823–20 August 1908 (Age 85)
Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Smith was born on 9 April 1823, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States, her father, John Jacob Smith SR, was 51 and her mother, Catherine Stover, was 41. She married Abraham Mishler on 4 January 1846, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Clear Creek Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 20 August 1908, in Roanoke, Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Mishler
1824–1903
Rebecca Smith
1823–1908
Marriage: 4 January 1846
Mary Jane Michler
1847–1932
John H. Mishler
1850–1893

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Mishler

    Male1824–1903Male

    Female1823–1908Female

MARRIAGE
4 January 1846
Montgomery, Ohio, United States
children

(2)

    Mary Jane Michler

    Female1847–1932Female

    John H. Mishler

    Male1850–1893Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 13

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Mishler in household of Abraham Mishler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca Mishler in household of Abraham Mishler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Mishler in household of Abraham Mishler, "United States Census, 1860"

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