Eliza Jane Smith

26 May 1852–29 July 1933 (Age 81)
Winter Quarters, Washington, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Smith was born on 26 May 1852, in Winter Quarters, Washington, Nebraska, United States, her father, Jackson Osbourn Smith, was 37 and her mother, Mary Marie Owens, was 33. She married James Thomas Ivie on 8 January 1870, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and World in 1930. She died on 29 July 1933, in Daniel, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Ivie
Eliza Jane Smith
Marriage: 8 January 1870
Edith Merril Ivie
Child Ivie
Mary Elizabeth Ivie
James Ivie
Joseph Ivie
Eliza Keziah Ivie
Sarah Louise Ivie
Don Carlos Ivie
Eugene Ivie
Grace Ivie
Walter Ivie
Blanche Ivie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1870Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Eliza Jane Smith

    A summary of available histories compiled in 2010 by Debra Edwards Plane. We have some good information about Eliza from a history that was written by her granddaughter, Fontella Clyde, sister of Vie …

    Sources (49)

    • Eliza Jane Smith Ivie in household of James Thomas Ivie, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Eliza Smith in entry for Sarah Louise Clyde, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Eliza Jane Smith Ivie in household of James Thomas Ivie, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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