Ione Decker

16 August 1890–30 December 1963 (Age 73)
Mancos, Montezuma, Colorado, United States

The Life of Ione

When Ione Decker was born on 16 August 1890, in Mancos, Montezuma, Colorado, United States, her father, Nathaniel Alvin Decker, was 34 and her mother, Emma Morris, was 31. She married John Aikens Smith, Jr. on 9 January 1912, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and World for about 10 years. She died on 30 December 1963, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Aikens Smith, Jr.
1888–1976
Ione Decker
1890–1963
Marriage: 9 January 1912
Emma Smith
1913–2004
Majorie Smith
1915–1915
Majel Smith
1918–1997
John Decker Smith
1920–2002
Mary A Smith
1922–2017
Morris Montell Smith
1924–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 January 1912
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

Age 4

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ione Decker Smith in household of John Aikens Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ione Decker Smith in household of John Atkins Jr Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ione Decker Smith in household of John  Aikens Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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