Smith Ackroyd

30 May 1887–18 June 1974 (Age 87)
Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Smith

When Smith Ackroyd was born on 30 May 1887, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Walter William Ackroyd, was 40 and his mother, Isabell Jane Welker, was 22. He married LaVerna Coleman on 29 October 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Sweet Grass, Montana, United States in 1942 and lived in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 18 June 1974, in Division No. 3, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Division No. 3, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Smith Ackroyd
LaVerna Coleman
Marriage: 29 October 1909
Voy Smith Ackroyd
Allen Yore Ackroyd
LaVerna Ackroyd
Alice Ackroyd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 October 1909Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries 1895: Sweet Grass, Montana, United States
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 23
    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

    English: habitational name from Akroyd in Wadsworth, Yorkshire. The placename is from northern Middle English ake ‘oak’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Rachel Ackroyd: 11 Frank Forsyth

    XI. Frank Forsyth ( Rachel’s husband, Joseph Frank Forsyth 1886-1966) I think I first met Frank at a dance, when I was about seventeen years old. My friend Elydia Jensen really liked Frank, and she w …

    Sources (29)

    • Smith Ackroyd, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Smith Ackrayd in entry for Vay Ackrayd and Melba Wilde, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Smith Ackroyd, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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