Fannie Jane Gorringe

Female13 November 1891–5 April 1960

Brief Life History of Fannie Jane

When Fannie Jane Gorringe was born on 13 November 1891, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, her father, Daniel Lambert Gorringe, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Shields, was 22. She married Robert Shields Smith on 21 December 1937, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1935 and Marion Election Precinct, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 5 April 1960, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Marion Cemetery, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Robert Shields Smith
Fannie Jane Gorringe
Marriage: 21 December 1937

Sources (19)

  • Fannie J Smith, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Fannie Jane Garringe, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Fannie Jane Smith, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1937Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    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.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 5

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 19

    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 (Surrey and Suffolk): variant of Goring .

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

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