Elizabeth Reid

25 December 1844–15 June 1921 (Age 76)
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Reid was born on 25 December 1844, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Reid, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Cumming, was 20. She married Robert Young Smith on 21 September 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Brampton, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Heckfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 15 June 1921, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Young Smith Sr
1834–1903
Elizabeth Reid
1844–1921
Marriage: 1883
Nellie Smith
1884–1969
Louis James Smith
1886–1953
Arthur Andrew Smith
1890–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1883Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 3
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    1865
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Reed , of which Reid is the common modern Scots spelling.History: Samuel Chester Reid (1783–1861), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT. His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Reed

    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Journey to Zion

    James Reid, Elizabeth Cumming, Elizabeth, James, Mary and John Reid Pioneer Journey to Zion Compiled from information about Pioneer Ancestors from FamilySearch by Pamela Francisco 2016 James Reid (4 …

    Sources (26)

    • Elizabeth Reid in household of James Reid, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Elizth in entry for Mary Smith, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Smith in household of Robert Y Smith, "United States Census, 1870"

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