Elizabeth Ann Smith

26 December 1800–15 February 1882 (Age 81)
Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Smith was born on 26 December 1800, in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Gibson Smith, was 19 and her mother, Polly Bradley, was 18. She married Newel Kimball Whitney about 1820, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 15 February 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newel Kimball Whitney
1795–1850
Elizabeth Ann Smith
1800–1882
Marriage: about 1820
Horace Kimball Whitney
1823–1884
Sarah Ann Whitney
1825–1873
Franklin Kimball Whitney
1827–1827
Moudalina Whitney
1827–
Mary Elizabeth Whitney
1828–1828
Orson Kimball Whitney
1830–1884
John Kimball Whitney
1832–1915
Joshua Kimball Whitney
1835–1902
Anna Maria Whitney
1836–1881
Don Carlos Whitney
1841–1886
Mary Jane Whitney
1844–1925
Elizabeth Ann Whitney
1845–1845
Newel Melchizedek Whitney
1847–1856
Jethro Houston Whitney
1848–1922

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1820Vermont, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 2
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    1803
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 25
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Smithe
    Smither
    Smithey
    Smyth
    Smythe
    McGowan
    Smead
    Faber

    Story Highlight

    "Our Travels Beyond the Mississippi" By Helen Mar Kimball Whitney

    ___________________________________________ Appearing from 1 December 1883 to 15 November 1884, the articles in this chapter describe the difficult journey across Iowa to Winter Quarters. Helen Mar Wh …

    Sources (36)

    • Elisabeth Ann Smith, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Elizth Ann in entry for Don Carloss Whitney, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Smith, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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