William Isaac Bill Smith

15 September 1878–1 March 1950 (Age 71)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of William Isaac Bill

When William Isaac Bill Smith was born on 15 September 1878, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, John James Smith, was 39 and his mother, Eliza Margaret Robbins, was 33. He married Annie Elnora Sweat on 2 October 1922, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Millard, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 1 March 1950, in Hailstone, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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William Isaac Bill Smith
Annie Elnora Sweat
Marriage: 2 October 1922
Oren William Smith

Spouse and Children

2 October 1922
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 18

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 19

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps 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 the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Isaac Smith in household of John Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Isaac Smith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • William Isaac Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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