Madge Severe

6 January 1915–7 April 1982 (Age 67)
Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life of Madge

When Madge Severe was born on 6 January 1915, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, her father, Lyman Carlos Severe, was 32 and her mother, Ida Myrtle Hunter, was 23. She married Thomas Graydon Smith on 21 April 1933, in Fremont, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Parker Election Precinct, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 7 April 1982, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Parker, Coal, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Graydon Smith
1912–1970
Madge Severe
1915–1982
Marriage: 21 April 1933
Samuel Graydon Smith
1934–1978
Alvaretta Smith
1956–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1933
Fremont, Idaho, United States
children

(2)

    Samuel Graydon Smith

    Male1934–1978Male

    Female1956–1956Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1921 · Madison District Library

Age 6

Opened in 1921, Madison Library District has been a community staple. Madison Library has been known to receive over 35,000 patrons per year, which is impressive considering the size of the community.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

French (Sévère): from the personal name Sévère, Latin Severus, meaning ‘harsh, austere’. Severus was the name of several Roman Emperors, including Alexander Severus (died 235), born in Syria, who was noted for his virtuous and studious character and his tolerance towards Christians. The personal name enjoyed some popularity among early Christians.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Madge Severe Smith in household of Thomas Graydon Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Madge Severe Smith in household of Thomas Graydon Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Madge Severe Smith in household of Thomas Graydon Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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