Eva Annie Smith

22 December 1872–
Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eva Annie

When Eva Annie Smith was born on 22 December 1872, in Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Nelson Smith, was 40 and her mother, Adelaide Newman, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Smith
1832–1898
Adelaide Newman
1836–
Fanny Smith
1858–1864
Marcus L. Smith
1861–1926
Eva Annie Smith
1872–
Linda Smith
1874–1934
Sarah B. Smith
1875–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 (1)

  • Annie Smith in household of Nelson Smith, "United States Census, 1880"

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