Iola Smith

14 April 1920–6 August 1994 (Age 74)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Iola

When Iola Smith was born on 14 April 1920, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Smith, was 37 and her mother, Annie Buxton Smith, was 41. She lived in Rockfish Township, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 1994. She died on 6 August 1994, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Smith
1883–1923
Annie Buxton Smith
1879–1961
Leon Smith
1908–1981
Bertha Mae Smith
–2000
Lynn Smith
1909–
Kathleen Smith
1910–2003
Mattie Smith
1911–1971
Matthew Smith
1913–1980
Carrie Harris
1917–1995
Iola Smith
1920–1994
William David Smith
1925–2003

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Male1908–1981Male

    Lynn Smith

    Male1909–Male

    Female1910–2003Female

    Mattie Smith

    Female1911–1971Female

    Male1913–1980Male

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (2)

  • Sula Eola Smith in household of Henry Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iola Mae Smith, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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