Freda Katherine Kinnaw

23 August 1895–26 March 1996 (Age 100)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Freda Katherine

When Freda Katherine Kinnaw was born on 23 August 1895, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Edward Kinnaw, was 28 and her mother, Martha Ann Schubel, was 25. She married Charles Adam Smith on 1 May 1922, in Richland, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wilmar, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and El Monte Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 March 1996, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Adam Smith
Freda Katherine Kinnaw
Marriage: 1 May 1922
Martha Ann Smith
Kaye Sherman Smith

Spouse and Children

1 May 1922
Richland, North Dakota, United States


    Martha Ann Smith



Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edward Kinnaw





World Events (8)

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 12

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 37

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionnáin ‘son of Fionnán’, a pet form of Finn , or of Ó Cianáin ( see Keenan ), Ó Cuinneáin, or Ó Cuineáin ( see Cunneen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Freda C Smith in household of Charles A Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Freda C Kinnaw in household of Charles E Kinnaw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Freda Smith in household of Charles A Smith, "United States Census, 1940"

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