Lottie G. Smith

29 November 1874–7 March 1971 (Age 96)
Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Lottie G.

When Lottie G. Smith was born on 29 November 1874, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Merrit Smith, was 33 and her mother, Ida Ella Hale, was 23. She married Eleazer Burnham Thompson on 20 December 1900, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 7 March 1971, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Storrs, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eleazer Burnham Thompson
Lottie G. Smith
Marriage: 20 December 1900
Gladys Beulah Thompson
George Merritt Thompson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1900Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    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.
    1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing
    Age 2
    Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 26
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were 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 also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .Irish and Scottish: sometimes adopted for Gaelic Mac Gobhann, Irish Mac Gabhann ‘son of the smith’. See McGowan .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Lottie G Thompson in household of E Burnhan Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Lottie G Thompson in household of E Burham Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Lottie G. Smith - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Lottie Gertrude Smith

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