Irving J Smith

1869–1954 (Age 85)
New York, United States

The Life of Irving J

When Irving J Smith was born in 1869, in New York, United States, his father, Freeman Smith, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Heermans, was 30. He married Anna Edleman in 1890. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pine Plains, Pine Plains, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 10 years and Red Hook, Red Hook, Dutchess, New York, United States in 1930. He died in 1954, in New York, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Irving J Smith
1869–1954
Anna Edleman
1868–1938
Marriage: 1890
Ruth Augusta Smith
1894–

Spouse and Children

    Male1869–1954Male

    Anna Edleman

    Female1868–1938Female

MARRIAGE
1890
children

(1)

    Ruth Augusta Smith

    Female1894–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Freeman Smith

    Male1834–1904Male

    Margaret Heermans

    Female1839–1912Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • Irving J Smith in household of Freeman Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Irving Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Irving J Smith, "United States Census, 1930"

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