Minnie Frances Smith

August 1861–19 September 1951 (Age 90)
Mackford, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Minnie Frances

When Minnie Frances Smith was born in August 1861, in Mackford, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Lucius Edwin Smith, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Salina Downey, was 26. She had at least 3 sons with Charles Aurora Dille. She lived in Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 September 1951, in Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mackford Union Cemetery, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Aurora Dille
1858–1948
Minnie Frances Smith
1861–1951
Harley Burr Dillie
1883–1964
Guy Edwin Dillie
1886–1973
Blaine Aurora Dillie
1893–1978

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 6

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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  • Minnie Dillie in household of Charles Dillie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie F Dillie in household of Charles Dillie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie F Dellie in household of Charles A Dellie, "United States Census, 1920"

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