Joseph Smallman

Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Smallman was born in 1899, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Smallman, was 27 and his mother, Maria Smallman, was 25.

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Benjamin Smallman
Maria Smallman
Joseph Smallman

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 5

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 15

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: ostensibly a nickname for a small man, but the vocabulary word was also a feudal term denoting a subtenant, and the surname is more probably a status name with this origin.

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

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