Frank Lee Smith

5 January 1867–13 November 1954 (Age 87)
Centralia, Nemaha, Kansas, United States

The Life of Frank Lee

When Frank Lee Smith was born on 5 January 1867, in Centralia, Nemaha, Kansas, United States, his father, Hubbard Chandler Smith, was 32 and his mother, Mina Hamilton, was 22. He married Louise Anna Burtis on 20 December 1893, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, San Patricio, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 13 November 1954, in Woodville, Tyler, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lee Smith
1867–1954
Louise Anna Burtis
1868–1953
Marriage: 20 December 1893
Hubbard Burtis Smith
1896–1921
Donald Hamilton Smith
1899–1946
J Stuart Smith
1902–
Mina E Smith
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1893
Kansas, United States
children

(4)

    Hubbard Burtis Smith

    Male1896–1921Male

    Male1899–1946Male

    J Stuart Smith

    Male1902–Male

    Mina E Smith

    Female1905–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Hubbard Chandler Smith

    Male1834–1902Male

    Mina Hamilton

    Female1844–1904Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Frank L Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank L Smith, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Frank Lee Smith in entry for D H Or Donald Hamilton Smith, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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