Zelma C. Larmore

11 February 1899–August 1974 (Age 75)
New York, United States

The Life of Zelma C.

Zelma C. Larmore was born on 11 February 1899, in New York, United States. She married Wesley Leland Smith on 8 May 1924, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lewis, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Liberty Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in August 1974, in Mountain Lakes, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 75.

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Wesley Leland Smith
Zelma C. Larmore
Marriage: 8 May 1924
Zelma Jane Smith
Patricia Ann Smith
William L. Smith

Spouse and Children

8 May 1924
New York City, New York, United States


    Zelma Jane Smith


    Patricia Ann Smith


    William L. Smith


World Events (8)

1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 2

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 14

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 21

New Jersey was the first state to ratify Prohibition, the short-lived constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lorimer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zelma C Smith in household of Wesley W Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zelma Smith in household of Wesley Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zelma Larmore in entry for James Stanton Mack and Jane Smith Slobodin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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