Gaynell Estenbrook Alt

22 February 1899–31 October 1985 (Age 86)
Petersburg, Grant, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Gaynell Estenbrook

When Gaynell Estenbrook Alt was born on 22 February 1899, in Petersburg, Grant, West Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac Sherman Alt, was 22 and her mother, Minnie L. Kimble, was 22. She married Harold Mack Smith on 14 November 1919, in Mineral, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in New Creek, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and New Creek Magisterial District, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 31 October 1985, in Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Mack Smith
1898–1963
Gaynell Estenbrook Alt
1899–1985
Marriage: 14 November 1919
Thomas Clarence Smith
1920–2007
Harry Marshall Smith
1922–1947
Ralph Junior Smith
1926–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1919
Mineral, West Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Male1920–2007Male

    Harry Marshall Smith

    Male1922–1947Male

    Ralph Junior Smith

    Male1926–2019Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1876–1955Male

    Minnie L. Kimble

    Female1877–1906Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1899–1985Female

    Lottie G Alt

    Female1902–1907Female

    Kenny F. ALT

    Male1903–1910Male

    Henry Alt

    Male1904–1905Male

    Bula Gladdis Alt

    Female1906–1906Female

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from alt ‘old’, typically applied as a distinguishing epithet to the older of two bearers of the same personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gaynell Smith in household of S Elizabeth Vest, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ganel Kimble in household of William W Kimble, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gaynell E Kimble in household of Henry F Borror, "United States Census, 1910"

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