Jimmie Nell Smith

7 May 1920–12 April 1995 (Age 74)
Wewoka, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Jimmie Nell

When Jimmie Nell Smith was born on 7 May 1920, in Wewoka, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Andrew Felix Smith, was 31 and her mother, Daisy Lee Rainwater, was 18. She married James Samuel Sides Jr on 7 August 1937, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Gardena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 12 April 1995, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74.

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James Samuel Sides Jr
Jimmie Nell Smith
Marriage: 7 August 1937

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7 August 1937
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1921 · Groundbreaking for Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple

Age 1

Groundbreaking for the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on April 25, 1922, by Heber J. Grant.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

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

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Jammiell Smith in household of Andrew Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jimmie Nell Smith in household of Andrew F Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jimmie Nell Smith, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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