Lavinia Mary Smith

10 March 1884–12 October 1977 (Age 93)
Mount Templeton, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Lavinia Mary

When Lavinia Mary Smith was born on 10 March 1884, in Mount Templeton, South Australia, Australia, her father, Henry Smith, was 44 and her mother, Harriet Fisher, was 40. She married Clifford James Hancock on 8 March 1911, in South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 12 October 1977, in Victor Harbour, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 93, and was buried in Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Clifford James Hancock
1888–1980
Lavinia Mary Smith
1884–1977
Marriage: 8 March 1911
Keith John Hancock
1925–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 March 1911
South Australia, Australia
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Smith

    Male1839–1917Male

    Harriet Fisher

    Female1843–1885Female

siblings

(17)

    Henry Smith

    Male1862–1865Male

    Samuel Smith

    Male1862–Male

    George Smith

    Male1864–1935Male

    Samuel William Smith

    Male1865–1866Male

    Mary Elizabeth Smith

    Female1866–1937Female

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 8

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 17

First Federal election.
1911

Age 27

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

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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