Sidney Smith Douglas

29 December 1916–20 July 1979 (Age 62)
El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Sidney Smith

When Sidney Smith Douglas was born on 29 December 1916, in El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Sidney Lincoln Douglas, was 31 and his mother, Addie Larena Harper, was 25. He lived in Yukon, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Union Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 July 1979, in Westminster, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Lincoln Douglas
1885–1950
Addie Larena Harper
1891–1972
Margaret Marie Douglas
1913–2003
Lester Douglas
1915–1991
Sidney Smith Douglas
1916–1979
Vivian Mae Douglas
1919–1919
Larena M Douglas
1921–2010
William Wayne Douglas
1923–1974
W S Douglas
1929–2010
William Stanley "W S & Doug" Douglas Sr
1929–2010
Carolyn Sue Douglas
1936–2009

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World Events (8)

1917
Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion
Age 1
A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 19
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called from their situation on a river named with Gaelic dubh ‘dark, black’ + glas ‘stream’ (a derivative of glas ‘blue’). There are several localities in Scotland and Ireland so named, but the one from which the surname is derived in most if not all cases is Douglas in Lanarkshire 20 miles south of Glasgow, the original stronghold of the influential Douglas family and their retainers.History: The family taking their name from Douglas in Lanarkshire were of Flemish origin. They rose to great prominence in the 14th and 15th centuries, controlling the earldoms of Douglas, Morton, and Angus, and later, Queensberry.

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

Possible Related Names

Douglass

Sources (7)

  • Smith Douglas in household of Sidney S Douglas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sidney S Douglas in household of Sidney L Douglas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Smith Douglas, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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