Earnestine Goldsmith

Female21 November 1920–13 May 1999

Brief Life History of Earnestine

When Earnestine Goldsmith was born on 21 November 1920, in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States, her father, Genie Goldsmith, was 27 and her mother, Eucalia Murray, was 11. She died on 13 May 1999, in Jasper, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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    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.

    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

    Age 3

    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

    Age 9

    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a worker in gold, from Middle English goldsmith, Old English goldsmith ‘goldsmith’, a compound of gold ‘gold’ + smith ‘smith’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Goldschmidt , and also of its Dutch equivalent Goldsmit.

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

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