Anna Edith Ouens Leslie

24 June 1882–1956 (Age 73)
Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Anna Edith Ouens

Anna Edith Ouens Leslie was born on 24 June 1882, in Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States as the daughter of Alexander Leslie and Margaret Robinson. She married Howard Randall Smart on 14 June 1910, in Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1956, in Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 74.

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Howard Randall Smart
Anna Edith Ouens Leslie
Marriage: 14 June 1910
Margaret Leslie Smart
Howard Randall Smart Jr
Harriet R Smart

Spouse and Children

14 June 1910
Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


    Margaret Leslie Smart


    Howard Randall Smart Jr


    Harriet R Smart


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Leslie


    Margaret Robinson




World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 13

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 20

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a barony in Aberdeenshire, which is first recorded c.1180 in the form Lesslyn, of obscure origin. Leslie in Fife is said to be named for this place; in some cases the surname may come from there.2 English: possibly from a double diminutive of the personal name Lece ( see Leece ), thus Lecelin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith L Smart in household of Howard R Smart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith L Smart in household of Howard R Smart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie E J Leslie in household of Alexander Leslie, "United States Census, 1910"

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