Carrah H Smeltzer

5 October 1889–9 February 1985 (Age 95)
Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Carrah H

When Carrah H Smeltzer was born on 5 October 1889, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, Elias Smeltzer, was 37 and his mother, Martha J Kinder, was 33. He married Celia M. Boyer on 7 September 1918, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Atlanta, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 9 February 1985, in Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carrah H Smeltzer
Celia M. Boyer
Marriage: 7 September 1918
Martha G Smeltzer
Clifford H Smeltzer

Spouse and Children

7 September 1918
Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada


    Martha G Smeltzer


    Clifford H Smeltzer


Parents and Siblings

    Elias Smeltzer


    Martha J Kinder




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German or Jewish Schmeltzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrah H Smeltzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrah Smeltzer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carry Smeltzer, "United States Census, 1920"

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