William K Smoot

1865–1942 (Age 77)
Owen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William K

When William K Smoot was born on 22 February 1865, in Owen, Kentucky, United States, his father, John C Smoot, was 30 and his mother, Susan Ellen Marston, was 25. He married Hannah Kemper on 7 March 1900, in Owen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Owen, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Owenton, Owen, Kentucky, United States in 1942. He died on 29 March 1942, in Owen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Owenton, Owen, Kentucky, United States.

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William K Smoot
Hannah Kemper
Marriage: 7 March 1900
Susan Ellen Smoot
Mary Rowlett Smoot
Willie Locket Smoot
Juanita Smoot
Daphne Alexander Smoot
Pauline Kemper Smoot

Spouse & Children

7 March 1900
Owen, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Smout, a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold fat or lard, Dutch smout, or a nickname for someone who had a taste for, and could afford, rich foods.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William K Smoot, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm Smoot in household of John C Smoot, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm K Smoot, "United States Census, 1930"

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