Arthur H Smith

21 October 1907–2 June 1969 (Age 61)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Arthur H

When Arthur H Smith was born on 21 October 1907, in Georgia, United States, his father, Leonard Goss Smith, was 55 and his mother, Minnie Lou Harris, was 33. He lived in District 237, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 2 June 1969, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Goss Smith
1852–1932
Minnie Lou Harris
1874–1941
Coyle Sullivan Smith
1895–1960
Lonnie Lee Smith
1899–1966
Flora W Smith
1903–
William Leonard Smith
1904–1959
Arthur H Smith
1907–1969
Mattie Dorothy Smith
1910–1989

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Goss Smith

    Male1852–1932Male

    Minnie Lou Harris

    Female1874–1941Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 15

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1927

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur H Smith in household of Leonard G Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur H Smith in household of Leonard G Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur Smith in household of Goss Smith, "United States Census, 1930"

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