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Ava Rosella Smith

Ava Rosella SmithAge: 70 years18981969

Name
Ava Rosella Smith
Given names
Ava Rosella
Surname
Smith
Birth September 4, 1898 38 33
Birth of a sisterBeatrice Smith
December 1899 (Age 14 months)
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 21 months)
Marriage of a siblingCharles A. SmithMargaret May RyanView this family
1909 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
MarriageFloyd Raymond Peyton SrView this family
June 25, 1917 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Eileen Peyton
April 7, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Marriage of a siblingGeorge Washington SmithAnnie RhodesView this family
1918 (Age 19 years)

Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 19 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Birth of a son
#2
William Burkett Peyton Sr
October 15, 1919 (Age 21 years)
Census January 14, 1920 (Age 21 years)
Address: 425 Tuxedo Street
Birth of a son
#3
Floyd Raymond Peyton Jr
October 28, 1921 (Age 23 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth A. Cramblett
1921 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 31 years)
Address: 3028 Darby Street
Death of a fatherGeorge Henry Smith
December 4, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Barbara Rosella Stone
September 23, 1941 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 51 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a brotherJohn Albert Smith
June 30, 1954 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Washington Smith
May 20, 1957 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherLouis William Smith
December 2, 1960 (Age 62 years)
Death of a husbandFloyd Raymond Peyton Sr
March 18, 1961 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherCharles A. Smith
September 9, 1963 (Age 65 years)
Death July 10, 1969 (Age 70 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1884
16 months
elder brother
14 months
elder brother
13 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
14 months
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
Louis William Smith
Birth: July 15, 1896 36 31Maryland, United States
Death: December 2, 1960Maryland, United States
2 years
herself
16 months
younger sister
Family with Floyd Raymond Peyton Sr - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 25, 1917Baltimore, Maryland, United States
9 months
daughter
18 months
son
William Burkett Peyton SrWilliam Burkett Peyton Sr
Birth: October 15, 1919 25 21Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: February 29, 1984Baltimore, Maryland, United States
2 years
son
Floyd Raymond Peyton Jr Sep 1944Floyd Raymond Peyton Jr
Birth: October 28, 1921 27 23Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: 1990Washington, United States

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - George Henry Smith - Household

Baltimore City, Ward 12, Maryland

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrChilChilBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
George SmithheadMMay186040M16MarylandMarylandGermanyDay Laborer
Elizabeth SmithwifeFDec186237M1698MarylandMarylandMaryland
George SmithsonMMay188515SMarylandMarylandMarylandTire Factory
Charles SmithsonMJun188613SMarylandMarylandMarylandTire Factory
Maggie SmithdaughterFJun188712SMarylandMarylandMarylandAt School
John A. SmithsonMJun18909SMarylandMarylandMaryland
Katie SmithdaughterFJul18918SMarylandMarylandMaryland
William SmithsonMJul18964SMarylandMarylandMaryland
Rosa SmithdaughterFSep18982SMarylandMarylandMaryland
Beatrice SmithdaughterFDec18995/12SMarylandMarylandMaryland

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Floyd Raymond Peyton Sr - Household

Baltimore City, Maryland, 12th Ward

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Peyton, Floyd RheadM25MVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaFiremanRailroad
Peyton, RosewifeF21MMarylandMarylandMaryland
Peyton, ElizabethdaughterF1 9/12SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, WilliamsonM2/12SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Smith, Georgefather-in-lawM63MMarylandMarylandGermanyGermanLaborerStreet Car
Smith, Elizabeth AF55MMarylandMarylandMaryland

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Floyd Raymond Peyton Sr - Household

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Peyton, FloydheadM33M23VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaMoverFurniture
Peyton, RosewifeF31M18MarylandMarylandMarylandSpinnerCotton Mill
Peyton, ElizabethdaughterF11SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, WilliamsonM10SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, RaymondsonM8SMarylandVirginiaMaryland
Peyton, JosephfatherM85W30VirginiaVirginiaVirginia

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Floyd Raymond Peyton Sr - Household

1210 37th Street

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Peyton, Floyd R.headM46M23VirginiaVirginiaVirginiaLaborer Transportation
Peyton, Rose A.wifeF41M18MarylandMarylandMaryland
Peyton, William B.sonM20SMarylandVirginiaMarylandCounter ClerkAutomotive
Peyton, Floyd R.sonM18SMarylandVirginiaMarylandPattern MakerLinen Plant
Stone, Arthur O.son-in-lawM23M21MarylandSupervisor ManagerAutomotive
Stone, Elizabeth E.daughterF21M19MarylandVirginiaMarylandFile ClerkMailorder House

Note

The Social Security Administration has the DOB for Ava Smith to be September 26, 1896.Barbara (Stone) Schmidt says that she always celebrated on September 4th.

Note

Burial: July 14, 1969, Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Elkridge, Maryland

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