Eliza A Smothers (McCord)

1861 - 1929

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Eliza A Smothers (McCord)

1861 - 1929
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Eliza A McCord daughter of Benjamin Allen McCord and Rachael J Karnes McCord.  m. 1st Simeon B Robinson; 3 boys, Francis, Edward & Henry.m. 2nd George Washington Burnett.  m. 3rd William Henry Smothers.Wm. Henry Smothers was a boarder in 1910 with George & Eliza Burnett; He then ma

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Eliza A Smothers (McCord)

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Martin Chapel Cemetery

Unnamed Rd
Pacific Junction, Mills, Iowa
United States
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Anne Ryan

October 12, 2011
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Anne Ryan

October 12, 2011

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Contributor: twalden27 Created: 6 years ago Updated: 6 years ago

Eliza A McCord daughter of Benjamin Allen McCord and Rachael J Karnes McCord.  m. 1st Simeon B Robinson; 3 boys, Francis, Edward & Henry.
m. 2nd George Washington Burnett.  m. 3rd William Henry Smothers.
Wm. Henry Smothers was a boarder in 1910 with George & Eliza Burnett; He then married her when George died.  Thus the 3 person Headstone.  

Life timeline of Eliza A Smothers (McCord)

1861
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) was born in 1861
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) was 16 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) was 24 years old when Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog. Louis Pasteur was a French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since. He reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. His medical discoveries provided direct support for the germ theory of disease and its application in clinical medicine. He is best known to the general public for his invention of the technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of bacteriology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch, and is popularly known as the "father of microbiology".
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) was 32 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) was 47 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) was 53 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Eliza A Smothers (McCord) died in 1929 at the age of 68
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