Omer Elmo Smith

30 Jan 1905 - 29 Jul 1994


Omer Elmo Smith

30 Jan 1905 - 29 Jul 1994
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Omer Elmo Smith


Spanish Fork City Cemetery

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Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah
United States


July 17, 2011


July 17, 2011

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My uncle Omer

Contributor: finnsh Created: 9 months ago Updated: 9 months ago

Uncle Omer was my mother's brother. He lived in Elko, Nevada for a time, I think they were next door to my mom & dad. I don't know when they moved to Spanish Fork, Utah, and worked a farm there. My parents moved to Salt Lake City, Utah because my brother had rheumatic fever and needed to be closer to a hospital. Perhaps uncle Omer & aunt Madge moved near that time. I loved going to Spanish Fork to visit them. They had chickens, sheep, horses, as well as their farm. I gave myself a pet chicken and named her "Henrietta". I loved going to fields and eating fresh tomatoes, & peas. Uncle Omer said he wouldn't have enough left to live on (teasing). Aunt Madge made the best fried chicken, and for desert a humungus chocolate layer cake. I had a crush on my cousin Ronald, but he thought girls could be lived without. My cousins Jack and Elmo would flirt and tease me, but of course they were old. Barbara was lots of fun. For a few years Uncle Omer had some fruit trees in an orchard across the street from his house. It was fun to pick the fruit, and of course eat it. There was a monument on Canyon Drive. I think it was a tribute to a Spanish Priest that found the area, I'm not sure, but we would pass it going down the hill to Ronald's school. Sometimes I could ride a horse, but the funniest thing was when my grandmother Boren, who was 89 years old at that time, got up and rode the horse. We took a picture of that sight, and I think I still have it somewhere. Sadly my Aunt Madge died, and after a time Uncle Omer married a lady named Ida from England. She didn't make chocolate cakes or fried chicken, but she made a wonderful trifle (which I had never had before). I loved my family in Spanish Fork. The farm burned down and Uncle Omer lost all his animals, buildings & crops. He blamed God for letting that happen to them. I tried to tell him God wasn't punishing him, we all are supposed to suffer through all kinds of trials to make us strong and prove our faith in him. I don't think he listened. They moved to Washington county for awhile when I was married the second time. We went to visit, but our daughter (who was little) turned scarlet in the heat, so we didn't stay very long. His daughter Barbra moved to Phoenix, Arizona and married a man named Riddle. They had two little dogs that she adored, so they were her children. Eventually, Uncle Omer moved in with Barbara, I believe died there, but they brought him back to Utah and he was buried here. Jack and Elmo married the cutest little southern girls. I loved listening to them talk. They were young, and fun to be around. I'm not sure but I think both couples moved to Georgia, I could be wrong, but it was to the south. I think Ronald married a southern girl as well, because he moved to the Carolinas, but didn't communicate. Well those are the kind of people that make life worth living.

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Omer Elmo Smith was born on 30 Jan 1905
Omer Elmo Smith was 9 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.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 25 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 35 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 35 years old when The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrive at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz. The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945. Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including in particular the Roma and "incurably sick", as well as ethnic Poles and other Slavs, Soviet citizens, Soviet prisoners of war, political opponents, gay men and Jehovah's Witnesses, resulting in up to 17 million deaths overall.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 53 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 60 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 74 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
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Omer Elmo Smith was 76 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
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Omer Elmo Smith died on 29 Jul 1994 at the age of 89
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