Andrew Adrian Smith (1874 - 1930)

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on in Milton, Ulster County, New York United States

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Town of Lloyd Union Cemetery, in Lloyd, Ulster County, New York United States

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Wife: Eva Caroline (Smith) Smith
Children with Eva: Earl Edward Smith, Catherine Louise (Smith) Quick, Charles Hawley Smith, William L. Smith, and Dorothy Elizabeth (Smith) Coutant

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1874 - In the year that Andrew Adrian Smith was born, on May 20th, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were approved for a patent for "blue jeans with copper rivets". They charged $13.50 per dozen jeans. Although the term "jeans" was first used in 1795 - in Italy - using rivets to reinforce stress points in jeans such as pockets and the bottom of the fly was an original idea..

1876 - Andrew was just 2 years old when on August 1st, Colorado became the 38th U.S. state. Its nickname is the "Centennial State" because it was admitted just 28 days after the United States' centennial.

1885 - At the age of only 11 years old, Andrew was alive when on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

1892 - He was 18 years old when on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

1930 - In the year of Andrew Adrian Smith's passing, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

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Andrew Adrian Smith, father to 5 children, died on October 4, 1930 in Milton, New York at 56 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Town of Lloyd Union Cemetery, Lloyd, New York. Andrew was born on May 10, 1874. He married Eva Smith in 1895 and Andrew died in 1930. They gave birth to Earl Edward Smith, Catherine Louise (Smith) Quick, Charles Hawley Smith, William L. Smith, and Dorothy Elizabeth (Smith) Coutant.

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