Caroline Levina Smeed (1863 - 1946)

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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Exton Daniel Smeed
Mother: Sarah Ann Croucher Smeed

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Middle name

Levina

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1863 - In the year that Caroline Levina Smeed was born, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

1895 - When she was 32 years old, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

1936 - By the time she was 73 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1941 - She was 78 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1946 - In the year of Caroline Levina Smeed's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Caroline Levina Smeed died in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at 83 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born in 1863. She was born to Exton Daniel Smeed and Sarah Ann Croucher Smeed, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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