Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers (1877 - 1955)

Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers
1877 - 1955
updated February 06, 2019
Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers was born on March 20, 1877. She was born into the Grigsby family and married into the Smithers family. She died on December 18, 1955 in Pilot Point, Texas at 78 years of age.
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Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers
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Minnie
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Ardell
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Grigsby
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Minnie Smithers died on in Pilot Point, Denton County, Texas United States
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Minnie Smithers died on in Pilot Point, Denton County, Texas United States
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Cerebral Hemorrhage
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in Cooper Creek, Denton County, Texas
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Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers passed away on December 18, 1955 in Pilot Point, Texas at 78 years of age. She was buried in Cooper Creek, Texas. She was born on March 20, 1877. We have no information about Minnie's immediate family.
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In 1877, in the year that Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers was born, on March 2nd, the U.S. presidential election of 1876 was ended with the selection of Rutherford B. Hayes as the winner. Samuel J. Tilden had won the popular vote in November 1876 but 20 votes in the electoral college were in dispute. An informal agreement was made in which Hayes agreed to remove federal troops from South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana, ending Reconstruction in the South. So, on March 4th, Rutherford B. Hayes became the 19th President of the United States.

In 1880, by the time she was merely 3 years old, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1910, by the time she was 33 years old, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1933, when she was 56 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1955, in the year of Minnie Ardell (Grigsby) Smithers's passing, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

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Nov 30, 1908 - Jan 27, 1998
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1690 - May 7, 1745
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