|Birth Day||April 12, 1868|
|Birth Place||Roanoke, AL|
|Age||151 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Apr 2, 1932 (age 63)|
Her line of Ella Smith dolls became one of the hottest-selling toys in the early decades of the 1900s.
She was a seamstress, and she worked in repairing porcelain bisque dolls, eventually finding a way to make a virtually indestructible version.
She patented her invention in 1901, and she introduced the dolls at the 1904 World's Fair, winning a blue ribbon.
Her family was residing in Roanoke, Alabama, when she was born.