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1863, m. Harriet A. Webb; John Franklin b. Aug. 17, 1865, m
Sarah A. Tates; David b. July 30, 1869; Albert b. Aug. 20.
1871, m. Maud Thomas; Moroni Alma b. June 27, 1873, m.
Blanch Beck.

Married Sarah A. Liddiard Feb. 10, 1866, who was born
Oct. 16, 1831, and died Sept. 25, 1909. Their only child was
Florence Sophia b. Oct. 1, 1866, m. J. Edward Cotter.

Seventy. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah
Made the first plow and the first nails at Lehi, Utah. Built
several mills at Lehi, making of wagon tires the parts neces-
sarily made of iron. Took part in clearing the first fields
at Lehi. Indian war veteran. Blacksmith; farmer and
stockraiser. Died Aug. 6, 1902, Lehi, Utah.

SMITH, HTRUM (son of Joseph Johnson Smith and Ann
Coleman). Born March 20, 1856, Lehi, Utah.

Married Eliza A. Fowler April 3, 1879, at Lehi, Utah
(daughter of Thomas Fowler and Jane Kemishe), who waa
b T n N v - 4. 1861, at West Jordan, Utah; died March 1,
Si!' 9^ i 1 e<Fn ty> U T tah -, Their chil( lren: Hyrum Eugene b.
1tSA \?- U L e Sin sleton; Charles Henry b. Nov.

' 4,, V :,. A a Du ehey; Isaac William b. Feb. 22, 1886
i c ? abetl \ D , avis Sept " 15 ' 1913 = Lillian Edna b. April
28. 1888, m Ambroze G. Reese Dec. 29. 1906; Jennie Eveline
h S h'oe A' 7 n '^ A , mbrose F theringham; Joseph Earl
ho Lehi Utah Elizabeth A ' b " Feb - 17 - 18 ". Family

Married Amy D. Devey Jan. 16, 1907, Salt Lake City
who was born Nov. 8, 1876, Alpine, Utah. Their children 1
Douglas C. b. Feb. 16, 1908; Amy Damarus b. Jan. 5. 1910

Member 68th quorum seventies. Farmer and stockraiser.



SMITH, JOSEPH H. (son of John Smith of Dudley, Worces-
tershire, Eng.). Born Aug. 28, 1819, at Dudley. Came to
Utah in September. 1855, Milo Andrus company.

Married Maria Stanford 1842 (daughter of Richard and



SMITH, LOT.

Married Lydia McBride in 1851, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Robert McBride of Farmington, Utah). Their chil-
dren: Samuel b. 1852; Robert b. 1862, m. Oma Smith

Married Jane Walker Feb. 14. 1852, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Walker and Lydia Holmes of Peacham Cale-
donia county, Vt., pioneers 1848, Heber C. Kimball com-
pany). She came to Utah with parents. Their children:
Rhoda J. b. Sept. 26, 1853, m. Jacob Flynn Hutchinson;
William Lot b. Sept. 12, 1855, m. Mary Jenkins; Jededlah
Heber b. Aug. 29, 1857, m. Sylvia Stoddard; Emily Abigail
b. Sept. 8, 1859, m. Moroni Hess; Annetta b. March 9 1863
m. Joseph Udy; Alice b. Nov. 11, 1865. m. Oliver LeGrand
Robinson; Margaret Agnes b. Aug. 15, 1868, m. George
Farmer; Lucy Effle b. Nov. 13, 1874, m. Nepht Fanner
Family home Farmington, Utah.

Married Julian P. Smith Nov. 25, 1855, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ira Smith and Louise Chapin of Iowa, pioneers
1848). She was born March 6, 1837. Their children: Phoebe
Vilate b. Sept. 30, 1857, m. Edward Steed, m. Mr. Smith-
Marie Louise b. Dec. 15, 1861, m. Edward Stoddard. m Bart
Krumkerman; Julia Adelaide b. Sept. 14. 1863, and Sarah
Theresa b. July 6. 1866. died; Hyrum Burton b. July 10
1869; Julia Amanda b. Jan. 4, 1875. Family home, Farm-
ington.

Married Laura Burdick 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Bryons Burdick), who was born 1838. Their children:
Helen b. 1861, m. Mr. Vance; Lillian b. 1865: Abiah b 1867
tn. Samuel Nelson; Laura b. 1869; Alden b 1872

Married Alice Ann Richards May 30, 1868, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Willard Richards and Nannie Long-
stroth). Their children: Nannie A. b. Feb. 10 1869 m
James Ashcroft; Willard R. b. July 31, 1872, m. Melissa
Parker; George A. b. Sept. 9, 1874, died; Lot b June 30
1877, m. Sarah Bingham; Wilford W. b. 1879, died; Joseph
H. b. April 21, 1882, m. Bertha Jensen: Rhoda b. June 1844.
and Rexey b. June 1886, died; George Albert b. Aug; 14.
1889, m. Samantha Willie. Family home. Farmington.



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Married Alice Baugh April 29, 1872, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of George Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Ann Fere-
nough). Their children: Elizabeth Jane b.- March 1873;
Mary Melissa b. Feb. 19. 1875, m. Robert C. Carr; Brigham
b. Jan. 22, 1878, m. Belle Hawkinson; Diantha b. April 12,
1880, m. William M. Wilson; Franklin D. b. April 5, 1882,
m. Rosetta Pearl Huntsman; Jesse N. b. March 27, 1884-
Martha b. 1886, m. Alexander J. Schott; Charles R. b Nov
27, 1888; Kate b. Dec. 1, 1891, m. William K. Fleischmann.

Married Mary Garns. Their children: Lorenzo; Samuel;
Emily; Heleman; Francis.

Married Diantha Mortensen. Their children: Charlott;
Hyrum; Diantha; Nephi; Edward; Baby, died.

Officer of the Deseret militia; defended settlers at Provo
against Indians; major of the Utah militia and in charge
at the burning of Johnston's army provision trains on their
way to Echo Canyon, Utah.



SMITH, JTOAH (son of William Smith and Polly Whitney of
Long Ridge, Stamford, Conn.). Born 1803, Stamford, Conn.
Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel P. Harmon company.

Married Mary De Forest at Stamford (daughter of Samuel
De Forest and Elizabeth Chapman of Pound Ridge, Conn).
She was born Feb. 20, 1816. Their children: Henry, m.
Annie Ross; Mary Eliza, m. James Sanderson; Sarah Eliza-
beth, died; Harriet Emily, m. Theodore Bellwood; Cornelia
Frances, m. Harrison Tuttle Shurtliff; Melissa Alice, m.
John Malin; Charles Albert, m. Sarah Jane Shurtliff; George
Edward; Cora Elizabeth; Ida Louisa, latter three died; Ella
Ethelina, m. George Laney.

Shoemaker. Died 1863, Salt Lake City.



SMITH, RICHARD (son of James Smith, born Sept. 20, 1784,
Musselburgh, Scotland, and Euphemia Adams, born 1784,
Tranent, Scotland married 1807). Born April 29, 1821,
Arneston, Scotland. Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1866, William
Henry Chipman company.

Married Helen Hogg 1841 (daughter of George Hogg and
Isabell Willson, married 1804). She was born July 3, 1822,
and came to Utah with husband. Their children: James
b. June 11, 1842, m. Marian McNeil; Isabell b. Oct. 14,
1844, m. William McNeil; George H. b. Jan. 21, 1847, m.
Agnes Park; Robert H. b. Aug. 26, 1849, m. Mary Thompson;
John H. b. March 6, 1852, m. Margaret Nielsen; Euphemia
b. May 26, 1854, m. Nephi Andrews; Cathrine b. April 5,
1857, m. George McCulloch; Jenet b. June 25, 1860, m. Charles
McCulloch; Richard H. b. Jan. 14, 1863, m. Agnes McCulloch
April 10, 1890; William b. March 4, 1865.

SMITH, RICHARD H. (son of Richard Smith and Helen
Hogg). Born Jan. 14, 1863, Scotland. Came to Utah with
parents.

Married Agnes McCulloch April 10, 1890, at Rexburg, Idaho.
Their children: James A. b. Oct. 18, 1891, m. Edna Arnold
Dec 21 1910; Leora Eva b. May 2, 1894; Vera Calanthe b.
June 25, 1903; Kenneth Echlo b. April 1, 1910.

Lived at Logan, Utah, until 1884 when he moved to Rex-
burg Idaho. Sunday school superintendent; president seven-
ties; counselor to president Y. M. M. I. A., Fremont stake;
bishop of Rexburg 3d ward; missionary to England 1907-08.
Probate judge of Fremont Co., Idaho, 1901-02; Fremont
county commissioner.



SMITH, RICHARD (son of Joseph Smith of England).
Born in England. Came to Utah 1852, with oxteam.

Married Diana Brasell, in Pennsylvania (daughter of John
Brasell of Scotland). Their children: Phillip, m. Eliza Ann
Frampton; James, m. Christena Penrod; m. Janie Duke,
William, m. Mariah Parry; Thomas, m. Sarah Frampton;
Ephraim, m. Nancy Bethers; Nancy, m. Andrew Ross,
Elizabeth, died; Rachel, m. John Ross; Lare. Family resided
Heber and Provo, Utah.

Seventy. Farmer. Died at Provo.

SMITH PHILLIP (son of Richard Smith and Diana Bra-
sell) Born Dec. 27, 1821, in Tennessee. Came to Utah 1862.

Married Eliza Ann Frampton March 4, 1849, Mt. Pisgah,
Iowa (daughter of David Frampton and Elizabeth Huff of
Iowa, latter came to Utah). She was born July 14, 1830.
Their children: David Frampton b. Feb. 27, 1850, died;
Richard b. April 21, 1852, m. Sarah Ann Lee; Phillip A. b.
Aug 16 1854, died; Melissa Ann b. July 17, 1856, m. Samuel
Lee- Eliza Lovisa b. Feb. 23, 1859, m. Joseph Ford; Sarah
Carlista b. Sept. 20, 1861. m. Herbert Clegg; Ida Victoria b.
Dec 14 1863, m. Joseph Johnson; Alonzo b. Dec. 4, 1866,
and' Adelbert b. Nov. 4, 1867, died; Effle Armenia b. June
8 1869, m. Ephraim Haws; Charlie (adopted) b. Dec. 6,
1873 m Malinda Smith. Family home Heber, Utah.

Seventy Sheriff of Wasatch county. Veteran Black
Hawk and Walker Indian wars; took part in Echo Canyon
trouble. School trustee. Farmer.



SMITH, RICHARD (son of William Smith and Mary Pierce
of Yorkshire, Eng.). Born Aug. 2, 1829, in Yorkshire. Came
to Utah 1855, oxteam company.

Married Tabitha Holroyd Oct. 30, 1861, American Fork,
Utah (daughter of Seth and Mary Holroyd of Yorkshire,
who came to Utah in 1869). She was born Jan. 14, 1837, and
came to Utah in 1861. Their children: Richard Lorenzo
li Oct. 18, 1862, m. Henrietta Augusta Hill; Mary Ellen b.
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April 6, 1864, m. Aneurin Zim Marshall; Seth William b.
March 7, 1866, m. Ida J. Lund; Thomas b. April 14, 1868.
died; Martha Jane b. June 11, 1869, m. Edgar Hunt Thayn;
Joseph b. Sept. 4, 1871, died; Sarah b. Dec. 7, 1873, m. Brighara
Hunt Thayn; John Pierce b. April 12, 1877, m. Violet Saville;
Anna May b. May 26, 1882, m. Eryin Branch.

High priest Shoemaker. Died Aug. 6, 1904, Beaver.
Utah.



SMITH, SAMUEL, (son of Samuel Smith of Castle Heding-
ham, Essex, Eng.). Born 1805, at Castle Hedingham. Came
to Utah Sept. 29, 1866, Daniel Thompson company.

Married Elizabeth Cheek 1832, at West Hanningfleld,
Essex, Eng. (daughter of Samuel Cheek and Rachel Mead
of that place). She was born June 6, 1809. Their children:
Samuel, m. Jane Ellison; Emma, m. Rolla Butcher; Frances,
m. John Winch; Joseph Daniel, b. May 6, 1846, m. Mary Ann
Frampton, m. Adeline Brunson.

Farmer. Died Sept. 27, 1866, Wanship, Utah.

SMITH, JOSEPH DANIEL (son of Samuel Smith and Eliza-
beth Cheek). Born May 6, 1846, Margaretting Tye, Essex,
Eng. Came to Utah with father.

Married Mary Ann Frampton July 16, 1866, in Wyoming
(daughter of James Frampton and Mary Boosey of Stanford
Le Hope, Eng., who came to Utah 1870). She was born
Feb. 19, 1849. Their children: Elizabeth b. Dec. 18, 1868, m.
Milo Warner; Joseph Samuel b. Sept. 2, 1870, m. Mary
Jackson; Charles Daniel b. Jan. 6, 1873, m. Mary Green-
halgh; James Hyrum b. Sept. 20, 1875, drowned; Arthur
John b. March 13, 1878, died; Lois Josephine b. Aug. 13,
1882, m. Earl Viele; Francis b. Oct. 8, 1884, m. John Rowley.
Family home Fillmore, Utah.

Married Adeline Brunson Oct. 7, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Lewis Brunson and Eliza Park of Fillmore,
Utah). She was born Jan. 3, 1862. Their children: Lewis
b. Jan. 31, 1882, m. Eva Beckstrand; William b. Jan. 3,
1884, died; Peter Lorenzo b. April 7, 1888; David b. Oct. 14,
1889; John b. Aug. 20, 1891, m. Jetta Burnett; Ephraim Park
b. March 5, 1893; Daniel Zebulon b. Jan. 9, 1895; Albert
b. Sept. 7, 1897, died; Addie Victoria b. May 24, 1899; Myrtle
b. Dec. 7, 1901. Family home Fillmore, Utah.

Missionary to England and Ireland 1885-87; high coun-
cilor; bishop; patriarch; Sunday school superintendent.
Treasurer, assessor and collector Millard county; alderman
and mayor Fillmore city. Farmer; merchant; traveling
salesman; miller; dairyman.



SMITH, SAMUEL, (son of Daniel Smith and Sarah Wooding
of Sherrington, Buckinghamshire, Eng.). Born May 22.
1818, at Sherrington. Came to Utah Sept. 6, 1850, Aaron
Johnson company.

Married Mary Ann Lines Oct. 12, 1837, at Hemel Hemp-
stead, Hartfordshlre, Eng. (daughter of Michael Lines and
Hannah Abley of Hemel Hempstead, pioneers Sept. 5, 1850,
Aaron Johnson company). She was born June 17, 1811.
Their children: Mary Ann b. July 23, 1839, d. June 22, 1840;
Mary Ann b. April 19, 1841, d. Aug. 23, 1843; Samuel Lorenzo
b July 17, 1843, m. Amanda J. Tibbets Feb. 4, 1864, m.
Eunice Tibbets 1873; Sarah Ann b. Nov. 20, 1845, d. Sept.
19, 1846; Eliza Jane b. Nov. 20, 1845, d. Nov. 4, 1846; Hyrum
James b. Oct. 31. 1847. m. Sarah A. Fosereen Oct. 10, 1870,
m. Cornelia B. Walker Dec. 30, 1878; Maretta b. Sept. 9,
1850, m. Dr. O. C. Ormsby Oct. 11, 1869; Hannah Lines b.
Oct. 10, 1852, d. Oct. 15, 1861; David John b. Feb. 15, 1855,
d. July 12, 1855.

Married Sarah Jane Ingraham 1853, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William Ingraham and Susannah Griffith, of Worcester,
Worcestershire, Eng.). She was born Oct. 10, 1836. Their
children: Thyrza Ann b. Nov. 20, 1853, m. Heber C. Tippets
Oct. 1872; Daniel William b. Nov. 5. 1865, d. Sept. 8, 1873;
Isaac b. Dec. 31, 1867, m. Harriet C. Ensign Dec. 28, 1876,
m Anna Elizabeth Carlisle, m. Elizabeth Fuhrimann; Sarah
Eliza b. Jan. 13, 1860, m. David P. Evans Sept. 8. 1881; John
Wooding b. May 12, 1862, m. Mary Neeley Jan. 1880; Susannah
b May 24, 1864, m. Thomas B. Evans Oct. 18, 1883; Frances
Mary b. Jan. 9, 1867, m. Eli Fosgreen April 23, 1885; Franklin
Richard b. Aug. 20, 1869, d. Aug. 6, 1870; Alice Rozella b.
July 18, 1871, m. William Impy Dec. 25, 1888.

Married Frances Ann Ingraham July 31, 1856, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Ingraham and Susannah Griffith),
who was born Jan. 23, 1840. Their children: Esther Ann b.
Jan 22 1858, m. Charles Fosgreen Oct. 18, 1876; Priscilla
b Jan 14, 1860, m. Ellas Jensen June 16, 1886; Elias J. b.
Dec 27, 1861, d. Aug. 13, 1862; Mary E. b. Nov. 8, 1863, d.
Oct. 12, 1864; Olivia J. b. July 22, 1865, m. John T. Kelly
Jan. 3, 1887; Phoebe E. b. Nov. 18, 1867, d. May 23 1874;
Roxev A. b. Feb. 5, 1870, d. May 5, 1874; Viola May b. Feb.
25 1872, d. Oct. 18. 1874; Eliza Beatrice b. Sept. 29, 1875,
m. Joseph H. Weeks Aug. 15, 1894; Warren Samuel b. Sept.
22 1877, m. Esther Coleman Jan. 3, 1900; Everetb. April
7 '1880, m. Lillie J. Fishburn Sept. 9, 1901; Wm. Rufus b.
Dec 7 1881, m. Meriam Miles June 10, 1903, m. Hannah Mc-
Clain Jan. 12, 1908; Phosa b. Feb. 4, 1884, m. Rast Larsen

Carried Janett Maria Smith June 7, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Smith and Caroline Harrison, pioneers
Sept 5 1850, Aaron Johnson company). She was born Jan.
20 1839 Their children: Abraham b. April 20, 1 :68, m.
Laura M. Fishburn Dec. 23. 1880; Letitla b . May 3, I860 m.
Charles Oscar Dunn Oct. 18, 1876; Thomas b. Oct. 22. 1862,
m. Frances Van Nov Dec. 29, 1881; James George b. Nov.
3 1865 m. Louisa Gilbert Nov. 18. 1885; Leslie b. April 21.



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1869, d. Nov. 18, 1869: Lester b. Sept. 7, 1870, d. April
1874- Earnest Charles b. Aug. 18, 1875, m. Annie Laughton
Nov. 6, 1902; Charles Eli b. March 11, 1879, m. Lillie
Laurensen.

Married Caroline Smith June 7, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Smith and Caroline Harrison), who
was born Nov. 6, 1841. Their children: Delina Caroline
b. June 23, 1859, m. Gordon E. Beckstead Sept. 27, 1877;
Jacob Smith b. March 18, 1861, m. Sophia Jensen Dec. 24,
1878; Rose Emma b. June 27, 1863, d. Oct. 1864: Eliza M.
b. July 6, 1865, d. March 1878; Netta b. July 17, 1867, d.
March 1, 1874; Lorenzo D. b. July 10, 1869, d. Jan. 1874;
Cynthia b. Nov. 12, 1871, d. March 8, 1874; Vilate b. Nov.
13, 1873, m. Ralph B. Wiggins Feb. 12, 1894; Edessia b.
Oct. 8, 1875, m. Arthur D. Hamsen July 24, 1894; Janett
Laura b. Jan. 20, 1878, d. Dec. 12. 1890; Theodore b. July 13,
1880, d. Dec. 6, 1889; Tobias Chancy b. Jan. 28, 1883, d. Dec.
18, 1889. Family home Brigham City, Utah.

High priest; patriarch; high councilor, Box Elder stake,
1855-77. Vice-president and assistant superintendent of the
Brigham Co-op. Judge, Box Elder county; mayor, March 3,
1879, to March 14, 1883; postmaster 1855-82, of Brigrham
City. Farmer; manufacturer; merchant; railway builder.
Died Oct. 2. 1896, Smithfleld, Utah, and was buried at Brig-
ham City.

SMITH, ISAAC (son of Samuel Smith and Sarah Jane Ingra-
ham). Born Dec. 31, 1857, Brigham City, Utah.

Married Harriet Camilla Ensign Dec. 28, 1876, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Martin Luther Ensign and Mary Dunn
of Brigham City, pioneers 1847, Ira Eldredge and Brigham
Young companies). She was born April 24, 1859. Their
children: Isaac Samuel b. Dec. 4, 1878, m. Lulu Tates June
2 1904; Martin Luther b. Aug. 20, 1881. d. April 7. 1884;
William Richard b. March 21, 1884, m. Zina Crouch July 28,
1910; Mary Camilla b. June 14, 1886, d. Sept. 20, 1899; Wesley
Ensign b. Dec. 9, 1888, m. Lucy Lishman Sept. 22, 1909; m.
Alta Pond March 20, 1913; Sarah Ann b. Nov. 1, 1891, m.
Dow Lewis June 29, 1910; Theron Ensign b. Dec. 13, 1893;
Leona Ensign b. Dec. 25, 1895; George Ensign b. March 24,
1898- Malcolm Woodruff b. Feb. 20, 1911; Theodore Roosevelt
b. Sept. 20, 1903, d. July 19, 1904; Ruby Ensign b. Nov. 6,

Married Anna Elizabeth Carlisle Sept. 15, 1885, Logan,
Utah (daughter of John G. Carlisle' and Margaret Kewley
of Logan, Utah; former pioneer 1854, Hooper and Eldredge
merchandise train, latter Nov. 1856, Edward Martin handcart
company). She was born Jan. 18, 1860, died Sept. 17, 1886.
No children.

Married Elizabeth Fuhrimann June 2, 1894 (daughter of
Jacob Fuhrimann and Barbara Loosle of Providence. Utah,
pioneers 1860). She wa- born June 9, 1872. Their children:
Jacob Isaac b. Sept. 18, 1895; Joseph Fuhrimann b. July 18.
1897- Welland b. Feb. 19, 1899; Ingraham b. March 21, 1901;
Elva b. Oct. 22. 1904; Oliver b. Oct. 6, 1908. Family home

"Missionary to Great Britain and Channel Islands 1878:
bishop seventh ward, Logan 1884-90; counselor in presidency
1890-1906, and president 1906-11 Cache stake; ordained a
patriarch May 3, 1913. Manager Brigham City lumber yard
1880-82; manager Logan Z. C. M. I. 1891-97; merchandise,
produce, cold storage and ice business.



SMITH, SILAS (son of Asael Smith and Elizabeth Shilling
of Stockholm, St. Lawrence county, N. Y.). Born June b,
1822. Came to Utah 1853.

Married Elizabeth Norton in Pennsylvania (daughter of
William and Elizabeth Norton of Clinton Co., Iowa).
She was born June 1, 1826. Their children: Silas Marion
b April 17, 1845. in Lee Co.. Iowa. m. Alvira Partridge;
Julia Elizabeth, m. Melvin Ross; Frederick Asael; Mary
Jane b. June 17, 1853, m. John Thompson Rowley; Henry,
m Catherine Saunberg; Franklin, m. Rose Ann Gallaway;
Vienna, died; Martha E., m. John Byrne. Family home

"Missionary to Sandwich Islands 1854; bishop at Provo,
Utah. Farmer; lawyer. Died June 11, 1892.



SMITH, SILAS SANFORD (son of Silas Smith, born Oct.
1 1779 Derryfleld, Hillsboro county, N. H., and Mary Aikens,
born Aug. 13, 1797, Barnard, Vt. married March 4. 1828).
Born Oct. 26, 1830, Stockholm, St. Lawrence county, N. Y.
Came to Utah 1847, Perrigrine Sessions company.

Married Clarinda Ricks July 9, 1851 (daughter of Joel
Ricks and Eleanor Martin married May 1, 1827, in Trlgg
county. Ky., pioneers September. 1848, Heber C. Klmball
company). She was born July 10, 1835, and came to Utah
with parents. Their children: Silas Sanford, Jr.. b July
10 1853 m Betsy Williamson Nov. 3, 1873; Jesse Joel b.
Nov. 4. 1857. m. Margaret A. Haskell April 6 1884; Leonora
A. b. Oct. 22, 1859; Stephen Augustus b. Nov. 1, 1861, m.
Elizabeth J. Elledge Dec. 20, 1882; Ella C. b. March 9, 1864,



MareSaanncs 17, 1853 (daughter of

Joel Ricks and Eleanor Martin), who was born Dec. 28.
1832 in Madison county. 111. Their children: John Aikens
b March 19. 1854. m. Emily J. Bennett June 1, 1877; Mary
E b Sept 26, 1857. m. Edward M. Owens; Hortense b.
Oct. 14, 1859, m. Aaron S. Hawkins March 25, 1885; Hyrum

b ' MarHed 6 ' Martha Eliza Bennett July 19, 1865 (daughter
of Hiram B. Bennett and Martha Smith, pioneers 1851).
She was born Jan. 24, 1850. Kanesville, Iowa. Their chil-
dren: Sarah Ann b. July 11, 1868; Martha E. b. March 17,



1870, m. Thales H. Haskell Oct. 8, 1897; Curtis B. b. Oct.
23, 1871, m. Ursula P. Harrison June 1, 1898; Ellas Austin
b. March 4, 1874, m. Jessie Black June 15, 1898; Emma
Jane b. April 4, 1876, m. Edwin C. Dibble June 15, 1900;
George Essex b. Sept. 24, 1878, m. May Rogers Aug. 1,
1901; Erastus Snow b. Aug. 18, 1881; Hiram A. b. Sept. 15,
1883, m. Rebecca Hodson; Lucy Edith b. Aug. 12. 1886;
Joseph F. b. April 7, 1889; C. Estella b. Aug. 4, 1891; Verlie
D. b. Oct. 14, 1894. Families resided Parowan and Para-
gonah, Utah.

Settled at Salt Lake City 1847; moved to Grover Creek
1849; to Parowan 1851; and to Paragonah 1S57. Major in
Indian war 1853. Missionary to Sandwich Islands 1854-56;
bishop of Paragonah several years; ordained patriarch Aug.
26, 1899. Member Utah legislature 20 years; U. S. deputy
marshal; probate judge and prosecuting attorney Iron
county. Led an exploring expedition to southeastern Utah
for the purpose of selecting locations for settlements, locat-
ing the site of Bluff City; and later led a company of
settlers into the San Juan valley. President San Luis stake
1883-92. Settled at Layton 1901. Died Oct. 11, 1910, at
Layton.

SMITH. SILAS SANFORD. JR. (son of Silas Sanford SinTth
and Clarinda Ricks). Born July 10, 1853. Parowan, Utah.

Married Betsy Williamson Nov. 3. 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Williamson and Ann Aldread, latter
pioneer Nov. 30, 1856, Martin and Tyler handcart com-
pany). She was born Jan. 13, 1853, in England. Their chil-
dren: Clarinda A, b. May 2, 1876, d. Oct. 4, 1893; Sllaa
Sanford b. Oct. 4, 1878, d. July 16, 1899; Betsy L. b. Sept.
25, 1883, m. John S. Knight Dec. 17, 1902; John William b.
July 26, 1886; James Albert ,b. May 26, 1889; Don Samuel
b. Sept. 16, 1894. Family home Manassa, Colo.

President Y. M. M. I. A. at Paragonah 1875-78. Called
to assist Jesse N. Smith in colonizing Arizona 1878, return-
ing to San Juan Co., Utah, In 1879. Counselor in presi-
dency Y. M. M. I. A. of Manassa ward; bishop's counselor
1881; clerk Manassa ward eight years; high councilor; mis-
sionary to southern states 1900-02. Moved to Rexburg, Idaho,
1906, where he served as U. S. commissioner, police judge
and city clerk. Died Jan. 19, 1911, Rexburg, Idaho.

SMITH, JOHN WILLIAM (son of Silas Sanford Smith, Jr.,
and Betsy Williamson). Born July 26, 1886, Manassa, Colo.
Secretary Y. M. M. I. A., Rexburg, first ward, 1909-11;
secretary and treasurer elders quorum; secretary and treas-
urer of Fremont stake Sunday school 1911; second coun-
selor presidency elders quorum; president elders quorum.
U. S. commissioner 1911.



SMITH, WARREN (son of Warren Smith). Born near
Nashville, Tenn. Came to Utah in September, 1850, captain
of his own company.

Married Lydia Alexander 1830, Weakley county, Tenn.
(daughter of Randall and Maria Alexander, pioneers 1855).
Their children: Melissa, m. Stephen Mott; Eldredge, m.
Sarah Dudley; Benjamin Mark, m. Agnes E. Wood; Martha,
m. Henry Chipman; Abinadi, m. Docia Wheeler.

Married Amanda Barnes May 1840, Nauvoo, 111. (widow
of another Warren Smith. Children: Alma L.; Willard;
Hortensia; Artemena). She was born Feb. 22, 1809, and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Amanda, d. child;
Warren Barnes b. Dec. 20, 1844, m. Elizabeth Echo Mercer;
Sarah b. Sept. 1846, m. George Burnham.

Married Rachel Blackburn. There were two children.

Married Mahala Dudley. Their children: Hyrum; Lydia;
Carson; Agnes. Families resided Salt Lake City.

Went to Carson, Nev., where he lived 20 years, return-
ing to Utah 1874. Died May, 1884, American Fork, Utah.

SMITH, BENJAMIN MARK (son of Warren Smith and Lydia
Alexander). Born 1834, Nashville, Tenn. Came to Utah,
Warren Smith company.

Married Agnes Elizabeth Wood 1855, American Fork, Utah
(daughter of David Wood and Catherine Krietz of Ameri-
can Fork, pioneers 1850, David Wood company). She was
born 1836 in Osnabruck, Canada. Their children: Winifred
Catherine b. 1856, m. Sylvanis C. Waddell; Martha Ann b.
1858, m. Charles I. Branson; Amanda Agnes b. 1861, m.
Casper Sulser; David Warren, b. 1863, m. Mary Jane Jones;
Mark Alexander b. 1865, m. Margret Taylor; Stephen Hiram
b. 1868, m. Anna Hasler; Charles William b. 1871, m. Emma
Barlow; Lydia Melissa b. 1873, m. Simon S. Epperson; Car-
son Orear b. 1875, m. Ellen Springer. Family home Midway,
Wasatch Co., Utah.

SMITH, DAVID WARREN (son of Benjamin Mark Smith
and Agnes Elizabeth Wood). Born Oct. 2, 1863, Sacramento,
Cal.

Married Mary Jane Jones 1887 (daughter of Richard
Jones ar.d Mary Cummings of Heber City, Utah). She was
born 1867. Their children: Ada Saphrona b. 1887; Leonard
b. 1888; Richard W. b. 1889; Wallace Warren b. 1894; Nettie
b. 1901. Family home Heber City, Utah.

Bishop's counselor. Farmer.

SMITH, WARREN BARNES (son of Warren Smith and
Amanda Barnes). Born Dec. 20, 1844, Nauvoo, 111. Came
to Utah with father.

Married Elizabeth Echo Mercer Oct. 11, 1865, American
Fork, Utah (daughter of John Mercer and Nancy Wilson



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of Chadburn, Eng., pioneers 1848). She was born Oct. 11,
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