Smoot (Family : Smoot, Brigham, 1869-1946)
The Brigham Smoot (1869-1946) and Margaret Annella Nesbit (1880-1964) family began with their marriage in Salt Lake City, Utah, in approximately 1894.
The Brigham Smoot (1869-1946) and Margaret Annella Nesbit (1880-1964) family began with their marriage in Salt Lake City, Utah, in approximately 1894.They had two children who lived to maturity including Roland Nesbit Smoot and Annella Kerstina Smoot (later Doone). Roland was a member of the United States Navy, retiring as Vice Admiral. Annella was a musician, who specialized in the cello. Brigham and Annella were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham in particular came from a prominent Church family: he was a son of Abraham O. Smoot, the mayor of Salt Lake City and the first head of BYU's Board of Trustees. Brigham served a mission in Tonga and Samoa. The family lived in Pennsylvannia, Utah, Idaho, and California.
Citation:Ancestry.com, via WWW, July 10, 2013 (Brigham Smoot; Brigham R. Smoot; Brigham Roland Smoot; sugar industry manager; b. June 15, 1869 in Salt Lake City, Utah; parents, Abraham Owen Smoot and Anne Kirstine Mauritzen; m. June 20, 1900 in Provo, Utah to Margaret Annella Nesbit (1880-1964); d. Dec. 16, 1946 in Los Angeles County, Calif.; two children, Roland Nesbit Smoot (1901-1984) and Annella Kerstina (Doone) Smoot (1902-1992); Roland Nesbit Smoot, m. June 7, 1923 to Sally Ridgely, two children; Doone Smoot, m. June 9, 1926 to Thayer Temple Hills (1900-1968), one daughter (divorced); m. John Robert Lawson (1901-1950); m. Sept. 21, 1961 to Samuel J. (Leece) Walker (1903-1996))
UPB files, July 10, 2013 (Brigham Smoot; affiliated with Utah Idaho Sugar Company; served mission to Tonga; m. Margaret Annella Nesbit, an Episcopalian; two children: Roland Nesbit Smoot, a U.S. Navy officer (retired as Vice Admiral), and Annella Kerstina (Doone) Smoot (cellist))
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection contains journals, letters, transcripts, and other materials produced by members of the Smoot family in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The materials document the missionary service of Brigham Smoot in Samoa and Tonga, the missionary service of Gilbert Van Schoonhoven, the military service of Roland Nesbit Smoot during World War II, and various family events and issues that were occuring at the time. Dated 1866 to approximately 1949.