Whitney, Zina B. Smoot (Zina Beal Smoot), 1859-1900
- Existence: 1859 - 1900
Zina B. Smoot Whitney (1859-1900) was a writer, the wife of Apostle Orson F. Whitney, and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Zina Beal Smoot was born on February 20, 1859, in Salt Lake City, Utah to parents Abraham Owen Smoot and Almira Emily Hill. She married Orson F. Whitney on December 18, 1879, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and together the couple had nine children. Her patriarchal blessings state that she was a very faithful woman with a strong testimony of the gospel. She was educated and intelligent; during her life she gave lectures and wrote poetry, biographies, and articles about women and religion.
She died on May 20, 1900, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Citation:FamilySearch, via WWW, Jan. 23, 2015 (member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; born on February 20, 1859, in Salt Lake City, Utah; parents Abraham Owen Smoot and Almira Emily Hill; married Orson F. Whitney on December 18, 1879, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and together the couple had nine children; died on May 20, 1900, in Salt Lake City, Utah)
UPB files, Jan. 23, 2015 (Her patriarchal blessings state that she was a very faithful woman with a strong testimony of the gospel; was educated and intelligent; during her life she gave lectures and wrote poetry, biographies, and articles about women and religion)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Materials include keepsakes, letters, and poems collected by Horace K. Whitney and Helen Mar Kimball. Includes cards and a woven envelope that were made by or given to Helen. There is also a letter from Helen to Horace. Materials also include an envelope that belonged to Louisa Beaman, the first plural wife sealed to Joseph Smith. Dated 1847-1866.
Materials include original transcriptions and copies of blessings given to Orson F. Whitney between the years 1855 and 1886. There are also originals and copies of blessings given to Zina Beal Smoot Whitney between the years 1886-1897. Dated 1855-1897.
Materials include documents relating to the family and descendants of Orson F. Whitney. Materials include pedigree charts from the Whitney and Smoot families, Zina B. Smoot papers, items collected by Horace K. and Helen Mar Kimball, family writings, correspondence, blessings, Church documents, poems, and photographs. Dated approximately 1847-1900.
Materials include photocopies of correspondence between Orson F. Whitney and Zina B. Smoot Whitney in addition to photocopies of correspondence from Abraham O. Smoot, Margaret T. Smoot Dusenberry, and some of their other friends, relatives, and associates. Most of the letters are concerning personal family matters and religion. Dated approximately 1868-1898.
Materials include correspondence between Zina B. Smoot and her friends and family. It also includes correspondence about Zina sent to Orson F. Whitney after her death. Dated approximately 1872-1906.
Materials include lectures and writings by Zina B. Smoot Whitney. They include biographies of poets and historical figures such as Lord Byron, short poems, and articles about women and religious topics. Dated approximately 1872-1900.
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- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 4
- Correspondence 4
- Home and Family 4
- Material Types 4
- Papers (Documents) 4
- Religion 4
- Historians -- Utah -- Correspondence 3
- Utah -- History 3
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2
- Letters 2
- Mormon Church -- Prayers and devotions 2
- Poetry 2
- Children's writings 1
- Genealogies 1
- Lectures 1
- Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 1
- Pedigrees 1
- Photographs 1
- Social Life and Customs 1
- Souvenirs (Keepsakes) 1 + ∧ less