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Smoot, William Cochrane Adkinson, 1828-1920

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1828-1920

biographical statement

Citation

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27383252, accessed October 18, 2013 (born January 30 1828, Roane County, Tennessee; mother Margaret Thompson McMeans; married Martha Ann Sessions, January 29, 1852, Salt Lake City; married Margaret Phoebe Freeman, June 21 1857, Salt Lake City; married Mahala Garn, October 26 1876, Salt Lake City; ; died January 31, 1920, Salt Lake City) http://www.geni.com/people/William-Cochran-Adkinson-Smoot/6000000020112818558, accessed October 23, 2013 (13 children with Martha; 1 child with Margaret; four children with Mahala) http://www.geni.com/people/William-Smoot/6000000010445310121, accessed October, 23, 2013 (baptized LDS at 8; endowed in Nauvoo Temple, ordained Seventy January 1846; guard in first pioneer company to Salt Lake, guarded every third night; served mission to Indians in Las Vegas area; recrossed plains several times helping converts with no transportation; counselor to father in Sugar House Ward, bishop 1866-1877; Southern States mission later in life)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Smoot family journals, account books, receipts, and related ephemera, 1815-1961

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 3
Scope and Contents Receipts, diaries, poetry, account and memo books, certificates and other personal documents, autograph books, invitations, bank notes and warranty deeds, speeches, periodicals, letters, IOUs, newspaper clippings, etc., all approximately 1815-1961.
Dates: 1815-1961