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Smoot, Margaret T. (Margaret Thompson), 1809-1884



  • Existence: 1809 - 1884

biographical statement

Citation:, accessed October 8, 2013 (parents Anthony McMeans, Esther Hunter [tree], born April 16 1809, Chester South Carolina; married A. O. Smoot Nov. 11 1838, Far West Missouri; died September 1884, buried in Provo, UT), accessed October 10, 2013 (photos of gravestone, cemetery entrance), accessed October 8, 2013 (son William born January 1828, and has Adkinson name first, i.e. Margaret must have married Adkinson first and William couldn't have been A.O. Smoot's biological son), accessed October 10, 2013 (William Cochrane Adkinson Sr. died 1838), accessed October 10, 2013 (Margaret listed in the Smoot/Wallace company, of which her husband was captain: June-September 1847; first husband William Cochrane Adkinson Sr.), accessed October 10, 2013 (William Cochran Adkinson Jr born January 30, 1828 in Roane, Tennessee, i.e. Margaret and William were married no later than April 1827), accessed October 10, 2013 (baptised LDS November 8, 1834; spouse listed as Charles), accessed October 10, 2013 (named Sugar House nieghborhood), accessed October 10, 2013 (married Charles Adkinson December 28, 1826?) M. T. Smoot life sketch in A. O. Smoot papers [MSS 896], October 10, 2013 (father died circa 1815, mother moved family to Roan County, Tenn.; married Charles Adkinson January 1, 1827; Charles unfaithful, took William and left him in 1829; moved to Paris, Tenn., heard Gospel preached September 1834, baptised November 8; traveled in company of Saints/Abraham O. Smoot [betrothed] to Far West, MO in spring 1837; Smoot sealed to William in Nauvoo Temple after completion in 1836, also sealed to other wives there; Abraham served missions in States and Europe; Margaret 20th Ward Relief Society President; also president of young ladies org., president of Silk Association of Utah County, Stake Relief Society President of Utah County (1878-1884))., accessed October 17, 2013 (Smoot moved to Provo February 1868 when called as Provo Stake President)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A. O. Smoot family blessings, 1838-1895

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197227657209], Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 2 File 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains blessings given either to A. O. Smoot, by Joseph Smith, Sr. and Wilford Woodruff, or by A. O. Smoot to his wives and children, including adoptees. Materials are dated 1837-1899.

Dates: 1838-1895

A. O. Smoot family correspondence, 1851-1914

Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains incoming and outgoing letters from members of the Smoot family. Materials date from between 1851 and 1914.

Dates: 1851-1914

A. O. Smoot family documents, 1815-1961

Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains receipts, diaries, poetry, account and memo books, certificates and other personal documents, autograph books, invitations, bank notes and warranty deeds, speeches, periodicals, letters, IOUs, and newspaper clippings. Materials are dated approximately 1815 to 1961.

Dates: 1815-1961

A. O. Smoot family ordinance work papers, 1845-1890

Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Inclcudes family records of temple ordinances performed in the Nauvoo, Logan, Manti, and Salt Lake temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are correspondence and charts on the Smoot and McMeans families. Materials are dated 1845 to 1891.

Dates: 1845-1890

Margaret T. Smoot correspondence, 1851-1882

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197227657191], Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 1 File 5
Scope and Contents

This file contains letters to Margaret T. Smoot from various family members. Topics include mission updates, health updates, and a lock of hair from David P Woodruff. Materials dated 1851 to 1882.

Dates: 1851-1882

Margaret T. Smoot papers, 1838-1884

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197227657209], Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 3 File 8
Scope and Contents

This file contains poems, diary, party invitation, last wishes, and personal narrative of Margaret T. Smoot. Materials are dated 1838-1884.

Dates: 1838-1884

A. O. Smoot family papers

Identifier: MSS 3843
Scope and Contents

The A. O. Smoot family papers consists of correspondence, publications, genealogy records, journals, account books, receipts, and related ephemera. The collection covers several generations and family members of the Smoot Family. Materials are dated 1815 to 1961.

Dates: 1815-1961

A. O. Smoot letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225531455]
Identifier: MSS 3175
Scope and Contents One letter written from the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office, from Abraham O. Smoot to Brigham Young. Smoot informs President Young that despite being nominated for Mayor of Salt Lake City, he prefers to decline. He had already served for 9 years in that capacity. Also, a letter from Margaret T. Smoot, one of Abraham O. Smoot's wives, to a person whose identity has not been determined. The letter is four pages long, with Margaret's signature following the first three pages. The last page looks...
Dates: 1866-1872

A. O. Smoot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 896
Scope and Contents The A. O. Smoot papers comprise the accumulation of records over the period of fifty-seven years and include journals, diaries, financial records and correspondence dealing with business, personal, church, and Brigham Young Academy matters. The letters are holograph and typewritten, the journals are in both the original handwritten form and xerox copies.The missionary journals were written by A.O. Smoot for the years of 1837 to 1838 and 1844 to 1845 while he was serving in the...
Dates: 1837-1894

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