Lot Smith

Lot Smith (1830-1892) was born 15 May 1830 in Williamstown, Oswego Co., New York. He was the son of William O. Smith and Rhoda Hough. He married Lydia Minerva McBride on 3 Jun. 1851 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He interacted with Wilford Woodruff when serving as a major in the Mormon Battalion, and he corresponded with Wilford Woodruff regularly about the Church in Arizona Territory in the 1880s. He died 21 Jun. 1892 in Tuba City, Coconino Co., Arizona Territory.

Footnotes

Maj. Lot Smith (KWCT-LN6), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 Apr. 2022). Lot Smith, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/lot-smith, accessed 27 Apr. 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for Lot Smith, p. 12, image 18/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 27 Apr. 2022). MaryAnnK (mary_ann_kirk@hotmail.com), “marriage record, Lydia Minerva McBride,” memories of Maj. Lot Smith (KWCT-LN6), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 Apr. 2022). "Maj Lot Smith” (1830-1892), memorial no. 23981985; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 27 Apr. 2022).

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  • Page 66

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    March 1, 1867 ~ Friday [FIGURES] March 1st 1867 This is my birth day I was born the 1 day of March 1807, which make me 60 years of age at 10 oclok A.M. This certainly would class me among the old folks at home yet I do not particularly fell old. for I can now do more hard work in a day than almost any man I can hire I met at the Prayer room at 2 oclok to day and I officia- ted in Giving Maj.
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    March 1, 1867 March 2, 1867 March 3, 1867 March 4, 1867 March 5, 1867
  • Page 253

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Oct 1st 1857 saying that they had sent an express to the United States army containing Governor Youngs orders for them to surr enders all there arms & baggage to Lewis Robinson Quarter Master General at Fort Bridger or to retreat back to the States or we should resist them. They were camped upon Hams fork and they were awaiting an Answer to this Messaage & would send an express in as soon as they got it they related an incident of their triying ...
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    October 2, 1857 October 3, 1857 October 4, 1857 October 5, 1857 October 6, 1857 October 7, 1857 October 8, 1857 October 9, 1857 October 10, 1857 October 11, 1857
  • Page 254

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 12, 1857 ~ Monday Oct 12, 1857 I am some better to day I spent most of the day in the office I gathered 1/2 a bushel of peaches to day which was the last I had I hiered several men to day to dig potatoes 4 men dug through most of the day & ownly got 25 bushel October 14, 1857 ~ Tuesday 13th I went into the field with the men to dig potatoes & had the same Number of men & instead of diging 25 ...
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    October 12, 1857 October 14, 1857 October 14, 1857 October 15, 1857
  • Page 256

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 19, 1857 ~ Monday Oct 19th It is a cold morning snow upon the Mountains it is reported that Mr Ray is vary sick & not expected to live. He is the last Gentile Merchant in the City now doing business Mr Bell has sold out & will soon leave for Calafornia Mr Kinkade is still traiding but will work for us. An express arived at 1 oclok P.M. Brought a letter to President Young from ...
    Dates:
    October 19, 1857 October 20, 1857
  • Page 284

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Jan 1st 1858 I spent the day in the office upon my Journal and upon the History of the Church I attended the ward Party at Bellows Hall with my family the Hall was full a large assembly. all seemed to enjoy themselves well in the dance I did not dance. But remained a spectater till 9 oclok I was then called upon to make a few remarks which I did in the following Manner. I said I considder this assembly composed of Gentlemen and Ladies yet I feel disposed to ...
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    January 2, 1858 January 3, 1858
  • Page 342

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Nov 16 Nov 12. friday night I met with President Young G A. Smith O. Hyde E. T. Benson & Elder Wall & A. J. Stewart President Young in speaking of the 3 men that was cut off from the Church Chesley & James Phelps and anoth[er] He hoped they would not come back for they were a stink in any place. James Phelps will steal & Get Drunk. William Hickman had his ...
  • Page 350

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    March 11, 1865 ~ Saturday March 11, 1865 I spent most of the day in the Endowment we gave Endowments to 63 persons H. C. K sealed 2 couple W Woodruff 3, G. Q. Cannon 13 March 12, 1865 ~ Sunday 12. Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended meeting in the Afternoon. Br Francis A. Hammond spoke in the forenoon concerning his mission on the Islands G. Q. Cannon & W. Woodruff in the ...
    Dates:
    March 11, 1865 March 12, 1865 March 13, 1865 March 14, 1865 March 15, 1865 March 16, 1865 March 17, 1865 March 18, 1865
  • Page 351

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    March 18, 1865 & drew them all across two forks of the river in about one hour we then divided them into small heards & tolled them with hay down the canyon & within 4 miles of Farmington & stoped for the night with a family by the name of gGreen 10 m the snow was about 3 feet on a lever at Brother Bomans March 19, 1865 ~ Sunday 19. Sunday we got an Early Breakfast & then drove our flock of sheep to
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    March 19, 1865 March 20, 1865 March 21, 1865 March 22, 1865 March 23, 1865 March 24, 1865 March 25, 1865 March 26, 1865 March 27, 1865 March 30, 1865 March 31, 1865 April 1, 1865 April 2, 1865
  • Page 286

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Nov 2d 1863 G. A. Smith W. Woodruff George D. Grant A. O. Smoot & A. P. Rockwood & adjourned for 1 week November 3, 1863 ~ Tuesday Nov 3d 1863 Sarah Woodruff had a son born this morning at about 2 oclok I administered with Wm W Stanes to Franklin D Richards who was vary sick I spent a part of the day in the office ...
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    November 3, 1863 November 4, 1863 November 5, 1863 November 7, 1863 November 8, 1863 November 9, 1863 November 11, 1863 November 12, 1863 November 13, 1863 November 14, 1863 November 15, 1863
  • Page 131

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    July 18, 1875 At the close of the Meeting the congregation surrounded a pool of water and Elder G Q Cannon went down into the water and Baptized 27 of the leading men of Davis County including the Bishops & their councillors and Elders John Taylor and W Woodruff confirmed them the follingowing are there names Farmington J. W. Hess Ezra T. Clark John Telford A ...
    Dates:
    July 19, 1875 July 20, 1875 July 21, 1875