Reed Smoot

Reed Smoot (1810-1879) was born 23 Oct. 1810 in Frankfort, Franklin Co., Kentucky. He was the son of George Smoot and Nancy Rowlett. He married Eliza Thomas on 12 Aug. 1841 in Johnson Co., Illinois. He was baptized 22 Mar. 1835 in Henry Co., Tennessee. He hosted Wilford Woodruff in his home on 7 Nov. 1836 in Henry Co., Tennessee. He died 22 Jan. 1879 in Simpson Twp., Johnson Co., Illinois.

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Reed Smoot (LZ2Y-Y26), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Jun. 2022). Reed Smoot, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/reed-smoot, accessed 6 Jun. 2022). “Reed Smoot” (1810-1879), memorial no. 96419802; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 9 Jun. 2022). 1810 U.S. Census, Frankfort, Franklin Co., Kentucky, p. 166, George Smoot; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Jun. 2022). "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Jun. 2022); George Smoote and Nancy Rowlet, marriage, 27 Apr. 1805, Franklin Co., Kentucky; citing Franklin Co., Kentucky, Clerk of the County Court, “Marriage Records, 1795-1954,” image 697/1275; DGS 5552485. "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Jun. 2022); Reed Smoot and Eliza Thomas, 12 Aug. 1841, Johnson Co., Illinois, p. 162; citing Johnson Co., Illinois, County Clerk, “Marriage Record and Register, 1835-1926,” image 89/559; DGS 4030147. Gloria Ruth Goodman Andrus, To Luella and Ed with love: a history of Luella Hall and Edward Rothlisberget (Rexburg, Idaho: Rothlisberger Family Association, 1991), p. 33-40; digital images, Internet Archive (https://archive.org/, accessed 20 Jun. 2022). "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Jun. 2022); Reed Smoot, death, 22 Jan. 1879, Simpson Twp., Johnson Co., Illinois, certificate 183; citing Johnson Co., Illinois, County Clerk, “Death Record and Register, vol 1-2, 1878-1933; index, 1878-1933,” image 123/612; DGS 7621297.

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  • Page 111

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Excerpt:
    November 6, 1836 ~ Sunday Nov 6th Sunday Rode to William Smoots Preached at his house distance of the Day 7 miles November 7, 1836 ~ Monday 7th Sold one Book of Mormon & Rode to Owenton Owen County KY on the day of the election to vote for President &c at first the Judges endeav o^u^red to deprive Elder Smoot & myself from voting but after employing some Judges & Col Rowlett in our ...
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