William Reed Smoot

William Reed Smoot (abt. 1768-abt. 1844) was born about 1768 in Maryland, British Colonial America. He was the son of George Smoot and Ann Beale. He married Francis Clark on 31 May 1796 in Madison Co., Virginia. He hosted Wilford Woodruff in 1836 in Owen Co., Kentucky. He died about 1844 in Owen Co., Kentucky.

Footnotes

William Reed Smoot (LHFY-S34), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Jul. 2022). William Reed Smoot, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-reed-smoot, accessed 14 Jul. 2022). 1810 U.S. Census, Frankfort, Franklin Co., Kentucky, p. 165, William R. Smoot; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Jul. 2022). 1840 U.S. Census, Owen Co., Kentucky, p. 199, Reed Smoot; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 14 Jul. 2022). "Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Jul. 2022); John A. Smoot Sr., will, 26 Oct. 1789, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, p. 487; citing St. Mary's County, Maryland, Orphans' Court, "Maryland, St. Mary's County, wills, 1658-1997," image 495/567; DGS 5155752. "Maryland Register of Wills Record, 1629-1999 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Jul. 2022); John Beall, 1 May 1792, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, p. 98-99; citing St. Mary's Co., Maryland, Orphans' Court, “Distribution to Heirs, 1782-1829,” image 60/250; DGS 5087668. georgeronaldfreeman1 (111ronfree@gmail.com), "No Title" [George Smoot (Sr.) (1742--before 1812)], memories of George Smoot (KPHS-12S), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Jul. 2022). "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Jul. 2022); Reid Smoot and Fannie Clark, 31 May 1796, Madison Co., Virginia, p. 247; citing Madison County (Virginia), County Clerk, “Marriage Registers, 1793-1968; index to Marriages, 1793-1949,” image 262/618; DGS 7739405. "Kentucky, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1774-1989," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 14 Jul. 2022); Wm. R. Smoot, 24 Jan. 1844, Owen Co., Kentucky, p. 196; citing “Kentucky County, District and Probate Courts," "Probate Records, Vol C-D 1842-1858."

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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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