1944 Mary Ann Simmons Smith honored in Morgan

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1944 Mary Ann Simmons Smith honored in Morgan - * (AP) the tax- by was The Observance Set v.N...
* (AP) the tax- by was The Observance Set v.N (AP) in a it a Utah Mormon for the -A coroner's yes- indus- employed Chester, he ran CAP) at Utah He PIONEER . . · M ar y Aial Sil ?~ mons Smith of Morgan, who witnessed witnessed Utah pioneer history m the making, will observe her ninety-first birthday Tuesday. Morgan Honors Aged Resident MORGAN, July 15--Mrs. Mary Ann Simmons Smith, Morgan, will observe her ninety-first birthday anniversary at her home Tuesday, July 18. Mrs. Smith was born in Brighton, England, July 18, 1853, a daughter of George and Mary Ann Ford Simmons. She was an early Utah pioneer, crossing the plains by team with her parents and arriving in Salt Lake valley in late September, September, 1855. At the time of Johnston's army they moved to Provo, and in 1861, settled in Morgan county. She was married m the L.D.b. Salt Lake endowment house in 1874 to Benjamin F. Smith, also Utah pioneer. Mr. Smith died 5 1930 ' Mrs. Smith is reportedly the oldest person in Morgan county and is the mother of 10 children, of whom are living: Mrs. Annie Dickson, Richville; M r s . Ovard, Rex b u r g , Ida.; Charles C., William M., Walter and Archie Smith, Morgan. She 22 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. grandchildren. She also has three sisters and two brothers living, Mrs. igaret Rawle, Morgan; Mrs. Julia I Walker, Farmington; Mrs. Laura Geary, Preston, Ida.; William Simmons, Big Horn, Wyo., and John Simmons, Oakley, Ida. a a j I i 1

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 16 Jul 1944, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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