Paul Neldon Smoot

23 November 1939–27 February 2005 (Age 65)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Paul Neldon

When Paul Neldon Smoot was born on 23 November 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Horace Neldon Smoot, was 21 and his mother, Lola Dorothy Cox, was 21. He died on 27 February 2005, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Neldon Smoot
1918–1980
Lola Dorothy Cox
1918–2002
Paul Neldon Smoot
1939–2005
Terry David Smoot
1941–2007

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1945 · George Albert Smith becomes the Prophet

Age 6

After the death of Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith became the 8th Prophet of this dispensation.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Smout, a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold fat or lard, Dutch smout, or a nickname for someone who had a taste for, and could afford, rich foods.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Ancestor Hymn Connection

Name of hymn: Keep The Commandments Hymn Book Number: 303 Paul Smoot was born in 1939 just one year before Barbara McConochie (1940) who wrote the words to the hymn Keep The Commandments. He was b …

Sources (3)

  • Paul Neldon Smoot in household of Horace Neldon Smoot, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Paul Neldon Smoot in household of Horaa Neldon Smoot, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Paul Neldon Smoot in household of Horaa Neldon Smoot, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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