John Lyman Smith

17 November 1828–21 February 1898 (Age 69)
Saint Lawrence, Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John Lyman

When John Lyman Smith was born on 17 November 1828, in Saint Lawrence, Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, John Smith, was 47 and his mother, Clarissa Loomis Lyman, was 38. He married Augusta Bowen Cleveland on 9 July 1845. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 21 February 1898, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lyman Smith
1828–1898
Augusta Bowen Cleveland
1828–1903
Marriage: 9 July 1845
Isabella Smith
1846–1846
Henry W. Smith
1860–
Augusta Bowen Smith
1849–1921
Sarah Marrietta Smith
1851–1912
Clarissa Medora Smith
1853–1854
Asahel Albert Smith
1854–1882
John Lyman Smith Jr.
1855–1939
Don George Alexander Smith
1859–1938
Andrew Emerson SMITH
1859–1914
Lottie Rose Smith
1861–1950
Sophronia Amanda Smith
1865–1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 July 1845
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 11
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1848
    Age 20
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .Irish and Scottish: sometimes adopted for Gaelic Mac Gobhann, Irish Mac Gabhann ‘son of the smith’. See McGowan .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Smithe
    Smither
    Smithey
    Smyth
    Smythe
    McGowan
    Smead
    Faber

    Story Highlight

    George Halliday's LDS Mission to Bristol, South, Wiltshire, Lands End, England and Dublin and Belfast, Ireland Conferences from 1860-1864

    [Notes on LDS Missions that George Halliday presided over in England and Ireland, 1860-1864.] [Prior to leaving on an LDS Mission to England in 1860, Elder George Halliday spoke during an LDS General …

    Sources (29)

    • John L Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John S. Smith, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • John F Smith in entry for Sophrona Amanda Peterson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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