Hannah Maria Libby

Brief Life History of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Libby was born on 29 June 1828, in Ossipee, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Nathaniel Libby, was 37 and her mother, Tirzah Lord, was 33. She married George Albert Smith on 20 November 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 21 September 1906, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Albert Smith
Hannah Maria Libby
Marriage: 20 November 1845
Charles Warren Smith, Sr
Sarah Maria Smith
Eunice Albertine Smith
George Albert Smith, Jr
Grace Libby Smith

Sources (22)

  • Hannah Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Maria Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Hannah M L Ossipie in entry for Charles Warren Smith, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from the Middle English female personal names Libbe, Libby, or Lebby, probably pet forms of Elizabeth and perhaps also of its cognate Isabel .

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

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Written by Charles’ daughter, Zora Smith Jarvis Charles Warren Smith, was the son of George Albert Smith, who was born on the 26th June, 1817 in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York. His …

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