Alice Ann Richards Smith

24 March 1849–17 June 1940

Alice Ann Richards Smith, George F. Richards’s half-sister, was born on 24 March 1849 in Salt Lake City, unincorporated territory, to Willard Richards and Nanny Longstroth. She married Lot Smith on 30 May 1868. They were called on a mission to Arizona in 1876 and remained there until 1890, when they bought George F. Richards’s farm in Plymouth (Fielding), Utah Territory. She died on 17 June 1940 in Fielding.[1]

  1. [1] Alice Ann Richards Smith, death certificate, 17 June 1940, “Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1964,” database with images, FamilySearch,; The Living Words of Alice Ann Richards Smith: Selected Writings of a Great Lady (n.p., [1968]), 11–19; Life of George F. Richards [Provo, UT: J. Grant Stevenson, n.d.], 9.