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Abigail Smith Abbott Brown Davis

September 11, 1806–July 23, 1889

Born at Williamson, Ontario County, New York; daughter of Lydia Lucina Harding and James Smith. Died at Willard, Box Elder County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register: Dec. 10, 1845, to Feb. 8, 1846, p. 92, [Abigail Abbott], FHL microfilm 962798, item 1, FHL. “Early Church Information File, 1830–1900,” database and images, FamilySearch (, accessed June 2015), Abigail Smith Abbott. “Abigail Smith Abbott Brown Davis: 1806–1889,” accessed June 2015, “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Abigail Smith KWJH-4Q2 . Kathleen Halverson Hadfield, “‘I Trusted in God and Improved Every Opportunity’: Abigail Smith Abbott,” in Women of Faith in the Latter Days, vol. 1, 1775–1820, ed. Richard E. Turley Jr. and Brittany A. Chapman (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 1–14.