Harriet Bradford Simmons

March 30, 1821–March 14, 1891

1 Born in Jefferson County, Illinois; daughter of Sarah Hood and George Bradford. 2 Married Leven Simmons, 1836; twelve children. 3 Baptized, circa 1842. 4 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1852. 5 Settled at Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah Territory. 6 Served as first counselor to Letitia Ann Davis in the Spanish Fork Second Ward Relief Society presidency. 7 Died at Spanish Fork. 8 (See Document 2.5)


  1. [1] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register: Dec. 10, 1845, to Feb. 8, 1846, p. 200 (1846), Harriet Simmons, FHL microfilm 962798, item 1, FHL. “Utah County, Utah Cemetery Index,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), Harriet Bradford; citing Utah County, Utah Cemetery Index, Utah Valley Regional Family History Center, Provo, UT. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Apr. 2014), memorial no. 12389165, Harriet Bradford Simmons; Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, UT.
  2. [2] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p. 200 (1846). “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Dec. 2014), Harriet Bradford KWJY-DQH .
  3. [3] “Illinois Marriages to 1850,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), Harriet Bradford and Levin [ sic ] Simmons; citing Jordan Dodd, Illinois Marriages to 1850, Provo, UT. “Family Tree,” database, Harriet Bradford and Leven Simmons KWJZ-CXP .
  4. [4] “Family Tree,” database, Leven Simmons.
  5. [5] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), Harriet Bradford Simmons.
  6. [6] 1860 U.S. census, Spanish Fork, Utah Co., Utah Territory, p. 970, Harriett [ sic ] Simmons; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Dec. 2014); from NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1314.
  7. [7] Priscilla Merriman Evans, record book, ca. 1907[?], Emma Priscilla Evans Little, Papers, 1870–1941, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
  8. [8] “Utah County, Utah Cemetery Index,” database, Harriet Bradford. Find a Grave, memorial no. 12389165.