James Smithies

October 29, 1807–June 21, 1879

Born at Downham, Lancashire, England; son of Mary Robinson and Richard Smithies. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.11)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 91, James Smithies. William Bennett Price, ed., The Register of the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Downham (Leyland, England: Lancashire Parish Register Society, 1979), 89. Freeman J. Byington, James Smithies: A History (Logan, UT: FJ Byington, 1993), v–1. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Apr. 2016), James Smithies KWJW-TQT . 1860 U.S. census, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 241, James Smithies, NARA. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 80 (1879), James Smithies; database and images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Jan. 2015), memorial no. 39124490, James Smithies; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.