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Martha Ann Sessions Smoot

September 22, 1835–January 12, 1877

Born at Newry, Oxford County, Maine; daughter of Julia Ann Kilgore and Perrigrine Sessions. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. A-A1, p. 35, Martha Ann Smoot, Mar. 22, 1852, FHL microfilm 1255545, FHL. “Emigration of 1847,” Journal History of the Church, June 21, 1847, p. 6, 1896–, CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2016), Martha Ann Sessions LKVT-LZQ . “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 38 (1877), Martha Ann Smoot; database and images, (, accessed Aug. 2012); 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 (, accessed Aug. 2012), memorial no. 27383087, Martha Ann Sessions Smoot; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.