Rebecca Mary Grimshaw Smith

March 15, 1815–November 14, 1856

Born in Lancashire, England; daughter of Nancy Ann Lazenbee and Jonathan Grimshaw. Buried at Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Sealings of couples, living and by proxy, 1851–1889,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. D, p. 277, #6334, William P. Smith and Mary Grimshaw, Dec. 12, 1863, FHL microfilm 1149514, FHL. 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), 262, Rebecca Smith. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 2013), Mary Grimshaw KWJC-BW1 . Becky S. Porter, “Rebecca Mary (Grimshaw) and William P. Smith, Mormon Immigrants from Bury, Lancashire,” Grimshaw Origins and History (, accessed May 2016). 1850 U.S. census, District 21, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, n.p., Mary Smith, NARA. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (, accessed Jan. 2013), Mary G. Smith. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Jan. 2013), memorial no. 75256, Mary Grimshaw Smith; Union Cemetery, Sandy, UT.