Rebecca Swain Williams

August 3, 1798–September 25, 1861

Born at Loyalsock, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; daughter of Elizabeth Hall and Isaac Fisher Swain. Died at Smithfield, Cache County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Rebecca Swain Williams,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. 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), 202, Rebecca Williams. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 6:3850–3853. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2016), Rebecca Swain KWVM-H4W . Lucy E. Williams Godfrey, “Biographical Sketch of Rebecca S. Williams, 1798–1861,” pp. 1, 5, CHL. 1860 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake City 14th Ward, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 42, Rebecca Williams, NARA. “Died,” Deseret Evening News, Feb. 12, 1862, 264. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Mar. 2016), memorial no. 181036, Rebecca Swain Williams; Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, UT.