About Henry Smith
Henry Smith was born March 3, 1818 in Wiltshire, England. At some point between 1818 and 1836 he immigrated to the USA. He married Elizabeth Ann Mercer in 1836 in Delaware. They had 6 children together before her death in 1854. Henry then married Matilda Watts in 1854. in 1859 Henry and Matilda joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1862, Henry and Matilda, along with the younger children from both marriages migrated westward to Salt Lake Valley in Utah traveling in the Ansil P. Harmon company. Henry and Matilda had 13 children together. He died on November 9, 1888 in Murray, Utah.