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James Agee Smith

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 20, 1875 (88)
Pahreah, Kane, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Thomas Smith and Leah Smith
Husband of Margaret Ann Smith
Father of Leah Holland Young; Rachel Ross; Thomas Washington Smith; William Willard Smith; Robert Love Smith, twin and 4 others
Brother of William F. Smith; Diannah Smith; Richard Smith; Sarah Smith; Elizabeth Frances Smith and 3 others

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About James Agee Smith

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849) Age 61

Departure: 28 May 1849 Arrival: 22-25 September 1849

Company Information: About 100 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

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Birth: Dec. 6, 1787 Sullivan County Tennessee, USA

Death: Dec. 20, 1875 Paria Kane County Utah, USA

Obituary - Deseret News - 20 January 1876

James Agee Smith, son of Thomas Smith and Leah or Lear Agee was born December 6, 1787 in Sullivan County, Tennessee.

He was baptized and confirmed a member of the Mormon Church in 1841 in Gibson County, Tennessee.

He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842. Migrated to Utah with a company of Saints in one of the earliest companies. He had married Margaret Love, daughter of William Love and Rachel McCool.

They settled at Provo, Utah. Here he served on the High Council for a number of years. He was called by the church authorities to colonize Southern Utah, near St. George, a town called Washington.

They reared a family of seven. Margaret, his wife, died 21 March 1865, after which he moved to Pahreah with his son, Thomas Washington Smith - in Pahreah, Kane, Utah.

He died 20 December 1875 of incidents caused by old age, at the home of his son, Thomas Washington Smith in Pahreah, Kane County, Utah, having been a faithful husband, a loving father, and a true Latter-day Saint.

Family links:

  • Margaret Love Smith (1790 - 1865)*
  • Leah Holland Smith Young (1810 - 1897)*
  • Rachel Smith Ross (1813 - 1900)*
  • Thomas Washington Smith (1815 - 1892)*
  • William Willard Smith (1819 - 1884)*

Burial: Washington City Cemetery Washington Washington County Utah, USA

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Maintained by: Brad York Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society

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James Agee Smith's Timeline

December 6, 1787
Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States
December 1, 1810
Age 22
Nashville, TN, USA
August 22, 1813
Age 25
Nashville, Smith, Tennessee, USA
December 23, 1815
Age 28
Near, Lancaster, Smith, Tennessee, USA
October 13, 1819
Age 31
Lancaster, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
October 13, 1819
Age 31
Nashville, Smith, Tennessee, USA
August 7, 1828
Age 40
Nashville, Smith, Tennessee, USA
Age 42
Smith, Tennesse, USA
Age 42
Nashville, Smith, Tennessee, USA