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John Alexander Smethurst
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1859
Death: May 14, 1937

John Alexander Smethurst was born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 16 Sep 1859. He was the 11th of 12 children born to Aaron and Catherine (Green) Smethurst. His siblings were: Alice Ann Smethurst, 22 Feb 1843; Ann Green Smethurst, Jun 1844; Mary Jane Smethurst, May 1846; Ellen Smethurst, 26 May 1847; Thomas Smethurst, 26 Sep 1848; Betty Smethurst, 1850; Margaret Smethurst, 17 Nov 1851; James Smethurst, 12 Oct 1852; Catherine Green Smethurst, 24 Mar 1856; Aaron Green Smethurst, 10 Jun 1858; Moses Green Smethurst, 26 Aug 1862.

John married Sarah Ann Florence 2 Mar 1882 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah in the Endowment House. They had 13 children: Florence Catherine Smethurst, 9 Mar 1883; John Henry Smethurst, 20 Aug 1885; Harriet Jane Smethurst, 10 Mar 1887; William Aaron Smethurst, 19 Sep 1888; Harvey Kelley Smethurst, 16 Oct 1890; James Thomas Smethurst, 11 Apr 1892; Moses Smethurst, 25 Mar 1893; Arthur Nephi Smethurst, 5 Dec 1895; Susan Rosella Smethurst, 1 Aug 1898; Millie Smethurst, 25 Jul 1900; Sarah Elsie Smethurst, 24 Nov 1901; Gilbert Crosby Smethurst, 5 Aug 1904; Steven George Smethurst, 7 Sep 1906.

John lost his wife 7 Mar 1920 and had her buried in the Porterville, Morgan, Utah cemetery. He died 14 May 1937 in Ogden, Weber, Utah and was buried with his wife 16 May 1937.
 
 
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 Children:
  James Thomas Smethurst (1892 - 1892)*
  Arthur Nephi Smethurst (1895 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Porterville Cemetery
Porterville
Morgan County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ronald Keyes
Record added: Sep 02, 2007
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John Alexander Smethurst
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John Alexander Smethurst
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John Alexander Smethurst
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John Alexander Smethurst was my Great Grandfather.
- Ronald Keyes
 Added: Sep. 2, 2007
 
 
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