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Thomas Kimball "Tom" Messersmith
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1834
Cole County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1914
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA

A Cedar Valley Pioneer At Rest

Last Saturday, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. A. Morgan, Thomas Kimball Smith, a pioneer of Cedar Valley, died of general paralysis. He had been failing rapidly all winter and after a stroke a week before his death, sank rapidly into unconsciousness, from which he did not revive.

Mr. Smith was born in Jackson County, Missouri, in 1833, and came to Utah in 1859, settling in Cedar Valley. He went through all the trials incident to pioneer life in that section of the state. He was survived by five children, twenty-six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held over the remains at Cedar Fort last Monday, Bishop James E. Garn presiding.

Adapted from an obituary published in the American Fork Citizen on Saturday, February 28, 1914.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Louisa Knapp Laughlin Messersmith (1846 - 1884)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Henry Messersmith (1866 - 1939)*
  Elva Ann Messersmith Peterson (1869 - 1893)*
  Ralph M Smith (1879 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Fort Cemetery
Cedar Fort
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: 07-04-05
 
Maintained by: Karl Greenwood
Originally Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: May 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14243805
Thomas Kimball Tom Messersmith
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
Thomas Kimball Tom Messersmith
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Thomas Kimball Tom Messersmith
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- Kit and Morgan Benson
 Added: May. 10, 2006
 
 
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