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Samuel Francis Smith
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1873
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1954
Holbrook
Navajo County
Arizona, USA

**According to his death certificate, he died in Holbrook.

Winslow Mail, January 29, 1954, page 7:
Death Takes Samuel Smith At Snowflake

Final rites were held at Snowflake on Wednesday afternoon for Samuel F. Smith, 80, for 33 years president of the Snowflake Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Mr. Smith died at his home in Snowflake early Sunday after several years of failing health.

A native of Utah, he came to Arizona at the age of 5 with his father, Jesse N. Smith, who preceded him as president of Snowflake Stake. For many years Samuel was manager of the Snowflake branch of the Arizona Cooperative Mercantile Institution. He was stake president from 1906 until 1939, and was known and loved by members of his church in Flagstaff, Winslow, Joseph City, Holbrook, Woodruff, Snowflake, Taylor, Pinedale, Lakeside, Show Low, Clay Springs, Heber and McNary, where there were churches over which he presided.

He leaves his wife, 11 of 13 children,16 brothers and sisters, 26 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Sons are Dr. Francis L. Smith, of Davis, Calif.; Col. Carl N. Smith, Camp Carson, Colo.; Harold H. Smith, Heber, Utah; J. Lorenzo; Smith, Salt Lake City; and Robert J. Smith, Provo, Utah. His daughters are Mrs. Kenneth S. Boyle and Miss Edna Smith of Phoenix, Maurine Smith of Snowflake, Mrs. J. D. Hansen of Joseph City, Mrs. Jess N. Dewey of Los Angeles, and Mrs. LeGrand Mathis of Ogden Utah.
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 Parents:
  Jesse Nathaniel Smith (1834 - 1906)
  Emma Seraphine West Smith (1836 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Lulu Jane Hatch Smith (1876 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Lorin Smith (1902 - 1974)*
  Elizabeth Smith (1907 - 1907)*
  Samuel L Smith (1908 - 1909)*
  LaVora Smith Mathis (1912 - 1997)*
  Jesse Lorenzo Smith (1918 - 2003)*
  Robert Junius Smith (1920 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Seraphine Smith Decker (1855 - 1909)*
  Hannah Daphne Smith Dalton (1857 - 1937)*
  Adelaide Margaret Smith Fish (1857 - 1927)**
  Eliza Snow Smith Rogers (1859 - 1927)*
  Joseph West Smith (1859 - 1944)**
  Jesse Nathaniel Smith (1861 - 1912)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Smith Hulet (1866 - 1892)*
  Silas Derryfield Smith (1867 - 1956)*
  Susan Janet Smith Jarvis (1868 - 1960)**
  Georgianna Bathsheba Smith Rencher (1870 - 1946)**
  John Walter Smith (1871 - 1936)*
  Ellen Mauretta Smith (1871 - 1872)**
  Augusta Gerhardina Smith Hulet (1872 - 1940)**
  Samuel Francis Smith (1873 - 1954)
  Sariah Annie Smith Bushman (1873 - 1922)**
  Agnes Maud Smith (1874 - 1878)**
  Julia Johnson Smith Ballard (1875 - 1956)**
  Martha Amelia Smith Flake (1877 - 1931)**
  Priscilla Smith Smith (1877 - 1954)**
  Editha Smith Frost (1878 - 1931)**
  Asahel Henry Smith (1880 - 1947)**
  Lucy Smith Shumway (1880 - 1951)**
  Anna Smith Bushman (1883 - 1910)**
  Caroline Smith Brimhall (1884 - 1924)**
  Rebecca Smith Rogers (1886 - 1960)**
  Elias Smith (1889 - 1961)**
  Rachel Smith Benson (1889 - 1940)**
  Leah Smith Udall (1891 - 1976)**
  Sophronia Smith (1892 - 1953)**
  Natalia Smith Farr (1894 - 1978)**
  Millie Smith (1897 - 1931)**
  Aikens Smith (1899 - 1960)**
  Myrtle Smith Blocker (1901 - 1977)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
R V Mike Ramsay Memorial Cemetery
Snowflake
Navajo County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: mommycita
Originally Created by: Bob Rohwedder
Record added: May 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19429779
Samuel Francis Smith
Added by: Bob Rohwedder
 
 
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