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 Aaron Smethurst

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Aaron Smethurst

  • Birth 13 Jul 1822 Lancashire, England
  • Death 29 Sep 1896 Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Porterville, Morgan County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 21515635

Aaron Smethurst was born 13 Jul 1822 in Great Bolton, Lancashire, England to Thomas Smethurst and Alice Crompton.
He was the youngest of 8 children. His siblings were: Ellen, 30 Jul 1805; James, 17 May 1807; John, 17 May 1809; Margaret, 1811; Betty, 1813; Thomas, 1815; Moses, 1817.

He married Catharine Green 18 Dec 1842 in Bury Parrish, Lancashire, England. They had 12 children: Alice Ann, 22 Feb 1843; Ann Green, Jun 1844; Mary Jane, May 1846; Ellen, 26 May 1847; Thomas, 26 Sep 1848; Betty, 1850; Margaret, 16 Nov 1851; James, 12 Oct 1852; Catherine Green, 24 Mar 1856; Aaron Green, 10 Jun 1858; John Alexander, 16 Sep 1859; Moses Green, 26 Aug 1862.

Sometime between October 1852 and March 1856 Aaron and Catharine immigrated to the United States with their surviving children Ellen and Thomas. Records have Catherine Green being born in Williamsburg, New York in 1856, Aaron in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1858, John in Ogden, Utah in 1859 and Moses born in Centerville, Utah in 1861.

Aaron died 29 Sep 1896 in East Bountiful, Utah and was buried in Porterville, Utah with his wife on 2 Oct 1896. He lived almost 15 years longer than his wife who died 6 Nov 1881.


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  • Created by: Ronald Keyes
  • Added: 12 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21515635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aaron Smethurst (13 Jul 1822–29 Sep 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21515635, citing Porterville Cemetery, Porterville, Morgan County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Keyes (contributor 46930366) .