Category Archives: Smuin Family

The Smuin Family in Canada

Joseph Richard Smuin was born 9 April 1863 in Lehi, Utah.  He and his family left for Canada in 1900.  Here is there story. NOTE:  Stay tuned for corrections on this story.  This account was written by my father, the late … Continue reading

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The Smuin Dancing Academy in Lehi

By Mrs. Audrey Wilson, Lehi, Utah My Grandfather James Blundell Smuin, Jr. had an Orchestra, a family organization, which played all over the country. As there was no hall in Lehi, Grandfather thought of building one and the school and … Continue reading

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Ruby Grace Smuin b. 6 January 1898, Salt Lake City

My mother, Grace Helen Smuin, wrote this about her mother, Ruby, my Great-grandmother: My mother, Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin, was born in Salt Lake City January 6, 1898. She was a gentle, loving and caring lady. All loved her. I … Continue reading

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Harriet Matilda Barker Smuin b. 1857, d. 7 Dec 1918 in Rexburg, ID

Harriet was my Great-grandmother.  She was born 23 September 1857 at Mount Fort, Ogden, Weber, Utah.  She married my Englishman Great-grandpa, John Smuin Jr. in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City on 25 July 1878.  She was 20 and he was … Continue reading

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George Bushman Lundquist b. 10 Nov 1908, m. Mildred Pugmire b. 15 June 1911

George Bushman was the son of Emanuel Richard Lundquist and Grace Honor Bushman, my great-grandparents.  He married Mildred Pugmire, who was the daughter of Harriet Barker Smuin, a sister to my great-grandfather John Smuin on the other side of the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grandpa Franklin Smuin, b. 11 September 1893

My grandfather, Franklin Smuin, was born in Ogden, Utah, September 11, 1893. He had been an accountant, graduating from Ricks Academy in Rexburg, Idaho. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the California … Continue reading

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Franklin Smuin Signatures

Here are signatures from my Grandfather, Franklin Smuin. He was born 11 September 1893 and he died 6 April 1959. These are from his WWI and WWII Draft Registration Cards in 1917 and when he was 48 years old.  

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