Category Archives: Smuin Family

Ruby Grace Lundquist Smuin Funeral Plan

My Grandma Ruby died just 6 weeks after I was born.  She was battling breast cancer for more than 6 years, so she had some time to consider what she wanted done at her funeral to celebrate her life. Here … Continue reading

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

I found this photo this last year in my Aunt Elsie’s scrapbook.  Elsie is a sister to my grandmother, Ruby Lundquist (m. Franklin Smuin).  In this photo, Ruby is holding my mother, Grace Helen Smuin (b. 14 January 1930). I … Continue reading

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John Smewing marries Jane Honey 14 November 1842 in Radley, Berkshire, England

Here is the marriage certificate of my 2nd Great-grandparents, John and Jane Smewing/Smuin, who were married on this day, 14 November 1842.  John was 21 and Jane was 10 years old. John and Jane had 13 children.  Only 4 of … Continue reading

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Grace Helen Smuin 1950s College Scrapbook

My Mom, Grace Smuin met my Dad, Art Laemmlen when they attended UC Davis in 1948-49.  Grace was from San Gabriel, southern California and Art was from Reedley in central California.  Grace transferred to UCLA and Art to UC Berkeley.  … Continue reading

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Jane Pusey Honey Smuin b. 22 July 1822, Radley, England

Jane Pusey Honey Smuin is my 2nd Great-grandmother.  She was born on this day in 1822 in Radley, England. JANE HONEY remembrances by Eva Thomas Whittemore, August 1976 Jane Honey Smuin did needle point. She would never eat without a … Continue reading

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John Smuin and Family Arrive in America 8 July 1869

John Smuin and Jane Honey immigrated on 8 July 1869 to United States John Smuin, 48, M, labourer, Jane Smuin, 46, F, John Smuin, 16, M, Eliza Jane Smuin, 10, F, and Louisa Smuin, 5, F, arrived at the Port … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Price Smuin b. 12 March 1809, Kemerton, Glouchestershire, England

The obituary found in the Deseret News, 4 September 1883, vol.32:544 says. “At Kaysville, 4 September 1883, of typhoid Fever and general debility, Mary Ann Lusty Smuin, Wife of Thomas Smuin. Deceased born at Kemerton, Gloucestershire, England, 12 March 1809: … Continue reading

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