Category Archives: Smuin Family

Michael Clarke b. 12 June 1832, England

  The following is a sketch of the life of Michael Clark as told by his daughter, Sarah Ann Clark Rudd.  (Michael was married to 2 Smuin sisters, Harriet and Eliza Smuin, daughters of Thomas Smuin and Sarah Hook.) Michael … Continue reading

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Henry Dittmore b. 1836, d. 1893

   EXCERPTS FROM LIFE SKETCH OF HENRY DITTMORE (1836-1893) PIONEER OF 1855, HUSBAND OF RACHEL SMUIN Written by his daughter, Eliza D. Call: Waldorf Church Henry Dittmore was born June 8, 1836, at Waldorf a/Werra Saxmeininger, Germany. The son of George Nicolas … Continue reading

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The Daniel Harvey family immigrated to America on the ship Amazon.

Here is an article form The Ensign, published 13 March 2015 The Voyage of the Amazon: A Close View of One Immigrant Company By Richard L. Jensen and Gordon Irving (From March 1980 Ensign) In June of 1863 the Amazon, … Continue reading

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Daniel and Hannah Smuin Harvey

Daniel and Hannah Smuin Harvey were the parents of James Smuin Harvey.  They homesteaded the Harvey Farm, the area of which is pictured below. These pictures are found in the book, East of Antelope Island, which tells the histories of … Continue reading

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Daniel Harvey b. 29 May 1830, Husband of Hannah Smuin

Daniel Harvey was born in Stanford, England 29 May 1830, son of John Harvey who was born in Prettiwell, Essex, England, in 1780 and Elizabeth Eastwood, born 1800 in Stanford, England. Daniel’s brothers and sisters were James, Golden, Sarah, Jemima … Continue reading

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Rachel Smuin Dittmore b. 6 May 1844, d. 8 May 1908

Information on her crossing the ocean and her landing came from the Millennial Star. Remainder of the history was written by Eliza Dittmore Call, a daughter, the grandmother of Lucille Call Stringham. Rachel Smuin left London the 4th of June … Continue reading

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The Smuin Musicians in Lehi, Utah

The Smuin Orchestra By Richard Van Wagoner Another popular musical group in the early days of Lehi was the Smuin Brother’s Band, which was formed by James and Joseph Smuin, cousins of the Kirkham Brothers. The two groups were contemporary … Continue reading

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