SMOOT, Abraham Owen

This article originally appeared in Vol.58 No.2 (2011) issue of Pioneer Magazine Abraham Owen Smoot was born on Feb. 17, 1815, in Franklin County (later Owen County), Kentucky. His father, George Washington Smoot, was a physician and attorney. His mother, Ann Rowlett, was from Prince Edward County, Virginia. [Abraham] was named after his mother’s uncle, […]

Journey to Temple Hill: The Brigham Young University Story “Journey to Temple Hill: The Brigham Young University Story” is a historical documentary about byu’s founding and early history.The program was produced by BYU University Communications in conjunction with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at the Harold B. Lee Library. The documentary draws upon interviews with past and current BYU presidents, historians, faculty […]

Pioneer: 2011 Vol.58 No.2

Featuring: The History of Provo from Nauvoo to Provo Extract from the Journal of Judge George W. Bean The Tabernacle Block The Old Tabernacle william miller The provo tabernacle Abraham O. Smoot William Harrison Folsom: Pioneer Architect Interior Craftsmanship of the Provo Tabernacle A History of the Provo Tabernacle Organ Church Presidents and the Provo […]