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Middleton, Julia M. Smith


30 Apr. 1831–12 Sept. 1880. Born in Warrensville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Daughter of John Murdock and Julia Clapp. After death of mother, adopted by JS and Emma Smith at age of nine days. Lived in Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio, 1831. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1832; to Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, 1838; near Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, 1839; and to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, later that year. Member of Nauvoo Fourth Ward, 1842. Married first Elisha Dixon, by 1850. Moved to Galveston, Galveston Co., Texas, ca. 1851. Moved back to Nauvoo, 1853, following husband’s death. Married second John Jackson Middleton, 19 Nov. 1856, in Hancock Co. Converted to Catholicism. Lived in Sonora Township, Hancock Co., by 1860. Likely died in Sonora Township.


Alternate Names

Murdock, Julia

Smith, Julia M.

Dixon, Julia M. Smith