Nebraska Authors

Mary Audentia Smith Anderson

Born 1872-03-23 Plano, IL (USA)

Died 1963-05-05
Independence, MO (USA)

Lamoni, IA (USA)
Rose Hill Cemetery

Granddaughter of Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints.

Places Lived

Plano, IL
Lamoni, IA
Shenandoah, IA
Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE
Independence, MO

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Genealogy; Family History


Plano, IL
Lamoni, IA
Western Normal College, Shenandoah, IA
Graduate, 1906-7, Graceland University School of Music, Lamoni, IA


Music Teacher, 1889-1921


Lambda Delta Sigma, bestowed by Alpha Chapter, Graceland College


Member of a number of Family Associations
Regent of D.A.R. (Daughters of the Revolution)
President of the O.F.P.A. (Order of the Founders and Patriots of America)
D.A.R., U.S. Daughters, 1812
Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America
Society of Mayflower Descendants
Daughters of American Colonists


Ancestry and Posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale. 1929.

Contributed to and edited several newspapers (see vertical file)

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