Aunt Em was the fifth wife of Jesse Nathaniel Smith. They were married in the St. George Temple Oct. 29, 1881. She was born at West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 6, 1863. Her parents, Mons Larson and Ellen Malmstrom, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in their native land of Sweden and emigrated to Utah in 1859. They crossed the plains with a handcart company and suffered many hardships on their journey.