Joseph Smith, Jr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1805 - 1844  (38 years)


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  • Name Joseph Smith 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 23 Dec 1805  Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 13 May 1829  Harmony (Oakland), Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Feb 1831  Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence Summer 1839  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Endowed (LDS) 5 May 1842  [12
    Died 27 Jun 1844  Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Smith Family Cemetery, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1771  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2007 

    Father Joseph Smith, Sr.,   b. 12 Jul 1771, Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Lucy Mack,   b. 8 Jul 1776, Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1855, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1796  Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 25 Aug 1897 
    Notes 
    • NAUVOO RECORDS
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 3

      NAUVOO RECORDS
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 3 [13]
    Family ID F1113  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Emma Hale,   b. 10 Jul 1804, Harmony, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1879, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1827  Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 19 Jul 1988  PROVO Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Alvin Smith,   b. 15 Jun 1828, Manchester, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1828, Manchester, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Thadeus Smith,   b. 30 Apr 1831, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1831, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Louisa Smith,   b. 30 Apr 1831, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1831, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Joseph Murdock Smith,   b. 1 May 1831, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1832, Hiram, Portage, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Julia Murdock Smith,   b. 1 May 1831, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1880, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     6. Joseph Smith, III,   b. 6 Nov 1832, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1914, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Frederick Granger William Smith,   b. 20 Jun 1836, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1862, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     8. Alexander Hale Smith,   b. 2 Jun 1838, Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1909, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Don Carlos Smith,   b. 13 Jun 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     10. Infant Smith,   b. 26 Dec 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. David Hyrum Smith,   b. 18 Nov 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1904, Elgin, Kane, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F1663  Group Sheet

    Married 1835 
    Family ID F1664  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Louisa Beman,   b. 7 Feb 1815, Livonia, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1841  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1665  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Zina Diantha Huntington,   b. 31 Jan 1821, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1901, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1841  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 27 Oct 1841 
    Family ID F1666  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Sylvia Porter Sessions,   b. 31 Jul 1818, Newry, Oxford, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1882, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1841 
    Family ID F1667  Group Sheet

    Family 6 Presendia Huntington,   b. 7 Sep 1810, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1891, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1841  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1668  Group Sheet

    Family 7 Elvira Annie Cowles,   b. 23 Nov 1813, Unadilla, Otsego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1871, Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1842 
    Family ID F1669  Group Sheet

    Family 8 Lucy Walker,   b. 30 Apr 1826, Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1842 
    Family ID F1670  Group Sheet

    Family 9 Martha McBride,   b. 17 Mar 1805, Chester, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1901, Hooper, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 1842 
    Family ID F1671  Group Sheet

    Family 10 Mary Elizabeth Rollins,   b. 9 Apr 1818, Lima, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1913, Minersville, Beaver, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married Feb 1842 
    Sealed S (LDS) Feb 1842 
    Family ID F1672  Group Sheet

    Family 11 Eliza Roxey Snow,   b. 21 Jan 1804, Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1887, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1842 
    Family ID F1673  Group Sheet

    Family 12 Sarah Ann Whitney,   b. 22 Mar 1825, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1873, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1842 
    Sealed S (LDS) 27 Jul 1842 
    Family ID F1674  Group Sheet

    Family 13 Flora A. Woodworth 
    Married 1843 
    Family ID F1675  Group Sheet

    Family 14 Melissa Lott,   b. 9 Jan 1824, Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1898  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1843 
    Sealed S (LDS) 20 Sep 1843 
    Family ID F1676  Group Sheet

    Family 15 Emily Dow Partridge,   b. 28 Feb 1824, Painesville, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1899, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1843  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1677  Group Sheet

    Family 16 Olive Grey Frost,   b. 24 Jul 1816, Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1843 
    Family ID F1678  Group Sheet

    Family 17 Helen Mar Kimball,   b. 22 Aug 1828, Mendon, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married May 1843 
    Family ID F1679  Group Sheet

    Family 18 Fanny Young,   b. 8 Nov 1787, Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1859  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1843 
    Family ID F1680  Group Sheet

    Family 19 Sarah Marietta Kingsley,   b. 20 Oct 1788, Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1856, Plymouth, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1842  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1681  Group Sheet

    Family 20 Elizabeth Davis,   b. 11 Mar 1791, Riverhead, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1876, White Cloud, Doniphan, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 22 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F1682  Group Sheet

    Family 21 Mary Ann Frost,   b. 14 Jan 1809, Bethel, Oxford, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1891, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Sealed S (LDS) 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1683  Group Sheet

    Family 22 Lucinda Pendleton,   b. 21 Sep 1801, Washington, Rappahannock, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Memphis Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F1684  Group Sheet

    Family 23 Sarah Ann Fuller,   b. 24 Oct 1815, Providence, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1897  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F1685  Group Sheet

    Family 24 Sarah Scott,   b. 25 Oct 1816, Armagh, Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1878, Lyons, Walworth, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F1686  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Dec 1805 - Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Feb 1831 - Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Summer 1839 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1841 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Oct 1841 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1841 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jun 1842 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1843 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1844 - Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smith Family Cemetery, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1846 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo, Block 155, Lot 1&2
      Nauvoo, Block 156
      Nauvoo, Block 147, Lot 3
      Nauvoo, Block 141, Lot 2
      Nauvoo, Block 90, Lot 1
      T6 R8, Section 8 Ne, 139 Acres

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pp25-29
      Nauvoo Legion
      Kirtland Member p 64
      Land Document, from Hancock County Marriage Register, dated 2 Feb 1841, 1p
      Nauvoo Death Records

      HISTORY:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah p1279
      Family of Joseph SMITH
      Latter-day Saint Millenial Star pp 353-355
      Estate of Joseph Smith
      Article by Willard Richards
      The Prophet Joseph Smith Daquerreotype
      Times and Seasons

      ZION'S_CAMP: Member of Zion's Camp (Backman, "A Profile of Kirtland Saints..." Appendix E, p. 93)

      "History of Joseph Smith by HIs Mother" book in the Land and Records library

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Book - Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio and Members of Zion's Camp, 1830-1839; vital stats and sources, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1982), Member p 64.

    2. [S1141] Book - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother, Smith, Lucy Mack, (Bookcraft, Salt Lake City, Preston Nibley, Editor 1901), " book in the Land and Records library.

    3. [S34] Book - History of the Nauvoo Legion in Illinois, Sweeney, John, Jr., (MA Thesis, Brigham Young University).

    4. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pp25-29.

    5. [S1869] LDS - Millenial Star, (Early LDS Periodical published in England), pp 353-355.

    6. [S145] LDS - Nauvoo Death Records.

    7. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), p1279.

    8. [S544] LDS - Times and Seasons, 6 vols., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Early LDS Periodical published in Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839-1846).

    9. [S1870]

    10. [S491] Book - Sacred Places Ohio and Illinois, Berrett, LaMar C., Editor, (Deseret Book Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002), p. 9.

    11. [S773] Book - Old Mormon Nauvoo 1839-1846, Holzapfel, Richard N. and T. Jeffery Cottle, (Grandin Book Company, Provo, Utah, 1990), p. 162.

    12. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    13. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846).