Bathsheba W. Bigler[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Female 1822 - 1910  (88 years)


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  • Name Bathsheba W. Bigler 
    Born 3 May 1822  Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptized (LDS) 21 Aug 1837 
    Residence 1841  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Endowed (LDS) 10 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Sep 1910  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2362  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Mark Bigler,   b. 19 May 1785, Enterprise, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1839, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Susannah Ogden,   b. 11 Oct 1785, Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1847  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1805 
    Sealed P (LDS) 14 Jun 1997  IFALL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2152  Group Sheet

    Family George Albert Smith,   b. 26 Jun 1817, Potsdam, Saint Lawrence, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1875, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [16
    Married 25 Jul 1841  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Children 
     1. George Albert Smith,   b. 7 Jul 1842,   d. 2 Nov 1860  (Age 18 years)
     2. Bathsheba Kate Smith,   b. 14 Aug 1844
     3. John Henry Smith,   b. 4 Apr 1847, Winter Quarters (Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1847  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F2161  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1841 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1910 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 1
      Nauvoo Marriages, p 8
      Hancock County Marriage Register Register p. 42
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 5, pp 261-264

      HISTORY:
      Kirtland Member, p 63

      "Writings" diskette code: SMITB22A.P Autobiography of Bathsheba Wilson Bigler Smith, 1822-1906 BYU, 6 pp
      SMITB22L.P Letters of Bathsheba W Bigler Smith to George A Smith, cited in Women's
      Voices, Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1982, 6 pp
      SMITB23B.WE A Loving Tribute, Woman's Exponent, 39:17-18.
      SMITB23O.WE In Memoriam: President Bathsheba W Smith, Woman's Exponent 39:20-21

      NAME VARIANT: Barsheba W. SMITH
      BIRTHPLACE VARIANT: Shinnston, Harrison, Virginia

      Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a Commencement to bury in the burying ground at Winter Quarters, North West Corner. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above for John Smith son of Bathsheba Smith, "John Smith; age 9 hrs.; son of Geo. A. and Bathsheba W. Smith; deceased, April 4, 1847; birthplace Winter Quarters; birthdate, April 4, 1847; grave no. 124."

  • 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 63.

    2. [S25] USA - Illinois - Hancock County Marriage Index, 1829-1849, Tri-County Genealogical Society, compiler, (1983), p. 42.

    3. [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 5, pp 261-264.

    4. [S28] LDS - Nauvoo Marriage Record, Nauvoo Restoration Incorporated, es, p 8.

    5. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 1.

    6. [S2469] Book - Women's Voices: An Untold History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830–1900, Godfrey, Kenneth W. and Godfrey, Audrey, compilers and editors, (Deseret Book, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1982), p. 198.

    7. [S478] LDS - Women's Exponent, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Early LDS Periodical published from 1872-1914), 39:20-21.

    8. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Autobiography and Letters.
      Typescript, Brigham Young University, Special Collections
      Women's Voices. Kenneth W. and Audrey M. Godfrey and Jill Mulvay Derr, eds. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1982. 121.

    9. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Recollections of Joseph Smith.
      Young Woman's Journal 16:549

    10. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Obituary.
      Woman's Exponent 39:17

    11. [S478] LDS - Women's Exponent, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Early LDS Periodical published from 1872-1914), 39:17.

    12. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    13. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    14. [S2470]

    15. [S127] Book - Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, 1839-1845, Cook, Lyndon W., (Grandin Book Company, Orem, Utah, 1994), p. 92.

    16. [S145] LDS - Nauvoo Death Records, and Marriages, by Lyndon W. Cook, p. 91.
      2 SOUR S29
      3 PAGE p. 354

    17. [S127] Book - Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, 1839-1845, Cook, Lyndon W., (Grandin Book Company, Orem, Utah, 1994), p. 92.
      George A. Smith, of Lee County, Iowa and Bethsheba W. Bigler of Nauvoo
      by Don Carlos Smith

    18. [S544] LDS - Times and Seasons, 6 vols., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Early LDS Periodical published in Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839-1846).
      As referenced in Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, by Lyndon W. Cook, p. 91