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

Male 1771 - 1840  (69 years)


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  • Name Joseph Smith 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 12 Jul 1771  Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 6 Apr 1830  [9
    Died 14 Sep 1840  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Endowed (LDS) 10 Apr 1877  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Smith Family Cemetery, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I4244  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2007 

    Father Asael Smith,   b. 7 Mar 1744, Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1830, Stockholm, Saint Lawrence, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Duty,   b. 16 Oct 1743, Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1836, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1767  Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Sealed P (LDS) 29 Aug 1997  DENVE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 S (LDS) 23 May 1984  ARIZO Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • NAUVOO RECORDS
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 3

      NAUVOO RECORDS
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 3 [12]
    Children 
     1. Alvin Smith,   b. 11 Feb 1798, Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1823, Palmyra, Wayne, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Hyrum Smith,   b. 9 Feb 1800, Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1844, Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Sophronia Smith,   b. 16 May 1803, Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1876, Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Joseph Smith, Jr.,   b. 23 Dec 1805, Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1844, Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     5. Samuel Harrison Smith,   b. 13 Mar 1808, Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     6. Ephraim Smith,   b. 13 Mar 1810, Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1810, , , Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. William B. Smith,   b. 13 Mar 1811, Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1894, Osterdock, Clayton, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Katherine Smith,   b. 8 Jul 1812, Lebanon, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1900, Fountain Green, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. Don Carlos Smith,   b. 25 Mar 1816, Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     10. Lucy Smith,   b. 18 Jul 1821, Manchester, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1882, (near), Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Family ID F1113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1840 - Nauvoo, 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 Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo, Block 107, Lot 3
      Nauvoo, Block 118, Lot 2
      Nauvoo, Block 124, Lot 2

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pp 16-21
      Kirtland Member p 64
      Nauvoo Death Records

      HISTORY:
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, pp 181-182

      "Writings" diskette code: SMITJ71B.TH Thesis "First Patriarch of the Church" 139 pages

  • 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. [S58] Book - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 4 vols, Jenson, Andrew, (Andrew Jenson History Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1901), , pp 181-182.

    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 40, pp 16-21.

    4. [S145] LDS - Nauvoo Death Records.

    5. [S186] Database - Pedigree Resource File, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 2001).

    6. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Biography.
      Preston Nibley Witnesses (1958), Pg.157

    7. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Biography.
      E. Skinner, thesis, BYU, 1958

    8. [S4371] .

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

    10. [S574] Internet Link - The Cemetery Record of William D, Huntiington, Nauvoo Sexton, Woods, Fred E., (Mormon Historical Studies, Vol 3, No. 1, Spring 2002), p. 135.

    11. [S1141] Book - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother, Smith, Lucy Mack, (Bookcraft, Salt Lake City, Preston Nibley, Editor 1901), p. 348.

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