Silas Smith[1, 2, 3]

Male 1779 - 1839  (59 years)


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  • Name Silas Smith 
    Born 1 Oct 1779  Deering, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 27 Aug 1835 
    Residence 1838  Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 13 Sep 1839  Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Endowed (LDS) 3 May 1877  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4311  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 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  [4
    Sealed P (LDS) 25 Aug 1897  PROVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ruth Stevens,   d. 14 Mar 1826 
    Married 29 Jan 1806  [4
    Children 
     1. Charles Smith,   b. 11 Nov 1806,   d. 7 May 1809  (Age 2 years)
     2. Charity Smith,   b. 1 Apr 1808,   d. 2 Jun 1888  (Age 80 years)
     3. Curtis S. Smith,   b. 29 Oct 1809,   d. 23 Sep 1861  (Age 51 years)
     4. Samuel Smith,   b. 3 Oct 1811, , , Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1826  (Age 14 years)
     5. Stephen Smith,   b. 8 Jun 1815,   d. 20 Feb 1891  (Age 75 years)
     6. Susan Smith,   b. 19 Oct 1817,   d. Nov 1846  (Age 29 years)
     7. Asael Smith,   b. 12 Oct 1819,   d. 15 May 1834  (Age 14 years)
    Family ID F3793  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Aiken,   b. 13 Aug 1797, Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1877, Parowan, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1828 
    Sealed S (LDS) 4 Mar 1877  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Silas Sanford Smith,   b. 26 Oct 1830, Stockholm, Saint Lawrence, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1910, Layton, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. John Aikens Smith,   b. 6 Jul 1832,   d. 27 Nov 1834  (Age 2 years)
     3. Jesse Nathaniel Smith,   b. 2 Dec 1834, Stockholm, Saint Lawrence, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1906, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Family ID F2257  Group Sheet

  • Notes 


    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo,Block 159

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pp 268- 270
      Kirtland Member p 64

      HISTORY:
      Biography written by Albert E Smith, pp 4
      Silas Smith by Don C Smith, pp 38

      VARIANTS:
      Birthplace: Derryfield, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA.

      NOTE:
      Property was removed on 22 June 2005.
      There is no evidence that Silas ever owned Nauvoo, Block 48, lot 1.

  • 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. [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 268- 270.

    3. [S4438]

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

    5. [S491] Book - Sacred Places Ohio and Illinois, Berrett, LaMar C., Editor, (Deseret Book Company, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002), p. 230.

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