Don Carlos Smith, b. 1816

Don Carlos Smith (1816-1841) was born 25 Mar. 1816 in Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. He was the son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. He married Agnes Moulton Coolbrith on 30 Jul. 1835. He was baptized 9 Jun. 1830. He was an editor of the Times and Seasons in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois and received many letters from Wilford Woodruff concerning the newspaper. He died 7 Aug. 1841 in Nauvoo.

Footnotes

Don Carlos Smith (KWVC-7XH), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Don Carlos Smith, b. 1816, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/don-carlos-smith-b-1816, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Don Carlos Smith, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/don-carlos-smith-jss-brother, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 116

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 25, 1840 ~ Saturday 25th I spent the day & night at Moorends Cross & was quite Ill with a bad Cold April 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th Notwithstanding I was quite Ill I walked 5 miles to Ashfield & preached at Mr Baly's & in in the afternoon to Crowcutt & preached & Baptized 10 persons & confirmed them & Ordained Edward Philips a Priest. ^1 {family was taken [2 illegible ...
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    April 25, 1840 April 26, 1840 April 27, 1840 April 28, 1840 April 29, 1840
  • Page 313

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    in the wilderness. If we do not carry out the plan Joseph has laid and the pattern he has given for us to work by we cannot get any further endowment I want it to sink deep into your heart that you may remember it. I repeat it, let me reason with you. If you stir up the flame of dissent will you get an endowment No, you get a party to run here and another there, and divide our strength, and weaken our hands and we will be ...
  • Page 321

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    23rd [FIGURE] I met with the quorum of the Twelve in council, a little time or some of them. I visited Emma Smith the widow of the prophet she let me have a peace of oak for a Staff [FIGURE] out of the [FIGURE] coffin of the Prophet Joseph who was inhumanly martered in Carthage Ill in company with his brother Hiram. Emma also let me have a Pair of gloves composed of white cotton and Mrs
  • Page 184

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    for the Elders Journal. The spirit of God is like leaven in the midst of these Islands of the sea. the solemnities of Eternity is resting upon the People, the word of God is like a sharp two edged sword in the hearts of men I am now preachi -ng & Baptizing almost daily. O may the Lord roll on his work amid the Islands of the sea and give me a rich harvest of souls. I spent the night with Mr Charles Brown distance of the day 4 miles THUS ends the year of ...
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    January 3, 1838
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    January 1, 1838 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1838. I Willford am now standing upon one of the Islands of the sea in defence of the truth and for the word of GOD and the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. I am in North America North Lat 44. West Long 68 46 South Fox Islands Vinalhaven Maine. I am labouring in the ministry alone at this time, I am blessed, however, with the company of Mrs Phebe W Woodruff my companion & friend: O may the LORD bless us in all righteousness ...
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    January 1, 1838 January 2, 1838 January 3, 1838
  • Page 18

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    February 1, 1838 ~ Thursday Feb 1st I repaired in company with Elder Ball to a stream of water we their clensed our feet with pure water and bore testimony unto God through Jesus Christ against Mr Douglass the Methodest Priest for rejecting our testimony & offending our little ones this is the third witness borne to heaven against that man O God reward him according to thy Mercy, Judgment, Justice, & Truth. We call upon Br & Sister Merchant & found them possessing a good spirit ...
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    February 1, 1838 February 2, 1838 February 3, 1838 February 4, 1838 February 5, 1838 February 6, 1838
  • Page 84

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    concerning the case of Brother Brewster I was one that opposed his ordination & I was much surprised that both the chairman & clerk did not do the same instead of urging it forward for Br Brewster maintained the same principle & possessed the same spirit for which he was cut off from the church in Kirtland by the high council & even in this case he came forward & demanded the High & Holy priesthood at our hands in the in the name of Jesus Christ I did not consider this to be ...
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    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    February 23, 1840 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I preached in Stoke in the morn ing & confirmed one I communed with the Saints at Brother [blank] Whittaker in Lane end I also preached in the evening. Distance of the day 3 m February 24, 1840 ~ Monday 23 24th I walked to Stone with Brother Samuel Hancock & several other Brother & preached at Widow Gilberts & thence returned to Hanly ...
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    February 23, 1840 February 24, 1840 February 25, 1840 February 26, 1840 February 27, 1840 February 28, 1840
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    The time had come for me to take my departure from my family to carry the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations of Europe in fulfillment of the commands of God. Accordingly I left a parting blessing with my wife & took my fare well of her & other saints on the morn of the 8th day of Oct ^Aug^ 1839 & left Montrose & crossed the Missisippi river for the purpose of commencing my mission of about six thousand miles & I started without purs or scrip ...
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    August 9, 1839 August 10, 1839 August 11, 1839
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    November 20, 1837 ~ Monday NOV. 20.th I wrote a letter to Elder Don C. Smith at Kirtland I forwarded him 13 subscribers for the Elders Journal of the Church of Latter Day Saints. I gave an account of 17 members of the Church on fox Islands I also forwarded $10 dollars of subscription money for the Elders Journal from the following persons. Justus Ames $1, Stephen Luce Esq $1, Cyrus Starrett $1.
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    November 20, 1837 November 21, 1837 November 22, 1837 November 23, 1837 November 24, 1837 November 25, 1837 November 26, 1837 November 27, 1837 November 28, 1837 November 29, 1837