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 272

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    August 31, 1870 ~ Wednesday Aug 31, 1870 I commenced shingling the west side of my South House September 1, 1870 ~ Thursday Sept 1. I finished shingling my house & went to the farm 3 M September 2, 1870 ~ Friday 2d I spent the day in hoeing corn & pulling weeds out of my Potatoe Patch. September 3, 1870 ~ Saturday 3d I attended the school of the Prophets President Young had gone to the Canab Country. One ...
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    August 31, 1870 September 1, 1870 September 2, 1870 September 3, 1870 September 4, 1870 September 5, 1870
  • Page 286

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    A Synopsis of My labors in 1870 1710 Mil I travelled 1710 Miles I held 166 Meetings I Preached 75 Discourses 75 Discourses I Attended 2 General Conferences 2 G. Conferences I Attended Prayer Circle with Presidency & Twelve 22 Times I Met with my own Prayer Circle 21 Times I Attended the school of the Prophets 35 Times I Baptized for the living 3 for the Dead 43 46 Baptized I was Baptized for 30 Dead Friends 30 Dead Friends ...
  • Page 348

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 123, 1872 High & 1000 feet long. While on the way here we saw the moving sand banks which like drifting snow was covering a small portion of the City bothe lots & building 100 feet deep U.S. had a fort that was in danger of being swallowed up they had raised a fence 60 feet high & the sand was pooring over that September 14, 1872 ~ Saturday 14 We visted the Jewish Sinaguge which is said to be one of the finest in the world for richness of finish ...
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    September 14, 1872 September 15, 1872 September 16, 1872
  • Page 364

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    I sealed 9 dead persons to Joseph Smith the Prophet 5 to Hirar Smith Patriarch 4 To Father John Smith 3 to Samuel H. Smith, & 3 to Don Carloss Smith. I sealed 3 dead persons to My Son Wilford Woodruff I Reported & recorded in my Journals 30 of Joseph Smiths sermons & 81 sermons of President ^Young^ & the Twelve I wrote 2305 Letters & Received 1560 Letters I Dedicated the ...
  • Page 27

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    I landed, I laid down upon the bank of the river on a side of sole leather. The Prophet Joseph came along and looked at me, and said, "You are starting on your mission." I said yes, but I look like a poor instrument for a missionary; I look more fit for a hospital or dissecting room than a mission. He replied, "What do you say that for? Go ahead in the name of the Lord, and you shall be healed and blessed on your mission." I ...
    Dates:
    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839
  • Page 159

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    And Edited By W A Cowdery & published by Wm Marks to the end of the vol. The Elders Journal being ownly 4 No ever published was Edited by Joseph Smith & Published by Thomas B Marsh The Times & Seasons was Edited & published be by E Robinson & Don Carlos Smith untill the 4th No of th 2nd vol which was Edied & publi[sh]ed By D. C. Smith Alone untill ...
  • Page 34

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    first time I had seen him for more than two years it was a happy meeting I attended the conferences and meetings with the saints in Quincy untill the 15th when I left with Elder Brigham Young and journeyed to Nau M Commerce with him crossed the river and settled my family in a room in the old barracks in Montrose Brother Brigham Young and family occupied ^I moved my family to Montrose and occupied a room in the ...
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    May 15, 1839 July 22, 1839 July 25, 1839 August 8, 1839
  • Page 34

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    on your mission". I thanked him. A Bro., came along with a wagon and carried me a few miles on my road, I started without purse or scrip; I ^&^ passed by Parley P. Pratt who was hauling ^e^ ^hewing^ logs for a house, he was bare-foot, bare-headed, with- out coat or vest on, he said "I have no money but I have an empty purse, I will give you that." I went a few rods and found Elder ^H. C.^ Kimball building a ...
  • Page 21

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    and spent the night with with a Brother Merrills the day following a Brother Perkins ^we rode 10 miles to Br Perkins and he^ took us in his waggon and carried us to McComb from thence to Brother Carloss Smith I rode for hours during the day over a very rough road of stones and stumps lying on my back in the bottom of the waggon shaking with the ague and I suffered much. We held a meeting in a grove ...
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    August 24, 1839
  • Page 33

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] bare. He was hewing a log, preparing to build a cabin. He said: "Brother Woodruff, I have no money, but I have an empty purse, which I will give you..' He brought it to me, and I thanked him for it. We went a few rods further, and met Brother Heber C. Kimball, in the same condition, also hewing a log, towards building a cabin. He said: "As Parley has given you a purse, I have ...
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    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 30, 1839 September 1, 1839 September 2, 1839