Emma Hale Smith Bidamon

Smith, Emma Hale (1804 – 1879), was born on 10 Jul. 1804 at Willingborough Township (later Harmony), Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. She was baptized on 28 Jun. 1830. She was married to Joseph Smith Jr. on 18 Jan. 1827. She was a close friend of Wilford and Phebe Woodruff. She died on 30 Apr. 1879 at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois.

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  • Page 146

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

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    The sun in the east arose to gladden earth & shed oe'r nature his pleaseing beams to wellc ome the return of delightful spri ng that drearry winter might be forgotten. No day more pleas ing than April thirteenth 1837 While all nature smiled without friendships purest joys were felt beneath a prophets roof whare the brides and bri desgroom found a welcome reception. While by law with the nuptial cord their hands were bound their congenial hearts in one, lay cemented bearing the seal of Eternal life. Their friendship formed from principle pure, virtue unsuled, ...
  • Page 310

    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
  • Page 337

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

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    slips of paper on the ground from whence he rose Br Whitmore picked up one of them & read the following words (Emma is not worthy of me) he wished to read the others but the person with him picked them up & put them in his pocket & did not let him read them. At the close of my meeting Elder Brannan prefered a charge against Elder Hardy for slander so did Elder Adams ...
    Dates:
    October 13, 1844 October 14, 1844
  • Page 135

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 - December 31, 1842)

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    February 20, 1842 ~ Sunday Feb 20 Sunday I spent the day at home reading & writing February 21, 1842 ~ Monday to February 26, 1842 ~ Saturday 21 22 23 24 25 & 26 Was spent in the printing office Nothing remarkable transpired with us during the week excepting we prepared a plate [ink color change] for making a cut at the commencement of the Book of Abraham which is to be published in ...
    Dates:
    February 20, 1842 February 21, 1842 February 26, 1842 February 27, 1842 February 28, 1842 March 1, 1842
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 91

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

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    April 27, 1839 ~ Saturday April 27th We had entered into a covenant to see the poor saints all mooved out of Missouri into Illinois that they might be delivered from under the hand of such vile persecution & we have spared no pains to accomplish this object untill the Lord hath given us the desires of our hearts in this thing & we have now the last company of the poor with us that can be removed. Br Parley P Pratt one of the Twelve &
    Dates:
    April 27, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 4, 1839
  • Page 12

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

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    January 18, 1843 ~ Wednesday Jan 18th Joseph Smith the Prophet & his Lady made a feest for his friends as a time of rejoiceing with them in consequence of his deliverence from oppression we had an inter- esting day about 20 of those who went with him to Springfield & also the Twelve & many others numbering in all about 75 persons. Gen Law & Miss Eliza Snow had compos- ed each of them a song ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1843 January 19, 1843
  • Page 62

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

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    up friends & deliverd him from their hands or in other words brought them all together to Nauvloo Nauvoo & it was truly a regoiceing time to the Saints to see him again Reynolds & Wilson were both taken with a writ for fals imprisionment though their intention was to have taken Joseph Smith's life by taken him to Missouri to be destroyed yet Joseph Smith heaped cowles of fire upon their head by treating ...
  • Page 65

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

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    By the power of God & Generalship & I have brought them to Nauvoo & treated them kindly I have had the privilege of rewarding them good for evil, they took me unlawfully treated me rigorously, strove to deprive me of my rights & would have run me to Missouri to have been murdered if providence had not inter- posed: but now they are in my hands, I took them into my house set them at the head of my table & set ...
  • Page 67

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

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    rights, privileges & freedom which our fathers fought bled & died for & which the Constitution of the United States & & this State garrentee unto us, I will do it at the point of the Bayonet & sword. Many Lawyiers contend for those thing which are against the rights of men & I can ownly excuse them because of their ignorance. Go forth & Advocate the laws & rights of the people ye lawyiers if not dont get into my hands ...