Hyrum Smith

Hyrum Smith (1800-1844) was born 9 Feb. 1800 in Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. He was the son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. He married Jerusha Barden on 2 Nov. 1826. He was baptized in Jun. 1829. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff and performed the sealing ordinance for Wilford and Phebe Woodruff in the Nauvoo Temple. He died 27 Jun. 1844 in Carthage, Hancock Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

Hyrum Smith (KWJT-6XJ), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Hyrum Smith, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/hyrum-smith, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Hyrum Smith, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/hyrum-smith, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 118

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

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    was presented to us for an example {God set the law in judgment on Kirtland [3 illegible words] remember this warning [illegible] judgment must [illegible] the law [illegible] God save many for Christ's sake.} Spent the past week in school in the Lords house December 18, 1836 ~ Sunday 18 Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Sermon delivered by Elder William Smith Elder Joseph Young administered the sacrament President
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    December 18, 1836 December 19, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 22, 1836 December 24, 1836 December 25, 1836
  • Page 251

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

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    Elder Adams took a text in Obadiah 17 vers upon Mount Zion shall be deliverance &c He spoke lengthy concerning Zion that was to be built up in the last days & pointed out Joseph from the scriptures and brought much testimony to prove the subject. At the close of the discourse President Joseph Smith turned over the confer- ence into the hands of the Twelve And Adjourned untill 2 oclok. Met at 2 oclok & President Hiram Smith arose & spent most of the Afternoon in ...
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    April 9, 1844
  • Page 257

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

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    May 7th I had an interview with Elder Whittaker he assisted me to pile some wood in the suller. It was a hard rainy day Sister Barbara Neff spent the day with us May 8, 1844 ~ Wednesday 8th I spent the day in company with Mrs Woodruff in the garding garden weeding May 9, 1844 ~ Thursday May 9th 1844 I arose in the morning and aranged some domestic affairs & was ...
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    May 8, 1844 May 9, 1844 May 10, 1844
  • 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 329

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

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    my heavenly father in the name of Jesus Christ and by virtue of the Holy Priesthood and the Keys of the kingdom of God that he would spedily avenge the blood of Joseph the Prophet Seer and Revelator, and Hiram the Patriarch, which had been shed by the hands of the American gentile nation, upon all the heads of the Nation and State that have aided, abeted or perpetrated the horid deed, of sheding the blood of those righteous men even the Lords anointed. I ...
  • Page 122

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

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    December 26, 1841 ~ Sunday Dec 26th Sunday I visited the sick in the morning & spent the fore part of the day in writing I received [FIGURE] a letter last evening from Br Azmon Woodruff of South Richland under Date Nov 15th 1841 Joseph the Seer called upon me & others of the Twelve to attend meeting at his house we did so in the evening & herd many good principles presented by presidents Joseph & Hyram Smith such ...
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    December 26, 1841 December 27, 1841 December 28, 1841 December 31, 1841
  • Page 128

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

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    January 1, 1842 ~ Saturday JANuary 1st, 1842 I spent this NEW YEARS DAY in company with the quorum of the Twelve & with our wives in the city of Nauvoo at Br S. Stodard's it was an interesting day unto us to once more assemble to a feast with our quorum & our families in a city of the Saints in the midst of peace & love we more highly prized this privilege as we are called to be seperate so much while in ...
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    January 1, 1842 January 2, 1842
  • Page 129

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

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    January 3, 1842 ~ Monday Jan 3rd I spent the day drawing wood for Albert Smith from the Island across the Missisippi river on the Ice January 4, 1842 ~ Tuesday 4th I drew wood from the Island for myself. One man while crossing the river broke through the Ice & lost his whole esstablishment under the Ice ie horses harness & slay January 5, 1842 ~ Wednesday 5th I spent the day drawing wood ...
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    January 3, 1842 January 4, 1842 January 5, 1842 January 6, 1842 January 7, 1842 January 8, 1842 January 9, 1842 January 10, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    March 2, 1842 ~ Wednesday March 2nd I spent the day as usual at the office March 3, 1842 ~ Thursday 3rd was spent at Printing Office March 4, 1842 ~ Friday March 4th 1842 Phebe A. Woodruff was Born this morning 30 minutes past 10 oclock unto us a child is given! unto us a daughter is born Mother & babe doing well. May the LORD be praised for all his mercies unto us After ...
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    March 2, 1842 March 3, 1842 March 4, 1842 March 5, 1842 March 6, 1842 March 7, 1842 March 8, 1842 March 9, 1842