John Smith, b. 1781

John Smith (1781-1854) was born 16 Jul. 1781 in Derryfield, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. He was the son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. He married Clarissa Lyman on 11 Sep. 1815. He was baptized 9 Jan. 1832. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff, including as Assistant Counselor in the First Presidency and Presiding Patriarch. He died 23 May 1854 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

John Smith (KWJR-TZ9), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). John Smith, b. 1781, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-smith-b-1781, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). John Smith, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/john-smith, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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    34 MINUTES OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE. are in this Territory, and then it always would bring peace to the hearts of those who had to be judged. He expressed his indignation and abhorrence of the scenes which transpired, in driving the Latter- day Saints from Missouri and Illinois. He then presented a description of the monument intended to be built to the memory of Gen. Washington, and finish- ed his discourse by saying, that he should always remember with deep gratitude, and respect, his interview with the Lat- ter-day Saints in their mountain city. He ...
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    Part of Discourse 1851-09-07

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    MINUTES OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE. 35 Presiding Bishops, under Bishop Edward Hunter---Carried. John Banks was nominated as another of the travelling Bishops, and carried. Ezra T. Benson, Jedediah M. Grant, and Orson Hyde, were voted as Agents of the Perpetual Emigrating Company, to gather the Poor to this place. Samuel W. Richards, Willard Snow, Abraham O. Smoot, Dorr P. Curtis, and Vincent Shurtleff, were voted ...