Joseph Fielding Smith

Joseph Fielding Smith Sr. (1838-1918) was born 13 Nov. 1838 in Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri. His parents were Hyrum Smith and Mary Fielding. He married Levira Annette Clark Smith on 5 Apr. 1859; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in 1850 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He was ordained an Apostle in Jul. 1866, and he served as first counselor to Wilford Woodruff from 1889 to 1898. He died 19 Nov. 1918 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Joseph Fielding Smith (KWCW-8ZJ), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Joseph Fielding Smith, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-fielding-smith, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Joseph Fielding Smith, Jr., The Emmeline B. Wells Diaries (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/emmeline-b-wells/people/joseph-fielding-smith-1838?letter=S&lang=eng, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 80

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

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    May 12, 1867 At the close of the Meeting we drove to Cipio 40. we held a Meeting in the Evening Bishop Collister Prayed C. Spencer spoke 20 Minutes J. F. Smith 30 and President Young spoke 24. May 13, 1867 ~ Monday 13 We drove to Nephi. I stoped with Brother Oakey we held a Meeting at 5 oclok in the Meeting House A. H. Raleigh ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1867 May 14, 1867 May 15, 1867 May 16, 1867 May 17, 1867 May 18, 1867 May 19, 1867 May 20, 1867
  • Page 86

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

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    July 1, 1867 ~ Monday July 1st 1867 I spent the day laboring at my house July 2, 1867 ~ Tuesday 2nd I spent the day laboring at home. I met in the morning & G. A. Smith Anointed [blank] Atkin & wife to their seconed Anointing July 3, 1867 ~ Wednesday 3rd I spent the day laboring at home at my house I met at the Prayer Circle in the Morning & G ...
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    July 1, 1867 July 2, 1867 July 3, 1867 July 4, 1867 July 5, 1867 July 6, 1867 July 7, 1867
  • Page 87

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

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    July 8, 1867 ~ Monday July 8th 1867 I met in the morning at 8 oclok & I Anointed David Bennett & wife. I had 4 carpenters & 2 masons to work for me July 9, 1867 ~ Tuesday 9. I met at 8 oclok at prayer room & G. A. Smith Anointed Thomas Jenkins & 3 wives I had 3 wivescarpenters all day July 10, 1867 ~ Wednesday 10. I met at 8 oclok at ...
    Dates:
    July 8, 1867 July 9, 1867 July 10, 1867 July 11, 1867 July 12, 1867 July 13, 1867 July 14, 1867 July 15, 1867 July 16, 1867 July 17, 1867 July 18, 1867 July 19, 1867
  • Page 91

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

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    August 15, 1867 ~ Thursday Aug 15th 1867 I spent the day at home August 16, 1867 ~ Friday 16. Friday President Young & company left G S L City 30 minutes to 8 oclok to go to Toella to hold a 2 days meeting they drove to E. T. & dined G. A. Smith & myself started in a carriage drove By Charles F Williams who took the wrong road, went 7 miles ...
    Dates:
    August 15, 1867 August 16, 1867 August 17, 1867 August 18, 1867 August 19, 1867 August 20, 1867 August 21, 1867 August 22, 1867 August 23, 1867
  • Page 95

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

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    Sept 5 1867 We held a Meeting at 10 oclok Prayer By Bishop Laton O Hyde spoke 55, Capt Hooper spoke 20, Br Shipp 8, & President Young 28 Minutes. we rode to Brigham City to Elder Lorenzo Snows we held a Meeting at at 3 oclok Prayer By Edward Stephenson. O Pratt spoke 11 Minutes John Taylor 20, President Young 13 Minutes [blank] 20.
    Dates:
    September 6, 1867 September 7, 1867 September 8, 1867
  • Page 104

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

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    Oct 8, 1867 of the Twelve & taking his Priesthood from him G. Q. Cannon presented the Authorities & spoke 17 M[inutes]. C. C. Rich spoke 14 Minutes President Young looked at the Bible & said that Noah was in the Ark one year & 10 days during the Evening W Woodruff Anointed Edward Oakey & 2 wives. Also 3 wives of Pitchforth Also Wm Parsons & 2 wives October ...
    Dates:
    October 9, 1867 October 10, 1867
  • Page 106

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

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    October 13, 1867 ~ Sunday Oct 13, 1867 Sunday I am quite poorly in health & did not attend Meeting October 14, 1867 ~ Monday 14. I moved stoves, tools & sundry articles into my toolroom & spent the rest of the day in gathering Apples October 15, 1867 ~ Tuesday to October 18, 1867 ~ Friday 15, 16, 17, & 18. I spent this week in gathering Apples & preparing my Evaporator for making Molases & striping cane October 19, 1867 ~ Saturday 19 ...
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    October 13, 1867 October 14, 1867 October 15, 1867 October 18, 1867 October 19, 1867 October 20, 1867 October 21, 1867 October 23, 1867 October 24, 1867 October 25, 1867 October 26, 1867 October 27, 1867
  • Page 108

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

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    November 11, 1867 ~ Monday Nov 11. 1867 ^[FIGURE]^Wilford & myself went to the field to get his waggon Box & returned to the city I Anointed Wilford Woodruff Jr & wife November 12, 1867 ~ Tuesday 12 I spent the day in assisting Wilford to get ready for his Journey November 13, 1867 ~ Wednesday to November 15, 1867 ~ Friday 13, 14, & 15 I spent this time in Assisting
    Dates:
    November 11, 1867 November 12, 1867 November 13, 1867 November 15, 1867 November 16, 1867 November 17, 1867 November 18, 1867 November 19, 1867 November 21, 1867 November 22, 1867 November 23, 1867 November 24, 1867
  • Page 109

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

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    Nov 24, 1867 with Joseph Smith on the 22nd day of July 1839, in healing many that were sick, among the number was Elijah Fordham & Joseph B Nobles. At the meeting Bishop Woolley Prayed E. F. Sheets spoke 40 minutes Afternoon Joseph W Young spoke one hour & 8 minutes I attended the Prayer circle with the Presidency & Twelve I wrote a letter to [FIGURE] Phebe A Snow
    Dates:
    November 25, 1867 November 27, 1867 November 28, 1867 November 29, 1867 November 30, 1867 December 1, 1867 December 2, 1867
  • Page 112

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

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    Dec 16, 1867 Addressed the school on the 9, & on the 13. President Young H C. Kimball W Woodruff & G Q Cannon addressed the Meeting & on the 16 President Young H. C. Kimball & Joseph F Smith Addressed the school. The revelation called the olive leaf was read & theRemarks made upon it By President Young. O Pratt also spoke December 17, 1867 ~ Tuesday 17. I took 4 Hogs up to ...
    Dates:
    December 17, 1867 December 18, 1867 December 19, 1867 December 20, 1867 December 21, 1867 December 22, 1867 December 23, 1867