Joseph Smith Jr.

Joseph Smith Jr. (1805-1844) was born 23 Dec. 1805 in Sharon, Windsor Co., Vermont. He was the son of Joseph Smith and Lucy Mack. He married Emma Hale on 18 Jan. 1827. He first met Wilford Woodruff on 25 Apr. 1834 in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, and they served together in church positions from 1834 to 1844. He died 27 Jun. 1844 in Carthage, Hancock Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

Joseph Smith Jr (KWJY-BPD), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Joseph Smith Jr., Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-smith-jr, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Joseph Smith, Jr., The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/joseph-smith-jr, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 113

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

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    November 25, 1836 ~ Friday Nov 25th Took the parting hand with Elder Sherwood I then set out in company with Elder S^m^oot on foot in a hard snowstorm for Kirtland We came in sight of the Temple of the Lord before we reached the village & I truly felt to rejoice at the sight as it was the first time that mine eyes ever beheld the house of the Lord built by commandment & Revelation We soon entered the village & I spent one of the happiest ...
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    November 25, 1836
  • Page 114

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

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    hand & not ownly the hieroglyphicks but also many figures of the that this precious treasure contains are calculated to make a lasting impression upon the mind which is not to be erased many other important views I was Privileged with in the upper story the school rooms, belfry &C. all indicating great architecture & wisdom we then spent some time in visiting the Bank & Printing office But wonder on wonder strikes my sense to look into the casket of the great work of Israels God in these last Days as ...
  • Page 115

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

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    November 26, 1836 ~ Saturday Nov 26th I visited President & Doct Cowdery at the Printing office & made a general settlement with them for the M[essenger] & Advocate for the subscribers of the South I gave 9 new subscribers to them & Paid them $41.50 for the M & Advocate which setteled all matters between us. I receieved some counsel from Presidents Smith & Rigdon to Elder Parrishe's house & spent the day in writing November 27, 1836 ~ ...
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    November 26, 1836 November 27, 1836
  • Page 116

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

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    in the house of the Lord assembled together from the the east, west, north & south many with whom I had been intimately acquainted I truly felt to thank God that his promises had been verifyed unto me by giving me a seat & a name within his house & within his walls {[illegible]} as of sons & of daughters Their was four Confirmed after the sacrament under the hands of Elder O Hide[.] President J. Smith addressed the congragation & the meeting Closed Spent the night with Elder
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    November 28, 1836 November 29, 1836 November 30, 1836 December 1, 1836
  • 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 ...
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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 61

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

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    committee settle the financial or business matters thereof with Joseph Smith Jun to whom the profits rightly belong. Resolved that Elder Amos Fielding be appointed to superintend fitting out the Saints from Liverpool to America under the instructions of Elder P. P. Pratt Resolved that Brother G. J. Adams go to Bedford & Northampton and labour in that region. Adjourned till 10 o-clock tomorrow A.M Elder Kimball ...
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    April 3, 1841 April 5, 1841
  • Page 69

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

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    & a dress black, coat & summer Pantaloons & waistcoat, I visited the agents of the ship which we were going on with Elder Taylor & we detained the ship one day on our account, this company will do all they can to favor us for it is for their interest as we have already given them many passengers & shall probably many more they give us with all our company the second cabin & do of a seperate room for our quorum the fare of each person ...
    Dates:
    April 17, 1841
  • Page 231

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

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    April 6, 1844 ~ Saturday A Special Conference held at Nauvoo April 6th AD 1844 Conference assembled at 10 oclock AM April 6 President B, Young, called the conference to order. President Joseph Smith said he should not occupy time in speaking of any difficulties that might have occured in our midst, said he was not a fallen prophet, & never in any nearer relationship to God than at the present time, & would show before the conferen closed ...
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    April 6, 1844
  • Page 235

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

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    to see a dozen armed men in the cornor of the fence, he wanted to shoot them, after- wards the mob came in & broke the door, took me & dragd me out through the streets by my heels with my head pounding over the frozen ground. Another company took presiden Smith, & tar & feathered him, they tried to tar and turn Aquiphertos [aqua fortis] down our our throats this is the reason why we were in secret, under lock & key. Now if you will let us ...
  • Page 242

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

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    3 oclok PM April Sunday 7th 1844 [FIGURE] The following important edefying & interest- ing discourse was delivered by President. Joseph Smith to about twenty thousand souls upon the subject of the death of Elder King Follet I now call the attention of this congregation while I addres you upon the subject of the dead The case of our Beloved Brother King Follet who was crushed to death in a well as well as many others who have lost friends will be had in mind this afternoon & shall speak upon ...
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    April 7, 1844