Samuel Harrison Smith

Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844) was born 13 Mar. 1808 in Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. He was the son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. He married Mary Bailey on 13 Aug. 1834. He was baptized in May 1829. He served with Wilford Woodruff in church and community positions in Kirtland, Geauga, Co., Ohio and Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He died 30 Jul. 1844 in Nauvoo.

Footnotes

Samuel Harrison Smith (KWJY-BHQ), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Samuel Harrison Smith, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-harrison-smith, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Samuel Harrison Smith, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/samuel-harrison-smith, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • 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 198

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

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    apted to be lost. It was but a few moments after when we saw the waves break over the boat & she soon founderd & went down with all on board & perished the storm & waters were still vary rough, yet I told my friends around me that I believed I could stem those waves & storm & swim in the waters better than the steem boat did & at any rate I was determined to try it but my friends laughed at me & told me I could not stand the storm at all but should be drouned ...
  • Page 199

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

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    could tread on the top of the water & went almost with the speed of an arrow & I said to Samuel see how swift I can go & i though[t] it was great sport & pleasure to travel with such speed & I awoke. what the interpetation of the foregoing dream was the spirit of God or time must determin ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    Montrose Lee County May 9th 1840 My Dear Willford Think me not negligent in answering your letter when I tell you you that it about 3 weeks since I received your last communication which I was truly glad to get and perused it with much satisfaction— the most of my time since your letter came to hand has been devoted to the care of my babe for the destroyer has tried hard to get him from me but I feell as though I had the best right to him and ...
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    May 9, 1840
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 21. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 8, 1839—I attended a conference at Springfield, Illinois. —13—I took my family and started for Quincy, where I arrived on the 16th. I dined with Emma Smith at Judge Cleveland's. I then went on to the bank of the river near Quincy ...
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    March 8, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 15, 1839 July 22, 1839 July 25, 1839 August 8, 1839 August 21, 1839 August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 18, 1840 January 21, 1840 January 29, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 6, 1840 March 22, 1840 April 9, 1840 April 22, 1840 July 17, 1840 August 18, 1840 April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841
  • Page 124

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 167th I spent A part of the day writing the Blessing of those of the Twelve who were Blessed last sundyay night By the Presidency & Twelve I had them recorded in the Book of incidents in the Historians office By Robert Campbell. O. Pratt W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith laid hands upon Elder P. P. Pratt who was vary sick & had been insensible of any thing for two days April 18, 1856 ...
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    April 17, 1856 April 18, 1856 April 19, 1856 April 20, 1856 April 21, 1856 April 22, 1856
  • Page 272

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

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    August 31, 1870 ~ Wednesday Aug 31, 1870 I commenced shingling the west side of my South House September 1, 1870 ~ Thursday Sept 1. I finished shingling my house & went to the farm 3 M September 2, 1870 ~ Friday 2d I spent the day in hoeing corn & pulling weeds out of my Potatoe Patch. September 3, 1870 ~ Saturday 3d I attended the school of the Prophets President Young had gone to the Canab Country. One of the Lectures ...
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    August 31, 1870 September 1, 1870 September 2, 1870 September 3, 1870 September 4, 1870 September 5, 1870
  • Page 286

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

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    A Synopsis of My labors in 1870 1710 Mil I travelled 1710 Miles I held 166 Meetings I Preached 75 Discourses 75 Discourses I Attended 2 General Conferences 2 G. Conferences I Attended Prayer Circle with Presidency & Twelve 22 Times I Met with my own Prayer Circle 21 Times I Attended the school of the Prophets 35 Times I Baptized for the living 3 for the Dead 43 46 Baptized I was Baptized for 30 Dead Friends 30 Dead Friends I Confirmed 325 for the Dead, 3 for ...
  • Page 364

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

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    I sealed 9 dead persons to Joseph Smith the Prophet 5 to Hirar Smith Patriarch 4 To Father John Smith 3 to Samuel H. Smith, & 3 to Don Carloss Smith. I sealed 3 dead persons to My Son Wilford Woodruff I Reported & recorded in my Journals 30 of Joseph Smiths sermons & 81 sermons of President ^Young^ & the Twelve I wrote 2305 Letters & Received 1560 Letters I Dedicated the ...