Samuel Smith

Samuel Smith (1807-1850) was born 11 Jun. 1807 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee. He was the son of Thomas Smith and Sarah Harvey. He married Martisha Smoot on 25 Jan. 1825, and they were the parents of Emma Smith, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff. He was taught by Wilford Woodruff and baptized in Mar. 1835. He died 28 Jun. 1850 near Kearny, Buffalo Co., Nebraska.

Footnotes

Samuel Smith (KWJ6-ZLS), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Feb. 2021). Samuel Smith, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-smith, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). “Membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 11 Feb. 2021), Samuel Smith; Black, Susan Easton, compiler. Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830–1848. 50 vols. (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center, 1989). “Emma Smith Woodruff,” Biographical Record of Salt Lake City and Vicinity (Chicago: National Historical Record Co., 1901), 199. “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database with images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 11 Feb. 2021); Utah Department of Health Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death certificates, series 81448, file no. 280/361 (2021) Emma Smith Woodruff. “Death Calls Noted Woman,” The Bingham County News (Blackfoot, ID), p. 2. First Council of the Seventy Records, 1835-1885, Selected Material from Seventies Book B, 1844-1848, p. 24, Samuel Smith, image 21/117, CR 3 51, CHL. Lisle G. Brown, comp. Nauvoo Sealings, Adoptions, and Anointings (Salt Lake City: Smith-Pettit, 2006), p. 287.

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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 {O God stay thy hand and judgment on Kirtland O Wilford remember this warning escape judgment lest thou fall O God save me 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 Joseph Smith jr solumnized ...
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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 192

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

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    Emma Smith was Born at Diahman Davis County Missouri. March 1st 1838 Emma Smith Daughter of Samuel & Martecia Smith Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 Names Born Married Died Age Hiram Smith at 4 oclock pm Oct 4 1857 Nov 24 1858 1 year. 1.M ...
  • Page 51

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

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    April 16, 1835 ~ Thursday Aprail 16th Left Dr Clausell travled to Mr Etherage preached to an attentive Con gregation was blessed with the Spirit of God. from thence to Mr Butterworth. Preached in the evening 10 [miles] April 17, 1835 ~ Friday 17th Left Mr Butterworth travled to Brother Levy Taylor in Henry County Distance 14 miles April 18, 1835 ~ Saturday 18th preached at the Schoolhouse at Mr ...
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    April 16, 1835 April 17, 1835 April 18, 1835 April 20, 1835 April 21, 1835 April 22, 1835 April 23, 1835 April 24, 1835 April 25, 1835 April 26, 1835 May 19, 1835
  • Page 53

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

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    May 11, 1835 ~ Monday May 11th Rode from Br Crawley's to Br Utleys 8 miles May 12, 1835 ~ Tuesday 12th Rode to Lewis Barkers. Preached at his hous. Br Parrish Baptized 2 persons distance 6 miles May 13, 1835 ~ Wednesday 13th Rode to Mr John Jackson. Preached at his house Baptized 2 one of them at the 11th hour of the Night distance 7 miles May 14, 1835 ~ ...
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    May 11, 1835 May 12, 1835 May 13, 1835 May 14, 1835 May 15, 1835 May 16, 1835 May 17, 1835 May 18, 1835 May 19, 1835 May 21, 1835 May 22, 1835 May 23, 1835 May 24, 1835 May 25, 1835 May 26, 1835 May 27, 1835 May 28, 1835 May 29, 1835 May 30, 1835 May 31, 1835 June 1, 1835 June 2, 1835
  • Page 61

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

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    August 7, 1835 ~ Friday AUG 7th Rode to Mr Fosters Preached at his house receieved 2 sudscribers for the M[essenger] & Ad[vocate] distance 15 miles August 8, 1835 ~ Saturday 8th Rode to Paris & herd of much excitement fearing an insurrection of the dlacks distance 14 miles August 9, 1835 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday Rode to Col Copeland Preached at the Academy distance 10 miles August 10, 1835 ...
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    August 7, 1835 August 8, 1835 August 9, 1835 August 10, 1835 August 11, 1835 August 12, 1835 August 13, 1835 August 14, 1835 August 15, 1835 August 16, 1835 August 17, 1835 August 18, 1835 August 19, 1835 August 20, 1835 August 21, 1835 August 22, 1835 August 23, 1835 August 24, 1835 August 25, 1835 August 26, 1835 August 27, 1835 August 28, 1835 August 29, 1835 August 30, 1835 August 31, 1835
  • Page 125

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

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    January 4, 1837 ~ Wednesday Jan 4th I met in company with the high school of Kirtland in the house of the Lord for the purpose of a public examination it being the last day of the first quarter the examination lasted about three hours then after an intermission of one hour we again repaired to the house & herd an interesting lecture deliver'd on Education By Professer Haws We have now a vacation of four weeks & the next term will then commence January ...
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    January 4, 1837 January 5, 1837 January 6, 1837
  • Page 84

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    concerning the case of Brother Brewster I was one that opposed his ordination & I was much surprised that both the chairman & clerk did not do the same instead of urging it forward for Br Brewster maintained the same principle & possessed the same spirit for which he was cut off from the church in Kirtland by the high council & even in this case he came forward & demanded the High & Holy priesthood at our hands in the in the name of Jesus Christ I did not consider this to be ...
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    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 303

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

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    gardeen [guardian], a Prophet, evangelist or sumthing els as your head to lead you all that are in favor of it make it manifest by raising the right hand. No hands raised. All that wants to draw away a party from the church after them let them do it if they can but they will not prosper. I now wish to speak of the organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Sidney Rigdon and Amasa Lyman were counsellors to Joseph. I ask ...
  • Page 308

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

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    dead the High Priest would rise up and with the keys of the Kingdom build up the kingdom let men go to a healthy country and get a foot hold, so as to be sustained in the midst of our persecution. The Saints will still be tithed untill the temple is done all that is in favor of being tithed untill the temple is finished make it manifest with the usual sign it was a universal vote. Would it be the feelings of the people to support the Twelve in all the world in ...
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    The time had come for me to take my departure from my family to carry the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations of Europe in fulfillment of the commands of God. Accordingly I left a parting blessing with my wife & took my fare well of her & other saints on the morn of the 8th day of Oct ^Aug^ 1839 & left Montrose & crossed the Missisippi river for the purpose of commencing my mission of about six thousand miles & I started without purs or scrip ...
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    August 9, 1839 August 10, 1839 August 11, 1839