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.


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