Joseph Smith, Jr.

Smith, Joseph, Jr. (1805 – 1844), was born on 23 Dec. 1805 at Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont. He was the son of Joseph Smith and Lucy Mack. He was married to Emma Hale on 18 Jan. 1827. Wilford Woodruff first met Joseph Smith on 25 Apr. 1834 when he arrived in Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio to serve in Zion's Camp. Wilford and Joseph were closely associated in the School of the Prophets in Kirtland, the ordinances in the Kirtland Temple, and then served together in many Church and civic leadership positions in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. He was martyred on 27 Jun. 1844 at Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois.

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  • 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 & 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 ~ Sunday Nov ...
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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 W ...
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    November 28, 1836 November 29, 1836 November 30, 1836 December 1, 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
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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 ...
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    April 17, 1841
  • Page 220

    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 224

    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 231

    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
  • Page 239

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

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    April 8, 1844 ~ Monday Conference met at 10 oclok April 8th President J Smith arose and said it is impossible to continue the subject that I spoke upon yesterday in consequence of the weekness of my lungs. Yet I have a proclamation to make to the Elders you know the Lord has led the church untill the present time. I have now a great proclamation for the Elders to teach the church here after which is in relation to Zion. The whole of North and South America is Zion, the mountain of the ...
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    April 8, 1844
  • Page 143

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

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    April 8, 1837 ~ Saturday April 8th Spent the day in writing my Journal Spent the evening at Elder Milicans in Good Company April 9, 1837 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday morning I repaired to the house of the Lord to worship with the saints Father John Smith opened the meeting by prayer then read the twelvth chapter of the second Book of Nephi & preached from it unto the people. In the latter part of the ...
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    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • Page 144

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

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    Joseph uttered the feelings of his soul in pain while viewing the poverty & afflictions of Ephraim or the saints in Kirtland at least that fals brethren should be whited walls & bring perrils upon the saints. Joseph is as a father to Ephraim & to all Israel in these last days, he mourns because of unbelief & the negligence manifest with ma ny who have receieved the gospel in obeying the commands of God he fears lest ^but^ few be left to receieve an inheritance. There is not a greater man than Joseph ...
    Dates:
    April 10, 1837