Historical records matching Joseph Smith Schofield
About Joseph Smith Schofield
"...Schofield, Joseph Smith – (3rd Ten) Born Aug. 2, 1809, in Winchester Co., N.Y., to Elijah and Hannah Thompson Schofield. He became a skilled carpenter and joiner. In 1838 he married Clarissa Aurilla Terry. The couple joined the Church in Ney York and he became branch clerk of the 20-member branch. They soon moved to Nauvoo. After arriving in the valley with the first company, he helped build homes and public buildings. He assisted in the building of the Salt Lake Temple Salt Lake Theater and Salt Lake Social Hall. He also worked on the St. George Temple. He died March 8, 1875, in Bellevue, Utah, at age 65..."