Katherine Smith (1813 - 1900)

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Place of Burial: Webster, Hancock, Illiniois, USA
Birthplace: Lebanon, Grafton, NH, USA
Death: Died in Fountain Green, IL, USA
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About Katherine Smith

Biographical Summary:

"...28 July 1813–2 Feb. 1900. Seamstress, weaver. Born at Lebanon, Grafton Co., New Hampshire. Daughter of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont, fall 1813; to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817; and to Farmington (later Manchester), Ontario Co., 1818. Reported hearing JS’s recitals concerning heavenly visitations and reported actually lifting gold plates. Baptized into LDS church by David Whitmer, ca. 9 June 1830, at Seneca Lake, Seneca Co., New York. Migrated to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, from Seneca Co., May 1831. Married first to Wilkins Jenkins Salisbury by Sidney Rigdon, 8 June 1831, at Kirtland. After marriage, settled at Chardon, Geauga Co., 1831. Left Ohio for Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, May 1838. After expulsion from Missouri, located near present-day Bardolph, McDonough Co., Illinois, 1839. Moved to Plymouth, Hancock Co., Illinois, summer 1843. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., by 1845. Lived at Webster, Fountain Green Township, Hancock Co., fall 1847. Husband died, 28 Oct. 1853, in Plymouth. Married second Joseph Younger, 3 May 1857, in Hancock Co. Received into RLDS church, 1873, based on original baptism. Died at Fountain Green..."

SOURCE: http://josephsmithpapers.org/person/katharine-smith-younger

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Katherine Smith's Timeline

July 8, 1813
Lebanon, Grafton, NH, USA
June 9, 1830
Age 16
June 9, 1830
Age 16
January 8, 1831
Age 17
April 12, 1832
Age 18
Kirtland, Lake, OH
October 3, 1834
Age 21
Kirtland, Lake, OH
September 18, 1835
Age 22
Kirtland, Lake, OH
June 7, 1838
Age 24
Kirtland, Lake, OH
October 25, 1841
Age 28
Kirtland, Lake, OH
March 25, 1844
Age 30
Kirtland, Lake, OH