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Mary Smith (Fielding)

Birthplace: Honidon,Bedfordshire,England
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Utah
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Fielding and Rachel Abbotson
Wife of Heber C. Kimball, Apostle, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Hyrum Smith
Mother of Joseph F. Smith, President, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Martha Ann Smith and Martha Ann Harris
Sister of John Fielding; James Fielding; Thomas Fielding; Joseph Fielding; Ann Fielding and 4 others
Half sister of Sarah Fielding; Mary Fielding; John Fielding; Marmaduke Fielding; William Fielding and 1 other

Managed by: Kjell-Ottar Olsen
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About Mary Smith

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"...Mary Fielding Smith Kimball (July 21, 1801 – September 21, 1852) was an early member of the Latter Day Saint movement, the second wife of LDS Church leader Hyrum Smith and the mother of Joseph F. Smith.

Mary Fielding was born in Bedfordshire, England on July 21, 1801. She was the sixth child of John Fielding and Rachel Ibbotson, who were active in the growing Methodist movement in the area. In 1834, Mary emigrated to join her brother Joseph and her sister Mercy in Toronto, Canada. At the suggestion of the LDS prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr., the recently widowed Hyrum Smith courted Mary Fielding and the couple married on December 24, 1837..."

"...Mary Fielding Smith died in Salt Lake City, Utah at the home of her second husband Heber C. Kimball, on September 21, 1852 apparently of pneumonia..."


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Mary Smith's Timeline

July 21, 1801
May 21, 1836
Age 34
May 21, 1836
Age 34
May 21, 1836
Age 34
May 21, 1836
Age 34
May 21, 1836
Age 34
May 21, 1836
Age 34
December 24, 1837
Age 36
November 13, 1838
Age 37
Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, USA
May 14, 1841
Age 39
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois