Samuel Harrison Smith, I (1808 - 1844) MP

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Birthplace: Tunbridge, Orange, VT, USA
Death: Died in Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
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About Samuel Harrison Smith, I

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Samuel Harrison Smith (13 March 1808 – 30 July 1844) was one of the younger brothers of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. Samuel was a leader in his own right and a successful missionary. Smith is commonly regarded as the first Latter Day Saint missionary following the organization of the Church of Christ by his brother Joseph. One of the Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon's golden plates, Samuel Smith remained devoted to his brother and his church throughout his life..."

"...[Samuel was] born in Tunbridge, Vermont to Joseph Smith, Sr., and Lucy Mack Smith..."

"..that year [1834], Samuel married Mary Bailey, his first wife, with whom he had four children..."

"...In 1839 Smith settled in the general vicinity of Macomb, Illinois..."

"...Smith's wife Mary died in Nauvoo in 1841 and he married Lavira Clark later that year. Smith and Lavira had three children together..."

"..., Samuel fell ill shortly after their [his brothers Joseph and Hyrum] deaths and died just one month later..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Samuel Harrison Smith', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 18 February 2011, 03:56 UTC, <> [accessed 25 May 2011]

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Samuel Harrison Smith, I's Timeline

March 13, 1808
Tunbridge, Orange, VT, USA
May 15, 1829
Age 21
May 15, 1829
Age 21
August 13, 1834
Age 26
October 27, 1835
Age 27
Kirtland, Geurga, IL
March 27, 1837
Age 29
Mentor, Lake, OH, USA
August 1, 1838
Age 30
Shady Grove, MO, USA
January 1841
Age 32
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
May 30, 1841
Age 33
Nauvoo, IL, USA
April 29, 1842
Age 34
Nauvoo, IL, USA