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William B. Smith

Birthplace: Royalton, Windsor, VT, USA
Death: Died in Osterdock, Clayton, IA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Smith, Sr. and Lucy Smith
Husband of Caroline Amanda Grant; Hannah Maria Libby Smith; Roxie Ann Grant; Eliza Elsie Sanborn and Rosa Jewitt Surprise
Father of Caroline L. Smith; Mary Jane Smith and Edson Don Carlos Smith
Brother of Alvin Smith; Hyrum Smith; Infant Smith; Sophronia Smith; Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet and 5 others

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About William B. Smith

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"...William Smith (also found as William B. Smith) (March 13, 1811 – November 13, 1893) was a leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and one of the original members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Smith was the eighth child of Joseph Smith, Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith and was a younger brother of Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement..."

"...On October 6, 1845, over a year after the assassinations of his brothers Joseph and Hyrum, Smith was disfellowshipped from the church and removed from the Quorum of the Twelve by Brigham Young, the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

As a result, Smith did not follow Young and the majority of Latter Day Saints who settled in Utah Territory and established The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Rather, Smith followed the leadership of James J. Strang and was involved with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)...."

"...Smith served a term in the Illinois General Assembly in 1842, being elected to the Illinois House of Representatives..."

"...When Smith died at Osterdock, Clayton County, Iowa, he was the last brother of Joseph Smith, Jr. to die. He was survived by his sisters Sophronia and Catherine..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Smith_%28Mormonism%29

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William B. Smith's Timeline

March 13, 1811
Royalton, Windsor, VT, USA
February 14, 1833
Age 21
January 1835
Age 23
Kirtland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
August 1836
Age 25
Kirtland, Lake, OH
Age 33
May 19, 1847
Age 36
Age 45
December 21, 1889
Age 78
November 13, 1894
Age 83
Osterdock, Clayton, IA, USA
September 21, 1927
Age 83