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Joseph Smith, Sr.

Birthplace: Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Place of Burial: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Asael Smith, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Smith
Husband of Lucy Smith
Father of Alvin Smith; Smith; Hyrum Smith; Sophronia Smith; Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet and 7 others
Brother of Parthenia Bradford; Jesse Smith; Priscilla Smith; Asael Smith; Mary Smith and 5 others

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About Joseph Smith, Sr.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Joseph Smith, Sr. (1771–1840) was the father of Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. Joseph Sr., was also one of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, which Mormons believe was translated by Joseph Jr. from the Golden Plates. In addition, Joseph Sr. was the first Presiding Patriarch of the Latter Day Saint church, a member of the First Presidency of the church, and a Master Freemason of the Ontario Lodge No. 23 of Canandaigua, New York....."

"...Joseph Smith, Sr. was born on July 12, 1771 in Topsfield, Massachusetts to Asael Smith and Mary Duty. He married Lucy Mack in Tunbridge, Vermont on January 26, 1795, and had eleven children with her..."


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Joseph Smith, Sr.'s Timeline

July 12, 1771
Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
May 18, 1777
Age 5
Age 25
Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA
February 11, 1798
Age 26
Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA
February 9, 1800
Age 28
Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA
May 17, 1803
Age 31
Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, USA
December 23, 1805
Age 34
Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States of America
December 23, 1805
Age 34
Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont, United States