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Lucy Smith (Mack)

Birthplace: Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA
Death: May 14, 1856 (80)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
Place of Burial: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Solomon Mack and Lydia Mack
Wife of Seth Beckwith and Joseph Smith, Sr
Mother of Hubbard Beckwith; Harvey Beckwith; Baby Boy Smith; Alvin Smith; Hyrum Smith and 8 others
Sister of Lovina Tuttle; Lydia Bill; Stephen Andrew Mack; Daniel Gates Mack; Solomon Mack and 1 other

Occupation: schoolteacher
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About Lucy Smith

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"..Lucy Mack Smith (July 8, 1775 - May 14, 1856) was the mother of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. She is most noted for writing an award-winning memoir: Biographical Sketches of Joseph Smith, the Prophet, and His Progenitors for Many Generations. She was an important leader of the movement during the life of Joseph..."

"...Lucy Mack was born on July 8, 1775, in Gilsum, New Hampshire,.."

"...Lucy married Joseph Smith, Sr., in January 1796..." .


Mother of the Prophet Joseph Smith Jr., founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After the boy Joseph's calling, his family were the first to hear of the marvelous occurance. His parents were especially faithful all of their lives. Her husband died before the great Mormon trek to the Rocky Mountains, and she stayed in Nauvoo, with her murdered son's wife, Emma, to attend to her.

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Lucy Smith's Timeline

July 8, 1775
Gilsum, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA
July 5, 1795
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States of America
November 2, 1797
Williamstown, Orange Co., VT
Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, United States
February 11, 1798
Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, United States
February 9, 1800
Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, United States
May 17, 1803
Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, United States