DNA shows Joseph Smith was Irish

08
Aug

DNA shows Joseph Smith was Irish

SANDY, Utah — DNA research into Joseph Smith Jr.’s genealogy hasturned up a surprise, according to Ugo Perego, director of operationsat the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation: A rare DNAmarker shows that the assumption Smith’s family line came fromEngland is probably wrong. The Smiths were Irish. Perego was speaking at the 10th annual Mormon Apologetics Conference […]