Joseph Smith did not live long enough to see his children grow up nor give his sons the priesthood he restored. He did baptize his son Joseph but he was only 11 at the time of his death. The first person from Joseph Smith’s own blood to receive the Melchizedek Priesthood was Michael Kennedy who was ordained in 1974. Hear his testimony on how the gospel came into his life.
Phil Beem is the 3rd great grandson of the Prophet Joseph Smith and tells his conversion story and shares his testimony of the power of Jesus Christ in his life. Since his conversion he has served as Bishop and counselor in the Stake Presidency and has helped many in their lives. Joseph Smith’s posterity are roaring as the lion that Jesus is the Christ to the world.
Kimberly Smith, 2nd Great Granddaughter of Joseph and Emma through their son Alexander Hale gives her testimony of Joseph Smith and how she joined the Church of Jesus Christ. Learn how she overcame her fears.
How Joseph Smith Got His Horse, “Joe Duncan” The issue of Joseph getting the horse he called “Joe Duncan” is not in question, but how he got it and from whom is in question. From the Sanders family there is strong testimony that it was Moses Martin Sanders who gave him the horse. What do […]
Tunbridge is known for covered bridges still standing and used.Joseph Smith was born in Sharon, Vermont but the history of the Smith family in Vermont has been much earlier than that. Tunbridge is also the ancestral homeland to Brigham Young and many other of the early leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter […]
Joseph Smith In a remarkably concrete version of preparing for the brighter day, Joseph Smith had told the early Saints to build cities. The way to bring in the millennial reign was to gather people into cities of Zion. He even provided a plat with block layouts and instructions for farmers to live in towns […]
Article written with comments by Angeline Washburn (4th great granddaughter of Joseph and Emma) The dedicatory prayer of the Kirtland temple recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 109:68-70 mentions in order for the posterity of Joseph and Emma to be “converted and redeemed with Israel, and know that thou art God” prejudices need to “be broken […]
All of Their Descendants Share the Same Heritage Emma and Joseph shared a common Heritage, being descended from no less than seven passengers on the historic ship, Mayflower. These Mayflower passengers are: John Tilley, Joan Hurst Tilley, Elizabeth Tilley, John Howland, Edward Fuller, Mrs. John Fuller, Samuel Fuller. “In sundrie of thee stormes the winds were […]
An Introduction to assist readers of this article, “An Hour in the Grove,” better understand the historical context which makes this article significant to us in our day. by Gracia N. Jones, Historian for JSEHS Historical Society— When I found a printed copy of this article in my files, it struck me that […]