Tribute to Asael Smith

20
Aug
Asael Smith Memoriam

Tribute to Asael Smith

On 28 July 2012, members of the Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith Family Association, along with local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints met at the Union Cemetery in Stockholm, NY to pay tribute to and refurbish the headstone of Asael Smith who was the grandfather of the LDS […]

Missionary Moment: Third Great-Granddaughter of Joseph and Emma Smith Joins Church in Australia

11
Jun
Dawn Schmith

Missionary Moment: Third Great-Granddaughter of Joseph and Emma Smith Joins Church in Australia

I was the first born child of Thomas James Gleeson and Bonnie Irene Waters in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. I have a sister Glenda Mavis and a brother Tomas James (3rd). My father was the son of Mavis Myra Wright and Thomas James Gleeson Sr. My grandmother was the daughter of Ina Inez Smith, […]

Joseph Smith Jr. Family Reunion 2011

01
Mar
Joseph Smith Family Reunion 2011

Joseph Smith Jr. Family Reunion 2011

“Eternally Bound” Members of the Joseph Smith Jr., Family gathered in the large conference room in the basement of the LDS Visitor’s Center the evening of July 7th for registration. As family members arrived from many parts of the United States, and also from Australia, it was a time of reunion for many and a […]

DNA Solves a Joseph Smith Mystery

18
Jul

DNA Solves a Joseph Smith Mystery

SALT LAKE CITY — Ugo Perego had almost all the DNA evidence he needed to determine who was the father of John Reed Hancock. One of the alleged fathers was the most obvious: Levi W. Hancock. The other alleged father was Joseph Smith, the founding prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. […]

Prologue to healing Letter

28
Apr

Prologue to healing Letter

In the wake of the assassination of Joseph Smith, there were many difficult times for the surviving Smith family; and also for the leaders who remained to preserve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its mission to the world.   Weighing heavily upon Brigham Young, who, as president of the Quorum of the […]