DNA rules out Joseph Smith has posterity other than through Emma. Other researchers examine Joseph Smith on two issues he considers vital: fatherhood and the sealing of families together.
Full Documentation of Reconstructing the Y Chromosome of Joseph Smith can be read here: Reconstructing Joseph Smith’s Y Chromosome By Carrie A. MooreDeseret Morning News Published: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007 12:13 a.m. MST Mosiah Hancock, son of Clarissa Reed Hancock, who was married to Levi Hancock. Oliver Buell, son of Prescindia Huntington Buell, who was […]
Ugo Perego research – Joseph Smith English or Irish, probably Irish: Joseph Smith English or Irish SANDY, Utah — DNA research into Joseph Smith Jr.’s genealogy has turned up a surprise, according to Ugo Perego, director of operations at the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation: A rare DNA marker shows that the assumption Smith’s family line […]
The Smith’s DNA was not like any Smith in England that Perego could find. Perego began DNA detective work — trying to find a close match. After narrowing his search he discovered that the Smith family DNA matched very closely with the many descendants of “Niall of the Nine Hostages,” a fifth-century Irish warlord who […]
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. […]
Mormon prophet Joseph Smith Jr., was shown in 2008 to have descended from Irish royalty. Ugo Perego, a senior researcher at Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation, said recent DNA tests show the connection is even more certain. In 2008 Perego found a DNA connection between Joseph Smith, the first prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of […]