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Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1808-1844



  • Existence: 1808-1844

Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844) was a brother to Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith.


UPB files (hdg.: Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1808-1844; ; A brother to the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), a Mormon missionary, and one of the "Eight Witnesses" to the Book of Mormon)

FamilySearch, via WWW, Nov. 7, 2001 (Samuel Harrison Smith; b. 13 Mar 1808 Tunbridge, Vt.; d. 30 Jul 1844 Nauvoo, Ill.)

Overland Trails Digital Library Collection, 2001 ǂb (Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1808-1844)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Coray notebook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 230
Scope and Contents Notebook includes Coray's interview notes used in compiling of Lucy Mack Smith's history of Joseph Smith.Smith family history notes contain John and Clarissa Smith's account of visit by Joseph Smith Sr. to Smith family members, including his father, Asael Smith, in Lawrence County, New York, in 1830; John Smith's account of his and Joseph Smith Sr.'s reunion with their mother, Mary Duty Smith, at Kirtland, Ohio, and their subsequent journey eastward to visit Church branches and...

Mary Norman letter to Sue Smith Beatty

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 24
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter to Sue Smith Beatty containing reminiscences pertaining to Samuel H. Smith, father of Norman and grandfather of Beatty.

Joseph Smith, Jr. indenture

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 137
Scope and Contents Handwritten indenture. The item provides for a transfer of property from Joseph and his wife, Emma Smith, to Wilson Law. The item was signed by Joseph Smith, Willard Richards, and Samuel H. Smith.

Samuel Harrison Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1151
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Smith writes about his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Eastern United States and records the establishment of the "School of the Prophets."

John Webster letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2278
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 17 July 1831. Webster tells of being approached by a "Mormonite," Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844), to buy a "gold Bible" (Book of Mormon). Webster asked Smith how his brother, Joseph Smith (1801-1844), wrote it. "He said that he would look under a shiney stone in the dark and there he would see the words appear."