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Smith, Asael, 1744-1830



  • Existence: 1744 - 1830


Asael Smith (1744-1830) was the grandfather of Joseph Smith, Jr.

Joseph Smith's New England Heritage, 2003: title page (Asael Smith) p. 114 (b. 1744; d. 1830)

Mormon genealogies, 1946: page 2 (The ancestry of the Prophet Joseph Smith; Asahel Smith; b. 1744; d. 1830)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Coray notebook

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS230
Dates: 1845

Mormon Manuscript Retrieval Project collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 19
Abstract Photocopies of reminiscences, histories, maps, and miscellaneous materials relating to the early Mormon experience in Ohio and New Hampshire. A. Gary Anderson and Milton V. Backman, Jr., faculty members of the Department of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University, did research on Mormon Church history. Anderson worked in New Hampshire in 1973 and Backman did research in Ohio in 1974. Their project was to collect copies of manuscripts and documents relating to the early members...
Dates: 1772-1974

Asael and Mary Duty Smith

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334606]
Identifier: MSS 1135
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of Asael Smith and Mary Duty Smith, the grandparents of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Also included are genealogies relating to the genealogy of Asael and Mary Duty Smith. The biographies are largely compilations of sources by Smith family members. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: 1950

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Archival Object 7
Collection 5
Digital Record 1
New Hampshire -- History -- Reference sources 8
Ohio -- History -- Reference sources 8
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
Social Life and Customs 3
Church Government 2