Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a 260-page handwritten autobiography. Smith includes copies of correspondence and patriarchal blessings in her account. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837, lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois, married George Albert Smith in 1841, allowed him to take additional wives, came to Utah in 1849, and served as president of the Relief Society.
- Smith, Bathsheba W. Bigler, 1822-1910 (author, Person)
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Mormon woman; wife of the Mormon apostle, George Albert Smith (1817-1875); and president of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Apostles -- History
- Latter Day Saint women -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Missouri -- History
- Mormons -- Emigration and immigration -- History
- Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Polygamy -- Utah -- History
- Relief Society
- Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) -- Presidents -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Smith, Bathsheba W. Bigler, 1822-1910
- Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875
- Register of Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography
- Rose Frank
- 21 March 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.