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Census for Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1074
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten copies of the "First Census" of 1815 listing census roll 224. The census contains names of resident and non-resident taxpayers of Potsdam, New York. Additional entries for 1903 were added from the Potsdam Museum. The lists contain birth and death dates, where persons were buried, names of spouses and other relatives, and when the individuals arrived in Potsdam. Among the names listed are Asael Smith, grandfather of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph...
Dates: 1815-1903

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...
Dates: 1845

Susan Smith last will and testament

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1133
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten last will and testament of Susan Smith and documents relating to her estate. Also included are photocopies of materials relating to the estate of Samuel Smith. These persons were children of Asael Smith (1744-1830), the paternal grandfather of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1801-1844).
Dates: 1833-1849

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 of...
Dates: 1772-1974

Asael and Mary Duty Smith

 File — Folder: 1
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