George Albert Smith

Birth Date
1817 June 26
Death Date
1875 June 26
Gender
Male
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Born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York

1817 June 26
Mother
Clarissa Lyman
Father
John Smith

Baptized by Solomon Humphrey

1832 September 10 (Age 15)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835 June 5–October 5 (Age 17) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Additional Notes

Joseph Smith Papers Biographies - location Eastern States, year 1835, companion Lyman Smith Organization of the Seventies p 3 - ordained Seventy 28 February 1835 Joseph Smith Papers Biographies - married 25 July 1841 LDS Biographical Encyclopedia 1:37 - departure date, return date, companion Lyman Smith, married 25 July 1841 FamilySearch - married as of 25 July 1841

Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

Journal History 5 Apr 1836 - Cuyahoga, Medina, Wayne, Richmond, Knox Counties, Ohio

Served in Southern States Mission

1837 January–1838 March (Age 19) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

Journal History Jul, Sep 1837, 25 Mar 1838 - locations, return date

Served in Southern States Mission

1838 September 26 (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

1838-13 - "for the purpose of getting means wherewith to assist the Saints... in Missouri" Journal History 26 Sep 1838 p 1-3

Served in Central States Mission

1839 April 18 (Age 21) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Journal History 18 p 3, 21, 26 Apr 1839 - departure date, location, ordained Apostle 26 April 1839

Served in British Mission

1839 September–1841 April (Age 22) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

1839-34 - preached along the way in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York Journal History 21 Sep, 17 Oct, 22 Nov 1839 - Departure date

Served in Eastern States Mission

1842 September 10 (Age 25) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Journal History 10 p 1, 11 p1 Sep, 4 Nov 1842 - departure dat

Served in Eastern States Mission

1843 –October 22 (Age 25) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Journal History 8, 9 (p 2), 13, 17, 27, 30 (p 1) Jul, 5, 6, 21 Aug, 4, 9 (p 1-3) Sep, 3, 22 Oct 1843 - Location, return date

Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Journal History 9 (p 1), 13 (p 5), 19 May, 2, 9 (p 1), 16 (p 7), 20 (p 4) Jun, 28 Jul 1844 - departure date, return date, location

Served in British Mission

1856 (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

JH 8 Jun 1856 JH 22 April 1856 (not listed in 1856-86) disagrees with location and purpose of mission as stated in 1856-86 - alt. location Washington (D.C.), alt. purpose to "urge Utah's claims to be numbered with the Stars [of the National Flag]"

Served in Eastern States Mission

1872 May –July 6 (Age 54) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
First Presidency
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Served in California Mission

1872 September 9– (Age 55) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
First Presidency
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Served in Turkish Mission

1872 October 13 (Age 55) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
First Presidency
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
John Taylor

Served in Turkish Mission

1872 October–1873 June (Age 55) See Missionaries
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
First Presidency
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Brigham Young

Death

1875 June 26 (Age 58)
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George Albert Smith (1817 - 1875) Profile

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