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Hyrum Smith

Birth Date
1800 February 9
Death Date
1844 June 27
Gender
Male
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One of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, June 1829. Among six original members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6 Apr. 1830. Appointed second counselor in First Presidency, 7 Nov. 1837. Succeeded his father, Joseph Smith Sr. as church patriarch, 1841. Murdered at Carthage Jail along side of his brother, Joseph Smith Jr. (Joseph Smith Papers)

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Born in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, United States

1800 February 9
Mother
Lucy Mack
Father
Joseph Smith Sr.

Baptized by Joseph Smith Jr.

1829 June (Age 29)
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Manchester, New York
Additional Notes

He labored as a missionary in Colesville, Broome County, New York, and other places in the same state. He presided for a short time over the Colesville Branch.

Early Disciples are Called to Preach, Exhort, & Strengthen the Church

1830 April 16 (Age 30)

D&C 23 at Manchester, New York

Served in Northern States Mission

1831 June 14 (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Called on a special mission to Missouri, preached in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri, as he traveled through these States.

Served With

Served in Northern States Mission

1831 October 11 (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Appointed and set apart to visit some of the branches of the Church in Ohio.

Served in Northern States Mission

1831 December 13– (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

He filled a special mission to Thompson, Ohio, and other places.

Served With
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Served With

United in Ministry- Hyrum Smith & Reynolds Cahoon

1832 January 25 (Age 31)

D&C 75:32 at Amherst, Ohio

Served in Eastern States Mission

1832 December (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Short-term
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

He filled a short mission in Ohio and Pennsylvania and also made a trip to Missouri.

Served in Northern States Mission

1834 June (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Additional Notes

He traveled through southern Michigan, preaching and getting volunteers for Zions Camp.

Served in Northern States Mission

1834 October 16 (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835 October 7 (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

He made a missionary and business trip to New York.

Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1836 July 25 (Age 36) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Served With

Married Mary Fielding

1837 December 24 (Age 37)

Called as Church Patriarch

1841 January 19 (Age 40)

D&C 124:124 at Nauvoo, Illinois

Served in Eastern States Mission

1841 February 15 (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

He was called on a mission to the Eastern States, to exchange lands, sell stock and obtain funds for the building of the Nauvoo Temple.

Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1841 June 1 (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1842 September 4–November 4 (Age 42) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Served With

Married Mercy Rachel Fielding

1843 August 11 (Age 43)

Death in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States

1844 June 27 (Age 44)

Among Choice Ones in Spirit World

1918 October 3

D&C 138:53 Revelation given to President Joseph F Smith in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

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