Missionary Database
    portrait of Joseph F. Smith, 1874

    Joseph Fielding Smith

    Hawaiian

    Sandwich Islands
    • Departed From Home: 28 May 1854
    • Arrived In Field: 27 September 1854
    • Released: 4 October 1857
    • Departed From Field: 6 October 1857
    • Arrived At Home: 24 February 1858
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    British

    • Departed From Home: 25 April 1860
    • Arrived In Field: 27 July 1860
    • Arrived At Home: 28 September 1863
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Orson Hyde and Parley Pratt

    Hawaiian

    Sandwich Islands
    • Set Apart: 2 March 1864
    • Released: 2 October 1864
    • Departed From Field: 12 October 1863
    • Arrived At Home: 12 December 1864
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: President Brigham Young

    British

    • Set Apart: 28 November 1873
    • Arrived In Field: 21 March 1874
    • Arrived At Home: 1 October 1876
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: President Brigham Young

    British

    • Set Apart: 25 April 1877
    • Arrived At Home: 28 September 1877
    • Mission type: Genealogy
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with spouse: Sarah Ellen Richards Smith
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: President Brigham Young

    Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and New York

    • September 1878–September 1878
    • Age Called: 39
    • Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and New York
    • Set Apart: 2 September 1878
    • End Date: 28 September 1878
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with companion: Orson Pratt Sr.
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Wilford Woodruff

    Stories and Documents

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 1896-2001, 7 April, 1854, p.1, Church History Library.

    The entry for 7 April 1854 notes his call to a mission in the Pacific Islands.

    Missionary reports, 1831-1900, Church History Library.

    Report, dated 24 February 1858, on his mission to the Sandwich Islands.

    Hawaiian Mission history, 1850-1967, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 1 part 1 for entries on his service.

    British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

    See the index above for entries on his service.