David Hyrum Smith (1844-1904)

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Alternate Names David H. Smith, Sweet Singer of Israel
Birth 17 November 1844
Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, United States
Marriage Clara Hartshorn, 10 May 1870
Death 29 August 1904
Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Callings Second Counselor in the First Presidency, 10 Apr 1873 - April 1885
Authority Control
FamilySearch KVG8-Y2M
ISNI 0000 0000 5455 5897
JSPP Smith, David Hyrum
LCCN nr2006022483
VIAF 10687110
Wikidata Q5235307
Wikipedia David Hyrum Smith
WorldCat Smith, David H. (David Hyrum) 1844-1904

Published Works

  • Hesperis: a book of poems (1875)
  • The Bible versus polygamy (1870s)
  • "A word of advice to those that look for me to be the prophet" (ca 1890)


Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

  • Avery, Valeen Tippetts. Insanity and the Sweet Singer: A Biography of David Hyrum Smith, 1844-1904. Doctoral dissertation. Northern Arizona University, 1984.
  • _______. From Mission to Madness: Last Son of the Mormon Prophet. Urbana, Ill: University of Illinois Press, 1998.
  • Edwards, Paul. "The sweet singer of Israel: David Hyrum Smith." BYU Studies 12, no. 2 (Winter 1972): 171-84. http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/byustudies/id/221 (accessed 25 Jun 2015).
  • McKiernan, F. Mark. "David H. Smith: a son of the Prophet." BYU Studies 18, no. 2 (Winter 1978): 233-45. http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/byustudies/id/610 (accessed 25 Jun 2015).
  • Youngreen, Buddy. "The Sons of the Martyrs' Nauvoo Reunion: 1860." Latter-day Digest 2, no. 1 (Jan 1993): 35-54.

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