Joseph Smith III (1832-1914)

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Alternate Names
Birth 6 November 1832
Kirtland, Ohio, United States
Marriage Emmeline Griswold, 22 Mar 1856
Bertha Madison, 12 Nov 1869
Ada R. Clark, 12 Jan 1898
Death 10 December 1914
Independence, Missouri, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Callings Prophet-President of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1860-1914
Authority Control
DBpedia Joseph Smith III
FamilySearch KVG8-YDX
GND 119013800
ISNI 0000 0000 7990 4192
JSPP Smith, Joseph III
LCCN n88117006
VIAF 35257092
Wikidata Q3048224
Wikipedia Joseph Smith III
WorldCat Smith, Joseph III 1832-1914

Born in Kirtland, Ohio, on 6 November 1832, Joseph Smith III was the son of Joseph Smith Jr. and Emma Hale. He eventually reorganized his father's church and became its prophet-president. He married Emmeline Griswold in 1856 and she died in 1869. Joseph then married Bertha Madison. She died in 1869. He married his last wife, Ada R. Clark, in 1898. Joseph died on 10 December 1914 from a heart seizure.

Published works


Primary Sources

  • The memoirs of President Joseph Smith III (1832-1914). Edited by Mary Audentia Smith Anderson. Independence, Missouri: Lyndon W. Cook, 197-.

Secondary Sources

  • The Community of Christ. "Joseph Smith III (1860-1914)." History. (Accessed 12 September 2013).
  • Howard, Richard P. The Church Through the Years. 2 vols. Independence, Mo.: Herald Publishing House, 1992-1993.
  • The Joseph Smith and Emma Hale Smith Historical Society. "Joseph Smith III." (accessed 12 Sep 2013).
  • Launius, Roger D. Joseph III: Pragmatic Prophet. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1988.
  • "Pres. Joseph Smith." Autumn Leaves vol. 1, no. 1 (January 1888): 19-21; vol. 1, no 2. (February 1888): 75-77.

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