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* Brodie, Fawn M. ''No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith''. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971.
 
* Brodie, Fawn M. ''No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith''. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971.
 
* Bushman, Richard Lyman. ''Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling''. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
 
* Bushman, Richard Lyman. ''Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling''. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
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* Cannon, George Q. ''The Life of Joseph Smith, the Prophet''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Juvenile Instructor Office, 1888. https://archive.org/details/lifeofjosephsmit00cann (accessed 19 June 2014).
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* ______. ''The Latter-day Prophet: History of Joseph Smith Written for Young People''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Juvenile Instructor Office, 1900. https://archive.org/details/latterdayprophet00canno (accessed 19 June 2014).
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* Smith, Lucy Mack. ''Biographical Sketches of Joseph Smith, the Prophet, and His Progenitors for Many Generations''. Liverpool: Published for Orson Pratt by S. W. Richards, 1853. https://archive.org/details/BiographicalSketchesOfJosephSmithTheProphet (accessed 26 June 2014).
  
 
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Alternate Names
Birth 23 December 1805
Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States
Marriage Wives of Joseph Smith
Death 27 June 1844
Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence
Callings President of the Church of Christ, 1832-1844
Occupation Mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois, 1842–1844
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Wikipedia Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith, Jr. is the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. He was born in Vermont on 23 December 1805 to Joseph Smith, Sr. and Lucy Mack. Eloping with Emma Hale, the two were wed on 18 January 1827. He translated The Book of Mormonand published it in early 1830. A short time later, Joseph participated in the organization of the Church of Christ on 6 April 1830. On 25 January 1832 he was sustained as President of the Church and he served in the position until his death on 27 June 1844. He also became the mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois, on 19 May 1842. He practiced polygamy and was married to a disputed number of women (see Wives of Joseph Smith.

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  • The Book of Mormon (1830)

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