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'''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. (1771-1840)|Joseph Smith, Sr.]] and [[Lucy Mack (1775-1856)|Lucy Mack]]. Eloping with [[Emma Hale (1804-1879)|Emma Hale]], the two were wed on 18 January 1827. He translated ''The Book of Mormon'' and published it in early 1830. A short time later, Joseph participated in the organization of the [[:Category:Church of Christ (1830)|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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'''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. (1771-1840)|Joseph Smith, Sr.]] and [[Lucy Mack (1775-1856)|Lucy Mack]]. Eloping with [[Emma Hale (1804-1879)|Emma Hale]], the two were wed on 18 January 1827. He translated ''The Book of Mormon'' and published it in early 1830. A short time later, Joseph participated in the organization of the [[:Category:Church of Christ (1830)|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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Alternate Names
Birth 23 December 1805
Sharon, Windsor Co., Vermont, United States
Marriage Wives of Joseph Smith
Death 27 June 1844
Carthage, Hancock Co., Illinois, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Church of Christ
Callings President of the Church of Christ, 1832-1844
Occupations Mayor of Nauvoo (Illinois), 19 May 1842 - 27 June 1844
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DBpedia Joseph Smith
FamilySearch KWJY-BPD
GND 118927132
ISNI
JSPP Joseph Smith and His Papers: An Introduction
LCCN n79006976
SELIBR
VIAF 24609983
Wikidata Q47102
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 Mormon and 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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