David Denning is the 3rd great grandson of Joseph Smith through Coral Smith, Alexander Hale’s last child. David has always believed Joseph was a Prophet of God but developed a testimony as he was preparing for his mission in China. Following his mission he served in the Air Force.
Joseph Smith was born in Sharon, Vermont on the 23rdday of December 1805. While members of the Church worship the Savior as the Redeemer of the world, their hearts also reverence the man Joseph, the Prophet and Seer, who did “more for the salvation of men in this world, save Jesus only.” You are invited […]
Written by Kyle Walker taken from 2012 John Whitmer Journal At the October 1845 conference of the church held in the Nauvoo Temple, which had only days before been opened for congregational worship, Lucy Mack Smith requested to speak to the thousands of Saints who had gathered. Church authorities who were present on the occasion […]
(b. Jan. 26, 1714; d. Nov. 14, 1785), the grandfather of Joseph Smith Sr., was remembered as a man of integrity. His obituary read: “DIED–At Topsfield [Mass.] on Monday the 14th instant, Samuel Smith, Esq., aged 72. So amiable and worthy a character as he evidently appeared, both in publick and private, will render the […]
Emma was promised throughout her relationship with her husband, Joseph, the Prophet of God, she would have all of her children. That promise continually gave her strength and hope as she would lose many of her children. Emma had 9 children of birth and 2 she adopted, but only 5 lived to adulthood. Even then […]
It has been said Joseph Smith “has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that ever lived in it.” It has also been said behind every great man is a great woman. Joseph Smith chose who his companion would be, his own words she was […]
Kenneth Smith’s 2nd great grandfather is the Prophet Joseph Smith. He testifies he has always had the belief that Joseph Smith was a Prophet, he did translate the gold plates. His testimony includes what the Spirit also taught him.
Surprising as it may seem, some people have actually thought Joseph and Emma Hale Smith did not have any children; or, on the other hand, have had a clouded image in their minds as to who their children were and what became of them. Ms. Rosner, in her article “What Happened to Joseph and Emma’s […]