Hyrum Smith

Hyrum Smith

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Hyrum Smith
Born in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, United States
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Kirtland, Ohio, USA
Husband of — married in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA [uncertain]
Died in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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Hyrum Smith was Ordained and Sustained a Prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1837.He was Ordained and Sustained as a Patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1841. Shot in the face during the raid by mobbers on the Carthage Jail. He died,along with the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. Source includes, but is not limited to:Ancestral File and the IGI, International Genealogical Index,bothresource systems developed and solely owned by The Church of JesusChrist ofLatter Day SaintsFirst Patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day SaintsMartyred in the Carthage Jail with brother Joseph Smith, the first president/prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Sealed to Hyrum after his death was Catherine Phillips

Assistant President and Patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Killed in Carthage with Joseph Smith. Before they were killed Joseph ordained Hyrum to succeed as President and pleaded with him to flee to the Rocky Mountains away from the mobs. As the Carthage mob attacked the jail a bullet broke through the door hitting Hyrum in the face, while a second bullet hit him in the back from the window. He fell to the floor crying, "I am a dead man!" He bled to death in Joseph's arms, just moments before his own death.

LDS Ordinances

LDS Baptism:
Date: Jun 1829
LDS Endowment:
Date: 5 May 1842
LDS Sealing Child:
Date: 25 Aug 1897


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On October 2, 2013 at 18:40GMT Philip Smith wrote:

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