Category: Smith Ancestral Stories

History of Joseph Smith by His Mother Lucy Mack Smith, p. 67-68 At the age of fourteen an incident occurred which alarmed us much, as we knew not the cause of it. Joseph being a remarkably quiet, well-disposed child, we …

Assassin shoots at young Joseph but hits the family cow Read More »

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Young Joseph by Ivan J. Barrett p. xiii-xiv One day, when Joseph Smith, Jr. was about fifteen years of age, he and Porter Rockwell, who was eight, set out on an errand for Joseph’s father. Walking along the Canadaigua Road, …

Joseph Smith, Jr. wrestles a man Read More »

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