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Joseph Fielding Smith

Hawaiian

Sandwich Islands
  • Departed From Home: 28 May 1854
  • Arrived In Field: 27 September 1854
  • Released: 4 October 1857
  • Departed From Field: 6 October 1857
  • Arrived At Home: 24 February 1858
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Priesthood office: Elder
  • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

British

  • Departed From Home: 25 April 1860
  • Arrived In Field: 27 July 1860
  • Arrived At Home: 28 September 1863
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Priesthood office: High Priest
  • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Set apart by: Orson Hyde and Parley Pratt

Hawaiian

Sandwich Islands
  • Set Apart: 2 March 1864
  • Released: 2 October 1864
  • Departed From Field: 12 October 1863
  • Arrived At Home: 12 December 1864
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Priesthood office: High Priest
  • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Set apart by: President Brigham Young
  • Notes: He traveled in company with Apostles Ezra T. Benson and Lorenzo Snow.

British

  • Set Apart: 28 November 1873
  • Arrived In Field: 21 March 1874
  • Arrived At Home: 1 October 1876
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Plurally Married
  • Priesthood office: Apostle
  • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
  • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
  • Set apart by: President Brigham Young

British

  • Set Apart: 25 April 1877
  • Arrived At Home: 28 September 1877
  • Mission type: Genealogy
  • Marital Status: Plurally Married
  • Priesthood office: Apostle
  • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
  • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Set apart by: President Brigham Young

Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and New York

  • September 1878–September 1878
  • Age Called: 39
  • Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and New York
  • Set Apart: 2 September 1878
  • End Date: 28 September 1878
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Plurally Married
  • Served with companion: Orson Pratt Sr.
  • Priesthood office: Apostle
  • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
  • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Set apart by: Wilford Woodruff

Stories and Documents

Journal history of the Church, 1896-2001, Church History Library.

The entry for 7 April 1854 notes his call to a mission in the Pacific Islands.

Missionary reports, 1831-1900, Church History Library.

Report, dated 24 February 1858, on his mission to the Sandwich Islands.

Hawaiian Mission history, 1850-1967, Church History Library.

See the index in volume 1 part 1 for entries on his service.

British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

See the index above for entries on his service.