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Joseph Fielding Smith

Joseph initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Heber C. Kimball Company in 1848.

At the end of his mission to the Sandwich Islands, he drove a team for George Crismon's family and traveled home with the Freeman Tanner Company in 1858 as indicated in his missionary report.

At the end of his mission to Great Britain, he traveled home as a chaplain in the John W. Woolley Company in 1863 as indicated in the McLachlan and Pulsipher sources.

Companies

Heber C. Kimball Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 9
Freeman E. Tanner Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 19
John W. Woolley Company (1863)Approximate age at departure: 24

Sources

  • J. F. S., "Recollections," Juvenile Instructor, 27 May 1871, 87-88; ibid., 10 June 1871, 91; ibid., 24 June 1871, 98-99.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1848, p. 16

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Juvenile Instructor, vol. 6, p. 91, 98-99.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Autobiography [ca. 1842-1858], in Heber C. Kimball, Papers, 1837-1866, reel 1, box 1. [written by William Clayton]
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McLachlan, William, Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 Oct. 1863, 13-19.
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  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • McLachlan, William, Reminiscences and journals, 1863-1886, vol. 1, 115-139.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pulsipher, Mrs. E. I., “An Amazing Life History,” Relief Society Magazine, July 1928, 388-390.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Smith, Joseph F., [Reminiscences], in Susan Arrington Madsen, I Walked to Zion [1994], 36-37.
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  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Smith, Joseph Fielding, "A Report of My Mission," [4], in Missionary reports, 1831-1900.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, Eunice Billings, "Sketches from the Life of Eunice Billings Snow," Woman's Exponent, Mid-winter Number, 1912, 47-48.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service