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Don Carlos Smith
Birth: Mar. 25, 1816
Norwich
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1841
Nauvoo
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Son of Joseph Smith, Sr., and Lucy Mack. Moved to Ohio 1831. Assisted in laying foundation stones for Kirtland Temple 23 July 1833. Worked on Kirtland Temple. Received blessing for working on Kirtland Temple 7 March 1835.

Married Agnes Moulton Coolbrith 30 July 1835 in Kirtland. Three children: Agnes Charlotte, Sophronia, and Josephine Donna.

Ordained high priest and president of high priests quorum in Kirtland area 15 January 1836.

Mission to Pennsylvania and New York in summer of 1836.

Edited Elders’ Journal in Kirtland 1837.

Located in New Portage, Ohio, December 1837.

Mission to Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio in spring of 1838 to raise money to move Smith families to Missouri. Left Ohio for Missouri 7 May 1838; arrived during summer. Mission to Tennessee and Kentucky 1838 to collect money to buy out land claims of non-Mormons in Daviess County, Missouri. Left Daviess County 26 September 1838. Returned 25 December 1838.

Located in McDonough County, Illinois, near Macomb, 1839. Moved to Nauvoo by late 1839.

Edited thirty-one issues of Times and Seasons (1839-41).

Appointed by revelation to preside over high priests quorum in Nauvoo area 19 January 1841. Elected member of Nauvoo city council 1 February 1841. Regent of University of Nauvoo 3 February 1841. Major in Hancock County militia. Elected brigadier-general in Nauvoo Legion 4 February 1841. Officer of Nauvoo Agricultural and Manufacturing Association 23 February 1841. [Cook, Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pp. 274-275]

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Smith (1771 - 1840)
  Lucy Mack Smith (1775 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Agnes Moultin Coolbrith Smith (1811 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Agnes Charlotte Smith*
  Sophronia C. Smith (1833 - 1843)*
 
 Siblings:
  Baby Smith (1797 - 1797)*
  Alvin Smith (1798 - 1823)*
  Hyrum Smith (1800 - 1844)*
  Sophronia Smith Stoddard McCleary (1803 - 1876)*
  Joseph Smith (1805 - 1844)*
  Samuel Harrison Smith (1808 - 1844)*
  Ephriam Smith (1810 - 1810)*
  William B. Smith (1811 - 1893)*
  Katharine Smith Salisbury Younger (1813 - 1900)*
  Don Carlos Smith (1816 - 1841)
  Lucy Smith Millikin (1821 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smith Family Cemetery
Nauvoo
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carl W. McBrayer
Record added: Aug 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9311125
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