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 Samuel Harrison Smith

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Samuel Harrison Smith

  • Birth 13 Mar 1808 Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, USA
  • Death 30 Jul 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 6279181

First missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Samuel died of exposure to harsh weather out-riding a mob from Carthage where his brothers Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet; and Hyrum Smith, Patriarch; were brutally slain. He died just thirty days after his brothers.
He is buried with his family in the Smith Family Cemetery.



  • Created by: Chad Stowell
  • Added: 20 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6279181
  • Michael Shea, MD
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Harrison Smith (13 Mar 1808–30 Jul 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6279181, citing Smith Family Cemetery, Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Chad Stowell (contributor 46505431) .