Jesse N. Smith

Jesse N. Smith

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jesse Nathaniel Smith (December 2, 1834 - June 5, 1906) was a Mormon pioneer, church leader, colonizer, politician and frontiersman. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was related to Joseph Smith Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. Smith was born the youngest of three sons to Silas Smith (1779-1839) and his second wife Mary Aikens (1797-1877) in Stockholm, New York. His older brothers were Silas Sanford Smith (1830-1910) and John Aikens Smith (1832-38), but John passed away as a young child. Smith's father, Silas, married his first wife in 1806. She bore seven children, but passed away in 1826. Silas met Mary while she was teaching school in Stockholm and they married in 1828. Both of Smith's grandfathers, Asael Smith (1744-1830) and Nathaniel Aikens (1757-1836), served in the American Revolutionary War. According to Smith, his Grandfather Aikens served under General George Washington.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134997919
  • 9786134997911