FANDOM


Emma Hale was born 10 July 1804 in Harmony Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States to Isaac Hale (1763-1839) and Elizabeth Lewis (1767-1842) and died 30 April 1879 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States of unspecified causes. She married Joseph Smith (1805-1844) 18 January 1827 in South Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, United States. She married Lewis Crum Bidamon (1806-1891) 23 December 1847 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, the United States, England, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus, Switzerland, Canaan.


Emma Hale Smith was the first wife of the Mormon Church Prophet and Founder, Joseph Smith. She participated in many key events in the early history of this new religion, including editing the first church hymnbook and being first president of the LDS Church Relief Society.


Marriage and Children with Joseph Smith

Adopted Children

In addition to their own children, several of whom died quite young, Joseph and Emma adopted the two Murdock children.

  1. Joseph Murdock Smith (1831-1832) -
  2. Julia Murdock Smith (1831-1880) - married to John J. Middleton




Children


Offspring of Brother Joseph and Emma Hale (1804-1879)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alvin Smith (1828-1828) 15 June 1828 Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 15 June 1828 Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Louisa Smith (1831-1831) 30 April 1831 Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio 30 April 1831 Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio
Thadeus Smith (1831-1831) 30 April 1831 Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio 30 April 1831 Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio
Joseph Smith (1832-1914) 6 November 1832 Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio 10 December 1914 Independence, Jackson County, Missouri Emmeline Griswold (1838-1869)
Bertha Madison (1843-1896)
Ada Rachel Clark (1871-1915)

Frederick Granger Williams Smith (1836-1862) 20 June 1836 Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio 13 April 1862 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois Anna Marie Jones (1841-1901)

Alexander Hale Smith (1838-1909) 2 June 1838 Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, United States 12 August 1909 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States Elizabeth Agnes Kendall (1843-1919)

Don Carlos Smith (1840-1841) 13 June 1840 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States 15 September 1841 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Thomas Stillborn Smith (1842-1842) 6 February 1842 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois 6 February 1842 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
David Hyrum Smith (1844-1904) 17 November 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois 29 August 1904 Elgin, Kane County, Illinois Clara Charlotte Hartshorn (1851-1926)
,

Siblings


Offspring of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis (1767-1842)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jesse Hale (1792-1874)
Alva Hale (1795-1881)
David Hale (1797-1878)
Phoebe Hale (1798-1836)
Elizabeth Hale (1800-1874)
Isaac Ward Hale (1802-1892)
Emma Hale (1804-1879) 10 July 1804 Harmony Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States 30 April 1879 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States Joseph Smith (1805-1844)
Lewis Crum Bidamon (1806-1891)

Tryael Hale (1806-1860)
Reuben Charles Hale (1810-1891)

Close Associates

  1. Savilla Durfee Gifford was a helper to Emma Hale for many years. She was a dear friend of Emma’s and when her babies died she was allowed to bury them Smith Family Cemetery. Sevilla was the neice of Edmund Durfee (1788 - 1845) who was murdered on the Morley Settlement by anti-Mormon mobs in Nov 1845.


Vital Records

Burial Site

Smithgrave2017d

Smith Family Cemetery, in Nauvoo, Illinois, is the final resting place of this person and several other historical figures in the early LDS Church including the prophet Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his wife Emma Hale (1804-1879), brother Hyrum Smith (1800-1844) and several family members. Additionally their parents are buried there.

Overlooking the Mississippi River, the cemetery is located on Water Street, and is open 24 hours a day to visitors.


External Links


Residences

Footnotes (including sources)

Contributors

  MainTour

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.