Joseph Smith

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Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church


    Lydia Gates

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandmother of Joseph Smith
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    • 3 Sep 1732 
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    • East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut 
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    • ABT 1759 
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    • 2 Anderson, Mary Audentia Smith, Ancestry and Posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale: With Little Sketches of Their Immigrant Ancestors All of Whom . . ., Independence, Missouri: Herald Publishing House (1929), 66, see chart preceding p. 51, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 3 MacGunnigle, Bruce Campbell, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 4, 3rd ed., Edward Fuller, Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2006), 170.