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Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

the situation of the church at that time, as well as his affectionate disposition, which was breathed in every word he spoke to his family, and stamped upon every line he wrote to them when absent.
 
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Located near middle of western boundary of state, bordering Mississippi River. European Americans settled area, 1820s. From bank of river, several feet above high-water mark, ground described as nearly level for six or seven blocks before gradually sloping...

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July 25th 1839.
Beloved

11 July 1811–26 Dec. 1876. Born at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. Daughter of Joseph Coolbrith and Mary Hasty Foss. Moved to Boston, by 1832. Baptized into LDS church, 1832, at Boston. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, summer 1833. Married Don Carlos...

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I am in tolerable health, and have just risen from imploring the throne of grace, in behalf of you and our children;— that God would preserve you all in health, and give you every needed blessing, and protect you by day and by night.
When I arrived here nothing had been done in the office; as brother Ebenezer Robinson

25 May 1816–11 Mar. 1891. Printer, editor, publisher. Born at Floyd (near Rome), Oneida Co., New York. Son of Nathan Robinson and Mary Brown. Moved to Utica, Oneida Co., ca. 1831, and learned printing trade at Utica Observer. Moved to Ravenna, Portage Co....

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had been sick every day since I left. And I have I have done but little labor since I returned, except struggling against the destroyer, and attending upon the sick— there is not well ones enough to take care of the sick— there has been but one death, however, since my return. Mc.Lerey William McCleary

9 Oct. 1793–ca. 1847. Born at Rupert, Bennington Co., Vermont. Married Sophronia Smith Stoddard, 11 Feb. 1838, at Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Ordained an elder in LDS church by Reuben Hedlock, 26 Feb. 1838, at Kirtland. Left Ohio for Far West, Caldwell Co...

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, Sophronia Smith McCleary

16 May 1803–22 July 1876. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Daughter of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by Aug. 1804; to Tunbridge, by Mar. 1808; to Royalton, by Mar. 1810; to Lebanon...

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, and Clarinda, are very sick— Sister E. Robinson has been nigh unto death— Last Tuesday, I, in company with George A Smith

26 June 1817–1 Sept. 1875. Born at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., New York. Son of John Smith and Clarissa Lyman. Baptized into LDS church by Joseph H. Wakefield, 10 Sept. 1832, at Potsdam. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1833. Labored on Kirtland temple...

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, administered to 16 Souls— some notable miracles were wrought under our hands— I never had so great power over disease, as I have had this week— for this let God be glorified. There is now between 50, and 100 sick; but they are generally on the gain— I do not know of more than two or three, who are considered dangerous. I send you some money that you may not be destitute, in case you should be sick, and need any thing which you have not in the house. Agnes

11 July 1811–26 Dec. 1876. Born at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. Daughter of Joseph Coolbrith and Mary Hasty Foss. Moved to Boston, by 1832. Baptized into LDS church, 1832, at Boston. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, summer 1833. Married Don Carlos...

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, the Lord being my helper, hereafter, you shall not want— Elijah’s God will bless you, and I will [p. 329]
the situation of the church at that time, as well as  his affectionate disposition, which was breathed in  every word he spoke to his family, and stamped  upon every line he wrote to them when absent.
 
Commerce

Located near middle of western boundary of state, bordering Mississippi River. European Americans settled area, 1820s. From bank of river, several feet above high-water mark, ground described as nearly level for six or seven blocks before gradually sloping...

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July 25th 1839.
Beloved

11 July 1811–26 Dec. 1876. Born at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. Daughter of Joseph Coolbrith and Mary Hasty Foss. Moved to Boston, by 1832. Baptized into LDS church, 1832, at Boston. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, summer 1833. Married Don Carlos...

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I am in tolerable health, and have  just risen from imploring the throne of grace, in  behalf of you and our children;— that God would  preserve you all in health, and give you every need ed blessing, and protect you by day and by night.
When I arrived here nothing had been done in  the office; as brother [Ebenezer] Robinson

25 May 1816–11 Mar. 1891. Printer, editor, publisher. Born at Floyd (near Rome), Oneida Co., New York. Son of Nathan Robinson and Mary Brown. Moved to Utica, Oneida Co., ca. 1831, and learned printing trade at Utica Observer. Moved to Ravenna, Portage Co....

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had been sick every  day since I left. And I have I have done but  little labor since I returned, except struggling  against the destroyer, and attending upon the sick—  there is not well ones enough to take care of the  sick— there has been but one death, however, since  my return. Mc.Lerey [William McCleary]

9 Oct. 1793–ca. 1847. Born at Rupert, Bennington Co., Vermont. Married Sophronia Smith Stoddard, 11 Feb. 1838, at Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Ordained an elder in LDS church by Reuben Hedlock, 26 Feb. 1838, at Kirtland. Left Ohio for Far West, Caldwell Co...

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, Sophronia [Smith McCleary]

16 May 1803–22 July 1876. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Daughter of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by Aug. 1804; to Tunbridge, by Mar. 1808; to Royalton, by Mar. 1810; to Lebanon...

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, and Clarinda,  are very sick— Sister E. Robinson has been nigh  unto death— Last Tuesday, I, in company with  George A Smith

26 June 1817–1 Sept. 1875. Born at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., New York. Son of John Smith and Clarissa Lyman. Baptized into LDS church by Joseph H. Wakefield, 10 Sept. 1832, at Potsdam. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1833. Labored on Kirtland temple...

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, administered to 16 Souls— some  notable miracles were wrought under our hands— I never had  so great power over disease, as I have had this week— for  this let God be glorified. There is now between 50, and  100 sick; but they are generally on the gain— I do  not know of more than two or three, who are considered  dangerous. I send you some money that you may not  be destitu[t]e, in case you should be sick, and need  any thing which you have not in the house. Agnes

11 July 1811–26 Dec. 1876. Born at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. Daughter of Joseph Coolbrith and Mary Hasty Foss. Moved to Boston, by 1832. Baptized into LDS church, 1832, at Boston. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, summer 1833. Married Don Carlos...

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,  the Lord being my helper, hereafter, you shall not  want— Elijah’s God will bless you, and I will [p. 329]
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Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845; handwriting of Howard Coray

6 May 1817–16 Jan. 1908. Bookkeeper, clerk, teacher, farmer. Born in Dansville, Steuben Co., New York. Son of Silas Coray and Mary Stephens. Moved to Providence, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, ca. 1827; to Williams, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830; and...

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and Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; 337 pages; CHL.
Note: Lucy Mack Smith

8 July 1775–14 May 1856. Oilcloth painter, nurse, fund-raiser, author. Born at Gilsum, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Daughter of Solomon Mack Sr. and Lydia Gates. Moved to Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, 1779; to Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont, 1788...

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, the mother of Joseph Smith, dictated a rough draft version of her history to Martha Jane Knowlton Coray (with some additional scribal help from Martha’s husband, Howard

6 May 1817–16 Jan. 1908. Bookkeeper, clerk, teacher, farmer. Born in Dansville, Steuben Co., New York. Son of Silas Coray and Mary Stephens. Moved to Providence, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, ca. 1827; to Williams, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830; and...

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) beginning in 1844 and concluding in 1845. In 1845, the Corays inscribed this fair copy of the history under Lucy’s direction.

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