Joseph Smith, Jr.

Picturing history: Asael Smith grave

Asael Smith was the father of Joseph Smith Sr. He was taught the gospel by Joseph Sr. and grandson Don Carlos Smith. Read more »

May 6, 2015


Archaeologists may have found site of Illinois home belonging to Joseph Smith Sr.

An archaeological dig is underway in a tiny western Illinois community for the possible location of a home built for the one-time patriarch of The Church of Jesus... Read more »

June 16, 2014

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LDS apostle Elder M. Russell Ballard addresses historic gathering of Smith descendants

Descendants of Joseph Smith Sr. met in greater force than ever before to both renew family ties and remember history at a reunion in Salt Lake City Aug. 1-4. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2013

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Descendants of Joseph Smith Sr. to hold 'miracle run'

Thousands of people, mostly members of the Joseph Smith Sr. family, are preparing to gather for a family reunion Saturday. During the reunion, they will hold a 5k race... Read more »

July 31, 2013


Record-breaking reunion planned for Joseph Smith Sr. family

A possible world record-breaking gathering of the descendants of Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith will celebrate what they are calling “the first miracle of the... Read more »

July 19, 2013


A pageant of Mormon history and mirth

Thanks to the presidential candidacy of Mitt Romney, the 75-year-old Hill Cumorah Pageant in Palmyra, N.Y., was suddenly big news this summer. Read more »

July 23, 2012


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