In 1928, Smith purchased the Hill Cumorah for the church. Under direction from the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, the group organized the political entity of Iron County and elected Smith as chief justice. [26], Smith also served as a Sunday School teacher and then as the organization's superintendent for the 17th WardWard in Salt Lake City, immediately north-west of Temple Square.[27]. The places a large number of historical markers in the western United States over the next five years. The nearer I went to the other side, the greater was my assurance that the gospel is true. Future church president Wilford Woodruff was ordained an apostle on the same day. After Joseph Smith's death and the assumption of church leadership by Brigham Young, George A. Smith traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as a Mormon pioneer with the first company of settlers in 1847. Following a normal pioneer Utah childhood, George Albert Smith married Lucy Woodruff in 1892 in the Manti Utah Temple. [4], Smith also served as secretary of the Kanab Cattle Company and a member of the Utah National Guard.[5]. In 1930, Smith invited a group of his friends who shared his interest in the history of the LDS Church to his house. Smith later said he had no knowledge of the Baker–Fancher party prior to meeting them on the trail. They were married on May 25, 1892, in the Manti Utah Temple. In the early 1880s Smith began to … One sign of this was the Young Women's Journal, merging into the young women's MIA-published Improvement Era in 1929. For a few years leading up to 1902 Smith served as an assistant to Richard R. Lyman and Joseph F. Merrill in running the Salt Lake Stake's youth program for young men. Smith served in this position until his death in 1875. Smith was the first church president to visit Mexico while in office. Dorothy Smith Wife Female 22 Kentucky George Smith Son Male 5 Illinois Contributor: Stephen Cantrell (48212706) George Albert Smith Gender: Male Race: White Age: 29 Birth Date: 7 Jul 1911 Birth Place: Mapleton Residence Place: Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940 In addition to his first wife, Bathsheba, Smith married Lucy Smith, Nancy Clement, Sarah Ann Libby, Hannah Maria Libby, Zilpha Stark, and Susan E. West. We have our agency and make our own choice in life subject to these unseen powers. He publicly denounced the activities and political influence of the American Ku Klux Klan. In 1896, he had joined the Republican Party and campaigned for William McKinley, who became President of the United States. Term ended by removal of apostleship; was later excommunicated. [22] When the Baker–Fancher party inquired about places to stop for water and grazing, Hamblin directed them to Mountain Meadows,[23] near the "Indian farm" there, a regular stopover on the Old Spanish Trail. George Albert Smith attended Brigham Young University and later the University of Deseret (now the University of Utah). [14], Starting in 1933 Smith was president of the Utah Society for the Sightless. Grant, Smith became president of the church on May 21, 1945. The following quotes come from the book The Teachings of George Albert Smith by eighth president George Albert Smith (edited by Robert and Susan McIntosh. "Hyrum Smith and Harold Beecher came to consider Joseph Patriarch's position." Though he worried about her and tried to comfort her as much as he could, President Smith’s duties as a General Authority often required him to be away from home. There is a division line well defined that separates the Lord's territory from Lucifer's. While surveying for a railroad as a young man, Smith's eyesight was permanently impaired by glare from the sun. [22], Smith's first assignment in Tennessee was to serve in the Middle Tennessee District, covering the area in and around the city of Nashville. Here’s a statement by President George Albert Smith who reported in 1906 of visiting the Hill Cumorah and of hearing the reports of farmers finding arrow heads while plowing in the region. A second is George Albert Smith’s famous disavowal of the claim that “when our leaders speak, the thinking has been done” in 1945. The papers of Lucy Emily Woodruff Smith, wife of George Albert Smith, include correspon- dence (1880-1937), photocopies of her journals (1888-1894), patriarchal and missionary blessings, and biographical sketches. In 1923, he served on the reception committee for US President Warren G. Harding's visit to Salt Lake City.[11]. Smith dedicated the Idaho Falls Temple on September 23, 1945. With the death of Heber J. George Albert Smith accomplished much during his 81 years—in the Church, in his community, and throughout the world. Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. Smith taught school during the first winter, and later served as a member of Utah's territorial legislature. John Henry Smith and George Albert Smith are the only father and son pair to have been members of the Quorum of the Twelve at the same time, having served in the Quorum together between 1903 and 1910. On May 25, 1892, Smith married Lucy Emily Woodruff, a granddaughter of Wilford Woodruff, in the Manti Temple. [9], In 1920, while serving as president of the church's European Mission, Smith toured England and Scotland as the ZCMI representative to the American Goods Association tour sponsored by the British Chamber of Trade. See George A. Smith [July 4, 1852], JD 1:79; harvnb error: no target: CITEREFSmith1875 (, harvnb error: no target: CITEREFSmith1857 (, These chiefs included Ammon, Kanosh, Tutsegabit, and Youngwids (, harvnb error: no target: CITEREFBrooks1950 (, harvnb error: no target: CITEREFBagley2002 (, harvnb error: no target: CITEREFCarleton1859 (. For much of the 1930s Smith was involved in protecting her husband, George Elliott, from charges of mail fraud connected with alleged fraudulent stock sales by the Salt Lake Mortuary in Montana. Like many other 19th-century Mormon leaders, Smith practiced plural marriage. And a third is Hugh B. Brown’s remarks about “heterodox” thoughts to a BYU audience in 1969. Starting in 1978, the duties of Church Historians fell to the Executive director of the historical department. Smith was made the first president of this organization. John Henry Smith and George Albert Smith are the only father and son pair to have been members of the Quorum of the Twelve at the same time, h… When he was excommunicated they both left him and again both married his cousin George Albert Smith on 11/20/1845, Sarah’s grandson George Albert Smith became prophet. [37]:1 He was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery. He then studied law at University of Deseret (later the University of Utah) for a year. Smith served as a missionary to the eastern United States, traveling and preaching during the summers of 1835, 1836, and 1837, while attending school each winter. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, attack and destroy the Baker–Fancher emigrant train, "George Albert Smith Family photograph collection, 1870s-1950s", George A. Smith Family Papers, University of Utah, Grampa Bill's G.A. They ought to be ashamed of such conduct, and the still fouler channel which flows from their practices; and it is not to be wondered at that they should envy those who so much better understand the social relations."[24]. His counselors were Richard R. Lyman and Melvin J. Ballard. [18] Smith later said he was uncomfortable, perhaps "on account of my extreme timidity", because some of the militia members were eager that "their enemies might come and give them a chance to fight and take vengeance for the cruelties that had been inflicted upon us in the States", such as the Haun's Mill massacre,[19] where 18 Mormons were killed in 1838 in a skirmish with the Missouri militia during the Mormon War. Golden Kimball as their mission president, from 1892 to 1894. In March 1951, Smith suffered a stroke that left him mostly paralyzed on the right side of his body, and gradually deteriorated until his death on April 4, 1951, his 81st birthday. While Larsen was still technically Church Historian until 1997, others succeeded him as Executive Director of the Historical Department, and those men were sometimes referred to as the Official Church Historians. Smith attended high school at Brigham Young Academy, graduating in 1884. In 1873 he was appointed and sustained as Trustee-in-Trust for the church, which office he held until his death. I am a son of Dr. Lyman Merrill Horne and Myrtle Swainston Horne. This was an employee gift by the First Presidency in 2000. [19], Lucy served as president of the Relief Society in Europe while Smith was the mission president. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/EoM/id/4143, Grampa Bill's G.A. His grandfather, for whom he was named, was also an LDS Church apostle as well as a cousin of church founder Joseph Smith. Grandchild George Albert Smith V suggests that his grandfather struggled with depression, feeling incompetent, and being overwhelmed. Under his leadership the society built a new home for the blind in Salt Lake City. One is constructive and elevating and comes from our Heavenly Father; the other is destructive and debasing and comes from Lucifer. [17] Haight told Smith he had heard reports that 600 troops were already approaching Cedar City from the East, and that if the rumors were true, Haight would have to act without waiting for instructions from Salt Lake City. The long panning shots of Pompeii linger respectfully, as a tourist would, before the camera finally raises its eye to the mighty volcano looming in the distance beyond. 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While presiding over the European Mission, Smith had his first airplane flight as part of a journey from Britain to Sweden. Smith instructed church members to stockpile grain, and not to sell it to emigrants or use it for animal feed. Smith agreed, and "admired his grit". While not common knowledge among contemporary members of the LDS Church, nor even in Smith's day, it was well known to his close friends, church associates, and family members that Smith suffered from chronic depression and anxiety, which at times could be debilitating, including one nervous breakdown that left him largely bedridden from 1909 to 1912. [32] Smith continued as chair of the Centennial Committee until it work ended in 1930. In this photograph is Lucy Woodruff Smith standing on top of the Hill Cumorah with Pliny T. Sexton, who was the owner of most of the hill. From 1920 until 1923 Smith served as president of the British and European Missions of the church..." George was a giving, hard working man that loved his family and helping all (GASD) 1946 - October 3 As reported in both the Improvement Era and the front page of the Deseret News , Patriarch Joseph F. Smith wrote a letter to Pres. The translation was done by Antoine R. Ivins and Eduardo Balderas, with the approval of the First Presidency. That year he presided at stake conferences in Utah, Arizona and in Chihuahua state in Mexico.[31]. [14] Riding in a wagon afterwards, John D. Lee said he warned Smith that the Indians would likely attack emigrant trains, and that Mormons were anxious to avenge the blood of the prophets,[15] and according to Lee, Smith seemed pleased, and said "he had had a long talk with Major Haight on the same subject."[16]. [12] In the 1920s Smith was elected a member of the BSA Regional Executive Council for the 12th region. George Albert Smith (commonly known as George A. Smith to distinguish him from his grandson (George Albert Smith, the prophet, of the same name) was an early leader in the Latter-day Saint movement and served in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and as a member of the church’s First Presidency (counselor to Brigham Young). He was also on the general board for Religion Classes, which were weekday religious instruction that later merged with the Young Men and Young Women programs. [34] The group would eventually erect more than 100 monuments and markers. Smith felt that the pensions should be left in place. In 2005 the callings of Church Historian and Church Recorder was restored. His wife joined him, and they served in the mission office until June 1894. He was appointed as a receiver for the Land Office in Utah in the years 1898 and 1903.[6]. My father was a great-grandson of George A. Smith, cousin of the Prophet Joseph and counselor to Brigham Young. The two men replaced former apostles Thomas B. Marsh, who had left the church, and Orson Hyde, who had been disfellowshipped and removed from his position. From 1898 to 1902 Smith was chair of the Republican committee for the 28th voting district of Utah. He was set apart as a missionary on September 7, 1891. Smith was an avid genealogist and family historian and was named national vice president of the Sons of the American Revolution in 1922. George Albert Smith and his father, John Henry Smith, had the distinction of being the only father and son to serve simultaneously in the Quorum of the Twelve, which they did from 1903 until 1911. The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles had not had twelve members since September 3, 1837, when. Smith was a prominent leader in the settlement of many communities in southern Utah, and played a role in the chain of events preceding the Mountain Meadows Massacre on September 11, 1857. At the time the Salt Lake Stake took in all of Salt Lake county and was by far the largest stake by membership in the LDS Church. In 1868, Smith was called to replace Heber C. Kimball as First Counselor in the First Presidency to church president Young. George Albert Smith, Director: As Seen Through a Telescope. This was a result of over 20 years of work on trying to get the hill coordinated between Smith and Willard Bean on the part of the church and the local landowners.[33]. The group stopped at Mountain Meadows to eat dinner on August 20[12] with a group of resident missionaries. Smith felt the charges were baseless charges developed by other morticians who resented the Salt Lake Mortuaey's low prices. Scholars have asserted that Smith's tour, speeches, and personal actions contributed to the fear and tension in these communities, and influenced the decision to attack and destroy the Baker–Fancher emigrant train near Mountain Meadows, Utah. Smith was called as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1903. He instead deferred to allow Reed Smoot to be the Republican candidate. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Smith was one of nineteen children of Latter Day Saint apostle John Henry Smith. They had two daughters and one son. [7], During the hurried series of actions Young and LDS Church leaders initiated on learning of the imminent arrival of U.S. troops into Utah Territory in 1857-8, Smith left Salt Lake City to visit southern Utah communities. The couple later had three children. They also printed the first Braille edition of the Book of Mormon.[15]. Given what seems to be George Albert’s emotional fragility, physical illness may have been a socially acceptable way for him to retreat, rest, and regroup before tackling his responsibilities again with renewed determination."[7]:124. Here is the entire caption: “George Albert Smith was among the General Authorities assigned to purchase and preserve important Church history sites. Especially in the 1920s, Smith would regularly contact Salt Lake City businessmen to personally urge them to donate money to scouting. He was later present at the Pan American exposition in Buffalo in 1901 and heard the shot that killed McKinley. He worked for Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institute in the factory and later as a salesman. One of his sons, John Henry, became a member of the Twelve and father of George Albert Smith, the eighth president of the Church. [citation needed]. Baptism He was eventually diagnosed with lupus erythematosus, a chronic debilitating autoimmune disease. The assignment was to increase attendance and participation in MIA, for both young men and young women. Although Smith's rank in the Legion was simply a private,[9] one Parowan resident understood that part of the purpose of his trip was to represent the church leadership and to organize the regiment, inspect the troops, and provide instructions. During the winter of 1850–51, the settlers constructed a fort enclosing homes, a meeting house, a school, and a watch tower. [17] Smith's son, George Albert Smith, Jr., became a professor at Harvard Business School. [28] Smith then served as head of the youth program for young men in Salt Lake Stake from 1902–1903. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s he was a strong supporter of use of airplanes in travel. 11 Another granddaughter, Shauna Lucy Stewart Larsen, who lived in George Albert’s home for twelve years as a child, remembers that 'when there was great, tremendous stress, mostly [of] an emotional kind, it took its toll and he would literally have to go to bed for several days.' On August 25, 1857, Smith's group camped next to the Fancher–Baker party, headed the opposite direction, at Corn Creek, now Kanosh. He would be regularly invited to give a talk while visiting. Smith was appointed mission secretary. He was the first of many leaders of the LDS Church to hold this position. A-1, 229; "Sketch of the Autobiography of George Albert Smith,", harvnb error: no target: CITEREFMartineau1857 (. For others of the same name, see. JS History, vol. DOVER - George Albert Smith, 82, of 6115 Wyse Fork Road, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. American religious leader who served as the eighth president of The Church, George Albert Smith was one of nineteen children of Latter Day Saint apostle John Henry Smith. He was interred at the Salt Lake City Cemetery. George A. Smith was born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York, the son of John Smith and Clarissa Lyman, and was brought up in the Congregational Church. George Albert Smith Sr. (April 4, 1870 – April 4, 1951) was an American religious leader who served as the eighth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Being unable to support the chosen course of action, he resigned from the board later that year. Wells and Wife, General C. S. Burton & Wife, Bp. A great bond of love existed between George and his cousin Joseph. A. H. Lund & son, Coy. [10] During the tour, Smith gave military speeches[11] and counseled Mormons that they should prepare to "touch fire to their homes, and hide themselves in the mountains, and to defend their country to the very last extremity." [7]:115 Throughout his life, Smith took to his bed, sometimes for days at a time, with emotional and mental illness related issues. Smith served in this position until his death on September 1, 1875. [6] There George met his cousin, Joseph, for the first time. With the death of quorum president, Rudger Clawson, in 1943, Smith was sustained as President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and served in the position for two years. George Albert Smith (June 26, 1817 – September 1, 1875) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. After his four months of service, President Smith returned home and married Lucy Woodruff, his childhood sweetheart. In 1934, the BSA's National Council awarded him the prestigious Silver Buffalo Award. He was also made chairman of the church's Centennial Celebration Committee. George Albert Smith is one of the most important figures in Victorian cinema. From 1922 to 1935, Smith was the general superintendent of the church's MIA. [24] From November 1892 to August 1893 and from October 1893 to May 1894 Kimball was out of the mission so Smith was acting mission president. George Albert Smith and Charles Urban snaffled the plum job of travelling to Italy to take a series of views of Italy for the Warwick Trading Company, including this one. Why? A Ghost Hunter Overshadowed George Albert Smith (1864-1859) is someone I should've known about long ago. He also received the Silver Beaver Award that year. Smith was ordained a seventy in the priesthood on March 1, 1835, by Joseph Smith. On the way back to Salt Lake City, Smith was accompanied by a party including Jacob Hamblin of Santa Clara, a newly appointed Mormon missionary to the Natives in the region who also ran a federally funded "Indian farm" next to Mountain Meadows. [13] Smith addressed a group of Indians in Santa Clara, counseling them that "the Americans" were approaching with a large army, and were a threat to the Indians as well as the Mormons. J. Reuben Clark, of the church's First Presidency, was an equally ardent opposer of the use of airplanes. He was born on 4 January 1864 in London. In 1921 Smith became the chairman of the executive board of the Deseret News. These documents are located in boxes 132-143. She was a member of the YW MIA's General Board for 29 years.[20]. Elder Smith was soon appointed mission secretary. George A. Smith's grandson and namesake, George Albert Smith, also became an apostle and later was the church's eighth president. [13] In 1932, Smith was elected a member of the BSA's National Council. His illnesses seem to have come on in large part as a result of many of the difficult circumstances he suffered while visiting stake conferences during the first six years he was an apostle. T. R. Cutler & Wife, W. S. McCornick, Joseph Geoghegan, George [Albert] Smith and wife, George Alfred Smith, Myself & Wife Sarah F. and others Went in a special Car to the Sugar Co. Power plant in Bear River and found it … [20] Also traveling north with the Smith party were several Native chiefs of the southern Utah Territory.[21]. 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