Joseph Smith Jr

Religious Leader Joseph Smith Jr Full Name: Joseph Smith Jr
Nationality: American

Profession: Religious Leader
Why Famous: Founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.

Born: December 23, 1805
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, USA

Died: June 27, 1844 (aged 38)
Cause of Death: Gun shot

Married Life

  • 1827-01-17 Religious leader Joseph Smith Jr (21) weds church group movement leader Emma Smith (22) in South Bainbridge, New York

Historical Events in the Life of Joseph Smith Jr

  • 1823-09-21 Moroni first appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith
  • 1827-09-21 According to Joseph Smith Jr., the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which Joseph translated into The Book of Mormon
  • 1829-05-15 Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith
  • 1830-04-06 Joseph Smith & 5 others organize Mormon church in Seneca Co, NY
  • 1832-03-24 Mormon Joseph Smith beaten, tarred & feathered in Ohio
  • 1843-07-12 Mormon leader Joseph Smith says God allows polygamy

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