Joseph Smith,  Mormon Founder 1879 Smith family photo

Joseph Smith, Mormon Founder 1879

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Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Church of the Latter Day Saints, the Mormon church. Joseph Smith was born in Vermont and grew up in western New York. He was murdered in 1844 in ILL. As he put it, ... show more

Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Church of the Latter Day Saints, the Mormon church.

Joseph Smith was born in Vermont and grew up in western New York. He was murdered in 1844 in ILL.

As he put it, he translated the Book of Mormon into English. The Book of Mormon is the foundation of the Church of Latter Day Saints. This is a photo taken in 1879 of a previous portrait of Smith.

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