Joseph Smith

JOSEPH SMITHJoseph Smith Jr. was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement. When he was 24, Smith published the Book of Mormon. By the time of his death, 14 years later, he had attracted tens of thousands of followers and founded a religion that continues to the present with millions of global adherents.

 BIRTHPLACE Monument & Original Home Sharon Vermont
BAPTIZEDSusquehanna RiverHarmonyPennsylvania
RESIDENCEBrigham was ordained an apostle in 1840 and succeeded Joseph Smith as the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847.NauvooIllinois
 DEATHPLACE Carthage Jail Carthage Illinois
 BURIAL PLACE Smith Family Cemetery Nauvoo  Illinois
 MEMORIAL Joseph Smith Memorial Building Salt Lake City Utah
MEMORIAL Joseph Smith Building – Brigham Young University Provo Utah
CHURCHProvo Utah Temple -The temple was dedicated on February 9, 1972, by church President Joseph SmithProvoUtah
TEMPLEKirtland TempleKirtlandOhio
STATUETemple Square – Downtown Salt Lake CityUtah