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Smith, Joseph, Sr.

(1805–44). Father of Joseph Smith* Jr.; uncle of J. F. Smith*; founded Latter* Day Saints; b. Sharon, Windsor Co., Vermont; claimed visions beginning 1820. Works include A Book of Commandments; Doctrine and Covenants.

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