However, historians disagree as to the number and identity of the plural wives which Smith had. Various scholars and historians, including Fawn M. Brodie , George D. Smith ,  and Todd Compton , have attempted to identify the women who married Smith. As Compton has stated, for many of these marriages, "absolutely nothing is known of [the] marriage after the ceremony. He said I was the first woman God commanded him to take as a plural wife.
Brigham Young performed the sealing … for time, and all Eternity. I did just as Joseph told me to do". Meanwhile, in she married another man, Adam Lightner a non-Mormon. They had two children and she was pregnant with her third at the time she was sealed to Joseph Smith in Brigham Young performed the sealing, and Heber C.
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Kimball the blessing. That summer they moved fifteen miles away at Pontoosuc.
Following the death of Joseph Smith Mary went briefly back to Nauvoo. In the fall of Brigham Young and Heber Kimball offered themselves to Smith's widows as proxy husbands and Mary accepted Young's proposal. She was sealed to him for time in a proxy marriage on May 22, "I was also sealed to B Young as proxy for Joseph," she wrote, though she continued to live with Adam.
They eventually moved to Utah 17 years later settling in the town of Minersville miles from Salt Lake City, the seat of the church and Brigham Young. In her later years she would often supplicate the church for monetary assistance appealing to them on the basis of her connection with Joseph and Brigham. Mary Elizabeth and her sister Caroline were instrumental in salvaging printed pages of the Book of Commandments when the printing press was destroyed by a mob on July 20, Nine months after her marriage to Smith, Sarah married Joseph C.
Kingsbury in a civil ceremony. Kingsbury said he was "well aware" of this marriage.
Kimball from March 17, to June 22, Research by Ugo A. Perego , a geneticist and member of the LDS Church, has shown that a number of children of Smith's alleged polygamous relationships were not his genetic offspring. The following table lists some of the children born to Smith's alleged polygamous wives as well as those ruled out by genetic testing:   . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also: Origin of Latter Day Saint polygamy.
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The only woman legally wed to Smith, who he claimed publicly was his only spouse, and the only union known to have produced offspring. According to George D. Johnson , Heber C. He wanted it on record that he had never confessed to such a sin.
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And I have nothing to communicate. Lucinda Pendleton Morgan Harris. Faulring dismiss this claim as being based on "no solid evidence". This marriage was polyandrous , as Lucinda lived with her husband George Washington Harris until about Compton believes the marriage occurred around , when Smith was living with Lucinda and her husband. Louisa Beaman.