Ancestors of Joseph Smith   


1. Clarence Alexander Smythe II, Smythe Family Records (The Strand, London: Vanity Publishers, no date), Page 36; Call number 93 V32 nm, Saffron Walden Public Library, Essex, England. Condition, fair. This is a limited edition book. Only known copy is in the Saffron Walden Library.

2. Ibid.

3. Ministry of Defense, Great Britain, Officer Service.

4. Ministry of Defense, Great Britain, Service of Officers Retired on Full and Half Pay, 1828 (Kew, England: Public Record Office, no date), Public Record Office. Records are not indexed. Use of a professional researcher is required.

5. IGI, 1993, FHL.

6. Reginald Edward Smythe monument, MacPhail's Cemetery, Lot 34 Concession 3, Brighton Twp, Ontario, Canada.

7. “Ceremony was held at John's home by a Roman Catholic missionary at Maria's request.” Smith Bible.

8. “Reginald and his wife, the former Mrs. Rachel Moore, nee Woods, born in Ilford on May 2, 1785, left for Canada today.” Smythe, Smythe Family Records, Pages 56.

9. “Letter from Reginald. Anna died three days from port. Buried at sea.” Ibid., Page 62.

10. Ibid.

11. Ibid.

12. International Genealogical Index Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City: 1993, Family History Library, Salt Lake City. This data is from an index and must be considered questionable until confirmed.

13. Ibid.

14. Ibid.

15. Smith Family Bible (London: Royal Bible Society, 1812). Present owner: Edgar Cagney. Present whereabouts are unknown. Last known location: Coburg ON 1996. Condition at time of examination was good.

16. Ibid.

17. Ibid.

18. Smith Bible.

19. Ibid., Page 36.

20. Ibid.

21. Ministry of Defense, Great Britain, Officer Service.


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