RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 10376019 LA English T1 Mormon enigma : Emma Hale Smith, prophet's wife, "Elect lady," polygamy's foe, 1804-1879 A1 Newell, Linda King., Avery, Valeen Tippetts., PB Doubleday PP Garden City, N.Y. YR 1984 SN 0385171668 9780385171663 AB Emma Hale (1804-1879) was born in Harmony. Pennsylvania to Isaac Hale (1763-1839) and Elizabeth Lewis (1767-1842). In 1827 she eloped and married Joseph Smith (1805-1844) who was the founder and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Emma became the mother of eleven children, five of whom lived to adulthood. She and Joseph moved often and suffered great persecution for their beliefs. After Joseph's martyrdom in 1844, Emma remained in Nauvoo and married Lewis Bidamon. She died in her home in 1879.