Newell, Linda King.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1984
|提及的人：||Emma Hale Smith; Emma Hale Smith; Emma Smith|
Linda King Newell; Valeen Tippetts Avery
|描述：||xiii, 394 pages,  pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm|
|責任：||Linda King Newell and Valeen Tippetts Avery.|
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.