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Mormon enigma : Emma Hale Smith, prophet's wife, "Elect lady," polygamy's foe, 1804-1879

Author: Linda King Newell; Valeen Tippetts Avery
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Newell, Linda King.
Mormon enigma.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1984
(OCoLC)631774104
Named Person: Emma Hale Smith; Emma Hale Smith; Emma Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda King Newell; Valeen Tippetts Avery
ISBN: 0385171668 9780385171663
OCLC Number: 10376019
Description: xiii, 394 pages, [16] pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Linda King Newell and Valeen Tippetts Avery.

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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.

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