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Excerpt from Prophets and Patriarchs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Among the commonality of the many respectable class of sturdy English who emigrated from the old to the new world, was one Robert Smith, who, with his wife Mary, settled in Essex, Mass, about the middle of the seventeenth century. The posterity of these worthy people Went through all the training so necessary to Qualify them for the great struggle for liberty that was so soon to follow. Samuel, the son of Robert and Mary, born January 26, 1666, married Rebecca Curtis January 25, 1707. Their son the second Samuel, was born January 26, 1714; he wedded Priscilla Gould, and their son Asael was born March 1, 1744. Asael Smith wooed and won a typical New England lass, Mary Duty, and on July 12. 1771, was born the character of this brief biography, Joseph Smith, the father of the prophet of the nineteenth century.
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