Tapestry of Faith Part 3:
Sharon and Tunbridge, VT; Gilsum, NH
New England Ancestry of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith Memorial Grounds in Sharon, Vermont.


Many of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s ancestors and family lived in Vermont and New Hampshire. Original homes and buildings document their time there. The Tunbridge, Vermont, Town Office houses original entries of Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith’s marriage and the birth of their first children. Lucy’s brother, Stephen Mack, was a prosperous businessman in Tunbridge, Vermont.

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Joseph Smith Memorial Monument, Sharon, Vermont (1 July 2002 and 23 Dec 1905)

John Mudget was Stephen Mack’s business partner, who gave Stephen’s sister, Lucy, one thousand dollars as a wedding present, when she married Joseph Smith, Sr. His gravestone is located in the Hutchinson Cemetery, Tunbridge, Vermont.