Episode 2: The First Mother in Israel

Lindsay and Bryan discuss the life of Lucy Mack Smith, the mother of Joseph Smith Jr. This episode features special guests Tim Coray and Carol Lynn Pearson reading as Lucy Mack Smith.

Listen to this episode here.


Additional resources and information about topics discussed in this episode:

“Lucy’s Image: A Recently Discovered Photograph of Lucy Mack Smith” (Ronald E. Romig and Lachlan Mackay) https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1078&context=mormonhistory

Lucy Mack Smith’s general conference address (original minutes) https://catalog.lds.org/assets/06b8dd6e-b6aa-4dae-8916-9a04c6d1abc2/0/11

Lucy’s Book (online) http://signaturebookslibrary.org/lucys-book/

Lucy’s Book (hard copy, out of print)—order from Benchmark Books www.benchmarkbooks.com

Etching of Lucy Mack Smith (Frederick Piercy, from Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake ValleyChurch History Digital Catalog | Assets

Conflict in the Quorum: Orson Pratt, Brigham Young, Joseph Smith (Gary James Bergera)—purchase from Benchmark Books http://www.benchmarkbooks.com

Sources Used to Compile the Lucy Mack Smith History (Sharalyn D. Howcroft, from Foundational Texts of Mormonism):