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Levria Annette Clark Smith was born 29 April 1842 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States to Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844) and Levira Clark (1815-1883) and died 18 December 1888 St. Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States of unspecified causes. She married Joseph Fielding Smith (1838-1918) 15 April 1859 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

On April 5, 1859, Joseph Fielding Smith (1838-1918) married his sixteen-year-old cousin, Levira Annette Clark Smith, daughter of Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844). When Joseph F. Smith left on his mission to England the next year, his companion for the journey was Levira's brother, Samuel Harrison Bailey Smith (1838-1914). Smith and Levira had no children.

Seven years later, Brigham Young (1801-1877) directed Smith to take a plural wife. Levira gave her permission and was present at the marriage of Smith and Julina Lambson, who was a longtime friend of hers. Levira became disenchanted with the plural marriage arrangement and divorced Smith in 1868 and moved to California.



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