Historical marker honors Bathsheba Smith

"When I heard the Gospel I knew it was true; when I first read the Book of Mormon, I knew it was inspired of God; when I first beheld Joseph Smith I knew I stood face to face with a prophet of the living God, and I had no doubt in my mind about his authority," noted Bathsheba Wilson Bigler Smith in her journal (Young Woman's Journal, Oct. 1901, 440, as seen in Daughters in My Kingdom p. 34)

One of the twenty founding members of the Relief Society, Sister Smith was an early Relief Society leader who studied portraiture and made items for her family, including curtains, blankets, candles, dresses and shirts, took care of animals, kept gardens and visited the sick. She was the fourth Relief Society general president, from 1901 to 1910.

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