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Quick facts for kidsEmma Hale Smith Bidamon
Emma Hale Smith circa 1844
|1st President of the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo|
|March 17, 1842– 1844|
|Called by||Joseph Smith|
|Successor||Eliza R. Snow|
July 10, 1804
Harmony Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||April 30, 1879
Nauvoo House, Nauvoo, Illinois, U.S.
|Resting place||Smith Family Cemetery, Nauvoo
|Notable works||A Collection of Sacred Hymns
Latter Day Saints' Selection of Hymns
|Children||11 (see Children of Joseph Smith)|
Emma Hale Smith Bidamon (July 10, 1804 – April 30, 1879) was the wife of Joseph Smith and a leader in the early days of the Latter Day Saint movement, both during Joseph's lifetime and afterward as a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church). In 1842, when the Ladies' Relief Society of Nauvoo was formed as a women's service organization, she was elected by its members as the organization's first president.
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