President Joseph F. Smith Crossword
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“President Joseph F. Smith Crossword,” Friend, Aug. 2001, 26

President Joseph F. Smith Crossword

You can learn about President Joseph F. Smith, sixth President of the Church, by doing this crossword puzzle. Read the clues, then fill in the puzzle by choosing the correct answer in the list below.

Crossword puzzle










Mary Fielding


  1. When he felt scared or alone, it helped young Joseph F. Smith to remember the ___________ of his mother and father.

  2. His mother was ______________________ Smith.

  3. President Smith was a tenderhearted man. Sometimes he cried, thinking about how much ______________ people felt for him.

  4. He was this many years old when his Uncle Joseph and his father, Hyrum, were killed by a mob at Carthage Jail.

  5. As a young man, he volunteered as a scout to ____________ the Saints against Johnston’s Army.

  6. President Smith visited many sites important to Church _______________ and bought some of them for the Church—including the farm in Palmyra, New York, where the Prophet Joseph Smith saw Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. There is now a beautiful temple in Palmyra.


  1. When he was just fifteen years old, he was called on a mission to the _______________ Islands, then known as the Sandwich Islands.

  2. At age eight, he had to drive his family’s _______________ across the plains.

  3. He learned from his mother the importance of this principle, when she reminded him that even though they were very poor, the Lord’s tenth must come from the best they had.

  4. While he was President of the Church, Joseph F. Smith helped the Church get completely out of ______________—finally the Church owed money to no one.


  • Across—(2) faith, (5) Mary Fielding, (6) love, (7) five, (8) guard, (10) history. Down—(1) Hawaiian, (3) wagon, (4) tithing, (9) debt.