Category: People

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Mary Fielding Smith

Healing the Ox From the Life of Joseph F. Smith We moved smoothly until we reached a point about midway between the Platte and Sweetwater, when one of our best oxen laid down in...

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Karl Marx

David O McKay Below is an excerpt from a talk given by David O. McKay, “Two Contending Forces.” We are witnessing one of—one of those tidal waves of human though, which periodically sweep over...

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The Holy Spirit of Promise

What is the Holy Spirit of Promise? How is it to be obtained? Is it necessary for salvation? On what grounds can we hope to receive it? D&C 76:52–53 52 That by keeping the...

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Rhoda Richards

Rhoda Richards Smith (sister of Willard Richards) was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Inspiring Stories From the Rhoda Richards (1784-1879) Autobiography To read more, visit...

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Emily Dow Partridge

Emily Dow Partridge Young Smith was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Inspiring Stories From the Emily Partridge Young (1824-1899) Autobiography To read more, visit...

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Helen Mar Kimball Whitney

Inspiring Stories From the Autobiography of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney To read more, visit the Helen Mar Kimball Whitney (1828-1896) Autobiography on the Joseph Smith Forum Reference! With all the false traditions in which we...

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Margaretha Sattler

Biography Taken from TheRadicalsMovie.com “Margaretha Sattler belonged to a lay order of nuns called the Beguines. Sometime around 1523, she left the order to marry Michael Sattler, an ex-Benedictine prior. Together, they joined the early...

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Michael Sattler

Associated Dates: Death: May 21, 1527 — Torture and burning Biography The following biographical information was obtained from Mennonites In Europe “After the death of Conrad Grebel (1526) and Felix Manz (1527) Michael Sattler was...

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Dirk Willems

Biography Taken from Martyr’s Mirror (1660) In the year 1569 a pious, faithful brother and follower of Jesus Christ, named Dirk Willems, was apprehended at Asperen, in Holland, and had to endure severe tyranny...

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Anabaptists

Living 450 years ago, and called Anabaptists by their enemies because they insisted only believers could be truly baptized, these people typified the “Radical Reformation” which questioned literally every human tradition that had propped...

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Noah

Joseph Smith “Noah, who is Gabriel … stands next in authority to Adam in the Priesthood; he was called of God to this office, and was the father of all living in his day,...

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John Dewey

Darwinian Evolution Dewey recognized that Darwin’s ideas had infiltrated every aspect of society even 100 years ago. In 1910, around the time of the 1909 Darwin Celebration, Dewey published The Influence of Darwin on...

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Satan

Joseph Smith “First of all, or in the beginning, the great Elohim in the Hebrew meaning the God of all Gods, called a Grand Council and counseled to form that planet on which we...

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Heber C. Kimball

Character George Q. Cannon “Heber Chase Kimball was one of the greatest men of this age.” He continued: “No man, perhaps, Joseph Smith excepted, who has belonged to the Church in this generation, ever...

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Joseph Smith – Death

Diary of Joseph Fielding Source: Joseph Fielding, Diary (1843-1846), Church Archives in “They Might Have Known That He Was Not a Fallen Prophet”–The Nauvoo Journal of Joseph Fielding,” transcribed and edited by Andrew F....

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Joseph Smith – Freemasonry

Joseph Smith History of the Church Wednesday, March 16. –I was with the Masonic Lodge and rose to the sublime degree. Joseph Fielding Many have joined the Masonic institution. This seems to have been...

Mary Duty Smith 0

Mary Duty Smith

Joseph Smith I went in company with my brother Hyrum, in a carriage to Fairport, and brought home my grandmother, Mary Smith, aged ninety-three years. She had not been baptized, on account of the...

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Aaron, Brother of Moses

Performed Plagues “When the Lord commanded Moses to tell Aaron to smite the waters of Egypt with his rod, he did so, and the waters were turned into blood; and when by the order...

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Flora Ann Woodworth

William Clayton Joseph rode out today with Flora W[oodworth]. Orange Wight Now although in my 20th year [I] would not be 20 until 29 November, 1843, I concluded to look about and try to...

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William Bradford

Associated Locations: Austerfield, United Kingdom – Place of William Bradford’s birth Plymouth, Massachusetts Associated Dates: March 19, 1590 – William Bradford born November 11, 1620 – Mayflower compact signed April 1621 – William Braford...

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Joseph Smith Articles

Joseph Smith Ancestry of the Prophet Joseph Smith Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible Joseph Smith – Inspired Joseph Smith – Miracles Joseph Smith – Prophecies by Joseph Smith –...

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The Prophet’s Final Charge to the Twelve

Benjamin F. Johnson I was present when the Prophet gave his last charge to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. It was in Nauvoo early in 1844, in the meeting of a council of...

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Jesus Christ, Marriage of

Prophetic Statements Brigham Young The Scripture says that He, the Lord, came walking in the Temple, with His train; [Isaiah 6:1] I do not know who they were, unless His wives and children; but...

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Margaret Wilson

Margaret Wilson was an teenage Scottish Covenanter martyr.  After refusing to swear an oath declaring James VII as head of the Church was murdered by drowning.  The remarkable story of this young women is told below. The following...

Spirits, Evil or Unclean 0

Spirits, Evil or Unclean

Heber C. Kimball recounts experience “Saturday evening,” says Heber C. Kimball, “it was agreed that I should go forward and baptize, the next morning, in the river Ribble, which runs through Preston. “By this...

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Cain

Cain to rule over Satan Now as to whether or not those who in mortal life rebel and become sons of perdition will be able to exercise greater dominion than those who followed Lucifer,...

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Delcena Johnson (Sherman)

Delcena Johnson (Sherman) was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: November 19, 1806, Westfield, Vermont Died: October 21, 1854, Salt Lake City, Utah Sealed (Joseph Smith): Prior to...

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Sarah Maryetta Kingsley (Howe Cleveland)

Sarah Kingsley (Howe Cleveland) was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: October 20, 1788, Becket, Massachusetts Died: April 20-21, 1856 Sealed (Joseph Smith): Unknown Married (John Howe): 1807 Married (John...

Elizabeth Davis 0

Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Davis was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: March 11, 1791 Died: December 14, 1892 Sealed (Joseph Smith): Unknown Married (Jabez Durfee): March 3, 1834, Clay County, Missouri....

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Marinda Nancy Johnson (Hyde)

Marinda Nancy Johnson was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: February 4, 1795, Bethel, Maine Died: December 14, 1892 Sealed (Joseph Smith): March 9, 1842 Married (Orson Hyde): 1834...

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Patty Bartlett (Sessions)

Patty Bartlett was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: February 4, 1795, Bethel, Maine Died: December 14, 1892 Married (David Sessions): June 28th, 1812 Sealed (Joseph Smith): March 9,...

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Mary Elizabeth Rollins

Mary Elizabeth Rollins was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: April 9, 1818, Lima, New York Died: December 17, 1913, Minersville, UT Sealed (Joseph Smith):...

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Sylvia Sessions (Lyon)

Sylvia Sessions (Lyon) was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: July 31, 1818, Andover, Maine Died: Apr. 12, 1882, Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Married (Joseph Smith): Nov. 19,...

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Agnes Moulton Coolbrith

Agnes Moulton Coolbrith was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: July 9, 1808, Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine Died: December 26, 1876, Oakland, Alameda Co., California Married (Don Carlos Smith): July 30, 1835,...

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Lucy Walker

Lucy Walker was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Born: April 30, 1826, Peacham, Vermont Died: October 5, 1910, Salt Lake City Married (Joseph Smith): May 1, 1843, Nauvoo Illinois at Red Brick Store Married (Heber...

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Presendia Lathrop Huntington (Buell)

Presendia Lathrop Huntington (Buell) was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: December 7, 1810, Watertown, N.Y. Died: February 1, 1892, Salt Lake City Married (Joseph...

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Zina Diantha Huntington (Jacobs)

Zina Diantha Huntington was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: January 31, 1821, Watertown, New York Died: August 28, 1901 (aged 80), Salt Lake City, Utah, United States Sealed...

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Louisa Beaman

Louisa Beaman was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: February 7, 1815, Livonia, New York Died: Utah, 1850 Sealed (Joseph Smith): April 5, 1841 Full...

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Lucinda Pendleton Morgan Harris

Lucinda Pendleton Morgan Harris was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith, being sealed to him in 1846 after his death in 1844. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: September 27, 1801 Died: Memphis,...

Fanny Alger 0

Fanny Alger

Fanny Alger was a plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Return to Plural Wives of Joseph Smith Born: September 20, 1816 Died: November 29, 1889 Sealed (Joseph Smith): Unknown Full Name: Fanny Alger Smith Statements from Early...

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Heber J. Grant

Administration of President Grant — 1918-1945 President Heber J. Grant By virtue of his position as president of the council of apostles, Heber J. Grant became the presiding officer of the Church at the death of...

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Joseph F. Smith

Administration of President Smith — 1901-1918 The Presidency Re-organized At the regular weekly meeting of the apostles, held in the Salt Lake Temple, October 17, 1901, the First Presidency was re-organized. Joseph F. Smith,...

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Lorenzo Snow

Administration of President Snow — 1898-1901 The Presidency Re-organized Eleven days after the death of President Wilford Woodruff, the apostles met in council and reorganized the First Presidency. Lorenzo Snow, then in his 85th...

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John Taylor

Administration of President Taylor — 1880-1887 The Year of Jubilee April 6, 1880, was just fifty years from the day of the organization of the Church. On this date and the three succeeding days,...