Prescindia Lathrop Huntington, 1810-1892, Autobiography

Autobiography (1810-1842) inEdward W. Tullidge, The Women of MormondomNew York, 1877, pp. 207-10, 213.SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF PRESCINDIA LATHROP HUNTINGTONIn Kirtland we enjoyed many very great blessings, and often saw the power of God manifested. On one occasion I saw angels clothed in white walking upon the temple. It was during one of our […]

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Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge Smith, 1820-1885

Autobiography (1820-1885)Eliza Marie Partridge Smith Lyman, “Life and Journal of Eliza Marie Partridge (Smith) Lyman,” typescript, HBLL.LIFE AND JOURNAL OF ELIZA MARIE PARTRIDGE (SMITH) LYMANI was born in Painesville, Geauga County, Ohio. My parents’ names were Edward and Lydia Clisbee Partridge. At a very early age I was sent to school where I acquired a very […]

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Autobiography of Mary E. Lightner (1818-1913)

“Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner,” The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine 17 (July 1926):193-205, 250-AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARY E. LIGHTNERI was born in the town of Lima, Livingston County, state of New York, April 9, 1818. My father, John D. Rollins, came from one of the New England States; I think it was Vermont. My mother, Keziah […]

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Marinda M.[N] Hyde, 1815-1886

Autobiography (1818-1868)Cited in Edward W. Tullidge, The Women of MormondomNew York, 1877AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARINDA M.[N] HYDE[The life of Mrs. Orson Hyde is replete with incidents of the early days, including the shameful occurrence of the tarring and feathering of the prophet, which took place while he was at her father’s house.] [Her maiden name was […]

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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 the Emily Partridge Young (1824-1899) Autobiography on the Joseph Smith Forum Reference! The first intimation I had from Brother Joseph that there […]

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Emily Partridge Young (1824-1899) Autobiography

Source: Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young, Autobiography, typescript, HBLL. REMINISCENCESalt Lake City, Utah; April 7, 1884 What I remember, I have been requested to write a short sketch of my life, and as I have kept no journal of my early days, I will have to depend mostly upon my memory. I was born on […]

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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 were born, and in consequence of the degenerate tide with which the human family has been drifting for generations past, and […]

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Lucy Walker Kimball, Autobiography

The account below is an excerpt from the autobiography of Lyman Omer Littlefield. Written as “a very interesting and important contribution kindly furnished for these pages [Autobiography of Lyman Omer Littlefield] by Mrs. Lucy Walker Kimball.” Lucy Walker Kimball was born April 30, 1826, town of Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont. She was the daughter of John […]

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Lyman Omer Littlefield, 1819-c1890

Autobiography (1819-1848)Lyman Omer Littlefield, Reminiscences of Latter-day Saints (Logan, Utah: The Utah Journal Co., 1888)REMINISCENCES OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS Note: included in this autiobiography is a short autobiography of Lucy Walker Smith Chapter II Lyman Omer Littlefield, who has undertaken in this little volume to give publicity to many incidents connected with the experience of the […]

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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 Anabaptist movement of which the Mennonites and Amish are modern day descendants, and quickly emerged as leaders. On February 24, 1527, […]

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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 the most noteworthy leader of the Swiss Brethren. His martyrdom took place only a few months after that of Manz. “Michael […]

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Puritan Law

John Winthrop John Cotton’s Legal Code John Winthrop, a Puritan founder, instructed city magistrates to search the Scriptures for the proper ruling in every case. Later, John Cotton drafted a legal code with passages taken from the Bible. The criminal chapters were taken entirely from scripture, especially the law given by God to Moses. Originating […]

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Exaltation

Heber C. Kimball “Truth is light, and light is life. If these principles are cultivated by us, with our families, what is there to hinder us from walking into the presence of God, or into the presence of those who stand between us and him? I do not believe that we can emerge right into […]

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Socialism

Joseph Smith Wednesday, 13. I attended a lecture at the Grove, by Mr. John Finch, a Socialist, from England, and said a few words in reply… Thursday, 14. I attended a second lecture on Socialism, by Mr. Finch; and after he got through, I made a few remarks, alluding to Sidney Rigdon and Alexander Campbell […]

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Apostasy

Definition of “apostasy” “When Latter-day Saints are asked for a definition of apostasy, they frequently turn to 2 Thessalonians 2:3 and cite the King James Version phrase ‘a falling away.’ Unfortunately, the translation of this word is inadequate, and it has been the cause of some historical misinformation in the Church that has made it […]

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Reformation

Associated Locations: All Saints’ Church, Wittenberg, Germany – Martin Luther posts the “The Ninety-Five Theses” Associated Dates: February 28 – The National Covenant of Scotland (1638) October 6, 1536 – William Tyndale is burned at the stake October 31, 1517 – Martin Luther posts the “The Ninety-Five Theses” November 10, 1483 – Martin Luther born “All […]

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