Mormon History, 1827

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-- 1827
[Joseph Smith] Peter Ingersoll moves Emma's furniture from Harmony, Pennsylvania, to Manchester. Joseph Jr. tells his father-in-law he will give up glass-looking. (1)

[Murdock, John] Joined with Sidney Rigdon in Campbellite movement about 1827. Five children: Orrice, John Riggs, Phebe, Joseph, and Julia. (2)

-- 1827 January
[Joseph Smith] Josiah Stowell moves Joseph and Emma to Manchester. (1)

-- 1827 Jan
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph and Emma move in with the Smiths at the Manchester farm. (3)

-- 1827-28
[Sydney Rigdon] Winter Sydney Rigdon brings Baptist "teachers" Darwin Atwater and Zeb Rudolph from northern Portage Co. to Mentor, to attend his instructional classes -- the two students notice that Rigdon is frequently absent from that place (parts of Jan-Mar.) (4)

-- Jan 17, 1827
[Polygamy] Emma Hale (Smith) age 22, The only woman to whom Joseph Smith, Jr. was legally married and whom he claimed publicly was his only spouse.Continued church activity within the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Throughout life and on her deathbed denied Joseph Smith, Jr. had plural wives. Claimed that the very first time she ever became aware of a polygamy revelation being attributed to Joseph Smith was when she read about it in Orson Pratt's booklet The Seer in 1853. (5)

-- Jan 18, 1827
Joseph Smith married Emma Hale in South Bainbridge, New York. (6)

Joseph Smith and Emma Hale marry against her father's wishes. (7)

-- After Jan 18, 1827
Joseph Smith and Emma living with Joseph Smith's family in Manchester, NY. (8)

Joseph Smith and Emma return to Harmony with Peter Ingersol to get Emma's things. (8)

-- Before Jan 18, 1827
Joseph Smith reportedly uses seer stone to determine that Emma is right person to bring to the hill to retrieve the plates. (8)

-- Jan 18, 1827
Joseph Smith (21) elopes with Emma Hale (against her father's wishes) and marries her in Bainbridge, NY. (8)

Joseph Smith, Jr. elopes with his wife, Emma Hale. (9)

[Joseph Smith] South Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York. Joseph Smith married Emma Hale. (10)

1 - Inventing Mormonism:Tradition and the Historical Record, H. Michael Marquardt Wesley P. Walters. A Chronology of Mormon Origins, p.xxvi
2 - Lyndon W. Cook, The Revelation of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, Seventy's Mission Bookstore, Provo UT, 1985
3 - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced by Scot Facer Proctor Maurine Jensen Proctor
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10 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith

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