Mormon History, Sep 15, 1834

Mormon History Chronology / Timeline

-- Sep 15, 1834
[Knight, Newel] Wife, Sally, died 15 September 1834. (1)

-- Sep 24, 1834
Sylvester Smith is dropped from high council, replaced by Hyrum Smith (2)

Article on Marriage read at General Assembly stating that " man should have one wife, except for death." (3)

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to Oliver Cowdery. (4)

[Murdock, John] Left for Ohio 24 September 1834. (1)

-- Sep 26, 1834
PROSPECTUS / For re-printing the first and second volumes of THE EVENING AND THE MORNING STAR.
F. G. WILLIAMS and Company will reprint the first and second volumes of the Star, in octavo form, commencing in the month of November, next
The first volume, and two numbers of the second, were printed at Indipendence, Missouri, commencing, June, 1832.
The remaining part of the second volume has been published at this place,
There are many typographical errors in both volumes, and especially in the last, which we shall endeavor carefully to correct, as well as principle, if we discover any.- It is also proper for us to say, that in the first 14 numbers, in the Revelations, are many errors, typographical, and others, occasioned by transcribing manuscript; but as we shall have access to originals, we shall endeavor to make proper corrections. (2)

-- Sep 27, 1834
I attended meeting. Elders Thomas B. Marsh , David W. Patten , Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball preached and broke bread. The Lord poured out His Spirit and my soul was edified. (2)

-- During 1834 September
11: fifth anniversary of D&C 64:21. (2)

-- During September 1834
[Whitmer, David] Left Missouri for Kirtland by September 1834. (1)

-- Oct 3, 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lucy Salisbury, the second child and second daughter of Katharine Smith Salisbury and Wilkins J. Salisbury, is born at Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio (or at Lebanon, Madison County, New York). (5)

-- about Oct 8, 1834
Kirtland, Ohio. Despite limited funds and means, Joseph Smith spent the first half of the month furthering the work on the Kirtland Temple. (4)

-- Oct 14, 1834
Joseph Smith is defeated in his first attempt for elective office, coroner of Kirtland. (6)

-- 16-Oct 20, 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr., Lucy, Joseph Sr., Hyrum, David Whitmer, Frederick G. Williams, Oliver Cowdery, Roger Orton, and possibly Martin Harris visit the Pontiac Branch of the church. (5)

1 - Cook, Lyndon W., The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, Seventy's Mission Bookstore, Provo UT, 1985
2 - Kenny, Scott, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
3 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology,"
4 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
5 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
6 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47"

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