Mormon History, Feb 28, 1835

Mormon History Chronology / Timeline

-- Feb 28, 1835
First Council of the Seventy organized, Kirtland, OH. (1)

Original Quorum of Seventy organized. (2)

Joseph, David, Martin, and Oliver meet with members of Zion's Camp and select members of the First Quorum of the Seventy. (3)

and March 1 Ordination and blessing meetings of the Seventy. (3)

The organization of the First Quorum of the Seventy commenced, Kirtland, Ohio (see HC 2: 201-2). (4)

The organization of the Quorums of Seventies commenced. (5)

The Quorum of the Seventy is organized. Joseph Young, Hazen Aldrich, Levi W. Hancock, Leonard Rich, Zebedee Coltrin, Lyman Sherman, and Sylvester Smith are called as the seven presidents. (6)

[Hancock, Levi Ward] Ordained seventy 28 February 1835. Ordained president of First Quorum of Seventy shortly thereafter; served in position until death. (7)

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith organized the First Quorum of the Seventy. (8)

[Joseph Smith] The Council of Seventy and First Quorum of Seventy are organized. (9)

[Joseph Smith] Organized Quorum of the Seventy, Kirtland. (10)

[Joseph Smith] Joseph organizes the First Quorum of the Seventy. (11)

[Joseph Smith] Organizes a Quorum of the Seventy. (12)

1 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
2 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
3 - Kenny, Scott, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
4 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chronology of Church History,
5 - Richards, Franklin Dewey and Little, James A., Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
6 - Wikipedia, 19th Century (Mormonism),
7 - 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
8 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
9 - 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"
10 - Jessee, Dean, Esplin, Ronald and Bushman, Richard Lyman (editors), The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, Vol. 1: 1832-1839, Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
11 - More Good Foundation, Timeline,
12 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah

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