Mormon History, 1839

-- During 1839
Taylor, John: Located family at Montrose, Iowa, 1839. (1)

Taylor, John: Located temporarily in Quincy, Illinois, 1839. (1)

Taylor, John: Mission to England 1839-41. (1)

Whitney, Newel Kimball: Settled in Nauvoo 1839. (1)

Wight, Lyman: Mission to East, June-September 1839. (1)

[Wilford Woodruff] Woodruff performed extensive proselyting work for the church in the Southern States, New England, and Great Britain. He was among those who introduced Mormonism in England, baptizing some 1,800 people while there. He was appointed to the Quorum of Twelve in 1839. (2)

Young, Brigham: Expelled from Missouri 1839. (1)

-- During 1839 and 1840
John E Page: Failed to fulfill mission assignments 1839 and 1840 (3)

-- During 1839 to 1875
[George Albert Smith] His father served as an LDS apostle from 1880 to 1911, and his grandfather, for whom he was named, was also an LDS apostle, from 1839 to 1875, as well as first counselor to Mormon Church President Brigham Young. (4)

-- During 1839-1841
* Robert Blashel Thompson -- primary scribal author for this period. Writings used in assembling The History of the Church (often cited as HC) (originally entitled History of Joseph Smith; first published under the title History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; nicknamed Documentary History of the Church or DHC) (5)

-- During 1839-1846
[Periodicals] Times and Seasons; E. Robinson and Don Carlos Smith Commerce Illinois (Nauvoo) (Periodical) (6)

-- During 1839-33
Amasa M Lyman: Mission (1839-33) (3)

-- During 1839-40
John C Bennett: Brigadier-general of Invincible Dragoons, 2nd Division, Illinois State Militia (1839-40) (3)

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 - Utah History Encyclopedia: Wilford Woodruff,
3 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 6, Biographical Sketches of General Officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47
4 - Utah History Encyclopedia: George Albert Smith,
5 - Wikipedia, History of the Church,
6 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol.4, Appendix 3: Church Periodicals

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