Mormon History, Aug 8, 1839

-- Aug 8, 1839
Taylor, John: Left Montrose 8 August 1839. (1)

[Wilford Woodruff] Departs on mission to England with John Taylor (2)

[Wilford Woodruff] Leaves for a mission in England. (3)

-- Aug 12, 1839
Miller, George: Baptized 12 August 1839 by John Taylor. (1)

-- Aug 15, 1839
Baptism for the Dead publicly announced by Joseph Smith. (4)

-- (Thr) Aug 29, 1839
Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, and Hiram Clark started out on the first leg of their journey to Europe, leaving Commerce by two-horse carriage. Their route took them through Illinois, Indiana, and to Detroit. From there Parley P. Pratt went to New York City. Philadelphia, and eventually back to NYC (to catch a ship to England). (5)

-- Aug 29, 1839
Pratt, Orson: Left Illinois on mission to England 29 August 1839. (1)

Pratt, Parley Parker: Left for mission to England with others of twelve apostles 29 August 1839. (1)

-- about Sep 9, 1839
Commerce, Illinois. Joseph Smith spent much of his time attending to the settlement of the Saints in the Hotchkiss purchase in the northwest part of the city. (6)

-- 13-Sep 14, 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr. visits William Smith at Plymouth. His sister Lucy is healed at the sound of his voice downstairs. (7)

-- Sep 13, 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] Silas Smith, brother of Joseph Sr., dies. (7)

-- Sep 14, 1839
Joseph Smith, Sr., d. Nauvoo, age 69. (4)

Brigham Young, Heber, C. Kimball, George A. Smith, and Theodore Turley start out for mission to England. (8)

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 (editor), Wilford Woodruff's Journals 1833-1898, Chronology Signature Books, Midvale, Utah
3 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, Salt Lake City, Utah
4 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
5 - Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology,
6 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
7 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
8 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology,"

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