Mormon History, Apr 25, 1835

Mormon History Chronology / Timeline

-- Apr 25, 1835
David Whitmer, Martin Harris, and Oliver Cowdery ordain Thomas B. Marsh an apostle. (1)

[Phelps, William Wines] Left Clay County 25 April 1835. (2)

[Quorum of the Twelve] Thomas B. Marsh ordained. (3)

-- Apr 26, 1835
Most of the Twelve meet to prepare for their mission east. Orson Pratt has not returned from another mission since his calling was announced. He arrives in Kirtland just as the meeting begins, enters the room dramatically, and is ordained by David Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery. (1)

Thomas B. Marsh is sustained as president of the Quorum of the Twelve. (1)

Thomas B. Marsh and Orson Pratt are ordained apostles and members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Elder Marsh, erroneously thought to be the eldest, is ordained the president of the quorum. (4)

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith assembled in the Kirtland Temple with the Twelve Apostles and Seventies to give them a charge and instructions relating to their missions and other duties. (5)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Orson Pratt and Thomas B. Marsh arrive at Kirtland and are ordained members of the Twelve. (6)

[Marsh, Thomas Baldwin] Ordained one of twelve apostles 26 April 1835. (2)

[Pratt, Orson] Ordained one of twelve apostles 26 April 1835. (2)

[Quorum of the Twelve] Orson Pratt ordained. (3)

-- Apr 28, 1835
John Whitmer and W. W. Phelps and his son Waterman leave Missouri for Kirtland, arriving May 17. (1)

[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. The Twelve Apostles met together to finalize preparations for their mission to the eastern States in May. (5)

1 - Kenny, Scott, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
2 - 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
3 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
4 - Wikipedia, 19th Century (Mormonism),
5 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
6 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books

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