Mormon History, Aug 19, 1835

Mormon History Chronology / Timeline

-- Aug 19, 1835
Elder Babit charged with not keeping the Word of Wisdom; says he followed the example of Joseph Smith and others, but repented. (1)

-- Aug 21, 1835
[Oliver Cowdery] Marie Louise Cowdery was born to Oliver and Elizabeth Cowdery in Kirtland, Geauga, OH. She was the only child the couple had to lived past infancy and reached adulthood. (2)

-- (Sun) Aug 23, 1835
Joseph Smith returned to Kirtland from his visit to Michigan. Apparently he had put an end to the murder conspiracy against Newell by this time. (3)

-- Aug 23, 1835
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith arrived back in Kirtland after his visit to the Saints in Michigan. (4)

-- Aug 28, 1835
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith preached to the Saints on the duty of wives. (4)

-- late Aug 1835
Joseph Smith asked Levi Hancock to take Fanny Alger to Missouri. She and her family left the following month, and after a lengthy stop-over in Indiana (for unclear reasons, perhaps her pregnancy), reached Missouri a year later. (3)

-- Aug 31, 1835
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to Hezekiah Peck and others in Missouri. (4)

-- During 1835 August
[Joseph Smith] ca. 10-23 Traveled from Kirtland to Michigan to visit Latter-day Saints. (5)

-- During Aug 1835
[Black History] In a general declaration concerning governments and civil laws, the following statement is made, "We believe it just to preach the gospel to the nations of the earth, and warn the righteous to save themselves from the corruption of the world; but we do not believe it right to interfere with bond-servants, neither preach the gospel to, nor baptize them contrary to the will and wish of their masters, nor to meddle with or influence them in the least to cause them to be dissatisfied with their situations in this life, thereby jeopardizing the lives of men; such interference we believe to be unlawful and unjust, and dangerous to the peace of every government allowing human beings to be held in servitude (cf. D&C 134)." (6)

-- During Aug-Sep 1835
Probably about this time, M. C. Davis was excommunicated from the Mormons. It is possible that he associated himself with Joseph's Brother, William Smith, when the latter left the Church on Oct. 31, 1835. (3)

-- During Aug. 1835
Oliver Cowdery: Had a special conference vote during Joseph Smith Jr. 's absence Aug. 1835 for a statement including, "We do not believe it just to mingle religious influence with civil government" (Doctrine and Covenants 134:9) (7)

Vinson Knight: "Warned out" of Kirtland, Ohio, Aug. 1835 (7)

-- Sep 1, 1835
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote an extensive letter to the elders in Missouri, explaining his actions and motives in settling the Saints there. (4)

1 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology,"
2 - Broadhurst, Dale R., Oliver Cowdery Chronology,
3 - Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology,
4 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
5 - Jessee, Dean, Esplin, Ronald and Bushman, Richard Lyman (editors), The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, Vol. 1: 1832-1839, Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
6 - Crapo, Richley, Chronology Pertaining to Blacks and the LDS Priesthood,
7 - 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

LDS History Timeline / Chronology

About this site:

No comments:

Post a Comment