Mormon History, fall of 1844

-- During fall of 1844
Orson Pratt: Sealed to Charlotte Bishop in fall of 1844. No children. (1)

William Law: Settled at Hampton, Rock Island County, Illinois by fall of 1844. (1)

-- Nov 1, 1844
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] Nov 1st Friday Phebe Amelia is quite Cher-[ful?] this morning. Manifests a spirit of Play. Phebe Foss has been unwell for several days. Has had several turns of bleeding at the nose. She bled considerable this morning. Was quite poorly.

/D/ I had a peculiar dream last night one that is unutterable & Cannot be written for I cannot comprehend it all myself. I was called to hold the keys of the kingdom of God in all the world with the quorum of the Twelve & traveld with them over much of the world, & finally traveld through many countries alone & when I got through I saw many things I cannot write but in the end Br Joseph Smith Assisted me to come into the place whare he was and Pointed out my work, portion, & labour. I immediately entered into the duties assigned me.

I also had another dream. Was in the Presence of Br Joseph Smith. Was conversing about his death. Told him I felt bad about it & If I had known he would have been taken away so soon I should have conversed more with him & asked him more questions. Said it was not his fault that I did not. Speaking of my work & duties said I had better get a dozen to help me. D (2)

-- Nov 1st [Nov 1844]
[Brigham Young Journal] Went up to the Temple, and visited some of the brethren-- (3)

-- 2nd [Nov 1844]
[Brigham Young Journal] at home most part of the day (3)

-- Nov 2, 1844
Parley Parker Pratt: Sealed to Hannahette Snively 2 November 1844. Three children: Alma, Lucy, and Henriette. (1)

-- Nov. 2nd 1844
[High Council Minutes]

The High Council of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, met in the Seventies Hall pursuant to adjournment; no business being brought before said Council,

Voted to adjourn till next Saturday at 1 o'clock P.M.

C.C. Pendleton Clk (4)

-- 3rd [Nov 1844]
[Brigham Young Journal] Wash went to the Seventies hall in the forenoon. High Priests quorum in the afternoon and met with the Seventies in the evening. (3)

-- 4. [Nov 1844]
[Brigham Young Journal] 5. 6. visited the brethren and on the (3)

-- Nov 5, 1844
[Heber C. Kimball marriage] wife #12. Ellen Sanders (Aagaat Ysteinsdatter Bakka), 1823-1871; 5 children, including Rosalia Kimball (Williams Gordon Edwards) and Jedediah Heber. (5)

-- Nov 6, 1844
[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: "Notice to the Editors - Thomas C. Sharp" -- Editorial -- States that Thomas C. Sharp has been indicted for the murder of Joseph Smith. (6)

[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: "Select School" - Announced -- J.M. Monroe -- Monroe announces another school in Nauvoo, and puts forward his costs for tuition. (6)

[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: "Trades Meeting" - Announced -- Editorial -- Describes another Trades Meeting to be held in the Masonic Hall. (6)

[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: Deaths -- W.D. Huntington -- John Gaylord (66, Chill Fever), Lucinda Winegar (1, Chill Fever), David B. Crosby (33, Lung Fever), Herbert Jones (21, Ague and Fever), Matilda Walker (45, Bilious Fever). (6)

[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: Married -- Editorial -- John Bishop married Julia Ann Gillum, performed by Elder Addison Everett; Leonard Schussler married Margaret Hartley, performed by Elder Thompson. (6)

[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: Sidney Rigdon and the Messenger and Advocate -- Editorial -- Announces that Sidney Rigdon has resurrected the former LDS publication, and that he seeks excommunicated members to join his group. (6)

[Nauvoo Neighbor] Announcement: Temple needs Milk Cows -- William Clayton -- Describes a need for milk cows, and encourages saints to consider giving a cow to the temple as tithing. (6)

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 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993,
3 - Brigham Young Journal # 4 in the handwriting of: William Clayton, Evan Greene, John D. Lee, Willard Richards. First person account kept by others. 'Lieut. Genl Brigham Young's Journal 1844'
4 - Minutes of the High Council of the Church of Jesus Christ of Nauvoo Illinois: Nauvoo Hancock County Illinois,
5 - Hatch, Charles M. and Compton, Todd M. editors, 'A Widow's Tale: 1884-1896 Diary of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney' p. 37
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