Emma Tribute

21
Jun
Emma Hale Smith, An Elect Lady

Emma Tribute

It has been said Joseph Smith “has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that ever lived in it.”  It has also been said behind every great man is a great woman.  Joseph Smith chose who his companion would be, his own words she was […]

Poem Written For Don Carlos Smith

19
May
Eliza R. Smith

Poem Written For Don Carlos Smith

THE FUNERAL OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL SMITH By Miss Eliza R. Snow. It was a Sabbath day.—The morning came, But came not with the usual joyousness With which the consecrated day was wont, In Nauvoo City, ever and anon, To usher its broad radiance on a train Of humble, cheerful worshipers. Nature Seem’d conscious of the […]

Elizabeth Millikin Kendall – One Saint who Remained After the Mormon Exodus

05
May
Elizabeth Agnes Kendall

Elizabeth Millikin Kendall – One Saint who Remained After the Mormon Exodus

In the Old Mormon Pioneer Cemetery on Parley Street, east of Nauvoo, Illinois, there stands a small triangular stone, its aged condition obvious, its inscription, “E WELLINGTON” is barely readable. Unless directed to it and specifically instructed regarding it, one would pass it by without a glance. Who is E WELLINGTON? E. Wellington is the mother […]

What were Joseph Smith’s sisters like, and what happened to them after the Martyrdom?

13
Apr
Katherines 80th Birthday

What were Joseph Smith’s sisters like, and what happened to them after the Martyrdom?

Written by:  Richard Lloyd Anderson, professor of religion and history, Brigham Young University 1979 When Joseph Smith obtained the plates in 1827, his older sister, Sophronia, was twenty-four and his younger sisters, Katharine and Lucy, fourteen and six.  All three joined the Church of Jesus Christ and proved their sincerity through sacrifices and persecution, though […]