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Newel K. Whitney Store Kirtland Ohio

The Newel K. Whitney Store is very important part of Church History. The Whitney Store was owned by Newel K. Whitney. The Whitney store is in Kirtland Ohio served as the Church’s Headquarters for a time. Joseph and Emma Smith lived in the Whitney Store and while they were there the store became the headquarters […]

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Kirtland Ohio’s Revelations

The prophet Joseph Smith grew and developed in his abilities as a prophet of God he was unschooled and it effected his confidence. Kirtland Ohio was a powerful time for the Prophets learning and growth. He grew in his abilities and his assurance, in his role. Many of the revelations received by the prophet Joseph […]

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Who is Eliza R. Snow?

Eliza Roxy Snow was born 1804 in Massachusetts and is the second child of seven of Oliver and Rosetta Snow. Elizas family moved to Portage County Ohio when Eliza was two years old. Eliza’s younger brother is Lorenzo Snow who became a prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Snow family […]

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Joseph and Emma’s Twins in Kirtland Ohio

When Emma and Joseph Smith arrived in Kirtland Ohio Emma was seven months pregnant with twins. Their first child had died immediately after birth on June 15, 1828 in Harmony Pennsylvania during the time Martin Harris lost the Book of Mormon manuscript, it must have been unbearable for this young couple. They named their sweet […]

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Emma Smith Homeless in Kirtland

Emma Smith married Joseph Smith when she was twenty-two years old. Emma grew up in a home where she was well cared for. Emma's parents made sure she was was educated and intelligent. In Doctrine and Covenants the Lord called her and “Elect Lady.” When she married the Joseph Smith she could not have known […]

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Get to know Isaac Morley

Isaac Morley was born on March 11, 1786 in Montague Massachusetts. Issac Morley married Lucy Gunn when he was twenty-six years old. She had been his childhood sweetheart, and classmates in school. Isaac served as a captain in the Ohio militia in the war of 1812. He played the flute in the militia band until […]

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Life of Martin Harris

Most people have heard of Martin Harris in The History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as one of the Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon and the man who lost the 116 pages of translation of The Book of Mormon. There is so much more to Martin Harris, he was […]

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Get to know Sidney Rigdon

Sidney Rigdon was born on February 19, 1793 near St. Clair Township, Pennsylvania. His parents are William Rigdon and Nancy Galliger. Sidney was a Baptist Preacher in Kirtland, Ohio when he was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints by his good friend Parley P. Pratt. Parley P. Pratt gave Sidney Rigdon […]

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Get to know Emma Hale Smith

Emma Smith was born in Harmony Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County on July 10, 1804. She is the daughter or Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Emma grew up in very prosperous circumstances. Lucy Mack Smith(Joseph’s mother) described Emma’s childhood home as a “mansion” with “every convenient appendage necessary.” Emma was the seventh of nine children of […]

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Mary Fielding Smith Documentary

This documentary about Mary Fielding Smith is wonderful. It goes through her whole life and highlights stories that we have heard and love about this amazing woman. Articles about Mary: Locations to Visit while learning about Mary Fielding Smith: Berkshire, England-birth place Kirtland, Ohio-met and married her husband Hyrum Liberty Jail, Missouri-gave birth while husband […]

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