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Erastus Rudd

Written by Barton Golding

Question: Who was Erastus Rudd and what were the circumstances surrounding his death? What happened to his wife, Experience, and their family? Answer: Erastus Rudd was born on June 23,...

June 12

Written by Barton Golding

1831 - John Whitmer, called as Church historian, begins to write a history of the Church he calls the Book of John Whitmer. 1834 - After several days of camping,...

June 4

Written by Barton Golding

1829 - After moving from Harmony, Pennsylvania, to Fayette, New York, the Prophet Joseph resumes the translation of the Book of Mormon, which would be finished by the end of...

May 9

Written by Barton Golding

1834 - Zion’s Camp continued on their journey towards Missouri and camped near Wooster, Ohio.  The Prophet also completed the organization of the companies within  Zion’s Camp. 1836 - John...

April 15

Written by Barton Golding

1829 - About this time, the Prophet Joseph received the revelation known as Doctrine and Covenants 9 on behalf of Oliver Cowdery. After trying and failing to translate, Oliver is...

Artemus Johnson

Written by Barton Golding

Question: What animal did Artemus Johnson kill while he was with Brigham Young’s Vanguard Company in 1847? Answer: Artemus Johnson was born on April 18, 1809, at Remson, Oneida County,...

Artemus Johnson

Written by Barton Golding

Question: What animal did Artemus Johnson kill while he was with Brigham Young’s Vanguard Company in 1847? Answer: Artemus Johnson was born on April 18, 1809, at Remson, Oneida County,...