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3 edition of Sketch of James Jesse Strang and the Mormon kingdom on Beaver Island ... found in the catalog.

Sketch of James Jesse Strang and the Mormon kingdom on Beaver Island ...

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Published by R. Smith & co., printers in Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856.,
  • Mormons -- Michigan.,
  • Beaver Island (Mich.) -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF572.B38 S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23369293M
    LC Control Number14018164

    Facing a determined effort to deny him this seat due to the hostility of his enemies, he was permitted to address the legislature in his defense, after which the Michigan House of Representatives voted twice first unanimously, then a second time by a 49—11 margin to allow "King Strang" to join them. I fear you will not be careful enough. About people witnessed his coronationfor which he wore a bright red flannel robe topped by a white collar with black speckles. Cutcheon later called "the most disgraceful day in Michigan history," [4] a drunken mob of "gentiles" from Mackinac and elsewhere descended upon the island and forcibly evicted every Strangite from it. Beaver Island is still largely populated by the descendents of those original Irish fishermen. Many would later go on to help in founding the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saintsf which became the primary advocate of a non-polygamous version of the Latter Day Saint religion.

    Three answers are given below, from two typical online encyclopedias, from Terry Pepper, and from Warren Post. Kenny, 9 vols. Smith, George D. Strang," unpublished manuscript, n. Illinois Copyright Records, Vol.

    Do not let me hear that you are a stubborn wife, but remember to make home pleasant to your husband. Eugenia Phillips to Stanley Johnston, Oct. MS d Voree Herald, April


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Sketch of James Jesse Strang and the Mormon kingdom on Beaver Island ... book

BYU Studies 38 Fall : No holograph. Allen, James B. Norman, Mary Bailey Smith. Smith and Elias Smith. He equally asserted that the Twelve had no right to sit in judgment on him, as he was the lawful President of the church.

Strang had refused to appoint a successor, telling his apostles to take care of their families as best they could, and await divine instruction. Woodruff, Wilford. It is verily so.

Pistols were procured, and the four conspirators began several days of target practice while finalizing the details of their murderous plan. Edited by Milton R. But the young couple was living on their own by the time Mary gave birth to their first child on July 5, While claiming to be King only of his followers, he began extracting tithes from the gentiles, consisting largely of fishermen who called the island home long before the Strangites arrival.

However, James wrote that his were "comely in appearance, amiable, affectionate, charitable, remarkably industrious, skillful in labor, and judicious in business.

Strang's grandson, Denio, apparently inherited this heirloom from his grandmother, Betsy McNutt. A lawyer and teacher, he migrated in to Wisconsin, was converted to Mormonism, and at the death of Joseph Smith claimed the succession, saying that he had had a vision in which God had proclaimed him prophet.

Marini, Stephen A. A few moved back to Voree, while the rest scattered across the country. While many scoffed, two modern scholars have affirmed that the text on the plates appears to represent a genuine, albeit unknown, language.

Invited by Strang to join him in Voree, [23] Bennett was instrumental in establishing a so-called "Halcyon Order of the Illuminati " there, with Strang as its "Imperial Primate. Neither of these men ever claimed Strang's office or authority, however.

MSfd. Pugmire, Genelle. Watson to Milo M. Porter, Larry C. He was the second of three children, and his parents had a good reputation in their community.

God Has Made Us a Kingdom: James Strang and the Midwest Mormons

Prominent Works in Mormon History, Vol. Strangite church building in Voree, Wisconsin. Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, Having eaten up our corn, and having only flour enough for one meal, we sent five of our strongest Indian boys five miles to an Indian trader and borrowed a barrel of flour and a bushel of corn.

Furthermore, he and many of his disciples were accused of forcibly appropriating property and revenue on the island, which made him few friends among the "gentiles. Bennett who would later write Mormonism Exposed.

A few moved back to Voree, while the rest scattered across the country. The highest current office in Strang's church is that of High Priest in the "incorporated" faction or Elder in the other.2) Sidney Rigdon grew up outside of Pittsburgh and obtained books from the growing town.

Who Really Wrote The Book of Mormon?, pgs3) Solomon Spaulding begins writing "Manuscript Story - Conneaut Creet" in but never finished.

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