The Martyrdom & the Quorum of the Twelve

Three months before the martyrdom of the Prophet  joseph smith and his brother Hyrum, orson hyde wrote: Before I went east on the 4th of April [1844] last, we were in council with Brother Joseph almost every day for weeks; said Brother Joseph in one of those councils, “There is something going to happen; I […]

Barnoldswick, England

In early 1838 as their mission to Great britain was drawing to a close, Elders Heber C. Kimball and orson hyde resolved to organize and strengthen the branches they had already established so that those branches might thrive once the missionaries had departed for home. As they did so, word came that they were wanted […]

HAGGERTY, Lucinda Catherine

Submitted by David Hinton Born: 29 Jan 1816, Branchville, Sussex, new jersey Died: 26 January 1906, Deseret Utah Compiled by Lila B. Badger, a great-granddaughter Great-grandma, Lucinda Catherine Haggerty, and her twin sister Malinda were born 29 Jan 1816 in Branchville, Sussex, New Jersey. They were the 6th and 7th children born to John S. […]

St. Wilfred Street

This article originally appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 In 1837, Elders Heber C. Kimball, orson hyde, and others began work as the first missionaries of the LDS church in the British Isles. Their first field of labor was in Preston, Lancashire, england. Their lodging quarters were in a building located on the corner […]

ANDERSEN, Jens Peter

This article originally appeared in the May-June 1970 edition of Pioneer Magazine. by Ferdie D. Peterson  Jens Peter Andersen was born in Gammelstrup, denmark, the 4th of January, 1826. His father was a farmer and lived in several small communities in the central part of Denmark.  Jens was the tenth of eleven children, but only […]

HAGGERTY, Lucinda Catherine

  LUCINDA CATHERINE HAGGERTY AYERS PETTY Compiled by Lila B. Badger, a great granddaughter. Great grandma, Lucinda Catherine Haggerty, and her twin sister Malinda were born 29 Jan 1816 in Branchville, Sussex, new jersey. They were the 6th and 7th children born to John S. Haggerty and his wife, Catherine Welch. One little sister, Mary […]

RICHARDS, Jennetta

This biography originally appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 by S. Faux Jennetta was born on August 21, 1817, in Lancashire, england, to Reverend John and Ellen Richards. In 1837 Jennetta’s family was living in Walkerfold, England, where her father was a Protestant minister. On Wednesday, August 2nd of that year, she was paying […]

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