Sunday, September 13, 2015

Moving them to Tears

At a speech at the Mansion Home in Nauvoo, who did Joseph Smith move to tears?
a.                  The Relief Society
b.                  The Quorum of the Twelve
c.                   The non-members of Nauvoo
d.                  A member of the mob
Yesterday’s answer:
a.      Newel Knight
The following from Newell Knight’s journal of 1835:
On the 24th of November I was united in the holy bonds of matrimony with Lydia Goldthwait [Goldthwaite] by the Prophet Joseph, this being the first marriage ceremony that he ever performed.
"Newel Knight's Journal," Classic Experiences and Adventures

(Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1969), pp. 46-104.

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