Sunday, June 19, 2016

“Enraging the owners of the soil”

Newell Knight stated this while he was on the Mormon Trail heading west to the Salt Lake Valley. What was he referring to?
a.                  God
b.                  The Federal Government
c.                   The Mexican Government
d.                  The Natives
Yesterday’s answer:
(B)   Heber C. Kimball’s grandmother
The following from the Journal of Heber C. Kimball. Here we learn the name of his grandmother on his mother’s side:
My father married Anna Spaulding, who was born in New Hampshire, in the town of Plainfield on the banks of the Connecticut River. She was the daughter of Daniel and Speedy Spaulding.

"Extract from the Journal of Heber C. Kimball," Times and Seasons 2 (1841); 6 (1845)

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