What was the pioneer replacement for marbles?
a. Carved wood marbles
b. Ball bearings from wagon hubs
d. Hazel nuts
Next to the Smith family the Whitmer’s are prominently connected with the early history of the Church. Of the Three Witnesses, one (David) was a Whitmer, and another (Cowdery) afterwards married one of the daughters of the senior Peter Whitmer. Of the Eight Witnesses, four were Whitmer’s, and the fifth (Hiram Page) married into the Whitmer family.
Andrew Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Publishers Press, 1901) 1:283.