Thursday, November 16, 2017

Saved from the Haun’s Mill Massacre

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Lucy Walker Kimball states that as a young girl the company she was traveling with to Missouri stop shortly before Haun’s Mill, the day of the Haun’s Mill massacre. Who came to their camp to save them?
a.                  A young non-Mormon officer
b.                  The Three Nephites
c.                   Porter Rockwell
d.                  The leader of the mob
Yesterday’s answer:
(D)   Priestess in the Nauvoo Temple
From the life of Bathsheba Wilson Smith:   Sister Bathsheba W. Smith belonged to the first Relief Society which was organized at Nauvoo, March 17, 1842, and was present when it was organized, the Prophet Joseph presiding. She officiated as Priestess in the Nauvoo Temple . . .

Andrew Jenson, L.D.S Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Publishers Press, 1901) Vol. 1, 702.

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