Monday, July 16, 2018

St. George Temple’s First Year

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In its first year of operation, what percentage of baptisms for the dead were performed in the St. George Temple when compared to the 34 year totals of the Endowment House in Salt Lake City?
a.                  1%
b.                  10%
c.                   25%
d.                  50%
Yesterday’s answer:
C.   Hawaii
Twenty-seven years later, on April 6, 1882, while attending general conference in Salt Lake City, Edward Partridge was again called to go to the Sandwich Islands, this time to take the presidency of that mission and to take some of his family with him. On June 1, 1882 Edward and his family took the train for San Francisco. The party consisted of Edward, his wife Sarah, and two of their sons, who were to serve as missionaries.

Two Early Missionaries in Hawaii, Mercy Partridge Whitney and Edward Partridge Jr., Scott H. Partridge, BYU Studies Vol. 52, No. 1, 2013, 145.

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