Today in Mormon History - Jun 22

Today in Mormon History ...

[Plains] John Smith Company begins crossing plains (1)
-- 150 years ago - Jun 22, 1860

[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Accompanies Lydia on old folks' train excursion to Brigham City, leaving from Oregon Short Line depot at 8:00 a.m. with 1,148 people. (2)
-- 105 years ago - Jun 22, 1905

[Anointed Quorum] Sunday evening prayer circle of the "Holy Order" at Willard Richards's office, "Sister Jennetta Richards being very sick was administered to" and "13 present" (HC, HCK, JT). (3)
-- 165 years ago - Jun 22, 1845

1 - Church History Library, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847-1868, Chronological Company List,,15765,3968-1,00.html
2 - Larsen, Stan (editor), A Ministry of Meetings:The Apostolic Diaries of Rudger Clawson, Significant Mormon Diaries Series No. 6, A Rudger Clawson Chronology, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City 1993
3 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Signature Books, 1994, Appendex: Meetings and Initiations of the Anointed Quorum, 1842-45

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