Today in Mormon History - Jun 30

Today in Mormon History ...

First Presidency decides to prohibit plural marriages "even in Mexico unless the contracting parties, or at least the female, has resolved to remain in that country." (1)
-- 120 years ago - Jun 30, 1890

Samuel H. Smith left on a mission to neighboring villages, including Mendon, N.Y., where the Young and Kimball families resided. (2)
-- 180 years ago - Jun 30, 1830

[Plains] D. J. McCann Freight Train begins crossing plains (3)
-- 145 years ago - late June 1865

1 - On This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
3 - 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

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