175 years ago today - Jan 8, 1846

Young anoints Kimball and his wife Vilate as the first couple to receive the second anointing in a temple, in which they are ordained as eternal "king and queen, priest and priestess unto God."

[Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47, http://amzn.to/origins-power]

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