Brigham Young vs Joseph Smith Jr.

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Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1st President of the Church of Christ (later the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
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Whitingham
Residence
Sharon, Vermont, United States
United States
Country
United States
01/06/1801
BirthDay
23/12/1805
August 29, 1877
Died On
June 27, 1844
University of Deseret
Education
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1877

His funeral, held on September 2, 1877, was attended by an estimated 12,000 to 15,000 people

1847

Brigham Young, along with other Mormons like Isaac Morley and George Washington Bradley founded the Salt Lake City in 1847

1801

Brigham Young was born into a farming family in Whitingham, Vermont, on June 1, 1801

2015

In 2015, the ‘Smithsonian’ magazine in its category of religious figures ranked him first in the list of ‘100 Most Significant Americans of All Time’

1844

Anticipating plotting by the dissidents against his life, he expelled them on April 18, 1844

1841

In 1841, he disclosed the doctrine of plural marriage to Bennett and some of his close associates

1840

Most of the Mormons were also not aware of the event till the 1840s which is now considered as the very fundamental incident of Mormonism

1839

On April 6, 1839, after spending months in prison, he and his supporters were able to escape custody following hearing of a jury in Davis County

1838

The non-Mormons did not allow the Mormons to vote on August 6, 1838 in Gallatin resulting in beginning of the 1838 ‘Mormon War’

1837

‘Kirtland Safety Society’, a joint stock company was created by him and other leaders of the church in January 1837 but it failed in a month

1833

Tensions brewed up in Jackson County, Missouri, till mid-1833 when non-Mormons tried to destroy properties of Mormons and evict them

1831

In June 1831, he established greater power of a ‘High ("Melchizedek") Priesthood’ for the chain of command of the church

1830

Thereafter, he founded the ‘The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ on April 6, 1830 with its small branches in Colesville, Fayette and Palmyra

1828

Smith said Moroni took away the plates and also his translating power as he lost the manuscript and returned it to him on September 22, 1828

1827

With the help of his rich neighbour, Martin Harris, he moved to Harmony in October 1827 along with his pregnant wife Emma

1823

In 1823, an angel named Moroni visited him one night and informed him of an ancient book, a breastplate and two seer stones among other artefacts that were hidden at Hill Cumorah in Manchester

1820

In 1820, Joseph Smith had a vision when he turned to the woods to seek guidance from God

1816

Following ill fate and monetary losses, his family shifted to Palmyra, New York during 1816-17

1805

was born in on December 23, 1805, to Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith at Sharon, Vermont