LDS History, 1834 April 24

-- 1834 April 24
[Joseph Smith] , 79 Attended court as complainant in state lawsuit against Doctor Philastus Hurlbut, who was put under bond to keep the peace and not harm JS, Chardon, Ohio. (1)

-- 1834 April 25
[Wilford Woodruff] Arrives in Kirtland, Ohio, headquarters of Mormon church (2)

-- April 27, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. As Wilford Woodruff remembered, Joseph Smith prophesied in a testimony meeting before the departure of Zions Camp that the Church would fill the Rocky Mountains and the work would fill the whole earth. (3)

-- 27 Apr. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Hyrum, fourth child and second son of Hyrum and Jerusha Smith, is born. (4)

-- April 28, 1834
[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Revelation of April 28, 1834. Division of the United Firm. Kirtland branch to keep $3,000 for inheritances to be used when revealed.
Kirtland Revelations Book, 111.
Division of United Firm/Verily thus saith the Lord concerning the division and settlement of the United Firm. /Virtually identical to the copy in Book of Commandments, Book C. Orson Hyde the scribe in both volumes.
Keep $3000 for Kirtland/Let there be reserved three Thousand Dollars for the right and claim of the Firm in Kirtland for inheritances in due time, even when the Lord will;.
To be used when revealed/and with this claim to be had in remembrance when the Lord Shall reveal it for a right of inheritance,
Branches free from each other/ye are made free from the Firm of Zion and the Firm in Zion is made free from the Firm in Kirtland:.
Thus Saith the Lord. Amen. (5)

-- 1834 late May
[Joseph Smith] With other members of Zions Camp, suffered outbreak of cholera, Liberty Township, Clay County. (1)

-- 1834, May-July
[Joseph Smith] (age 28)Leads Zions Camp from Kirtland, Ohio, to Clay County, Missouri, to bring relief to Saints expelled from their homes in Jackson County, Missouri. Returns to Kirtland after receiving a revelation that the Saints must wait for a little season for the redemption of Zion (D&C 105:9). (6)

-- 1834, May to June
[Wilford Woodruff] Travels with Zions Camp to the state of Missouri. Stays in Clay County, Missouri, to help the Saints there. (7)

-- 1834 May 1
[Joseph Smith] Orson Pratt's company of 20, including Wilford Woodruff, leaves Kirtland for Zion. Joseph remains in Kirtland to organize a larger body of men. Orson Pratt journals, 40. =1834
WWJ 1:9
Wilford Woodruff (8)

[Wilford Woodruff] Departs for Missouri with Zion's Camp (2)

-- 1834 3 May
Church adopted the designation "Latter-day Saints" (see Church, Names of). (9)

-- 1834 May 3
At a Conference of Elders in Kirtland, the Church was first named "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." (10)

The name of the church is changed from The Church of Jesus Christ to The Church of the Latter Day Saints upon a proposal by Sidney Rigdon, seconded by Newel K. Whitney and passed by the church. (11)

1 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
2 - Wilford Woodruff's Journals 1833-1898: Typescript Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books, Midvale, Utah. Chronology
3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
4 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
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6 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
7 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 - Richards - Little, Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
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