LDS History, January 16, 1834

-- January 16, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Chardon, Ohio. Joseph Smith visited his sister Catherines husband, Wilkins Jenkins Salisbury, and spent the night. (1)

-- January 28, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith, Oliver Cowdery, and Frederick G. Williams prayed that Doctor Philastus Hurlbut would not prevail against them in a pending lawsuit. (1)

-- January 31, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Before departing on a mission to recruit and raise funds for the Zions Camp march, Joseph Smith prayed for more subscribers to the Church newspaper the Evening and Morning Star. (1)

-- 1834 February
[Joseph Smith] by 12 Moved from upper story of Whitney store to his own house north of temple lot, Kirtland. (2)

-- February 9, 1834
[Joseph Smith] New Portage, Ohio. Joseph Smith attended a conference of high priests, elders, priests, teachers, and deacons at the house of Brother Kirlins. (1)

-- February 10, 1834
[Brigham Young] Brigham Young, aged 32, marries Mary Ann Angell (1808-1882) (aged 27); first marriage; 6 children; mother of Brigham Young, Jr., John Willard Young and Joseph Angell Young. (3)

-- February 12, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. At a meeting of high priests and elders at his home, Joseph Smith spoke of the dignity of his office, and he taught the brethren, according to a vision he had of the pattern and organization of the Church, how a council of the Church should be ordered. (1)

-- 12 Feb. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Martin Harris is tried before the Kirtland high priests/elders council for accusing Joseph "of not understanding the Book of Mormon, of wrestling too much, and of drinking when he was translating the Book of Mormon." Martin says Joseph did these things before the book was translated; he is forgiven. (4)

-- 1834, February 17
First Stake and High Council of Church organized, Kirtland, OH. (5)

-- 1834 17 February
First stake and high council organized in Kirtland, Ohio. (6)

-- 1834 February 17
A First Presidency of three and a High Council of twelve were first organized. (7)

A High Council in the Kirtland, Ohio area is organized. The Kirtland Stake of Zion is simultaneously organized. (8)

-- February 17, 1834
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 102, a revelation containing minutes from a meeting of high priests held at his home where he organized the first high council of the Church. (1)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
2 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
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4 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
5 - Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
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7 - Richards - Little, Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
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Clair Barrus