LDS History, March 1842

-- During March 1842
[Heber C. Kimball] Helps organize Nauvoo Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Illinois. (1)

-- Apr 1, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith published a lengthy editorial in the Church newspaper Times and Seasons entitled Try the Spirits about the gift of discernment. (2)

-- Apr 9, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith preached at the funeral of Brother Ephraim Marks in the morning. (2)

-- Apr 10, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. While preaching in a grove near the Nauvoo Temple site, Joseph Smith reproved and rebuked the Saints for wickedness and all forms of iniquity. (2)

-- Apr 15, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith published an editorial in the Church newspaper Times and Seasons concerning baptism for the dead. (2)

-- Apr 16, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] William Smith begins publishing The Wasp, a miscellaneous weekly in Nauvoo. (3)

-- Apr 18, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph and Hyrum file bankruptcy petitions, as do Sidney Rigdon, Elias Higbee, Reynolds Cahoon, John P. Greene, George Morey, Jared Carter, Hiram Kimball, and others. By December petitions have still not been approved. (3)

-- Apr 19, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lucy attends Relief Society and is among those who give impromptu "exhortation, admonition, encouragement &c. &c." to the sisters. (3)

-- Apr 24, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith preached on the hill near the Nauvoo Temple concerning the building of the temple. (2)

-- Apr 28, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith met with the members of the Relief Society and lectured on the privileges and blessings of the priesthood. (2)

-- Apr 29, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] Levira Annette Clark, the first child of Samuel and Levira Smith, is born at Nauvoo. She is Samuel's fifth child. (3)

-- May 4, 1842
First Endowment ordinances given, Red Brick Store, Nauvoo. [See Temple Ordinances.] (4)

First full temple endowments given. (5)

1 - Kimball, Stanley B. (editor), On the Potter's Wheel: The Diaries of Heber C. Kimball, Chronology, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1987
2 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
3 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
4 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
5 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chronology of Church History,
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology