LDS History, Sep 17, 1865

-- Sep 17, 1865
[Lucy Mack Smith] Wilford Woodruff in a sermon announces that all of Joseph Smith's family died as martyrs, then, remembering that William was still alive, pronounced him not "fit to live or die." (1)

-- 1865
Church Membership at end of year: 76,771
New Converts : 2,423
Percent Change from previous year: 3.26% (2)

[Deseret] -1868 Ute Black Hawk War last major Indian conflict in Utah. (3)

-- During 1865-1869
[Deseret] Ute Black Hawk War takes place--the last major Indian conflict in Utah. (4)

-- During 1865
Utah's Black Hawk War, the deadliest conflict in the territory's history, occurs as the three armies- LDS, Indian, and Federal - fight among one another. (5)

-- During 1865-66
[Joseph F. Smith] Member of territorial legislature; also 1867-70, 1872, 1874, 1880, 1882. (6)

-- During 1865
[OREGON TRAIL] Some of the heaviest traffic since the California Gold Rush, but many emigrants are bound for Montana via the Bozeman Trail. 20,000 in '64 and 25,000 in '65 and '66 travel the Trails despite Sioux uprisings at several points along the way. (7)

-- Jan 1, 1866
Juvenile Instructor began publication. (8)

The first number of the "Juvenile Instructor" was issued in Salt Lake City. (9)

-- Feb 04, 1866
[U.S. Religious History] Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science, allegedly cures her injuries by opening a Bible. (10)

-- Apr 22, 1866
[Lucy Mack Smith] Brigham Young again instructs Wilford Woodruff to have George A. and Elias Smith correct Lucy's history. (1)

-- Apr 30, 1866
[Lucy Mack Smith] Elias Smith meets with George A. Smith and Brigham Young in Young's office. (1)

-- May 2, 1866
[Lucy Mack Smith] Elias Smith meets with George A. Smith in the Church Historian's office for the first of several sessions on revising Lucy's history. These sessions end on May 29. (1)

1 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
2 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
3 - History to Go, Trappers, Traders and Explorers,
4 - History to Go, Pioneers and Cowboys,
5 - Wikipedia, 19th Century (Mormonism),
6 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph F. Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah
7 - Clackamas Heritage Partners,
8 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
9 - Richards, Franklin Dewey and Little, James A., Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
10 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline,
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology