Lorenzo Snow, Dec 25, 1866

-- Dec 25, 1866
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 25 Christmas I spent the time mostly at home. We had a Christmas dinner. Lorenzo Snow & Eliza Snow his daughter dined with us. (1)

-- Dec 31, 1866
[Historian's Office Journal, Dec. 31, 1866] Presidents Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Daniel H. Wells, Elders Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Geo[rge] A. Smith, C[harles] C. Rich, Brigham Young Jun[ior], Joseph F. Smith, Geo[rge] Q. Cannon, Lorenzo Snow & Erastus Snow met at the endowment house at 12 m. (noon) The above named brethren clothed and prayed[,] Pres[ident] [Daniel H.] Well's four wives uniting in the circle. After prayer Pres[ident] Young proceeded to anoint Daniel Hamer Wells and his four wives (second anointing). The brethren then sang ["]Glorious things of thee are spoken.["] Elder Orson Hyde closed by prayer. The brethren rejoiced at the commencement again of the administration of these ordinances which had not been administered since they were in the Temple at Nauvoo. Pres[iden]t Young had procured and perfumed the oil which was consecrated at the circle on Sunday evening for the purpose. (2)

-- During 1866
[Joseph F. Smith] Ordained an apostle and counselor to Brigham Young in 1866, Smith also served in the First Presidency under John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, and Lorenzo Snow. (3)

-- Jan 6, 1867
[Temple] [Wilford Woodruff journal, Jan. 6, 1867] I met in the Prayer Circle with the Presid[en]t & Twelve. C[harles] C. Rich Prayed & E[zra] T. Benson was mouth. * While at Presidents [Brigham] Youngs House in the Evening for Prayer He divid[ed] the Twelve in 3 companies to attend to the second Anointings. Lorenzo Snow, C[harles] C. Rich & G[eorge] Q. Cannon was to meet at Preside[n]t Youngs. H[eber] C. Kimball[,] D[aniel] H. Wells[,] O[rson] Hyde[,] J[ohn] Taylor[,] E[zra] T. Benson & Erastus Snow was to meet at the Endowment House. W[ilford] Woodruff & G[eorge] A. Smith was to meet at the Historians office to attend to the Anointing in the Prayer Circle Room. (2)

1 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
2 - Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History, http://amzn.to/TempleWorship
3 - Utah History Encyclopedia: Joseph F. Smith, http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/s/SMITH%2CJOSEPH_F.html

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

Mormon History Timeline: the life of Lorenzo Snow


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