LDS History, 1835 May 3

-- 1835 May 3
The Twelve left Kirtland on their first mission. (1)

-- 4 May 1835
[Heber C. Kimball] Departs to the eastern United States on second mission; returns 25 September 1835. (2)

-- 1835 May 4
[Joseph Smith] Twelve Apostles departed Kirtland on journey to northeastern states and Upper Canada to supervise outlying branches of church. (3)

-- 4 May 1835
[Lucy Mack Smith] The Twelve leave on missions for Pennsylvania and New York. (4)

[Patriarchal Blessings] Kirtland, Ohio, Patriarchal Blessing to Edward Partridge given by Joseph Smith Sr. stated "Thou shalt live to see the redemption of Zion and rejoice upon the goodly land" (5)

-- mid-May 1835
[Lucy Mack Smith] John Whitmer replaces Oliver Cowdery as editor of the Messenger and Advocate; Phelps lives with Joseph Jr. and helps him compile the Doctrine and Covenants. (4)

-- May 31, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith spoke for three hours on the subject: This is My Beloved Son, Hear Him. (6)

-- June 2, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to Almira Mack Scobey, daughter of his maternal uncle, Stephen Mack. (6)

-- June 15, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to the brethren in Independence, Missouri. (6)

-- June 25, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith attended a meeting to raise money for the Kirtland Temple and pledged $500. (6)

-- 1835 June 28
[Wilford Woodruff] Ordained elder in Mormon church in Benton County, Tennessee, by Warren Parrish (7)

-- 1835, June 28
[Wilford Woodruff] Ordained an elder by Warren Parrish near Memphis, Tennessee. (8)

-- 1835, July 3
Michael Chandler exhibited Egyptian mummies and papyrus, Kirtland, OH. [See Papyri (Joseph Smith).] (9)

1 - Richards - Little, Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
2 - On the Potter's Wheel: The Diaries of Heber C. Kimball, Stanely B. Kimball editor. Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1987. Chronology
3 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
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 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
7 - Wilford Woodruff's Journals 1833-1898: Typescript Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books, Midvale, Utah. Chronology
8 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
9 - Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History

Clair Barrus