LDS History, 1837 February 19

-- 1837 February 19
[Joseph Smith] Spoke in temple denouncing dissenters, Kirtland. (1)

-- During 1837 February
[Joseph Smith] Traveled to Monroe, Michigan, in connection with recent purchase of Bank of Monroe. (1)

-- 27 Mar. 1837
[Lucy Mack Smith] Mary Bailey Smith, the second child and second daughter of Samuel and Mary Bailey Smith, is born. (2)

-- During 1837, March
[John Taylor] Goes to Kirtland to meet the Prophet Joseph. (3)

-- 3-5 Apr. 1837
[Lucy Mack Smith] W. W. Phelps and John Whitmer are accused of buying Missouri land with church funds, then selling them to church members at a profit; witnesses include David W. Patten and Thomas B. Marsh. (2)

-- 1837 April 4-6
[Wilford Woodruff] Ritually washed and anointed in Kirtland (4)

-- 1837 April 6
[Joseph Smith] Held solemn assembly in temple on anniversary of churchs organization, Kirtland. (1)

-- 1837 April 13
[Joseph Smith] Charged with hiring men to kill Grandison Newell, Painesville, Ohio. (1)

[Wilford Woodruff] Marries Phebe W. Carter, ceremony performed by Frederick G. Williams (4)

-- 15 April 1837
[Patriarchal Blessings] Patriarchal Blessing of Wilford Woodruff given by Joseph Smith, Sr. stated "Thou shalt have access to the treasures hid in the sand to assist thy necessities. An angel of God shall show thee the treasures of the earth that thou mayest have riches to assist thee in gathering many orphan Children to Zion. 26 March 1836, Patriarchal Blessing of Stephen Post given by Joseph Smith, Sr. stated ". . . for thou shalt not finished thy ministry upon this ball [this earth], thou shalt preach to people of other planets, and thou shalt preach to spirits in prison . . . (5)

-- 1837 April 15
[Wilford Woodruff] Receives patriarchal blessing by Joseph Smith, Sr. (4)

-- 27 May 1837
[Lucy Mack Smith] Parley P. Pratt, greatly disillusioned by economic problems, writes a harshly critical letter to Joseph Smith for which he later apologizes. (2)

-- 1837 May 28
[Joseph Smith] Defended himself in worship service against accusations of dissenters, Kirtland. (1)

1 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
2 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
3 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: John Taylor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
4 - Wilford Woodruff's Journals 1833-1898: Typescript Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books, Midvale, Utah. Chronology
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