Lorenzo Snow, 5 July 1856

-- 5 July 1856
[Birth of child] Birth of Child Eugenia Snow (mother: Eleanor Houtz) (1)

-- Aug 23, 1856
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 23d I am quite unwell. I spent the day in the office.

President Young said while conversing upon Eternal improvement that He knew by revelation while in England that there would be an Eternal increase in knowledge & as we now are God once was & as he now is we shall be if we continue faithful. I told this to Br Lorenzo Snow. While Conversing with Brother Wilard Richards upon the things of God it came to me that the Priesthood is a perfect system of Government. ... (2)

-- 1856, September 26
First two handcart companies arrived at Salt Lake City, led by Edmund L. Ellsworth and Daniel D. McArthur. (3)

-- Oct 6, 1856
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] ... At the Close of the meeting I went to the Font & the House of the Lord to assist in baptism & confirmation. Elder Franklin D Richards went into the Font & baptized his brethren the missionaries who had been with him & their families & Elder Lorenzo Snow & myself confirmed them about 65 in number. The spirit of God rested upon us while administering to the people. We went diret to the evening meeting as named above. (2)

-- 10 October 1856
[Wife of Lorenzo Snow] Birth of Sarah Minnie Ephramina Jensen, future wife of Lorenzo Snow (1)

-- 1856, October 28
Handcart Company of Captain Edward Martin detained by early snow storms. Found by members of rescue company from Salt Lake Valley. (3)

1 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Snow#Wives_and_children
2 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
3 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History, http://amzn.to/eG0DIp

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

Mormon History Timeline: the life of Lorenzo Snow


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