These individuals waited for young Joseph to take up the mantle of the RLDS Church. Emma Smith vacillated, one day railing in opposition against it and the next giving her consent for Joseph to be sealed to another wife (see comments by Orson Pratt, Mosiah Hancock remembered the Prophet’s speech from a frame in front of his mansion–where he said: “Brethren, the Lord Almighty has this day revealed to me something I never comprehended before! In the months immediately preceding the martyrdom of Joseph Smith on 26 March 1844,  the Prophet announced to a gathering of trusted brethren that he had conferred all the keys and powers that he held on selected members of the Twelve, assuring continuity in the leadership of the Church after his impending death. Mercy and Mary lived as plural wives to Hyrum Smith in his home on the banks of the Mississippi River in Nauvoo. Hyrum informed the Saints in Nauvoo  of the revelation to Joseph, saying: “The Lord has warned him to flee to the Rocky Mountains to save his life.”. In 1983 he co-founded the Franklin Quest Company to produce the planner and train individuals and organizations in the time management principles on which the planner was based. Joseph Smith III worked unceasingly to dissociate his father  from the practice of celestial plural marriage, a principle for which the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were slain for advocating. Quoted in Andrew Jenson, “Plural Marriage,” Historical Record 6 (July 1887): 232–33.). Many have criticized or been concerned by the secrecy with which the Prophet  Joseph Smith instituted plural marriage without appreciating the realities of the dangers involved. He later wrote in his diary: “…polygamy was of the Devil and [Smith] should put it down”. 115 likes. But unfortunately, Prices’ book is really just an attempt to rewrite history to fit their own conclusions. Those who lived this principle did so with the understanding that they were preparing the way for the establishment of the Lord’s Kingdom. The two brothers died as martyrs to the fledgling faith in a hail of gunfire while being held in a small-town Illinois jail in June of 1844. Smith went to Quincy, Illinois, with the remaining church members and, after Hyrum escaped from jail, they moved to Nauvoo, Illinois (also known as Commerce). The Lord explained to the Prophet Joseph Smith that through his obedience these same blessings Abraham received, could also be his. He preached: “There is but one principle by the leaders of any faction of this people that I hold in utter abhorrence; that is a principle (polygamy) taught by Brigham Young and those believing in him…  I have been told that my father taught such doctrines. On Friday, June 7, 1844, dissenters from the Church published the one and only issue of the Nauvoo Expositor. Juni 1844) war ein amerikanischer Kirchenführer in der Kirche Christi. This book was very disappointing and I cannot recommend it”. I never had any fuss with these men until that Female Relief Society brought out the paper against adulterers and adulteresses. Later that same year Hyrum married Mary Fielding Smith, the mother of the future Prophet Joseph F Smith. 355–56). Emma and others encouraged Joseph to return and stand trial. In October 1837, Joseph called him to serve a mission in the eastern states. Only revelation from God can convince them. “The doctrine of Polygamy paralyzes the nerves chills the currents of the heart and drives the brain to almost to madness” ( William Law Diary, June 7, 1844, quoted in Cook, William Law, 55). She was life-long (and pre-Mormon conversion) friend to Canadian John Taylor (second “prophet” to righam, and Number Four Man in the Secret Chamber.] “Anyone who will read carefully the denials, as they are termed… will see clearly that they denounce adultery, fornication, brutal lust, and the teachings of plurality of wives by those who were not commanded to do so” (George A Smith to Joseph Smith III, October 9, 1869, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Archives). Er wurde zusammen mit seinem Bruder ermordet, als sie beide auf eine Gerichtsverhandlung warteten. (The revelation was written down at Hyrum Smith's request, who believed that he could persuade Emma Smith of the doctrine's provenance from God.) One example is the testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s personal clerk and scribe,  William Clayton, who wrote a letter in response to an inquiry about the Prophet Joseph Smith and the revelation on Celestial Marriage. The Tares must grow with the wheat until the harvest. I live in Nauvoo today and there are several of his descendants come here to visit each summer. On July 12 at Hyrum Smith’s invitation, the Prophet dictated a revelation (now D&C 132), which Hyrum presented to Emma in the hope that she would again accept Joseph’s practice of polygamy. He served several missions. Enter your email address to subscribe to the Mormon Chronicle and receive notifications of new posts by email. But the time is coming, if not actually here already, that a choice will have to be made as to who’s side we are on, or, maybe we can stay “lukewarm”, but God states in the scriptures that He will “spew us out of His mouth”, (us lukewarmers). “When the prophet “went to his dinner,” [Joseph Lee] Robinson wrote, “as it might be expected several of the first women of the church collected at the Prophet’s house with his wife [and] said thus to the prophet Joseph O mister Smith you have done it now it will never do it is all but Blassphemy you must take back what you have said to day is it is outrageous it would ruin us as a people.” So in the afternoon session Smith again took the stand, according to Robinson, and said “Brethren and Sisters I take back what we said this morning and leave it as though there had been nothing said ” ( Richard S. Van Wagoner, Mormon Polygamy: A History (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1986),48; citing Robinson, Journal, 23–24). Richard and Pamela Price and the  Reorganized Church. A close study of the timelime of polygamy finds many holes with the testimonies of people alleging that Joseph was a polygamist while all his public statements during his life speak against the practice. Yet to those few that have been willing to put their all on the altar and “ask of God who giveth to all men liberally” and be willing to accept of His light, have come to an understanding of CPM in a marvelous manner. Required fields are marked *. Both of Smith's grandfathers, Asael Smith (1744 –1830) and Nathaniel Aikens (1757–1836), served in the American Revolutionary War. . The Prophet Joseph Smith and the early Saints who practiced plural marriage are still under attack today, just as they were during the early Nauvoo period in which they lived. Joseph Smith, however, said it made him sad to see his own son (Joseph Smith Jr. [the third], who was then traveling through the territory preaching against the Church) trying to tear down what he had given his life to establish” (Diaries of Abraham H Cannon 7 July 1897, page 228). After Jerusha's death, he married Mary Fielding in 1837, and she bore him a son and a daughter. In many respects they are just like those early Saints in Nauvoo who learned about the practice and were troubled by it. When Joseph Smith introduced plural marriage to him, Hyrum at first opposed the idea, but when converted to the principle, he became one of its staunchest advocates. “The last time I met President John Taylor he said to me: I may never see you again and I want to tell you that I have seen the Prophet Joseph who said that the Lord did not want his people to be concerned about the [federal polygamy] raid or inquire when it would cease, ‘I will stop it in my own due time,’ said the Lord. The events preceding  the Martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and Hyrum Smith. She wrote: “A thousand and one opinions are being daily expressed concerning the polygamous “Mormons” and their destiny…. Yet all have that agency, and that agency is a gift from God, but in the end, none will be left with an excuse. The events preceding the Martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and Hyrum Smith. I believe my father was a good man, and a good man never could have promulgated such doctrines” (“Mormon” 1860, 103). https://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.737.7883&rep=rep1&type=pdf. to labor for gathering, D&C 115:1, 5–6. Finally, at a conference on April 6, 1860, in Amboy Illinois , Joseph Smith III formally accepted the leadership of what was then known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. https://josephsmithfoundation.org/joseph-smith-polygamy/. Many of the Latter Day Saints who joined the RLDS Church in Nauvoo Illionois had broken with Brigham Young because of their opposition to polygamy. Hyrum wurde in Tunbridge geboren. (Smith, Joseph. Beginning in 1880, Helen Mar Kimball Smith, plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith,  took to pen and paper to defend the Prophet Joseph from the antipolygamy crusade of Joseph Smith III and the RLDS Church. Why We Practice Plural Marriage. “It is clear to my mind what to do. [1] She was the sixth child of John Fielding and Rachel Ibbotson, who were active in the growing Methodist movement in the area. [4][2]:103–105 She would eventually marry Heber C. I went by the name of Thompson. I have never believed it and never can believe it. Today we’re taking a look at Hyrum Smith. www.saintswithouthalos.com. Hyrum held many roles including Elder, Witness, Patriarch, Brevet Major General in the Nauvoo Legion and Assistant Prophet. At the time this [plural marriage] took place Hyrum Smith, Joseph’s brother, came to me and said, I need not be afraid. I am not sure why but those who live here that are of his posterity keep it mostly very quiet. (He brought his hand down on my father’s head [Levi Hancock] as he was acting as body-guard to the Prophet) While others have pretended to be my friends, and have crept into my bosom and become vipers, and have been my most deadly enemies. It is also unknown what occurred when they were there. Your email address will not be published. Artist’s depiction of Hyrum Smith. The Prophet dictated the words of the ceremony to Noble, and later cautioned him. Joseph Smith said that the practice of this principle would be the hardest trial the Saints would ever have to test their faith. of wives: 33: Notes: Founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.Also Mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois (1842–1844). And that realization turned Hyrum Smith's world upside-down. The Hyrum Smith biography is quite insightful into the character of Hyrum Smith. In November 1843, Hyrum introduced the revelation on Celestial marriage to William Law, second counselor to the Prophet Joseph Smith, but Law was reluctant to accept it. ), Lucy Walker, plural wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Plural marriage “was revealed to the prophet in ‘31, but he did not teach it then … he received a revelation on polygamy in 1831.” (Kimball, Lucy Walker Smith. Emma stated. …What a thing it is for a man to be accused of committing adultery, and having seven wives, when I can only find one”  (History of the Church Volume 6, 410-411). This new holy prophet [William Law] has gone to Carthage and swore that I had told him that I was guilty of adultery. Evidence indicates that Joseph Smith did not necessarily have to die when he did. [2] In 1834, Mary emigrated to join her brother Joseph and her sister Mercy in Toronto, Upper Canada. If this people cannot have their rights, my blood shall run upon the ground like water’. Hyrum Mack Smith (March 21, 1872 – January 23, 1918) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). . [2]:93[3]:17, The three Fielding siblings were introduced to the Church of the Latter Day Saints in 1836 by their good friend. Still he declared that polygamy was neither taught nor practiced by his father. They can’t keep their timelines straight, their interpretations of scriptural passages are anachronistic and untenable, and the different parts of the theory are not even internally self consistent. “Emma deceived her children and denied to everyone that the Prophet had ever received a revelation on celestial marriage, or had ever practiced it” (Women’s Exponent, vol. In response, Smith said that she would not only stay with the company but would arrive in the Salt Lake Valley before Lott and without any of his help. Mary accepted the responsibility of caring for and raising Hyrum's children from his first marriage, including the future church patriarch John Smith. The paper condemned the doctrine of plural wives which it called “abominations and whoredoms” (Nauvoo Expositor, June 7, 1844). They were baptized on May 21, 1836 in a creek near their home. There are occasional bits and pieces of interesting information, but all in all this book is not only poorly written, but the historical methodology is horrendous. On Saturday, June 8, and the following Monday, June 10, the Nauvoo City Council convened to determine a course of action. Three months after the Church was organized, in July 1830, Joseph Smith received a revelation for his wife Emma, instructing her to make a selection of sacred hymns for the Church of Christ. [Hyrum’s first wife died]. Mormon Dissenters and Anti-Mormon outsiders conspire to frustrate the practice of  Plural Marriage in Nauvoo and destroy the life and character of the Prophet Joseph Smith. There always has been and always will be those who pervert the ways of the Lord. Elder Clayton wrote: “. I never went by the name of Mrs. Smith when I lived hi Nauvoo during the lifetime of Hyrum Smith. There is no doubt they will come here and search for us. As hostility increased, William law and other dissenters plotted to expose the secret of plural marriage in Nauvoo to the law and to public opinion. The Prophet Joseph Smith was then instructed by the Lord regarding the matter: “Behold, and lo, I am the Lord thy God, and will answer thee as touching this matter. One of the captains, Cornelius P. Lott, questioned her preparation and suggested she stay behind and wait for others to help her: he called her a burden to the whole company. On April 18, 1844, Law and his wife were excommunicated from the church, along with his brother Wilson, a brigadier general in the Nauvoo Legion. Also excommunicated was Robert D Foster, a local doctor who also became resistant to the doctrine. The conflict is between them and our God, who has never forsaken His people; but He does not expect us to sit quietly down and fold our hands in idleness, while our enemies are publishing their outrageous falsehoods to blind the eyes of week and credulous to the most glorious truths of heaven and to throw ignominy and dishonor upon our people, more especially the women and the innocent children, who are as much farther advanced in the ways of God and the order of Heaven, as our slanderers are on the road to perdition, but to use every honorable means to defend ourselves against their vile attacks” …there are too many of the Prophet’s wives still living in Utah-as well as hundreds of other witnesses- who can testify to the hypocrisy of those men, who like William Marks, apostasized… and afterwards volunteered their services to help Emma Smith, she having, according to her own acknowledgment, founded the Josephite church to help avenge herself upon Brigham Young” (Women’s Exponent, 1 November 1881). Throughout the remainder of his life, Joseph Smith III never abandoned his opposition to plural marriage. “No such thing as polygamy, or spiritual wifery, was taught, publicly or privately, before my husband’s death, that I have now, or ever had any knowledge of …. In 1826 at the age of 26, Hyrum married Jerusha Barden, who passed away 11 years later, in 1837. Brigham Young remembered one council “where Joseph undertook to teach the brethren and sisters”. Throughout her lifetime, Emma publicly denied knowledge of her husband’s involvement in the practice of polygamy and denied on her deathbed that the practice had ever occurred. Poet. “Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you my servant Joseph, that inasmuch as you have inquired of my hand to know and understand wherein I, the Lord, justified my servants Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as also Moses, David and Solomon, my servants, as touching the principle and doctrine of their having many wives and concubines—” (D&C 132:1). Marrying Hyrum Smith. A major reason why he was martyred June 27, 1844, was because many of the Saints did not sustain him in this action. [2]:98, In March 1838, Hyrum was among the church leaders taken to prison by the Missouri militia. That which Joseph and Hyrum denounced… was altogether different to the order of celestial marriage including a plurality of wives… Joseph and Hyrum were consistent in their action against the false doctrines of polygamy and spiritual wifeism, instigated by the devil and advocated by men who did not comprehend sound doctrine nor the purity of the celestial marriage which God revealed for the holiest of purposes” ( William Clayton affidavit in “Joseph Smith and Celestial Marriage,” Deseret News, May 20, 1886, 2). With the sanction of the city council, Joseph Smith ordered a marshal, with the assistance of the Nauvoo Legion, to destroy the printing press. When the Prophet Joseph Smith tried to introduce the doctrine of Plural marriage, it was rejected by many of the Saints including his wife,  Emma Smith. She was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery. . Hyrum was the third of eleven kids born to Joseph Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith. John Taylor. Mary Fielding was born in Honeydon (Honidon), Bedfordshire, England, on July 21, 1801. One of their readers wrote: “I really was hoping this book contained well researched and documentation that would prove that Joseph Smith never lived polygamy. The situation became so heated that Joseph and Hyrum feared for their lives. He had no other wife but me; nor did he to my knowledge ever have” (History of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, volume 3, pp. “When the Prophet had his hand upon my father’s head, I said to myself, ‘I trust that I will be as true to young Joseph [Joseph III], the Prophet’s son, as my father is to his father’. “That the Prophet Joseph told him that the doctrine of celestial marriage was revealed to him while he was engaged on the work of translation of the scriptures, but when the communication was first made the Lord stated that the time for the practice of that principle had not arrived.” (Noble, Joseph B. Centerville, Davis Co, Utah Stake conference, June 11, 1883. He married Jerusha Barden in November 1826. Er war der ältere Bruder des Gründers des Mormonentums, Joseph Smith. The Book of Mormon foretells of apostasy in the Latter Days. My investigation into the motivates of Richard and Pamela Price led me to a Review of their book and research. That is–I have friends who have at a respectful distance been ready to ward off the blows of the adversary. At this time, Smith was pregnant with her first child, Joseph. Hyrum Smith never had any wives except the one that died [Jerusha Harden Smith] and my sister [Mary Fielding Smith] and myself. Testimony in the Temple Lot Case, part 3, page 450–51, questions 27, 53). I did write the Revelation on Celestial Marriage given through the Prophet Joseph Smith on the twelve-day of July 1843. In order for faithful Mormon leaders to deny plural marriage publicly with a clear conscience, they developed a code for speaking using double meanings. A man asked me whether the commandment was given that a man may have seven wives; and now the new prophet has charged me with adultery. He returned to Nauvoo and then went to Carthage, along with his brother and other church leaders,  with the repeated declaration: “I am going like a lamb to the slaughter”. It is a well-established fact that Joseph Smith received a revelation as early as 1831 on the eternality of Plural Marriage (Celestial Marriage, Patriarchal marriage, Polygamy). . William Marks, former stake president of Nauvoo, served as Smith III’s counselor in the reorganized First Presidency. The continued doubts of  Law and the growing descent of  Marks towards the revelation on Plural marriage led to a bitter feud and open conflict with the Prophet Joseph Smith. ARE YOU WILLING TO DIE FOR ME?’ Yes! Every principle which the Lord reveals for the exaltation of mankind may be perverted which leads to degradation and even to everlasting damnation. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, http://www.saintswithouthalos.com/b/lott_cp.phtml, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mary_Fielding_Smith&oldid=990439470, English emigrants to pre-Confederation Ontario, Pre-Confederation Canadian emigrants to the United States, Short description is different from Wikidata, Latter Day Saint biography Infobox with missing parameters, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2016, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 14:02. I thought it held up too until I did a thorough study of the practice. Nice breakdown of the facts. we have got to observe it, that it was an eternal principle, and that it was given to [me] by way of Commandment and not by way of instruction” (McConkie, Mark L. Remembering Joseph, p. 386). . If such things were done, then I believe they never were done by divine authority. The Prices’ work reflects a desperate need to vindicate Joseph Smith, and nothing more. Another church leader, Nauvoo High Council president, William Marks, became deeply conflicted as well. She reportedly arrived in the Valley one day before Lott. Part 4. “When assailed by their enemies and accused of practicing things which were really not countenanced in the Church, they were justified in denying those imputations and at the same time avoiding the avowal of such doctrine as were not yet intended for the world… Polygamy in the ordinary and Asiatic sense of the term, never was and is not now a tenet of the Latter-day Saints. . The revelation failed to win her approval, but thereafter, it appears the two entered into an agreement that required Joseph to obtain her permission before marrying any additional plural wives. Documentary History of the Church, 7 vols., (Deseret Book Co., Salt Lake City, UT, 1980), vol. Emma Smith humbly received this important principle and gave to Joseph Smith three young women to wife, who had been living with her and her family, until she lost the Spirit and her heart became hardened (Eliza R Snow, Women’s Exponent). Emma’s continuing public denial of the practice seemed to lend strength to their cause, and opposition to polygamy became a tenet of the RLDS Church. Salt Lake City: Juvenile Instructor Office, 1884, pg. The destruction of the Expositor led to intense public outcry from surrounding communities. On 2 November 1826, in Manchester, New York, he married Jerusha Barden (1805–1837). revelations to Hyrum Smith, D&C 11; 23.. calling is to exhortation, D&C 23:3. to journey to Missouri by way of Detroit, D&C 52:8. to preach with Reynolds Cahoon, D&C 75:32. appointed to Church building committee, D&C 94: Intro. You can read more inspiring stories about Joseph Smith and the introduction and practice of Plural marriage here. Then he drew his sword and cried, ‘I WILL DIE FOR YOU! William Law declared. [2]:93–95, Well educated, Mary earned a living through teaching school, tutoring private pupils and acting as a governess. On January 8, 1844, Joseph Smith removed Law from the First Presidency. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), “Answering the Claim: Joseph Smith Never Married into Polygamy and Never Taught it”. [2]:107, English member of the Latter Day Saint movement, "Mary Fielding" redirects here. Many who have not obtained a witness of the eternality of Plural Marriage for themselves, are among those who are not only critical, but are also often quick to condemn the Prophet Joseph Smith, who is the Lord’s anointed. Joseph Smith turned his steps toward Carthage and martyrdom with the sad comment, “If my life is of no value to my friends, it is of none to myself.”. Das Bekanntwerden der praktizierten Vielehe war einer der Faktoren, die ab 1837 zu Zerwürfnissen zwischen Joseph Smith und mehreren Führungspersönlichkeiten der Kirche der Heiligen der Letzten Tage … He said to me that unless I accept it and introduce it and practise it, I together with my people should be damned and cut off from this time henceforth. Kimball. [3]:33 At the suggestion of the church's president, Joseph Smith, the recently widowed Hyrum Smith courted Mary Fielding and the couple married on December 24, 1837. On June 22, 1844, Joseph, Hyrum, and bodyguard Porter Rockwell left Nauvoo and crossed the Mississippi River to the Iowa side, to prepare for their escape. did none other things than that which they were commanded. . https://josephsmithfoundation.org/joseph-smith-polygamy/, ← The Law of the Land and the 12th Article of Faith, What Every Latter-day Saint Should Know About Vaccines →, “Follow the living prophet” …and Excommunicate Joseph Smith? Februar 1800; † 27. As one of the Eight Witnesses, Hyrum testified of the authenticity of the Book of Mormon plates, and he later assisted in … The Prophet’s intention was to organize an exploring expedition to go to the West and find a location for the Saints to settle, then return to Nauvoo after the prevailing emotions and feelings had settled down. They would have broken us up, doubtless, worse than they did” (Orson Hyde, “The Marriage Relations,” 6 October 1854, Journal of Discourses 2:75). Mary Fielding Smith Kimball (July 21, 1801 – September 21, 1852) was an early member of the Latter Day Saint movement, the second wife of Latter Day Saint leader Hyrum Smith, and the mother of Joseph F. Smith, who became president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). 1 Of these, it appears the Prophet experienced sexual relations with less than half of the women sealed to him. Hyrum W. Smith is a distinguished author, speaker, and businessman. Fearing further resistance and harmful backlash from the general Church membership,  Joseph Smith began to teach the revelation on Plural marriage exclusively to his closest and most trusted friends and associates. Brother Joseph gave us to understand that it was our duty to follow the Twelve.‘” (Autobiography of Mosiah Hancock). 6:184). Over the years, many RLDS Church historians have  continued to state that the practice originated with Brigham Young. I mean to live and proclaim the truth as long as I can. 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