How to use Mormon in a sentence
Four years later its population was about 15,000, and a large Mormon temple had been built, but internal dissensions arose, "gentile" hostility was aroused, the charter of Nauvoo was revoked in 1845, two of the leaders, Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, were killed at Carthage, the county-seat, by a mob, and in 1846 the sect was driven from the state.
Whether or not you have Mormon ancestry, you'll find that this is a great resource.
In such places agriculture is made possible by irrigation, and the Mormon villages, both here and farther south along the base of the Hurricane Ledge, depend largely on this industry.
Irrigation of the arid western regions of the United States began in the Great Basin of Utah when the Mormon pioneers in 1847 diverted the waters of City Creek upon the parched soil of Salt Lake Valley.
Mining.-The mineral resources of Utah are varied and valuable, but their development was retarded for many years by the policy of the Mormon Church, which practically forbade its members to do any mining; more recently the development has been slow because of inadequate transportation facilities, and the inaccessibility of some of the deposits.Advertisement
There are many denominational charities, especially Mormon, the entire state being divided into ecclesiastical units or " stakes " for charity organization.
The banking business for many years was largely in the hands of high Mormon officials, and the loyalty of church members built up a remarkable financial confidence, so that no Utah banks failed even in the panic of 1893.
Early in 1849 the Mormon community was organized as the state of Deseret 1 with Brigham Young as governor.
The Republican party and (less violently) the Democratic in their national platforms and in Congress attacked and opposed the Mormon institution of polygamy.
Statehood, therefore, was not granted until the 4th of January 1896, owing to the apparent hostility of the Mormon authorities to non-Mormon settlers and to repeated clashes between the Mormon Church and the United States government regarding extent of control, polygamous practices, &c. And even after the admission of the state these questions arose in the matter of seating prominent Mormons who were elected to Congress.Advertisement
But in June 1865 treaties were concluded with the majority 'According to the Book of Mormon, " Deseret " means "land of the working bee."
In1831-1832Joseph Smith, the Mormon leader, selected a tract at the mouth of the Kansas river as the site of the New Jerusalem, to which his followers came from Ohio in 1832.
Salt Lake City is served by the Denver & Rio Grande, the Union Pacific, the Western Pacific, the Oregon Short Line, and the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake railways; it is also a terminus of shorter roads to Ogden, to Los Angeles and to Mercur, a mining town in the Oquirrh mountains 1 The early Mormon missions in England were very successful, and many of the leaders of the church and those otherwise prominent in Salt Lake City have been of English birth.
Other buildings connected with the history of the Mormon church are three residences of Brigham Young, called the Lion House, the Beehive (the beehive is the symbol of the industry of the Mormon settlers in the desert and appears on the state seal), and the Amelia Palace or Gardo House (1877), which is now privately owned and houses an excellent private art gallery.
Salt Lake City was prominently identified with the Mormon church in its struggle with the United States government; in 1858 it was entirely deserted upon the approach of the United States troops.Advertisement
Since the Civil War, the non-Mormon element (locally called "Gentile") has steadily increased in strength, partly because of industrial changes and partly because the city is the natural point of attack on the Mormon church of other denominations, which are comparatively stronger here than elsewhere in Utah.
But with the establishment of prairie commerce to Santa Fe (New Mexico), the waves of emigration to the Mormon land and to California, the growth of traffic to Salt Lake, and the explorations for a transcontinental railway, Kansas became well known, and was taken out of that mythical " Great American Desert," in which, thanks especially to Pike and to Washington Irving, it had been supposed to lie.
He chose as his case study the high tech industrial agglomeration in Salt Lake City with its distinctive Mormon culture.
The basic Mormon belief is one that comes out of the morning of the earth, from the most primitive and even infantile attitude.
In fact, much more helpful than the widely touted Mormon site, which I have not found at all helpful.Advertisement
With Brigham Young and his little band of Mormon followers (between 140 and 150 members)., who entered the Great Salt Lake Valley in July 1847, begins the story of settlement and civilization (see Mormons).
The Mormon Bible is rather stupid and tiresome to read, but there is nothing vicious in its teachings.
It is part of the Mormon faith to proselytize to people that have different beliefs to their own religious beliefs.
Heigl was raised as a Mormon, and is the youngest of five children.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly referred to as the LDS or Mormon Church, holds family history research as a basic tenet of their faith.Advertisement
Members are encouraged to prepare family histories, both to record the information for future generations and as a source of information on which ancestors can be called to become believers in the Mormon faith.
The Family History Library is the centerpiece of genealogy information available through the Mormon church.
The library was established to provide a place to gather genealogical records and to assist the genealogy research efforts of the Mormon families.
If you are researching your family tree, you should look at a Mormon genealogy database as a possible source of information.
The main website for Mormon genealogy databases is Family Search.Advertisement
It is one of the richest sources of genealogical data available on the Internet, along with Family Search.org (the Mormon Church genealogy website) and GenWeb.
Philadelpia Marriage Indexes is part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon) genealogy website, FamilySearch.
The Mormon faith strongly encourages people to value family bonds, including connections with ancestors.
If some of your ancestors were members of the LDS Church, you may be able to find additional information about them in the Mormon records.
The Mormon Church began keeping a census of its members in 1914, so you may be able to find information about Mormon family members in these records.Advertisement
To access these and other Mormon ancestry records, visit the FamilySearch website or a FamilySearch center.
Whether you're researching the lives of your Mormon ancestors or need records for family members of any faith or background, you'll find helpful information at FamilySearch.
For modest swimwear that's also practical and fun, Mormon tankinis deliver all that and more.
A Mormon tankini will not really differentiate from a tankini found in any swim boutique.
The bottom line is that you can definitely remain modest in a Mormon tankini while having a great day swimming.Advertisement
For example, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon), one of the largest branches of Christianity, is not an option.
L.A. Times reporters believed that Archuleta, who is a Mormon, skipped the first verse due to its opening agnostic lyric, ''Imagine there's no heaven."
Born July 20, 1988 in Provo, Utah, Julianne Hough spent her early childhood years in a business Mormon household with three sisters and a brother.
Baya was raised by her hippie grandparents as a non-Mormon, which created some friction with her peers in a predominantly Mormon city.
Chet is one of ten children from a strict Mormon household.Advertisement
Card has become a rather controversial figure in sci-fi culture, due to his Mormon beliefs, particularly his 'family values' beliefs that many characterize as actively homophobic.
Even if he was a Mormon, how could he make plans with this Darcie when he had proposed to her only an hour ago?
I wish someone had told me he was a Mormon.
But if Bordeaux wasn't a Mormon, why would he propose to two women in one day?
The earliest recorded public meeting was held at Mormon Station (now Genoa) on the 12th of November 1851.Advertisement
The Mormons claim more than 4000 adherents, whose principal settlement is at Laie, on the north-east shore of Oahu; the first Mormon missionaries came to the islands in 1850.
From 1882 till 1887 his prime minister was Walter Murray Gibson (1823-1888), a singular and romantic genius, a visionary adventurer and a shrewd politician, who had been imprisoned by the Dutch government in Batavia in 1852 on a charge of inciting insurrection in Sumatra, and had arrived at Honolulu in 1861 with the intention of leading a Mormon colony to the East Indies.
He graduated at West Point in 1846, served as second lieutenant with the Mormon battalion in California during the Mexican War, and became a captain in 1855.
Later came Mormon missionaries, and these have to some extent further depleted the Christian ranks.
So far as can be ascertained, the latest report of his appearance was in the neighbourhood of Salt Lake City in 1868, when he is said to have made himself known to a Mormon named O'Grady.
The Mormon apostles for a considerable time made a special raid upon the Danish peasantry and a few hundreds profess this faith.
To say nothing of the Book of Mormon, a considerable number of persons have been found to propagate the doctrine that the English people are descended from the tribes of Israel.
Mormon migration passed along the trail in 1847-1849, and in 1853 fifty-five Mormons settled on Green river at the trading post of James Bridger, which they purchased and named Fort Supply.
With the approach of United States troops under Albert Sidney Johnston in 1857, Fort Supply was abandoned, and in the next year the Mormon settlers retired to Salt Lake City, again leaving the region almost without permanent inhabitants.
In this year a Mormon colony joined the settlement, making it for a time a Mormon town.
Chinese or persons of Mongolian 1 This disqualification and much other legislation were due to the large Mormon population in Idaho.
But comparatively little was known of it before the Mormon settlement in 1847.
In 1830 he joined the Mormon Church, becoming a member of its council of twelve in 1834 and one of its twelve apostles in 1835.
The great Mormon Temple (1853-1893) has grey granite walls 6 ft.