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Day in the Life

Feb 20, 1870

Journal Entry

February 20, 1870 ~ Sunday

Feb 20, 1870.


Sunday I did not attend meeting in the Forenoon Milo Andrus
spoke in the forenoon Afternoon G. A. Smith spoke 25 Minutes and
President Young 58 Minutes He spoke upon the gospel & made Evry
thing Plain if the religion of the Sectarian world did not
ketch or save us our religion would if sprinkling children was
not Baptism & not acceptable to God Baptism By immeresion
was & what harm was there in keeping the commandment of God it
would save a man while rejecting them would destroy a man
we met in the Prayer Circle with the Presidency & 12. I called upon
Brother Cannon in the Evening to see his Babies He had 4 young children
1 pair of Tweiens I then called upon the family of Brother James
Brown
, He was gone North preaching. I then called upon Mother
Russell spent a few Moments I then called upon Elias Smith
& spent the Evening G. A. Smith & Brother Collester was there &
several other N. H. Felt had searched the Ancient Records of
the Smith Family & sent an account of some wills & other
Accounts of the family of Joseph Smith to G A Smith &
they were read over during the Evening with much interest
& comments made upon them

People

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5 mentions
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3282 mentions
Apostle, Family
Smith, Elias
6 Sep 1804 - 24 Jun 1888
181 mentions
Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1378 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
1962 mentions
Apostle
Brown, James Stephens
4 Jul 1828 - 29 Mar 1902
14 mentions
Smith, Joseph (Jr.)
23 Dec 1805 - 27 Jun 1844
2196 mentions
Andrus, Milo
6 Mar 1814 - 19 Jun 1893
35 mentions
58 mentions
Callister, Thomas
8 Jul 1821 - 1 Dec 1880
24 mentions

Quotes

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He spoke upon the gospel & made Evry thing Plain if the religion of the Sectarian world did not ketch or save us our religion would if sprinkling children was not Baptism & not acceptable to God Baptism By immeresion was & what harm was there in keeping the commandment of God it would save a man while rejecting them would destroy a man
~ Brigham Young

Events

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Church membership 90,130; population of Utah Territory 86,336; population of 38 United States 39,820,000.
Utah women given the right to vote; Liberal (non-Mormon) Party formed opposing People's (Mormon) Party.

Feb 20, 1870