Martha H. Raymond Parrish
Parrish, Martha H. Raymond (1804-1875), was born on 1 Dec, 1804 in Massachusetts. She was married to Warren F. Parrish on 3 Dec. 1835. She died on July 1875 at Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas.
The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/martha-h-raymond-parrish
Excerpt:November 25, 1836 ~ Friday Nov 25th Took the parting hand with Elder Sherwood I then set out in company with Elder S^m^oot on foot in a hard snowstorm for Kirtland We came in sight of the Temple of the Lord before we reached the village & I truly felt to rejoice at the sight as it was the first time that mine eyes ever beheld the house of the Lord built by commandment & Revelation We soon entered the village & I spent one of the happiest ...Dates:November 25, 1836
Excerpt:requests you to let no one but me know of it. he writes in confidence to you. says that Joseph and Sidney took their families Saturday night and it is supposed they have gone to Missourie and the word is for all to follow that possibly can to escape the destruction that is comeing upon K. There is a great division there and a number have left the church and raised what they call a standard of truth and liberty and drew up a remonstration against wickedness ...
Excerpt:as soon as you get our letters Elder Hale is now writing by my side to Sister Hale I sent you [ink spot] my letter by Brother Gribble which letter you will get with this as I said before so say I again if yoy have Kirtland Money bring it with you & what [courant] money you can I am still as anxious as ever that you should meet me at the Camaan Church in Connecticut it seems to be a time of peace ...