Mormon History 1830-1844

Mormon History Gazetteer for New York (1831–1839)
Locality / county New York counties
Aurelius
Aurora
Avon
Black River
Bolton
Burlington
Burns
Butternuts
Cambridge
Canaan Four Corners
Canandaigua
Chenango
Colesville
Day
Dayton
Dunkirk
Fabius
Fayette
Freedom
Freedom Conference
Friendship
Geneseo
Genoa
Greenwood
Grove
Hanover
Hartford
Henderson
Holland
Hurlgate
Jamestown
Java
Kortright
Lake George
Laona (Laoni)
Le Roy
Lewis
Lima
Livonia
Lyonstown (Lyons)
Manchester
McDonough
Mendon
Munson
New Lebanon
New York City
Newburgh
Niagara
Ogdensburg
Onondage County
Orangeville
Orleans Four Corners
Palmyra
Parishville
Perrysburgh
Pillar Point
Plattsburg
Pomfret
Portage
Potsdam
Richland
Rushford
Sackets Harbor
Savanna
Scipio
Silver Creek
South Bainbridge [Afton]
South Dayton
Spafford
Stephentown
Theresa
Tompkins
Trenton
Victor
Villanova
Warsaw
Waterfield
Westfield
Whitesborough
Wolcott
Woodhull

Aurelius / Cayuga
  Oct. 8, 1824 Brigham Young, Miriam Works Brigham marries Miriam.  

Aurora (on the east shore of Cayuga Lake) / Erie
  May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference: 4 members. Minutes of May 22–25, 1835

Avon (17 miles south of Rochester, 10 miles north of Geneseo) / Livingston
  [1832–1833] Heber C. Kimball, Joseph and Brigham Young "I was ordained an elder by Joseph Young, and in company with himself and his brother, Brigham, I labored in Genesee, Avon and Lyonstown, where we baptized many and built up churches." ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h2)
  [Late Mar.] 1833 David W. Patten Preaches at Father Bosley's and gains reputation for bodily throwing a man out. ¶ David W. Patten (h)
  March 17, 1834 Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Parley Pratt, Lyman Wight, John Murdock, Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde, etc. Conference of elders at Alvah Beeman residence to raise volunteers for Zion's Camp. Meeting of March 17, 1834
  May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference Minutes of May 22–25, 1835

Black River / Jefferson
  March 17, 1834 Parley P. Pratt, Harry Brown To raise funds for Zion among the churches in area. ¶ Meeting of March 17, 1834
  Sept. 19, 1835 David W. Patten, president; J[ames] Blakesley, clerk. Conference. 6 small branches. 28 added since last conference June 19. Next at Le Roy (175 mi. southwest). EMS 1, no. 12 (Sept. 1835): 186.

Bolton / Warren (on Lake George)
  Dec. 20, 1832 Orson Pratt, William Snow Visit branch, 10 meetings, 10 days, 10 baptisms. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)
  Feb. 2, 1833 Orson Pratt Arrive, 3 meetings in 4 days, baptize 2, ordain John Tanner priest. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)
  Aug. 1834 William Burgess, Jonas Putnam Home of William Burgess and Jonas Putnam, who certify they are "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834

Original: Burgees
  Spring 1836 Amasa Lyman, Nathan Tanner Preach unsuccessfully, John Tanner arrives a few days later (his hometown). ¶ Amasa Lyman (h)

Burlington / Otsego
  Apr. 12, 1807 Parley P. Pratt Birth. ¶ Parley P. Pratt (h)

Burns / Allegheny
  Jan. 28, 1835 17 members. W. A. Cowdery, Jan. 28, 1835,
<i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>
')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.
  Apr. 3, 1835 A. J. Squires Freedom Conference: 23 members "raised up and established almost wholly by … Elder A. J. Squires," represented by A. J. Squires. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835,
<i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>
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  May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference: 30 in branch. Minutes of May 22–25, 1835

Butternuts (17 miles NE of Bainbridge) / Otsego
  [Sept.–Oct.] 1835 Harvey Stanley, Jedediah Grant Preach two months and baptize 7 despite "considerable opposition." H. Stanley and J. Grant, Dec. 6, 1835
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')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 2, no. 4 (Jan. 1836): 256.
Cambridge / Washington   Apr. 30, 1790 Reynolds Cahoon Birthplace.  
Canaan or Canaan Four Corners / Columbia   1824–1825, 1827, 1829–1830 Orson Pratt Works as farm laborer, attends school 3 or 4 months; later returns to work. ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)   Sept. 9, 1827 Parley P. Pratt Marries Thankful Halsey. ¶ Parley P. Pratt (h); <i>Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt</i>, edited by Scot Facer Proctor and Maurine Jensen Proctor &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 2000&#41;. Originally published as <i>Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt</i>, edited by Parley P. Pratt Jr. &#40;New York: Published for the Editor and Proprietor by Russell Brothers, 1874&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Parley P. Pratt, 20.
Canandaigua / Ontario   1824 Heber C. Kimball, W. W. Phelps Heber sends his petition for advancement in the Masonic Order to Canandaigua—accepted but buildings are burned before degrees can be awarded. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (1)   1827 W. W. Phelps Establishes Ontario Phoenix, pioneering the anti-Masonic movement. ¶ W. W. Phelps

Dec. [30], 1830 Joseph, Sidney Revelation to stop translating until the reach Ohio. D&C 37


Chenango or Chenango Point (not on MapQuest; on west bank of Chenango River, borders Binghamton on the north) / Broome   1831 Jared Carter First hears of the Church of Christ, is converted by Book of Mormonism.     Spring 1833 Sylvester Smith, Harpin Riggs Left Kirtland, April [1], baptize 4, 15 meetings, 6 weeks. 15 churches between Kirtland and Chenango ¶ Sylvester Smith   May 25, 1835 John Murdock, Lloyd Lewis Assigned by Twelve at Freedom Conference to set things in order at Chenango Point and Springville, Pennsylvania. ¶ Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Colesville / Broome   Fall 1826 Joseph Works for Joseph Knight   June 28, 1830 Joseph, Emma, Oliver Oliver baptizes 13, including Emma and Joseph and Polly Knight. EMS 1, no. 11 (Apr. 1833); <i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 1: Autobiographical and Historical Writings</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1989&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers 1:311. Dec. 1830 Orson Pratt Orson's first mission ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)
Day / Saratoga
  [Nov.–Dec.] 1832 Orson Pratt, William Snow Visit 17 days, hold 15 meetings (no baptisms mentioned). ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)
Dayton / Cattaraugus   See also South Dayton         Apr. 1833 Freeman Nickerson Baptized by Zerubbabel Snow, ordained a deacon. ¶ Freeman Nickerson
Dunkirk / Chautauqua   May 4, 1834 Twelve The Twelve Apostles arrive from Fairport, Ohio, at 4:00 on their first mission together. The next morning, they split up to preach in the area. ¶ William E. McLellin   Sept. 1835 Heber C. Kimball Steamer United States, carrying Heber and others returning from mission, runs aground, springs a leak, hobbles in to Erie, Pennsylvania, where it is beached on a sandbar. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)
Fabius / Onondaga   Nov. 1832 Orson Pratt, William Snow Spend 6 days, baptize 2. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2) Feb. 1834 Zerah Pulsipher, Wilford Woodruff, Noah [Hatton/Holton] Travel to Fabius; Zerah presides over branch meetings for several days. Meet at Brother Newcomb's house. ¶ Wilford Woodruff (h1); <i>Wilford Woodruff&#39;s Journal</i>, 9 vols., compiled by Scott G. Kenney &#40;Midvale: Signature Books, 1981&#45;1984&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">WWJ 1:7.
Fayette / Seneca   June 1829 John Whitmer, Joseph Smith John becomes Joseph's scribe. D&C 14–18.   Apr. 6, 1830   Traditional location of the organization of the church. Accounts of April 6, 1830
Minutes of May 3, 1834
  Apr. 11, 1830 Joseph, Oliver, Whitmers Oliver Cowdery delivers first public discourse. Meet at Whitmer home. Large crowd. Whitmer, Hiram Page, and Jolly families baptized. Branch probably organized. <i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 1: Autobiographical and Historical Writings</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1989&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers, 304. June 9, 1830 Conference Conference held "acording to the Church Articles and Covenants." Oliver Cowdery to keep "the Church record and Conference minutes until the next conference." Minutes of June 9, 1830 Oct. 1830 Joseph, Ezra Thayer   D&C 33 Nov. 4, 1830 Orson Pratt Arrives to see Joseph after two hundred mile walk. D&C 34 ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)   Dec. 1830–Jan. 1831 Sidney Rigdon, Edward Partridge Visit Joseph, travel to churches. Third conference, Jan. 2, 1831 D&C 35, 36, 38, 39, 40
Fredonia (now in Pomfret) / Chautauqua   1826 Fredonia Academy "The Fredonia Academy (later the Fredonia Normal School), one of the only institutions of higher learning in the western US, opened in 1826 in what is now village hall." Link to "The History of Fredonia"
Link to Wikipedia article
  1831 Ebenezer Johnson Works as a carpenter. <i>My Life&#39;s Review: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Johnson</i>, edited by the Johnson Family Organization &#40;Provo: Grandin Book Company, 1997&#41;. Written 1884&#45;1896 &#40;p. 280, 356&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">B. F. Johnson life, 6.   May 5, 1831 Luke Johnson, William E. McLellin       July 1832 Baptisms, never die, end in 5 years "Mormonism is said to have taken seep room in the Baptist church in Mendon, Miss. [New York]— a number were redipped a few days ago. The preacher said he would never die, but be transplanted after the manner of Enoch, and in eighteen months Mormonism would be the prevailing religion, and that in five years the wicked would be swept from the face of the earth." Fredonia Censor, Aug. 1, 1832. Link to source at Uncle Dale&#39;s Readings in Early Mormon History website.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">UDR.
Freedom / Cattaraugus   See also Freedom Conference.       [Nov.] 1815 Warren Cowdery Moves to Freedom. ¶ Warren A. Cowdery   Mar. 11, 1834 Joseph, Parley Baptize Heman Hyde. ¶ Heman Hyde Mar. 30, 1834 Orson Pratt, John Murdock Baptize 22 in twelve days. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)   Nov. 25, 1834 Warren A. Cowdery To preside. D&C 106   Jan. 24–25, 1835 [Warren A. Cowdery] 74 members represented at conference, presumably by Warren Cowdery. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   Apr. 3, 1835 Heman Hyde 70 members at conference represented by H. Hyde. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.   June 1835 Hazen Aldrich Joined by Darwin Richardson on mission to Vermont, New Hampshire. ¶ Hazen Aldrich   May 22–25 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference. 65 members in branch. Minutes of May 22–25, 1835   July 28, 1835 Warren writes Oliver Branch contributes $341.37 1/2 toward stone church in Kirtland despite Jared Carter's ineffective discourse.  
Freedom Conference   Jan. 24–25, 1835 John Gould, chair; Heman Hyde sec. 11 branches: Freedom, Westfield, Mendon-Lima, Java-Weathersfield, Portage, Grove, Perrysburgh, Laoni [Laona] Village [Pomfret], Hanover, Geneseo. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   Apr. 3, 1835 Sidney Rigdon, chair; W. A. Cowdery, sec. Freedom, Westfield, Munson-Lima, Portage, Grove, Perrysburgh, Laoni [Laona] Village, Geneseo-Avon.     May 22–25, 1835 Twelve   Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Friendship / Allegany   July 14, 1876 Sidney Rigdon Residence at time of death.  
Genesee (9 miles south of Rochester, 30 miles north of Geneseo) / Monroe   [May 1832–Fall 1833] Brigham Young, Joseph Young, Heber Kimball, Ezra Landon Joseph and Brigham Young and Heber "built up many churches" in Genesee, Avon and Lyonstown. Ezra baptizes 18–20 in Avon and Genesee. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h2)   Late Dec. 1833 Lyman E. Johnson, Orson Pratt From Silver Lake to Genesee to raise volunteers for Zion's Camp, then to Waterloo (early Jan.). ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)   Mar. 15, 1834 Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde Arrive on another mission. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)
Geneseo (10 miles south of Avon) / Livingston   Dec. [15], 1833– Spring 1834 Orson Pratt, John Murdock, Amasa Lyman (h), others Labor with branch, excommunicate President Landon and twenty-five others "(perhaps in some instances rather prematurely)." ¶ Amasa Lyman (h)   March 15, 1834 Orson Pratt, Orson Hyde Arrive from Kirtland "to assist in gathering up the strength of the Lord's House, preparatory to the redemption of Zion." <i>The Orson Pratt Journals</i>, compiled and arranged by Elden J. Watson &#40;Salt Lake City: Elden J. Watson, 1975&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Orson Pratt journals, 34   Jan. 24–25, 1835   Freedom Conference: 24 members represented. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   Apr. 3, 1835 Reuben Hedlock Freedom Conference: 23 members (1 moved, 2 excluded) represented by Reuben Hedlock. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.
Genoa / Cayuga   Nov.12, 1784 Joseph Coe Possible birth site.  
Greenwood (near Pennsylvania border) / Steuben   Late Mar. 1834 Orson Hyde, Orson Pratt Baptize 2. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)   May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference Minutes of May 22–25, 1835   [October] 1835 Harvey Stanley, Jedediah Grant Branch numbers about 30; preach twice and baptize 1. H. Stanley and J. Grant, Dec. 6, 1835 <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 2, no. 4 (Jan. 1836): 256.
Grove / Allegheny   Nov. 22, 1834 J. Grove "About 20" recently baptized; added to church of 13 raised up by J. Grove. W. A. Cowdery to <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 3 (Dec. 1834): 45.   Jan. 28, 1835 Freedom Conference: 16 members, "a firm little band," represented. W. A. Cowdery, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no.5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   Apr. 3, 1835 John Gould 18 members represented at Freedom conference by John Gould. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.   May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Hanover / Chautauqua   1833 Jacob Bump "Not long after this event [Jacob declared he would stop drinking], the great Mormon revival of 1833 set in here. Bump was one of the first converts, and from the first took a prominent and active part in all their meetings. Early in the spring of 1832 he disposed of his property and with his family, and several other families, started for Kirtland." "Early History of Hanover," Fredonia Censor, Sept. 24, 1884. Link to source at Dale Broadhurst website.   Jan. 24–25, 1835   Freedom Conference: 11 members represented by Elder Hadlock. "They have much persecution, but count it all joy, being deeply rooted in the faith." W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.
Hartford / Washington   Sept. 11, 1811 Orson Pratt Birth. ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)
Henderson / Jefferson   [June] 1833 David W. Patten Baptizes 8 "and when hands were laid upon them the Holy Ghost fell on them, and they spake with tongues and prophesied." ¶ David W. Patten (h)   Mid-Aug. 1837 Orson Pratt, Sarah Marinda Bates Move family to Henderson, where they remain until assigned to preside over New York City in spring 1838. ¶ Orson Pratt
Holland (30 miles southeast of Buffalo) / Erie   May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference: 15 in branch, "represented by P. P. Pratt as having suffered much from false teachings by hypocrites and knaves" Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Hurlgate (before and after, Hell-Gate) / New York (later Queens)   Spring 1825 Orson Pratt Moves to Hurlgate with a brother, works for a farmer for most of 2 years, attends school 3 months. returns to Canaan. ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)
Jamestown / Chautauqua   Aug. 1834 Oliver Higley Home of Oliver Higley, who certifies he is "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834
Java–Weathersfield / Genesee (Wyoming in 1841)   See also Orangeville-Java.       Jan. 24–25, 1835   Conference, John Gould chair, Heman Hyde secretary, 18 members. "[M]any have moved to the places of gathering." W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Kortright / Deleware   July 15, 1792 John Murdock Birthplace.     Nov. 1834 Small church. John Murdock previously baptized 6 "or more some time since," James Lawson "informs us of others." James Lawson, Nov. 17, 1834, cited, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 3 (Dec. 1834): 45.   Apr. 3, 1835   Freedom Conference: 8 members, including 2 elders, represented by John [James?] Lawson. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.
Lake George / Warren   Spring 1834 Amasa Lyman, others John Tanner president. ¶ Amasa Lyman (h)
Laona (Laoni) / Chautauqua (metro Jamestown, southern end of Lake Chautauqua)   Jan. 24–25, 1835   Freedom Conference: "In Laoni Village, Pomfret, Chautaeque county, there is a church … [of] 20 members in good standing." W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   April 3, 1835   "… in point of number is the same as represented at last coonference, with the exception of one member removed.. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (Apr. 1835): 101.   May 9–11, 1835 The Twelve Westfield Conference: 20 members represented. Westfield and Laona branches are "low in spirits" due to "some difficulties" that the missionaries settle. Meeting of May 9–11, 1835
Le Roy / Genesee   1820 Warren Cowdery Living in Le Roy. ¶ Warren A. Cowdery
Lewis (14 mi. W of Lake Champlain in NE New York) / Essex   Nov. 28, 1834 John H. Tippets, Joseph H. Tippets Turn over funds and property raised by branch to purchase property in Missouri to Joseph. Minutes of November 28, 1834
Lima / Livingston   See also Mindon-Lima, Munson-Lima.     [1829/1830] Thomas B. Marsh Feeling prompted by God to travel west, leaves Boston, stays 3 months in Lima. On return trip stops in Lyonstown and hears of Book of Mormon.  
Livonia (48 miles northeast of Palmyra) / Livingston   June 30, 1830 Samuel H. Smith Intended destination of Samuel's first book-selling mission. ¶ Samuel's Books
Lyonstown (Lyons) (15 mi. east of Palmyra, on Erie Canal) / Wayne   March 1830 Thomas B. Marsh First hears of Book of Mormon, goes to see Martin Harris in Palmyra as book begins to come off the press. ¶ Thomas B. Marsh   [1832–1833] Heber C. Kimball "I was ordained an elder by Joseph Young, and in company with himself and his brother, Brigham, I labored in Genesee, Avon and Lyonstown, where we baptized many and built up churches." ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h2)   June 5, 1835 Twelve Conference (scheduled). ¶ Minutes of March 12, 1835
¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)

Manchester / Wayne (7 mi. south of Palmyra)   [1823–1824] Smith family Moves to home started by Alvin shortly before his death, Nov. 19, 1823.     Jan. 1827 Joseph, Emma Move to Manchester from Colesville after marriage. Move to Harmony, Pennsylvania, late 1827.     Apr. 6, 1830 Church organization Location favored by many scholars for the organization of the church. Accounts of April 6, 1830

Off-site link to H. Michael Marquardt's "An Appraisal of Manchester as Location for the Organization of the Church."
  Dec. 1830 Edward Partridge Visits to ascertain Joseph Smith's reputation. ¶ Edward Partridge
McDonough / Chenango   June 23–July 14, 1833 Noah Packard Preaches in sister's home town, baptizes 16. ¶ Noah Packard   Aug. 26–Sept. 1, 1833 Noah Packard Organizes branch which includes 1 elder, 1 deacon. A Synopsis of the Life and Travels of Noah Packard, Church Archives. Written in the year of his death, 1859. <i>NMS</i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Noah Packard synopsis
Mendon / Monroe   See also Mendon-Lima.       [1821–1822] Heber C. Kimball Moves to Mendon to learn be a potter from brother, Charles. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h1)   Sept. 22, 1827 Heber C. Kimball Heber and John P. Greene witness signs in the heavens ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h1)   June 1830 Samuel H. Smith Leaves Book of Mormon with Rhoda Greene, Phineas Young. The Youngs, Greens, Kimballs all live in Mendon. ¶ Samuel's Books
Mendon-Lima branch / Monroe-Livingston (Lima is 11 mi. southwest of Mendon)   Jan. 24–25, 1835   Freedom Conference: 8 members represented. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.
Munson-Lima / Monroe-Livingson   Apr. 3, 1835 Reuben Hedlock Freedom Conference: 8 members represented by Reuben Hedlock. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.
New Lebanon (on Massachusetts border) / Columbia   1785   Mount Lebanon Shaker Society is established in New Lebanon as the spiritual headquarters of the movement after the death of Ann Lee. Link to Shaker Historic Trail   Mar. 18, 1797 Thankful Halsey Birth of Parley P. Pratt's first wife. ¶ Parley P. Pratt (h)   [1815]–1822 Orson (and Parley) Pratt Childhood years. (Parley is four years older.) ¶ Orson Pratt (h1)
New York City / New York   [1816–1817, 1819–1820] Thomas B. Marsh Works in the New York Hotel as a teenager, marries, then moves to Long Island. Thomas B. Marsh (h)   October 1832 Joseph Smith, N. K. Whitney Joseph accompanies N. K. to purchase merchandise. Joseph Smith to Emma, October 13, 1832   Oct.1833 Oliver Cowdery Purchases press. ¶ Oliver Cowdery   July 25, 1836 Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon Leave Fairport for New York City, apparently looking for materials to print bank notes. ¶ Oliver Cowdery   May 1837–Apr. 1838 Parley P. Pratt Writes Voice of Warning, baptizes Addison Everett. ¶ Parley P. Pratt (h)   June 22, 1837 Elijah Fordham, Joseph Fielding, Orson Hyde, John Gooodson, Isaac Russell, and John Snyder Heber and Willard arrive enroute to England. Joseph Fielding, Orson, John Goodson, Isaac, and John Snyder had recently arrived. Elijah, the only member of the church resident in the city, puts them up in his father's warehouse where they sleep on straw and blankets for a week. ¶ Elijah Fordham   Spring 1838 Orson Pratt Arrives to preside for about a year. "I preached diligently among them some six or seven months; baptized many." ¶ Orson Pratt   May 18, 1838 Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt, David Rogers, Lucian Foster, Elijah Fordham Arrives from Providence, attends meetings with Orson until the 27th when Wilford "went up the North river to Newburgh, and preached in several towns in New York." "This is the first time mine eyes beheld the preat city of New York the largest City in America & the fourth upon the globe. Pop 300,000. … We finally found a Brother David W. Rogers & his household who were Saints dwelling in Greenwich street corner of Spring street No 515. … From thence we walked to Hamersly Street No 26. I there found Elder Orson Pratt & his family. … I also found another family of Saints residing in the same house viz. Lucian R. Foster. … We met at early Candle light in Varrick street to hold a meeting … principally of Saints as there had been about one hundred baptized & many of them were present. Elder Eligah Fordham was with us also." ¶ Wilford Woodruff (h3); <i>Wilford Woodruff&#39;s Journal</i>, 9 vols., compiled by Scott G. Kenney &#40;Midvale: Signature Books, 1981&#45;1984&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">WWJ 1:250–251.   May 20, 1838 Wilford Woodruff, Elijah Fordham Varick Street between Vandall and Carlton "is the stated place of Preaching for the saints." Dine with Brother Harderbrook in Carlton Street. Man philadelphia baptized. Addison Everett boards at corner of Spring and Renwick Streets. Elijah Fordham lives at 327 Cherry Street. <i>Wilford Woodruff&#39;s Journal</i>, 9 vols., compiled by Scott G. Kenney &#40;Midvale: Signature Books, 1981&#45;1984&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">WWJ 1:252–253.
Newburgh / Orange   May 27, 1838 Wilford Woodruff Arrives from New York City, preaches in area, then to Farmington, Connecticut to visit family. ¶ Wilford Woodruff (h3)
Niagara / Niagara   May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Ogdensburg / St. Lawrence   Mid–June 1836 Heber C. Kimball Baptizes 7 in 7 days. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)   Aug. 25–29, 1836 Heber C. Kimball, Joseph Sr., Uncle John Smith Joseph Sr. gives patriarchal blessings, branch organized. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)   Early Sept. 1836 Heber C. Kimball Heber says good-bye. 28 members in branch. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)
Onondage County   Jan. 1832 Jared Carter Baptizes about 20, including Zerah Pulsipher, who is the presiding elder for about two years.  
Orangeville-Java / Genesee (southern Genesee becomes Wyoming in 1841)   See also Java-Weathersfield.     Apr. 3, 1835 Reuben Hedlock Freedom Conference: 14 members (3 excluded) represented by Otis Shumway. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.
Orleans Four Corners / Jefferson   By summer 1833 David W. Patten Organizes branch with 18 members, including David W. Patten's family. ¶ David W. Patten (h)
Palmyra / Wayne   [1815–1816] Joseph Smith Smith family moves to Palmyra. Moves to Manchester in 1823.     Aug. 1829–Mar. 1830   Book of Mormon typeset and printed, Grandin's print shop.     Sept. 1830 Thomas B. Marsh Moves family to Palmyra from Charlestown, Massachusetts. ¶ Thomas B. Marsh (h)
Parishville / St. Lawrence   Aug. 1834 Asa Lyman Home of Asa Lyman, who certifies he is "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834

Original: Burgees

Perrysburg / Cattaraugus   Oct. 12, 1833 Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Freeman Nickerson Home of Father Nickerson. Joseph writes, “I feel very well in my mind the Lord is with us but have much anxiety about my family &c.” D&C 100 (introduction)
Joseph Smith diary &#40;Nov. 27, 1832&#45;Dec. 5, 1834&#41;. <i>Selected Collections</i>, 1:20 // <i>Personal Writings of Joseph Smith</i>, rev. ed., 10&#45;81. Original, Church Archives, MS 155.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Diary-1, 7.
  Jan. 24–25, 1835   Freedom Conference: Not represented, 35 members plus recent additions. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   Apr. 3, 1835   40 members represented at Freedom conference by Freeman Nickerson. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.
Pillar Point (across Black River Bay from Sackets Harbor) / Jefferson   Nov. 1834 James Blakslee 20–30 members. See Sackets Harbor. James Blakslee, Nov. 12, 1834, cited, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 3 (Dec. 1834): 44.   June 19, 1835 The Twelve Conference (scheduled). ¶ Minutes of March 12, 1835
Plattsburg / Clinton   Summer 1835 Orson Pratt, Heber C. Kimball Leave the rest of the Twelve to go to St. Albans, Vermont ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)
Pomfret (a town 1.6 mi. S of Dunkirk, including several hamlets and the vllage of Fredonia) / Chautauqua   Spring 1831 Ebenezer Johnson family Sons David and Joel Hills Johnson are baptized in Amherst, Ohio, send a Book of Mormon to parents. [SHOWRF=show], 9; <i>My Life&#39;s Review: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Johnson</i>, edited by the Johnson Family Organization &#40;Provo: Grandin Book Company, 1997&#41;. Written 1884&#45;1896 &#40;p. 280, 356&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">B. F. Johnson life, 5.   Fall 1831 Ebenezer Johnson family David Johnson visits family with Almon W. Babbitt. Family converts. James Brackenbury and Jabez Durfee arrive unexpectedly. Mother, older children, Lyman R. Sherman (son-in-law) baptized. Ebenezer, working in Fredonia prevents "minor" children from being baptized. <i>My Life&#39;s Review: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Johnson</i>, edited by the Johnson Family Organization &#40;Provo: Grandin Book Company, 1997&#41;. Written 1884&#45;1896 &#40;p. 280, 356&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">B. F. Johnson life, 5–6.   Feb. 14, 1832   "… some miserable fanatics … have made a few converts in Pomfret, Chautauqua county, N. Y. One of their number died and the night after his burial, a party of "resurrection men" were disturbed while disinterring the deceased, and one of the offenders taken and bound over for trial." "Mormonism," Wayne Sentinel, Feb. 14, 1832, citing Fredonia Censor. Source   Jan. 9, 1832 Uncle John Smith, Solomon Humphrey, Joseph Wakefield Uncle John is baptized by Solomon Humphrey, confirmed and ordained an elder by Joseph H. Wakefield and Solomon Humphrey.     May 1832 Gideon Carter, Sylvester Smith Have baptized by the time Jared Carter and Ebenezer Page arrive in May. David Johnson feels Edson Fuller was "under the influence of an evil Spirit" when he baptized him shortly before being excommunicated. Jared rebaptizes David. Home of Seth Johnson. Jared Carter diary. Microfilm of holograph, Church Archives, MS 1441.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Jared Carter diary, 64–65.   Aug. 1834 Alman Sherman Home of Alman Sherman, who certifies he is "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834
Portage / Livingston (on Genesse river near Portageville and Oakland)   Jan. 24–25, 1835 A. J. Squires Branch of 19 recently organized. W. A. Cowdery, Jan. 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   Apr. 3, 1835 A. J. Squires, William Marks Freedom Conference: 26 members "raised principally by Elder Squires," represented by priest William Marks. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.   May 22–25, 1835   Freedom Conference Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Potsdam / St. Lawrence   June 26, 1817 George A. Smith Birthplace. ¶ Uncle John Smith   Sept 10, 1832 Joseph H. Wakefield, George A. Smith Joseph H. Wakefield baptizes George, son of Uncle John Smith. ¶ Joseph H. Wakefield   Aug. 1834 John Smith Home of Smith, who certifies he is "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834   Summer 1836 Heber C. Kimball, Solon Foster Heber meets Solon, preaches. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)
Richland / Oswego   Spring 1832 Azmon Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Move to Richland, from Connecticut. Purchase farm, sawmill. ¶ Wilford Woodruff (h1)   Dec. 31, 1833 Zerah Pulsipher, Azmon Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Zerah baptizes the brothers and two young females. ¶ Wilford Woodruff   Jan 1. 1834 Zerah Pulsipher, Noah [Hatton/Holton] Baptizes several, including Freewill Baptist preacher Noah Hatton. <i>Wilford Woodruff&#39;s Journal</i>, 9 vols., compiled by Scott G. Kenney &#40;Midvale: Signature Books, 1981&#45;1984&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">WWJ 1:6; ¶ Wilford Woodruff (h)   Jan. 2, 1834 Zerah Pulsipher, Azmon Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Organizes branch of 12, ordains Azmon and Noah elders and Wilford a teacher. ¶ Wilford Woodruff (h1)   [Mar.] 1834 Harry Brown, James Blakesly/Blakeslee Visit Richland branch for 2 meetings.     June 4, 1837 Wilford Woodruff, Jonathan Hale Wilford visits brothers Azmon and Thompson after three-year separation. Next day: "Brother Azmon said he was still seeking for light & truth & should not have left the truth or the Church of latter day Saints had it not ben for his temptations trials &c. But I commended him to God & was under the necessity of taking the parting hand and perhaps for the last time of my Brethren and their household amid some painful sensations with a firm belief there will be a change in their household which Sentiment I expressed to Azmon." <i>Wilford Woodruff&#39;s Journal</i>, 9 vols., compiled by Scott G. Kenney &#40;Midvale: Signature Books, 1981&#45;1984&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">WWJ 1:150.
Rushford / Allegany   Apr. 3, 1835 A. J. Squires Organized March 23, 1835 by A. J. Squires.
Freedom Conference: 26 members represented by A. J. Squires. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.   May 22–25, 1835 Twelve Freedom Conference: 28 members in branch. Minutes of May 22–25, 1835
Sackets Harbor / Jefferson   Nov. 1834 James Blakslee Writes "that there has been, of late a church organized … Also, on Pillow point, a short distance [away] there is a church which now numbers between 20 and 30 members; and also, a few miles from the last, himself and another brother have been laboring and baptizing. … He further adds, that they greatly need faithful laborers in that region, there being only two elders beside himself, excepting one recently ordained: and closes, to us, by saying, in substance … 'There are, in this county six churches, and but four labore[r]s." James Blakslee's Nov. 12 letter cited, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 3 (Dec. 1834): 44.   June 18, 1835 Orson Pratt, Sarah Marinda Bates Orson baptizes Sarah Marinda. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)   June 13, 1836 Orson Pratt, Luke Johnson, Heber C. Kimball Heber joins Orson and Luke. ¶ Orson Pratt   July 4, 1836 Luke Johnson, Orson Pratt, Sarah Marinda Bates Luke marries Orson and Sarah Marinda. ¶ Orson Pratt
Savanna / Wayne   [June] 1835 Harvey Stanley, Jedediah Grant Hold 14 meetings in 2 weeks; then to Butternuts, Otsego County for two months; return to Savanna for 2 weeks and baptize 5 in two weeks; then to Greenwood, Steuben County. H. Stanley and J. Grant, Dec. 6, 1835 <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 2, no. 4 (Jan. 1836): 256.
Scipio (9 mi. N of Genoa) / Cayuga   Nov. 12, 1784 Joseph Coe Possible birth site.  
Silver Creek / Chautauqua   Winter 1833 David W. Patten, William F. Cahoon Eastern-most point of mission. William (and David?) return to Kirtland February 27, 1833. [SHOWREF=wfc   Dec. 16, 1833 Lyman E. Johnson, Orson Pratt Begin 8-day conference raising volunteers for Zion's Camp, then to Genesee, Waterloo. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)   Aug. 1834 Jacob Bump Home of Jacob Bump, who certifies he is "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834   May 9–11, 1835 Orson Hyde, William E. McLellin, Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball Westfield Conference Meeting of May 9–11, 1835
South Bainbridge [Afton] / Chenango   Jan. 18, 1827 Joseph Smith, Emma Hale Joseph marries Emma, then move to Manchester.  
South Dayton / Cattaraugus (on Chautauqua Co., border)   Mar. 5, 1834 Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt (h), Freeman Nickerson Joseph and Parley arrive at Freeman's home. <i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 2: Journal, 1832&#45;1842</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers 2:5n3   Mar. 7, 1834 Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt, Freeman Nickerson Leave to visit Freeman's sons in Mt. Pleasant, Upper Canada. ¶ John Gould
Spafford / Onondaga   July 17, 1827 John Pulsipher Birth.     1830 John Gould Residence of John Gould, minister of the Baptist Freewill Church until joining the Mormons. 1830 census of Spafford   Spring 1832 Orson Hyde, Samuel H. Smith Small branch already organized. Baptize 14. ¶ Orson Hyde (h)   Nov. 8, 1832 Orson Pratt, Lyman E. Johnson, Hazen Aldrich, William Snow Arrive, visit branch, hold conference Nov. 10, Lyman baptizes 8. After 6 days, Lyman and Hazen head for Ohio, Orson and William start east. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)

Orson Pratt (Bath, New Hampshire), Jan. 23, 1833, EMS 1, no. 10 (Mar. 1833): 78.

Stephentown / Rensselaer   March 1 or 7, 1793 Wheeler Baldwin Birth. Wheeler Baldwin
Stockholm / St. Lawrence   Spring 1830 Asael Smith Joseph Sr. and Don Carlos Smith and Uncle John Smith call on their father/grandfather with Books of Mormon. ¶ Uncle John Smith
Theresa / Jefferson   Summer 1832 Orson Pratt Raises a girl who has been dead 3 days. ¶ Raising the Dead
Theresa-Indian River Falls / Jefferson   May 20, 1833 Brigham Young, David W. Patten Brigham baptizes David's brothers, "Archibald and Ira Patten, Warren Parrish, Cheeseman and my mother and my sister, Polly." ¶ David W. Patten (h)
Tompkins / Deleware   Apr. 3, 1835   Freedom Conference: 8 members, including 2 elders, represented by Eleazar Willes. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.
Trenton township / Oneida   February 25, 1799 John E. Page Birth. John E. Page (h)
Victor / Ontario (9 miles west of Manchester and 5 miles east of Mendon)   Nov. 7, 1822 Heber C. Kimball, Vilate Murray Marry in her hometown. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h1)   1823 Heber C. Kimball Earns first three degrees of Masonry. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h1)   1832 Eleazer Miller, Elial Strong, Alpheus Gifford, Enos Curtis, Daniel Bowen Missionaries arrive at home of Phinehas H. Young ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h2)   Oct. 1836 Heber C. Kimball Visits wife, Vilate and her friends enroute to Kirtland. ¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)
Villanova / Chautauqua   May 1834 John P. Greene Calls "on the church," preaches, and baptizes 3. On the 14th, 10 inches of snow falls. <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 1 (Oct. 1834): 7.   May 9–10, 1835 The Twelve Westfield Conference (scheduled). ¶ Minutes of March 12, 1835
Warsaw / Wyoming   Jan. 3, 1833 Leonard Rich Baptizes Dwight Harding (b. Apr. 27, 1807 in Sturbridge (Southbridge), Massachusetts; md. Joseph Holbrook's sister, Phebe, Feb. 12, 1833; d. 1871 in Utah). Source   Aug. 1834 Isaac Story Home of Isaac Story, who certifies he is "perfectly satisfied" with Joseph Smith's behavior on Zion's Camp. Minutes of August 23, 1834
Waterloo / Seneca   Oct. [17], 1830 Smith family Samuel H. moves his mother and younger siblings to Waterloo. ¶ Samuel H. Smith   Dec. 1830–Jan. 1831 Sidney Rigdon, Edward Partridge Visit Smith family. ¶ Edward Partridge   [Early Jan. 1834] Lyman E. Johnson, Orson Pratt From Genesee to Waterloo to raise volunteers for Zion's Camp. ¶ Orson Pratt (h2)   Jan. 20, 1834 Orson Pratt Leaves for Kirtland. ¶ Orson Pratt
Westfield / Chautauqua   See also Westfield Conference.       Apr. 28, 1833 William Pratt, Noah Packard meet John Gould, William Cahoon, Amasa Lyman (h) "had a powerful meeting; … there were fifteen that came forward and were baptized by Elder Gould, … I also met Elder Gladden Bishop for the first time, who I immediately perceived was not in possession of a spirit congenial with the Spirit of God." ¶ Noah Packard   June 24, 1833 Gladden Bishop Council of elders excommunicate James Higby. Minutes of June 24, 1833   Oct. 10, 1833 Joseph, Sidney, Freeman Nickerson Arrive, put up at Job Lewis' tavern, speak to brethren. The brethren "appeared to be strong in the faith.” Joseph Smith diary &#40;Nov. 27, 1832&#45;Dec. 5, 1834&#41;. <i>Selected Collections</i>, 1:20 // <i>Personal Writings of Joseph Smith</i>, rev. ed., 10&#45;81. Original, Church Archives, MS 155.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Diary-1, 6.   Feb. 28, 1834 Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt (h) Mission to raise volunteers for Zion's Camp. Put up at Job Lewis' tavern, Mar. 1. Preach Mar. 2. "There is a small Church in this place tha[t] seem[s] to be Strong in the faith Oh may God keep them in the faith and save them and lead them to Zion" ¶ John Gould

Joseph Smith diary &#40;Nov. 27, 1832&#45;Dec. 5, 1834&#41;. <i>Selected Collections</i>, 1:20 // <i>Personal Writings of Joseph Smith</i>, rev. ed., 10&#45;81. Original, Church Archives, MS 155.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Diary-1, 54.
  Mar. 5, 1834 Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt, John Gould Leave Westfield for South Dayton. <i>Papers of Joseph Smith, Volume 2: Journal, 1832&#45;1842</i>, edited by Dean C. Jessee &#40;Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992&#41;.')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">Papers 2:5n3.   Jan. 24–25, 1835   2 members represented at Freedom Conference. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.       George Babcock, James Burnham preside while president John Gould is away ¶ John Gould
Westfield Conference   Jan. 24–25, 1835 John Gould, chair; Heman Hyde, sec. Branches at Westfield, Mendon-Lima, Java-Weathersfield, Portage, Grove, Perrysburgh, Laoni Village, Freedom, Hanover, Geneseo. W. A. Cowdery, Jan 28, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 5 (Feb. 1835): 75.   May 9–11, 1835 The Twelve Conference (scheduled). ¶ Minutes of March 12, 1835   May 9–11, 1835 Orson Hyde, William E. McLellin, Thomas B. Marsh, David W. Patten, Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball

Conference meets at Job Lewis'. Conference boundaries run east to Lodi, south and west to Pennsylvania, north to Lake Erie, "embracing the branches at Westfield, Silver Creek, Perrysburgh, or Villanovia [Villanova] and Laona." Meet in Job's barn the second day. Westfield and Laona branches are "low in spirits" due to "some difficulties" that the missionaries settle.

.500 attend and total of 15 baptized. Thomas B. Marsh and David W. Patten preach.

¶ Heber C. Kimball (h3)

Minutes of May 9–11, 1835

¶ William E. McLellin (1)

Whitesborough / Oneida   Summer 1836 Brigham Young, Joseph Young, Elijah Reed Having left Kirtland on May 17, the three split up on their way east. ¶ Missionaries
Wolcott / Jefferson   June 6–7, 1835 William E. McLellin, David W. Patten (h) William preaches 2 hours, no interest, dust off their feet. ¶ Feet Washing
Woodhull / Steuben   Apr. 3, 1835 John Gould, Elder Babcock Freedom Conference: 6 members, recently organized, represented by John Gould. W. A. Cowdery, Apr. 3, 1835, <i>Latter Day Saints&#39; Messenger and Advocate<i>')" onmouseout="kill()" target="_blank" class="ref">MA 1, no. 7 (May 1835): 101.      
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