What were the three branches of the Church in New York?
Who was the first missionary for the Church?
Samuel H. Smith (younger brother of Joseph Smith, Jr.)
How many states were part of the Union in the early 1830s?
26 States and 1 Territory (Iowa)
What state in the Union was located on the farthest western edge of the nation?
Who were the first missionaries to carry the gospel to Kirtland, Ohio?
1. Oliver Cowdery
2. Parley P. Pratt
3. Peter Whitmer, Jr.
4. Ziba Peterson
Who was the Cambellite minister in Kirtland at the time? (Hint: He was basically a "circuit rider")
Who was a hatter in Painseville, Ohio and later became the first bishop of the Church?
Which location was designated as the first gathering place for the Church in this dispensation?
"Ye shall go to the Ohio." (D&C 37:1)
What year was the Church declared to no longer be a "gathering church"?
Who received this revelation?
1923, Heber J. Grant
Who said "Newel, thou art the man"?
Joseph Smith, Jr.
(early February 1831)
Joseph Smith, Jr. moved from Kirtland to _____________ in September 1831.
Who acted as scribe for Joseph Smith, Jr.'s New Translation of the Bible?
What act of mob violence was committed against Joseph Smith, Jr. and Sidney Rigdon in Hiram, Ohio?
Tarred and Feathered
What Church organized banking institution failed in 1837?
Kirtland Anti-banking Safety Society
Of the original Twelve Apostles which two did Joseph Smith say were the only ones who never turned their heels up to him?
Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball
On what date did Joseph Smith, Jr. and Oliver Cowdery receive the keys of the Melchizedek Priesthood in the Kirtland, Ohio Temple? (Hint: Christ, Moses, Elijah and Elias)
April 3, 1836
The Kirtland Period of the Church is know as a period of:
2. Demonstration of gifts of the Spirit
What were the two headquarters of the Church from 1831-1838?
Kirtland, Ohio and Missouri
For whom was Jackson County, Missouri named?
Andrew Jackson, President of the United States
Who was the first bishop of the Church in Jackson County?
Who served as the Bishop in Kirtland after Bishop Partridge moved to Missouri?
Newel K. Whitney
Clay County, Missouri was named for whom?
Henry Clay, famous nineteenth-century American politician
Who argued that no one has the right to kick out white settlers from the state of Missouri?
What city became the Church's headquarters after the Saints were driven from Jackson County and Kirtland, Ohio?
Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri
Who gave the infamous "extermination order" in late October 1838?
Missouri Governor, Lilburn W. Boggs
Where was Joseph Smith, Jr. when he wrote the words "O God, where art thou?" (D&C 121:1)
Liberty Jail in Liberty, Missouri
Who suggested to Emma that she get a table similar to Napoleon Bonaparte so that fewer people would come to visit and eat with Joseph?
William W. Phelps
Who was the Campbellite Minister in Hiram, Ohio who was converted by Ezra Booth?
Where did John Johnson live?
Where did Joseph Smith, Jr. move to after living for a short period in Kirtland, Ohio?
John Johnson Farm, Hiram, Ohio
Who was the Methodist minister of Hiram, Ohio who visited Joseph Smith, Jr. when he resided in Kirtland?
Whose arm did Joseph Smith, Jr. heal in Kirtland, Ohio?
Elsa Johnson, wife of John Johnson
Who was angered and apostatized when Joseph Smith, Jr. spelled his name wrong ('i' rather than 'y')?
________ asked Joseph and Emma to adopt his two twins, Julia and Joseph.
What date did Symonds Ryder set to take a mob to "kill" Joseph Smith, Jr.? (Hint: this is the night Joseph was tarred and feathered)
March 24, 1832
What was the northern equivalent for a disguise during mob action compared to southerners covering themselves in white sheets?
Painting themselves in black paint (a mixture of gun powder and water).
The night Joseph Smith, Jr. was tarred and feathered by mob action he assumed ______________ had been previously killed by the mob.
Who was assigned to kill Joseph Smith, Jr. the night he was tarred and feathered?
Dr. Dennison (the same doctor who had delivered him when he was born)
What was likely the most popular revelation received during the Prophet's time in Ohio?
"The Vision" (Section 76) or The Prophesy of War (Section 87)
What was likely the least popular revelation received during the Prophet's time in Ohio?
The Word of Wisdom (Section 89)
What was likely considered the most glorious revelation received during the Prophet's time in Ohio?
The Temple Revelations (Section 109-Dedicatory Prayer of Kirtland Temple, and Section 110-Vision of Christ, Moses, Elias and Elijah)
How many of the original Twelve Apostles left the Church or were excommunicated due to trials in 1837? (Hint: its less than 12)
Who were the three Apostles who never left the Church or were excommunicated who were part of the Original Twelve?
David W. Patten, Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball
Who signed the affidavit for Governor Lilburn W. Boggs that eventually lead to the issue of the infamous "Extermination Order?"
Thomas B. Marsh and Orson Hyde
Who asked to have his name removed from Church records because his wife claimed to have had illicit relations with Joseph Smith, Jr. after Joseph apparently taught her about "Spiritual Wivery?"
_________________ was converted back to the Gospel after his convert slapped him and took him to see Joseph Smith, Jr. (Hint: Member of the Twelve but never lost membership/position)
Parley P. Pratt
Which apostate Apostle went to the Richmond Jail in Missouri desiring to fight Joseph Smith, Jr. while Joseph was chained and he, the apostate, had a club?
William E. McLellin
______________ and _____________ were brothers and also members of the Quorum of the Twelve. One returned to the Church in Nauvoo and the other became an adamant opponent of Mormonism.
Luke and Lyman Johnson
Which member of the original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles whipped Brigham Young out of the Kirtland Temple?
John F. Boynton
Who denied the first four missionaries in Missouri to teach the native american tribes the Gospel?
Indian Agent (name unknown)
Joseph Smith, Jr. declared Jackson County, Missouri as the foretold ___________ __________________.
How many temples were planned to be constructed in Jackson County, Missouri?
What financial system were the "called and elected" required to live if they relocated to the "New Jerusalem?"
The Law of Consecration and Stewardship
Who was the first bishop in Jackson County, Missouri?
The residents of Missouri who were living there prior to the arrival of the Mormons were mainly from which US state?
Who organized a fight at "Big Blue" to reclaim a stolen barge from Missourians?
Orrin Porter Rockwell
What "sign of the times" prevented the Missourians from slaughtering the Saints along the Missouri River?
Leonid Meteor Shower on November 13, 1833
Who traveled from Missouri to Kirtland to tell Joseph Smith, Jr. "Zion has fallen?"
Parley P. Pratt
Joseph Smith, Jr. received through revelation the command to collect 500 men and to take them and march on Jackson County, Missouri. What was this camp called and with how many did he begin the march?
Zion's Camp, 40 men.
Reporters along the march began to write that there were ____________ Mormons marching to Jackson County.
What was Joseph SMith, Jr.'s pseudo-name during Zion's Camp?
At which river did the Jackson County "fathers" come out to meet the Mormon "army?"
Who helped establish Caldwell county as a settlement for the Mormons and later defended the Prophet in an illegal court martial trial?
What year did Joseph and Emma Smith relocate, permanently, to Missouri?
Which three individuals composed the Presidency of Zion?
William W. Phelps
Who delivered the infamous "Salt Sermon" during a 4th of July celebration?
Who is argued to be the man who established the Danites?
The Danites espoused a doctrine that called for a limited atonement from Christ that did not cover certain sins, people who committed such sins need to shed their own blood as the atonement for those sins. What is that doctrine?
Who signed a letter/statement that later instigated Governor Lilburn W. Boggs to give the "extermination order" on Oct. 27, 1838?
Thomas B. Marsh
On October 30, 1838 a small settlement was attacked where all men and boys present were brutally killed while their wives, daughters and sisters fled into the woods. What was that settlement?
Who did not obey Joseph Smith, Jr.'s call to settle near Far West and did not communicate said call to those under his command?
Who did Joseph Smith, Jr. refer to as "Judas Iscariot ____________" after he betrayed the Prophet?
George Hinckle ("Judas Iscariot Hinckle")
Who attempted to hold a Court Martial against Joseph Smith, Jr. and other Mormon leaders?
Gen. Samuel Lucas of the Missouri Militia
Who stood up to Gen. Lucas for the Mormon leaders in captivity and said "It is cold blooded murder. I will not obey your order. ... and if you execute these men, I will hold you responsible before an earthly tribunal, so help me God."
Who paraded Joseph Smith, Jr. around the State of Missouri and later regretted letting him speak to the crowd in Independence?
Gen. Samuel Lucas
Who was commissioned by Governor Lilburn W. Boggs to see to it that the Mormons were driven from the State of Missouri?
Gen. John Clark
Name the three jails where Joseph Smith, Jr. and others were imprisoned in the State of Missouri?
In what jail was Joseph Smith, Jr. and other Church Leaders housed when they were probably treated the best by the people and jailers?
Who was the first man to testify against Joseph Smith, Jr. during the hearings in Richmond? (Hint: Danites)
Who represented himself at trial in Richmond and said "I have suffered more than even Jesus Christ?" He was then released, given money collected from people in the court room and made his way to Quincy, Illinois with the other saints.
When asked by Parley P. Pratt if they were going to Independence to die what did Joseph Smith, Jr. say?
"We are going there because the Lord has shown it to me in a vision that I am to preach there." (paraphrasing)
Who represented the majority of the Church Leaders as their defense attorney during the Richmond hearings and later trial?
Liberty was located in which Missouri county?
Independence was located in which Missouri county?
Richmond was located in which Missouri county?
Far West was located in which Missouri county?
Kirtland was located in which Ohio county?
Hiram was located in which Ohio county?