Posts Tagged ‘St. George Utah’

Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders Intro

George A Smith

June 26, 1817 – September 1, 1875

Early Mormon PolygamistsGeorge Albert Smith is better known as George A Smith in Mormonism because his grandson was given the same name. George did well when it came to producing descendants who’d be in the halls of Mormon leadership positions.

His namesake became the 8th prophet of Mormonism and a son, John Henry Smith, became an apostle.

Smith was commissioned with the task of settling southern Utah and he wasted no time doing so. St. George was also named after him.


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Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders 5

Lorenzo Snow 1814-1901

Teachings of Lorenzo Snow, p. 155-160; “Pay a full tithing. The time has now come for every Latter-day Saint, who calculates to be prepared for the future and to hold his feet strong upon a proper foundation…I pray that every man, woman, and child who has means shall pay one-tenth of their income as a tithing…Our enemies are upon our path…


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