170 years ago today - Sep 20, 1843

Joseph Smith is sealed in a plural marriage to Melissa Lott, reportedly with Emma Smith's permission.

[Source: Hales, Brian C., Joseph Smith's Polygamy: History and Theology, 3 vols., Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2013 (www.JosephSmithsPolygamy.com)]

1 comment:

  1. Age 19. Melissa Lott was the daughter of early Mormon leader Cornelius P. Lott, who managed Joseph Smith's farm in Nauvoo.


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