125 years ago today - May 6, 1892
After a family party of Brigham Young's Children and their spouses Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young (widow of both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young) records in her diary: "Bro. George Q. Cannon submitted a question to be decided by the company. It was as follows. A man aged 60 had married in poligamy a woman five years older than he was afterwards his first wife had died but according to the laws of the land and the Manifesto issued by the Pr. of our church he could not live with his 2nd wife without marrying her over again. Now the question is would it be best to marry his old wife that could bear him no children or get him a younger wife that could raise a family. Some decided in favor of the old wife, and some for the younger wife."