[Apostle Wilford Woodruff]
I am 78 years old this day Sunday morning I find myself at Bunkerville Lincoln County Nevada. I have been driven from My wives Children thence for the gospels sake & that to under the American flag & Constitution and this is the Case to day with the Presidency of the Church and Twelve Apostles & many leading men. This Because we have obeyed the Patriarchal law of marriage.
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]