175 years ago today - Oct 14, 1845

"Mary Gout was sealed to Lewis Dana a Lamanite by B. Young--being the first Lamanite having a Wife sealed to him under the New & Everlasting Covenant for Time & all eternity--she being a White Woman, he being the first [native American] Elder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--having been an Elder about four years."

[Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47, http://amzn.to/origins-power]

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