David Whitmer arrived, met Joseph Smith for the first time, and satisfied himself of the Prophet's divine inspiration.
Joseph Smith's wife, Emma, and twelve others were baptized by Oliver Cowdery at the Joseph Knight farm.
Joseph Smith welcomed Sidney Rigdon and Edward Partridge from Mentor and Painesville, Ohio, respectively.
Joseph Smith and his wife, Emma, arrived in Kirtland, Ohio (from New York) and were kindly received into the house of Newel K. Whitney.
Joseph Smith's wife Emma gave birth to twins, a son and daughter, who lived only three hours. They were later identified in family records as Thadeus and Louisa.
Joseph and Emma Smith adopted the twin children of John Murdock, whose wife, Julia, had died during childbirth.
Joseph Smith moved with his family to Hiram, Ohio, to live with John and Alice Johnson.
Joseph Smith talked considerably with a Mr. Bennett, a Campbellite priest.
A mob violently tarred and feathered Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon.
Joseph Smith Murdock, adopted son of Joseph and Emma Smith, died.
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