the huntingtons were converts from new hampshire, and arrived in the kirtland period. dimick's sister zina is one of the famous zinas my daughter is named after.
Jim Cobabe wrote: > > Stephen Beecroft wrote: > --- > 1. Lillian Freeze (Lilian Freise? something like that) recorded that > Joseph Smith said that the day would come that only Latter-day Saint > women would want to have children. > --- > > Can't locate such a refernce. Will continue searching. > > > --- > 2. William Dimick (Demick? Dimik?) was told by Joseph that he would > never taste of death. > --- > > This reference appears to be to William Huntington, and his father, > Dimick Huntington. The Huntingtons were associates with Joseph Smith in > > Nauvoo. After he was instrumental in delivering Joseph from the mobs in > > Nauvoo, Joseph promised William that he would never taste of death. > Madsen refers to this in a footnote-- > > William Huntington went west with the exodus and settled eventually in > Springville, Utah. One night, forty-three years after the Nauvoo > incident, just after going to bed he was conversing with his wife in the > > darkness. He said something and she replied. She said something and he > did not reply. After two or three repetitions she lighted a lamp. > Without a sigh or a shudder he had died. The family believed this was > the fulfillment of Joseph's promise, which is universalized in the > Doctrine and Covenants: "And it shall come to pass that those that die > in me shall not taste of death, for it shall be sweet unto them; and > they that die not in me, wo unto them, for their death is bitter" (D&C > 42:46-47). See diary of Oliver B. Huntington, vol. 2, p. 271, entry of > March 19, 1887. > (Truman G. Madsen, Joseph Smith the Prophet [Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, > 1989], .) > > --- > Mij Ebaboc > > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================