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
> 
> 
> 

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