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Hyrum himself was killed in 1844 along with Joseph, resulting in a Succession crisis that broke the Latter Day Saint movement into several smaller denominations.
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All of those first initiated by Smith on May 4, 1842, were longstanding or recent Masons: Adams was the Deputy Grand Master of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Illinois ; Whitney, Miller and Kimball had previously been Lodge Masters ; Smith's brother, Hyrum, had been a Mason since 1827, and the remaining five participants ( Law, Marks, Young, Richards, and Smith himself ) had been initiated as Freemasons just weeks before the meeting.
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Because Hyrum was Joseph's successor, their deaths caused a succession crisis, and Brigham Young assumed leadership over the majority of Saints.
The elder Smith, however, was also called to give Patriarchal blessings to the fatherless within the church, and the church as a whole, a calling he passed onto his eldest surviving son Hyrum Smith prior to his death.
Because Hyrum was Joseph's logical successor, their deaths caused a succession crisis, and Brigham Young assumed leadership over the majority of Saints.
While incarcerated in the Carthage Jail in June 1844, Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, was assassinated by a mob along with his brother Hyrum Smith.
Hyrum was founded in 1860 by a group of 23 families, mainly either Danish immigrants of sons of Ezra T. Benson.
Mill Creek was originally settled by Mary Fielding Smith ( widow of Hyrum Smith ) and her children, including Joseph F. Smith, in 1848.
However since Taylor was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve before the Mormons even arrived in Utah, and was the wounded survivor of the mob attack that killed Joseph and Hyrum Smith, and served at various times as speaker of the Utah Territorial Legislature, naming the town after Taylor at any point from 1847 on is quite believable.
In 1844, Taylor was with church founder Joseph Smith, Jr., his brother Hyrum Smith, and fellow LDS leader Willard Richards in the Carthage, Illinois jail when the Smiths were killed by a mob.
In early June 1831, Joseph Smith was ordained to the " high priesthood ", along with twenty-two other men ( including prominent figures in the Latter Day Saint movement such as Hyrum Smith, Parley P. Pratt, and Martin Harris ).
Woodruff and Phoebe were sealed by Hyrum Smith in Nauvoo but, due to a loss of records, this ordinance was later repeated by Heber C. Kimball in Salt Lake City.
While he was there, a mob of about 200 armed men stormed Carthage Jail in the late afternoon of June 27, 1844, and both Joseph and his brother Hyrum were killed.
Emma was left a pregnant widow — it would be on November 17, 1844, that she gave birth to David Hyrum Smith, her and Joseph's last child together.
The publication was the first to include such significant Latter Day Saint documents as The Wentworth Letter, a construction of the King Follett Discourse, the Book of Abraham ( which was later canonized in 1880 by the LDS Church as part of their Pearl of Great Price ), the personal history of Joseph Smith, Jr., and the announcement of the assassination of Joseph and Hyrum Smith.
His brother, Hyrum, who was Assistant President of the Church, ( and as such would have been Smith's natural successor ) had died with him.
The court martial of Hyrum Graff is expanded upon ; some light is shed on Graff's life after he was made Minister of Colonization, as well as where Mazer Rackham went off to after the Formic War.
Ender's first stop, at the request of Hyrum Graff, is the Hindu colony of Ganges which is governed by Virlomi, a former battle school student who caused an uprising in India before she was subdued and exiled by Peter Wiggin's Hegemony.
After being tested, he was introduced to then-Captain Hyrum Graff as a leading candidate for the role which Ender would later play, but his personality was judged too set in anti-authority patterns.
Hyrum and killed
* June 27 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum, are killed in Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois.
At the request of Hyrum Smith ( Joseph Smith's brother ), he twice sang the song " A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief " in Carthage Jail just before the Smiths were killed.
Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were taken into legal custody and then killed by a mob at Carthage, Illinois on June 27, 1844.
He also was ordained by Joseph to the priesthood office of Apostle and replaced Oliver Cowdery as Assistant President of the Church ; in this capacity, Hyrum acted as President of the Church in Joseph's absence and was designated to be Joseph's successor if he were killed or incapacitated.
In July 1844 while traveling, Lyman learned that Smith and his brother Hyrum had been killed by a mob at Carthage, Illinois.
Hyrum and 1844
On June 27, 1844, Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were murdered by a mob in Carthage, Illinois, while being held on charges of treason.
* 1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.
In 1844 Joseph Smith, and his brother Hyrum Smith were murdered by a mob while in custody in the city of Carthage, Illinois.
Hyrum Smith ( February 9, 1800 – June 27, 1844 ) was an American religious leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the original church of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Hyrum refused and, in 1844, traveled with Joseph to Carthage, Illinois where both were charged with riot and treason.
In June 1844, Taylor accompanied Joseph Smith, Hyrum Smith, and Willard Richards and others to Carthage Jail.
Richards was incarcerated in Carthage Jail with Joseph Smith, Jr., Hyrum Smith and John Taylor on the 27th of June 1844 when the jail was attacked by a mob and the LDS prophet and his brother were murdered.
At the time of Joseph's assassination in 1844, most Latter Day Saints agreed that his brother, Hyrum Smith, would have been chosen successor, had he not also been assassinated.
When Hyrum was assassinated in 1844, his youngest brother, the Apostle William Smith became Presiding Patriarch.
Sometime between June 23 – 27, 1844, Smith reportedly stated that " if he and Hyrum were taken away, Samuel H. Smith would be his successor ".
After Hyrum was murdered in 1844, Mary Smith chose to follow the direction of Brigham Young and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.