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Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, the Assistant President of the Church were both assassinated by a mob while in a Carthage, Illinois jail and several bodies within the church claimed to be the senior surviving authority and appointed successors.These various claims resulted in a succession crisis.At LDS Friends Date we make it easy to find single local LDS singles.Just join our free site and begin browsing and connecting with local LDS singles. Why fuss with installing anything on your phone when the free LDS dating site is totally mobile friendly.The driving force behind and founder of the Latter Day Saint movement was Joseph Smith, and to a lesser extent, during the movement's first two years, Oliver Cowdery.Throughout his life, Smith told of an experience he had as a boy having seen God the Father and Jesus Christ as two separate beings, who told him that the true church had been lost and would be restored through him, and that he would be given the authority to organize and lead the true Church of Christ.Latter Day Saints Dating - If you are looking for interesting relationships, we recommend you to become member of this dating site, because members of this site looking for many different types of relationships.
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Smith and Cowdery also explained that the angels John the Baptist, Peter, James, and John visited them in 1829 and gave them priesthood authority to reestablish the Church of Christ.
The first Latter Day Saint church was formed on April 6, 1830, consisting of a community of believers in the western New York towns of Fayette, Manchester, and Colesville.
Many supported Brigham Young, the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; others Sidney Rigdon, the senior surviving member of the First Presidency.
Emma Hale Smith failed to persuade William Marks, the president of the Presiding High Council and a Rigdon supporter, to assume leadership and the surviving members of Smith's immediate family remained unaffiliated with any larger body until 1860, when they formed the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Joseph's eldest son as prophet.
The LDS Church officially renounced this practice in 1890, and gradually discontinued it, resulting in the Utah Territory becoming a U. Other groups originating within the Latter Day Saint movement followed different paths in Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.