Plural Marriages

Some articles on plural marriages, marriages, plural marriage, marriage:

Latter Day Saint Polygamy In The Late 19th Century - The End of Polygamy in The LDS Church - Aftermath, The Smoot Hearings, and The Second Manifesto
... and other Mormon historians have documented that some church apostles covertly sanctioned plural marriages after the Manifesto ... prevalent in Mexico and Canada because of an erroneous belief that such marriages were legal in those jurisdictions ... The estimates of the number of post-Manifesto plural marriages performed range from scores to thousands, with the actual figure probably close to 250 ...
Latter Day Saint Polygamy In The Late 19th Century - The End of Polygamy in The LDS Church - 1890 Manifesto
... church, began privately refusing the permission that was required to contract new plural marriages ... that he was no longer approving new polygamous marriages, and in answer to a reporter's question of what the LDS Church's attitude was toward the law against polygamy, Woodruff stated, "we mean to obey ... so that all Mormons would be disenfranchised, not just those practicing plural marriage ...
Current State Of Polygamy In The Latter Day Saint Movement - Current State of Polygamy in The LDS Church
... and it is discussed in a lesson on eternal marriage it should be noted that plural marriage appears as part of the additional information section in ... However, the commandment of plural marriage is considered to have been taken back by God ... The LDS Church has not tolerated plural marriages since the 1890 Manifesto was declared ...
1890 Manifesto - New Plural Marriages Vs. Existing Plural Marriages
... was the end of official church authorization for the creation of new plural marriages that violated local laws ... It had no effect on the status of already existing plural marriages, and plural marriages continued to be performed in locations where it was believed to be legal ... "his Manifesto only refers to future marriages, and does not affect past conditions ...
Ezra T. Benson - Plural Marriages, Later Career
... Like many early Latter Day Saints, Benson practiced plural marriage ... Benson later married Adeline Brooks Andrus, Desdemona Fullmer (widow of Joseph Smith, Jr.), Eliza Ann Perry, Lucinda West, Elizabeth Gollaher, Olive Mary Knight, and Mary Larsen ...

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