Martha H. Raymond Parrish
Martha H. Raymond Parrish (1804-1875) was born 1 Dec, 1804 in Massachusetts. She married Warren F. Parrish on 3 Dec. 1835. She met Wilford Woodruff in 1836 and lived near Phebe in 1837. She died in Jul. 1875 in Emporia, Lyon Co., Kansas.
Martha Hadley Raymond (KJJ6-W6Q), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Martha H. Raymond Parrish, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/martha-h-raymond-parrish, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Martha H. Raymond Parrish, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/martha-h-raymond-parrish, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).
Excerpt:November 25, 1836 ~ Friday Nov 25th Took the parting hand with Elder Sherwood I then set out in company with Elder S^m^oot on foot in a hard snowstorm for Kirtland We came in sight of the Temple of the Lord before we reached the village & I truly felt to rejoice at the sight as it was the first time that mine eyes ever beheld the house of the Lord built by commandment & Revelation We soon entered the village & I spent one of ...Dates:November 25, 1836
Excerpt:it was A happy meeting he had Been with Elder Patten & his wife for several days Br Smoot related the news to me from Br Patten which was glorious in the first degree he gave me an account of the endowment at Kirtland Ohio the heavens was opened unto them Angels & Jesus Christ was seen of them sitting at the right hand of the father he also informed me that Elder W Parish ...Dates:April 20, 1836 April 21, 1836 April 22, 1836 April 23, 1836 April 24, 1836 April 25, 1836 April 26, 1836 April 27, 1836 April 28, 1836 April 29, 1836 April 30, 1836 May 1, 1836 May 2, 1836
Excerpt:requests you to let no one but me know of it—he writes in confidence to you—says that Joseph and Sidney took their families Saturday night and it is supposed they have gone to Missourie and the word is for all to follow that possibly can to escape the destruction that is comeing upon K. There is a great division there and a number have left the church and raised what they call a standard of truth and liberty and drew up a ...
Excerpt:as soon as you get our letters Elder Hale is now writing by my side to Sister Hale I sent you [ink spot] my letter by Brother Gribble which letter you will get with this as I said before so say I again if yoy have Kirtland Money bring it with you & what [courant] money you can I am still as anxious as ever that you should meet me at the Camaan Church in Connecticut it seems ...
Excerpt:I will here extract from my Journal a full description of this day and my feelings and impressions upon visiting and ^the^ city and Temple as written by me at that date. The Temple of the Lord came in sight (first in importance to our view) before we reached Kirtland. I truly rejoy^i^ced as the House of the Lord rose in the view as we drew near this stake of Zion. It was the first time that I had seen the Temple built by the commandment of God in this generation We ...Dates:November 25, 1836