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The 1858 Utah War's "move south" by the Mormon settlers was portrayed through the accounts of the pioneer women who experienced it in a presentation at the annual Mormon History Association Conference.
A project to index the records of 4 million freed African-American slaves is now completed, almost a year to the day after the project was launched by the LDS Church’s FamilySearch International genealogy...
Over the course of the life of the Prophet Joseph Smith, his understanding of families and heaven “unfolded line upon line, sometimes growing out of a yearning for lost loved ones,” two Mormon Histo...
A century-old question about whether Josephine Lyon was the child of founding LDS prophet Joseph Smith Jr. from a polygamous marriage to her mother was addressed Saturday on the concluding day of the 51st annua...
Former LDS general Relief Society leader Aileen H. Clyde and author D. Michael Quinn have won the highest awards presented this year by the Mormon History Association.
Though it’s not a formal doctrine within their church, Latter-day Saints in practice sometimes engage in what other faith groups might call “intercession” on behalf of deceased love ones, a no...
Just a few yards from Brigham Young’s grave in Salt Lake City, Elder Larry Y. Wilson, General Authority Seventy, paid homage to President Young on June 1 at an observance of the famous Church president...
Mormon history enthusiasts – professional and amateur – of various religious and cultural stripes will converge this weekend at Snowbird Cliff Lodge in Little Cottonwood Canyon for the 51st annual M...
In commemoration of the premiere of its television series “Roots,” the History Channel has launched a campaign to support the Freedmen’s Bureau Project of FamilySearch International, the Churc...
Mission president and his assistants find a potential convert while frequenting a restaurant.