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Joseph Smith Chronology

"Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer of the Lord, has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that ever lived in it. 
He lived great, and he died great in the eyes of God and his people; and like most of the Lord's anointed in ancient times, has sealed his mission and his works with
his own blood."  Doctrine and Covenants Section 135.

23 Dec 1805
Born in Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont
Contracted typhus fever, severe leg bone infection
Joseph Smith Sr. family moves to Palmyra, New York
Spring 1820
The First Vision, Joseph sees The Father & The Son
21 Sep 1823
First visitation of the angel Moroni
18 Jan 1827
Married Emma Hale at Bainbridge New York
22 Sep 1827
Obtained gold plates containing the Book of Mormon
May 1829
Restoration of the Melchizedek/Aaronic priesthoods
Jun 1829
Finished the translation of the Book of Mormon
Mar 1830
The Book of Mormon published
06 Apr 1830
Church of Jesus Christ organized
16 Feb 1832
D&C 76 received (post-mortal state of mankind)
24 Mar 1832
Tarred and feathered by a mob in Hiram, Ohio
27 Feb 1833
D&C 89 received (Word of Wisdom revelation)
05 May 1834
Left Kirtland for Missouri at head of Zion’s Camp
14 Feb 1835
Organization of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles
28 Mar 1835
D&C 107 received (revelation on the Priesthood)
Jul 1835
Egyptian mummies and papyrus purchased
27 Mar 1836
Dedication of the Kirtland Temple
03 Apr 1836
Visitation of the Savior to the Kirtland Temple
27 Oct 1838
Mormon extermination order issued by Governor Boggs
30 Oct 1838
Murder of Mormon men and boys at Haun’s Mill
01 Dec 1838
Imprisoned in Liberty Jail at Liberty, Missouri
10 May 1839
Settles in Commerce (Nauvoo), Illinois with saints
29 Nov 1839
Presents grievances to President Martin Van Buren
01 Mar 1842
Wentworth letter published in Times and Seasons
17 Mar 1842
Organized the women’s Relief Society
04 May 1842
Introduced the temple endowment to the church
12 Jul 1843
D&C 132 received (revelation on celestial marriage)
29 Jan 1844
Declares candidacy for President of United States
07 Apr 1844
Delivers King Follett funeral sermon
12 Jun 1844
Arrested for destroying Nauvoo Expositor press
27 Jun 1844
Shot to death by mob at Carthage Jail, Carthage, IL

“Mormonism was not destroyed by the cruel martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph,
but here was its vitality. The bullet-torn flesh fertilized the soil; the
blood they shed moistened the seed; the spirits they sent heavenward will
testify against them throughout the eternities. The cause persists and
grows.” — President Spencer W. Kimball.
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