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Single Men in 19th-century Mormonism

By Jeffery Ogden Johnson Jeffery Ogden Johnson is retired from the LDS Church Historical Department and was a member of the staff of the Utah State Archives, serving as director. He has published historical articles; taught classes and workshops; and been a speaker at archival, library and historical meetings.     Or right-click here to …

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Single Men in Nineteenth-century Mormonism

By Jeffery Ogden Johnson BEING SINGLE IN the Mormon Church has always been a challenge. An unsigned 1849 Frontier Guardian article, published by apostle Orson Hyde in Kanesville, Iowa, unequivocally declared:   That man who resolves to live without woman, and that woman who resolves to live without man, are enemies to the community in which they …

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