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27 October 1868


Lehi Ward Relief Society; Lehi Schoolhouse, Lehi, Utah Territory

Small, one-room building made of logs

This log schoolhouse, built in 1851 in Lehi, Utah Territory, was used for various purposes, including church meetings. (Courtesy Lehi Historical Society and Archives.)

Minuites of a meeting held at the school house to organize A Female Releif Society they were present Bishop David Evans Mr Wm [William] H Winn Mayor of Lehi Allderman Israel Evans Mrs Eliza R Snow Mrs Sarah Kimbal[l] &c. &c [. . .]

the Bishop then Requested Sister Snow to read the Recor Records of the organization of the first Female Releif Society at Nawvoo after Mrs E R Snow read the Record the Bishop Said we will now proceed to organize this Female Releif Society [. . .] [p. 1]

[. . .] Sister Snow then arose and Said your Bishop your president [Sarah Coleman] and her Councellers [Barbara Evans and Martha Thomas] have Desired me to address you she then Delivired a highly interesting Discourse imparting such instruction to the officials as she deemed Necessary in Concluding she predicted the Society would increas and prosper [. . .] [p. 2]

Source Note

Lehi Ward, Alpine Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1892), vol. 1 (1868–1879), pp. 1–2, CHL (LR 4817 14); Joseph T. H. Colledge, Secretary.