The Church Historian's Press

22 August 1878

North Morgan Relief Society and Young Ladies; North Morgan Schoolhouse, Morgan, Utah Territory

Single-story, stone building with belfry; women and children pose in front of the building

North Morgan schoolhouse, Morgan, Utah Territory, circa 1900. (Used by permission, Morgan County Historical Society.)

There were present from Salt Lake City, sisters Eliza R. Snow, [Mary Isabella Hales] Horne and [Elizabeth A.] Davis. [. . .]

The President [Elizabeth Worlton] then arose and said she was much pleased with the privelage of being able to introduce to the society Sisters Snow Horne and Davis

[. . .] [p. 17] [. . .]

Sister Eliza R. Snow then arose to speak to the sisters. said she understood there was no Young Ladies association existing here and that the Bishop [Wyman M. Parker] was willing to have one organized, and asked the young sisters if they would like to be organized when there was a vote taken on it and carried unanmouse [unanimous], to have one organized. The Organization was then effected with very gratifieing results. there being 26 members enrolled including the Officers. Told the sisters of both socieities of if they would be punctual in attending their meetings and honor their associations they should be blessed. Also advised them not to shirk from any duty, but to cultivate their minds and consciences that there is nothing more important than the rising generation as we want to produce a better set of mothers she related a great many of the duties of the saints and entreated of them to preform them. Praying the Blessings of God to rest upon Zion

[. . .] [p. 18]

Source Note

Morgan North Ward, Morgan Utah Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1877–1973), vol. 1 (1877–1902), pp. 17–18, CHL (LR 6176 14); John S. Barrett, Secretary.

See also Morgan North Ward, Morgan Utah Stake, Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association Minutes and Records (1878–1973), vol. 1 (1878–1894), p. 1, CHL (LR 6176 17), John S. Barrett, Secretary; “Returned,” Deseret News 27, no. 31 (4 Sept. 1878): 489; and “Visit to Relief Societies,” Woman’s Exponent 7, no. 7 (1 Sept. 1878): 51.

Cite this page

22 August 1878, North Morgan Relief Society and Young Ladies; North Morgan Schoolhouse, Morgan, Utah Territory, The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow, accessed June 19, 2024