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2 April 1879


Salt Lake City Thirteenth Ward Primary; Thirteenth Ward Meetinghouse, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

Large meetinghouse with a group of people entering.

Salt Lake City Thirteenth Ward meetinghouse, circa 1890. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

[. . .] The Officers of the Relief Society were present also Sisters Snow, [Zina D. H.] Young [. . .]

Sister Eliza R. Snow presiding required the children to select their own hymns. Opened by singing “O My Father,” [. . .] Sister Snow then addressed the children asking them a few simple questions requiring short answers. Then spoke of organizing and requested them to vote for those they wished to have as officers. It was moved, seconded and carried unanimously that Sister Relief [C.] Atwood ask [act] as President with Sister Lucy [S.] Grant as 1st Counsellor and Sister Ruth Woolley as 2nd Coun. [. . .] [p. 3]

Source Note

Thirteenth Ward, Ensign Stake, Primary Association Minutes and Records (1879–1902), vol. 1 (1879–1883), p. 3, CHL (LR 6133 18).

See also “Home Affairs,” Woman’s Exponent 7, no. 23 (1 May 1879): 234.