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2 November 1880


Social Event; Robert and Hannah Peirce Residence, Mill Creek [Millcreek], Utah Territory

Large single-story home with wraparound fence and sizeable porch.

Robert and Hannah Peirce Home in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Used by permission of Gregory Peirce and the Peirce family.)

Relief Society Pres [Eliza R. Snow] with her two Counsellors [Zina D. H. Young and Elizabeth Ann Whitney] and Secretary [Sarah M. Kimball] [. . .] rode Six miles to Mill Creek by invitation of Mrs Margarett [Margaret P.] Young to visit her Father Robert Pierce [Peirce] aged 84 Years, He came from Lancaster County Pennsylvania in the early days of Nauvoo and was familiarly acquainted with the Prophit Joseph Smith. [. . .]

Sister E. R. Spoke in tongues and prophesied, Sis Zina D Young interpreted

The party returned feeling that the day had been pleasently and proffitably spent

[. . .] [p. 20]

Source Note

General Relief Society, Record (1880–1892), p. 20, CHL (CR 11 175).