Joseph Smith/Polygamy/Plural wives
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Plural wives of Joseph Smith, Jr.
- Fanny Alger (Link)
- Discovered in a barn—How did Emma learn about Joseph's marriage to Fanny Alger? I've heard they were discovered together in the barn. Was Fanny pregnant? (Link)
- Fanny Alger: Marriage or affair?—Critics charge that Joseph Smith's early plural marriage(s) cannot have been "real" marriages, since the doctrine of "eternal marriage" (i.e., marriages which last beyond the grave) was not introduced until 1841. (Link)
- Eliza R. Snow (Link)
- Helen Mar Kimball (Link)
- Sarah Ann Whitney (Link)
- Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs (Link)
- Analysis of Zina and Henry Jacobs—Zina and Her Men: An Examination of the Changing Marital State of Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young by Allen Wyatt (Link)
- Divine manifestation to Zina. (Link)
- Zina and polyandry (Link)
- Child by Joseph ruled out by DNA testing—DNA research in 2005 confirmed Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs's son Zebulon was the son of Henry Bailey Jacobs. (Link)
- Emma Smith remark to Zina—Zina Huntington remembered a conversation between Elizabeth [Davis] and Emma [Smith] in which Elizabeth asked the prophet’s wife if she felt that Joseph was a prophet. Yes, Emma answered, but I wish to God I did not know it. (Link)