Big Grove Branch [Illinois]

congregation #480018

created 2012-10-02 by bplewe
entity type: branch
assertion #3723909 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
name: Big Grove Branch
assertion #3723501 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
started: Jun 1840
assertion #3721807 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
description: 1880 history of Stephenson county “Mormon meddlings“ refers to “thick as lice in Egypt… but unable to perform miracles as was moses.“ Ezra Strong was first president of the branch, organized by Elisha H. Groves. (valid starting: 1840, source: 1880 history of Stephenson county)
assertion #3732019 by daniel m. kelty on 2017-04-08: confidence 100%. found in local history
religion: Early
assertion #4000582 by bplewe on 2017-04-08: confidence 0%.
tag: Nauvoo Era
assertion #3725221 by bplewe on 2012-10-28: confidence 80%.
location: Illinois, United States
assertion #3712018 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
location: 42°23'6"N, 89°43'32"W
assertion #3718646 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 30%.
same as: Vienna Branch [Illinois]
assertion #4001304 by mpra on 2017-04-09: confidence 50%. Both mention being created by Elisha Groves in 1840, and being a day east of Galena.
see also: T&S 1:12, 182
assertion #3772864 by bplewe on 2013-10-29: confidence 80%.