Black River Falls Branch

congregation #480139

created 2012-10-02 by bplewe
entity type: branch
assertion #3724798 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
name: Black River Falls Branch
assertion #3723796 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
started: between 1841 and 15 Feb 1844
assertion #3721737 by mpra on 2017-03-22: confidence 100%.
ended: between 6 Nov 1844 and 1846
assertion #3735737 by mpra on 2017-03-22: confidence 100%.
description: Church representatives bought Jacob Spaulding's mill in 1841 to cut lumber for the Nauvoo Temple. Members included apostle Lyman Wight, Alpheus Cutler, Peter Haws, Tarlton Lewis, Jabez Durfee, Bishop George Miller, and Pierce Hawley. Many of the members followed Lyman Wight to settle in Texas in 1846. A few followers of Strang later settled here. (valid starting: 1841, source: history of Black River Falls, web pages on Lyman Wight pinery settlements)
assertion #3732077 by mpra on 2017-03-22: confidence 100%. toured the area
religion: Early
assertion #4000620 by bplewe on 2017-04-08: confidence 0%.
tag: Nauvoo Era
assertion #3725384 by bplewe on 2012-10-28: confidence 80%.
location: 44°17'36"N, 90°50'21"W
assertion #3718671 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 70%.
location: Wisconsin, United States
assertion #3712139 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
see also: Clark 1997
assertion #4001396 by mpra on 2017-04-11: confidence 100%.
see also: JHC 11/6/1844
assertion #3771000 by bplewe on 2013-10-29: confidence 80%.
see also: Times & Seasons 2:22, 543
assertion #4000018 by mpra on 2017-03-22: confidence 100%. Not yet a branch, but members are getting ready to go there in 1841.