Posts Tagged ‘Joseph Smith’

LDS founder Joseph Smith’s many wives

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

After officially acknowledging earlier this month that founder Joseph Smith had multiple wives, some of them as young as 14, officials at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now facing two important questions. Who were these women, and what are their stories? Smith was already married when he began to set his Read more

Mormon founder Joseph Smith had up to 40 wives, LDS church says

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Mormon founder Joseph Smith had as many as 40 wives, including a 14-year-old girl, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has admitted. The church’s teachings had previously portrayed Smith has having been happily married to one woman only. The revelations of Smith’s polygamy came in an essay posted on the LDS church’s Read more