Daily Archives: June 27, 2017

James Holt, 27 June 1844: “They have murdered the prophet of God”

In an obituary written by William Alma Holt, son of James Holt: Deseret News April 18, 1894 page 3 JAMES HOLT Teasdale, Wayne County, Utah, April 9, 1894 – Not having seen a notice of the death of my father … Continue reading

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James Holt Reveals Martyrdom of Joseph Smith on 27 June 1844

James Holt was my 3rd Great-grandpa. ┬áHere is an experience he had in 1844: Published, LDS Church News “Historical Vignettes” Date, unknown. An overflow crowd had gathered in the Lebanon, Tenn., courthouse to listen to two Mormon elders. It was … Continue reading

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