However, the strongest case for a child born through one of Joseph Smith’s plural marriages is that of Josephine Lyon, born on February 8, 1844, in Nauvoo, Illinois. - b: June 1, 1842 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois d: October 10, 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois aged 1 year 4 months 10 days (for the child of John Taylor by 1st wife) Webb, Hannah - b:1785 d: 1845 aged 60 years (w/o James Webb) City of Nauvoo: The rebuilt Nauvoo LDS Temple. 393 0 obj endstream There are many things to do while visiting the small city of Nauvoo, let’s check them out! We will not address in this article why the Saints clung so tena-ciously to their newfound religion. Population in 1840 about 480,000. endobj Davis for Assault] Complaint, 2 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault] Subpoena, 3 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault] Subpoena, 5 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault] Warrant, 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault] Docket Entry, between 1 and circa 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v About Nauvoo, Illinois Tax Index, 1842. endobj 3. ���!FYeܷ��, Markets and the Mormon Conflict: Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839-1846. 14 0 obj Nauvoo (Illinois) Nauvoo. 10 It is estimated that between 2,000 and 3,000 men joined the legion’s ranks. Old Mormon Cemetery The Old Mormon Cemetery, Sonora Township, Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Prince 9.0 rev 5 (www.princexml.com) Nauvoo, Illinois 62354 Events in Nauvoo. Some historians believe that Nauvoo rivaled the population of Chicago in 1842, making it one of the largest cities in the state of Illinois. endobj 394 0 obj 401 0 obj The peak population of Nauvoo was in 2010, when its population was 1,149. endobj In Nauvoo the Saints’ sizable population, the expansive city charter, and the substantial city militia protected the Saints from much of the persecution they had experienced in Ohio and Missouri. <>]/P 405 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> & their Children, & Names of Children under 8 years of Age." 402 0 obj Histoire; Fondation: 1630. It is registered in the National Register of Historic Places of USA and the 2010 census stated that there was a population of 1,149 people in Nauvoo. Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States: Source(s) Birth Source(s) "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), ID:LZFS-W8W. {���{�E��~�3�o���ȼf���|�Z1�V�Y���Ky GNIS: 2395160, 414307. 392 0 obj <>]/P 394 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. added [to] as the Members arrive at the City of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Population: 1,063; Area: 12.502551 km² ; Elevation above sea level: 229 m; official website: 40° 32′ 39.84″ N, 91° 22′ 49.08″ W. OpenStreetMap; Locator tool; Authority control Q576110. <> By the last recorded meeting in March 1844, a total of 1,331 women had enrolled as members, most of them joining the first year (Maureen C. Ward, “‘This Institution Is a Good One’: The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, 17 March 1842 to 16 March 1844,” Mormon Historical Studies 3 [Fall 2002]: 87–203). endobj The records in this database can help reconstruct a list of residents in the area. 2018-12-29T18:07:15-08:00 Appligent AppendPDF Pro 5.5 Location. endobj 1 0 obj explosion of population occurred in Nauvoo, rival towns, particularly Warsaw, were threatened by the perceived economic strength. endobj De 1842 jusqu’à sa mort en 1844, Joseph Smith fut le maire de la ville. Admitted as state, 1818. Also the Deaths of Members, & their Chldren, & Names of Children under 8 years of Age." Since numbers range from 12,000 to 27,000, a need for greater accu-racy is evident. City. Nauvoo, Illinois is the 10,063rd largest city in the US. endobj <>stream <>]/P 396 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> As an introduction and explanation to the 1842 Census, the following information is found in Nauvoa: Early Mormon Records Series, vol 1, Lyman De Platt, Highland, Utah, 1980. Upon being expelled from Missouri, the Saints started to settle Nauvoo in 1839. Sarah was politically active and a good friend to Susan B. Anthony. In 1846 when the exodus occurred, Nauvoo, as the largest city in Illinois, had an estimated population of 14,000 persons.2 Today the town's estimated population is 1,250 persons with settlement mainly on the high land overlooking the flatland upon which the isolated archi-tectural remnants of the original town now stand. While historians all agree that the population of Nauvoo rapidly increased between 1839 and 1846, they either describe this growth with undocumented figures, avoid mentioning any concrete figures, or cast doubt on the figures they have cited. Members of the Church thought they had finally found a permanent home in Illinois. <> Sarah helped form the Ladies’ Society of Nauvoo that became the Relief Society in 1842. endobj H��Wmo�6�n`����u�Q@Q�v�4k���v��!Ȝ.�d�1`�~GR�%E~�)�����9��>��=�Xr����f~���޿��X�^ʴ�s��4 K�����=�������E�2`�]�&�1����X!G��? 9 As the population of Nauvoo expanded, the legion’s numbers quickly grew from its humble beginnings to become what was likely the largest militia in the state by 1845. 6 0 obj 12 0 obj <> Indicatif téléphonique: 217. Various estimates have been given by many historians for the population of Nauvoo from 1839 to 1846. Location of Nauvoo in Hancock County, Illinois. <> endobj Many of these events have become regional traditions and attract people from around the world. endobj <> <> Taylor, L. A. Illinois’ largest city with a population of 27,000” in 1844.8 As Nauvoo’s Mormon era is recalled by historians, one is left wondering if more precise and informative statistics about Nauvoo’s population from 1839 to 1846 can be found. Controversies between the Mormon and non-Mormon population began almost immediately when the Latter -day Saints arrived in Illinois in 1839 and grew in intensity and violence by the middle-1840s. <> One home visitors can tour in Nauvoo belonged to Sarah Granger Kimball and Hiram Kimball. La population atteignit 10 000 habitants, faisant de la ville une des plus grandes de l’État. <> application/pdf Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Nauvoo is 1,063. Also the Deaths of Members, & their Chldren, & Names of Children under 8 years of Age." $22,820 ±$4,051 Per capita income about 90 percent of the amount in the Fort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO Micro Area: $26,540 ±$654; about two-thirds of the amount in Illinois: $34,463 ±$135 Thanks. 388 0 obj If so, or if not, does anyone know where in Nauvoo it is? <>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 3/Type/Page>> 1041 0 obj Nauvoo, Illinois, by early Latter-day Saints. endobj 1049 0 obj From the Nauvoo Legion’s inception, enlistees joined the militia out of desire to fulfill their civic duty and comply with state law. Also the Deaths of Members. Check our EVENTS page for more details. The death of prophet Joseph Smith in 1844 was the beginning of the end for the economy in Nauvoo and contributed to the decision to abandon the town and move west in 1846. endobj endobj The map itself is a plat of the city, showing actual and planned features of the town, such as streets and parcels of land. Nauvoo. Fonctionnement; Statut: City aux États-Unis. 389 0 obj A weakness of the Illinois State census of 1842 is the lack of information regarding residents surrounding Nauvoo along the Mississippi River. endobj 13 0 obj No question, the conflict between the Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo and the residents surrounding Nauvoo, Illinois, in the 1840s is one of the most important aspects of early Mormon history. For example, Robert Flanders simply states, “The population of Illinois trebled during each decade between 1820–1840 and doubled between 1840 and 1850.” When describing the LDS population, he quotes others: “The Mormons reported a population of ten thousand by late 1842; Thomas Ford in his History of Illinois wrote that there were by the end of the year sixteen thousand Mormons altogether in Hancock County.”, Behold the Messiah: New Testament Insights from Latter-day Revelation. Complaint, 28 November 1842 [ City of Nauvoo v. Hunter] Complaint, 29 November 1842 [ City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B] Complaint, 29 November 1842 [ City of Nauvoo v. Hunter] Complaint, 3 October 1843 [ State of Illinois v. Drown] Church member David Rogers accompanied fellow member George J. Adams on his trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1842. Then, even more quickly, its citizens departed, leaving the town almost empty. Feb 05. explosion of population occurred in Nauvoo, rival towns, particularly Warsaw, were threatened by the perceived economic strength. endobj Because Josephine did not receive the Y chromosome from her biological father, her paternity could not be verified through science until recently. Nauvoo, Illinois is the 10,063rd largest city in the US. George Moore, 1811-1847 Diary (1842-1844) Western Illinois Regional Studies 5 (1982) Source: Excerpts from the diary of George Moore in Donald Q. Cannon, "Reverend George Moore Comments on Nauvoo, the Mormons, and Joseph Smith," Western Illinois Regional Studies 5 (Spring 1982):6-16. ��l�H� 2018-12-29T18:07:15-08:00 No question, the conflict between the Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo and the residents surrounding Nauvoo, Illinois, in the 1840s is one of the most important aspects of early Mormon history. Originally called Joseph's City Band, the Nauvoo Brass Band was formed in 1842 by William Pitt to accompany the public drills of the Nauvoo Legion, and became nicknamed Pitt's Brass Band.The band performed public concerts and at various other special events. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Non-census data indicates that the population of Nauvoo grew from 100 in 1839 to about 4000 in 1842, 12,000 in 1844, and stood at about 11,000 in 1845. uuid:da09d727-aa70-11b2-0a00-606e2ad4ff7f Following expulsion from Missouri... More Info, 24 May 1842, State of IL v. Higbee (Nauvoo, IL, Justice of the Peace Court 1842); handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson. She was president of the Utah Woman Suffrage Association. She helped establish the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo in 1842. <> Hiram Kimball joined the Church in 1843 and remained in Nauvoo until 1851 due to business interests. 387 0 obj 3 0 obj Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Nauvoo is 1,063. Some historians believe that Nauvoo rivaled the population of Chicago in 1842, making it one of the largest cities in the state of Illinois… 399 0 obj 2018-12-29T18:07:15-08:00 406 0 obj Géographie ... Population: 1 063 hab. �ɐ��wu�Ǡ����o"! Marriage Source(s) Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute), index and images, Ancestry.com, entry for Anson Matthews and Betsey Burgess (15 September 1811); citing "Town and Vital records of Conway, Massachussetts, 1760-1868," image 165, p. 323, FHL microfilm 0903684. Nauvoo. <>]/P 400 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> 404 0 obj AppendPDF Pro 5.5 Linux Kernel 2.6 64bit Oct 2 2014 Library 10.1.0 Admittedly, demographic descriptions of that era are riddled with statistical inadequacies, yet while these difficulties have been recognized by historians, they have not been resolved to the extent possible through research. The peak population of Nauvoo was in 2010, when its population was 1,149. Its name was changed in 1827 to Venus, followed by Commerce (1834) and then Nauvoo (1840), a Hebrew word that means “beautiful place” or “city beautiful.” 2. Nauvoo, Illinois. Population in 1845 about 660,000. <>]/P 391 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> What was the peak population of Nauvoo? endobj The Relief Society was organized in Nauvoo on March 17, 1842, a step Joseph Smith considered essential to the complete organization of the Church. What was the peak population of Nauvoo? This is where they would build Zion. Nauvoo (the United States) Show map of the United States. 2. Densité : 85 hab./km 2. In seven years, Nauvoo grew from a mostly unsettled swamp to a city rivaling Chicago in size and significance. 2 0 obj Show map of Illinois. uuid:da09720a-aa70-11b2-0a00-782dad000000 [21] 2010. In 1868, she laid the cornerstone for the Church’s Relief Society building in Salt Lake City. Code FIPS: 17-51791. endobj While historians all agree that the population of Nauvoo rapidly increased between 1839 and 1846, they either describe this growth with undocumented figures, avoid mentioning any concrete figures, or cast doubt on the figures they have cited. La Société de secours (en anglais Relief Society) est une organisation philanthropique et éducative, une organisation officielle de l’Église de Jésus-Christ des saints des derniers jours fondée en 1842 à Nauvoo, Illinois, États-Unis.. La Société de secours est aujourd’hui composée de plus de 5,2 millions de membres dans près de 170 pays et territoires. 1050 0 obj endobj 5 0 obj Rogers, a portrait painter with 13 years of experience, painted these portraits of Joseph and Emma Smith over the course of several days in September 1842. %PDF-1.7 %���� <> endobj endobj Une révélation reçue par Joseph Smith en janvier 1841 commanda aux saints de faire de nouveau des efforts pour construire un temple. 397 0 obj 7 City planners anticipated a large population. Introduction to City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B and City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C Complaint, 29 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B] Warrant and Subpoena, 29 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B] Subpoena, 29 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Nauvoo era. <>]/P 403 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> As of the census of 2010, 1,149 people, 494 households, and 351 families resided in the city. Markets and the Mormon Conflict: Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839-1846 <>stream Portraits of Joseph and Emma Smith. Site web (en) www.cityofnauvoo.org. Nauvoo. Introduction to City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B and City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C Complaint, 30 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C] Subpoena, 30 November 1842–A [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C] Subpoena, 30 November 1842–B [City of Nauvoo v. <>]/P 398 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> By the early 1840s tensions had developed between the “old settlers” in Warsaw and surrounding areas, and the new and rapidly expanding population of Mormons in Nauvoo, which reportedly grew to almost 20,000 people. added [to] as the Members arrive at the City of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Identifiants; Code postal: 62354. <>]/P 407 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> [1047 0 R 1048 0 R 1043 0 R 1044 0 R 1045 0 R 1046 0 R 1040 0 R 1042 0 R] The death of prophet Joseph Smith in 1844 was the beginning of the end for the economy in Nauvoo and contributed to the decision to abandon the town and move west in 1846. 11 endobj arrive at the City of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. But be- <> In addition to our year-round activities, Nauvoo is the location for many wonderful events and festivals your whole family will enjoy. 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