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. Various estimates have been given by many historians for the population of Nauvoo from 1839 to 1846. 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. {���{�E��~�3�o���ȼf���|�Z1�V�Y���Ky 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. <> 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 7 City planners anticipated a large population. endobj added [to] as the Members arrive at the City of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. 10 It is estimated that between 2,000 and 3,000 men joined the legion’s ranks. 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. ���!FYeܷ��, Markets and the Mormon Conflict: Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839-1846. [1047 0 R 1048 0 R 1043 0 R 1044 0 R 1045 0 R 1046 0 R 1040 0 R 1042 0 R] endobj Prince 9.0 rev 5 (www.princexml.com) endobj <>]/P 394 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> arrive at the City of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. The peak population of Nauvoo was in 2010, when its population was 1,149. endobj 392 0 obj Church member David Rogers accompanied fellow member George J. Adams on his trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1842. 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. Nauvoo (the United States) Show map of the United States. 1 0 obj La population atteignit 10 000 habitants, faisant de la ville une des plus grandes de l’État. Location. The records in this database can help reconstruct a list of residents in the area. 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. City. 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. 13 0 obj City of Nauvoo: The rebuilt Nauvoo LDS Temple. 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. Portraits of Joseph and Emma Smith. Show map of Illinois. 2. 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. Code FIPS: 17-51791. Fonctionnement; Statut: City aux États-Unis. explosion of population occurred in Nauvoo, rival towns, particularly Warsaw, were threatened by the perceived economic strength. uuid:da09720a-aa70-11b2-0a00-782dad000000 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. The peak population of Nauvoo was in 2010, when its population was 1,149. But be- <>]/P 398 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> Thanks. 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. 1041 0 obj 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. 3 0 obj Admitted as state, 1818. Nauvoo, Illinois is the 10,063rd largest city in the US. As of the census of 2010, 1,149 people, 494 households, and 351 families resided in the city. <> Some historians believe that Nauvoo rivaled the population of Chicago in 1842, making it one of the largest cities in the state of Illinois. 404 0 obj <> Because Josephine did not receive the Y chromosome from her biological father, her paternity could not be verified through science until recently. This is where they would build Zion. %PDF-1.7 %���� 399 0 obj Indicatif téléphonique: 217. Taylor, L. A. <> 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. endobj Nauvoo, Illinois is the 10,063rd largest city in the US. Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. 401 0 obj endobj <> Nauvoo, Illinois 62354 Events in Nauvoo. Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Nauvoo is 1,063. Géographie ... Population: 1 063 hab. endobj endobj Nauvoo, Illinois, by early Latter-day Saints. What was the peak population of Nauvoo? This map of Nauvoo was first printed in 1842 by Gustavus Hills, a recently converted member of the Church, and it illustrates the Saints’ optimistic expectations for their city. 14 0 obj 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. 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 endobj endobj 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. 2 0 obj Feb 05. <>]/P 407 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> <> Then, even more quickly, its citizens departed, leaving the town almost empty. <>]/P 400 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> <> 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. 389 0 obj In seven years, Nauvoo grew from a mostly unsettled swamp to a city rivaling Chicago in size and significance. & their Children, & Names of Children under 8 years of Age." 3. Site web (en) www.cityofnauvoo.org. 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] 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. AppendPDF Pro 5.5 Linux Kernel 2.6 64bit Oct 2 2014 Library 10.1.0 endobj Population in 1840 about 480,000. <> 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. About Nauvoo, Illinois Tax Index, 1842. 387 0 obj Population in 1845 about 660,000. De 1842 jusqu’à sa mort en 1844, Joseph Smith fut le maire de la ville. The map itself is a plat of the city, showing actual and planned features of the town, such as streets and parcels of land. 1049 0 obj What was the peak population of Nauvoo? <>]/P 403 0 R/Pg 1041 0 R/S/Reference>> Upon being expelled from Missouri, the Saints started to settle Nauvoo in 1839. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. We will not address in this article why the Saints clung so tena-ciously to their newfound religion. 397 0 obj She helped establish the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo in 1842. In 1868, she laid the cornerstone for the Church’s Relief Society building in Salt Lake City. 394 0 obj Nauvoo (Illinois) Nauvoo. endobj 2018-12-29T18:07:15-08:00 Hiram Kimball joined the Church in 1843 and remained in Nauvoo until 1851 due to business interests. <>stream 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. Location of Nauvoo in Hancock County, Illinois. From the Nauvoo Legion’s inception, enlistees joined the militia out of desire to fulfill their civic duty and comply with state law. 5 0 obj If so, or if not, does anyone know where in Nauvoo it is? Also the Deaths of Members, & their Chldren, & Names of Children under 8 years of Age." One home visitors can tour in Nauvoo belonged to Sarah Granger Kimball and Hiram Kimball. Sarah helped form the Ladies’ Society of Nauvoo that became the Relief Society in 1842. <> Nauvoo. endobj She was president of the Utah Woman Suffrage Association. 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. endobj endobj 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. Of these events have become regional traditions and attract people from around world. Did not receive the Y chromosome from her biological father, her paternity could not be verified science! Addition to our year-round activities, Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois,... 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