Sentence Examples


  • They have become^mainly Protestants, Catholics or Mormons, but retain many superstitions connected with their native religion.
  • 2 A law passed in 1887, requiring all voters to take an oath against polygamy, with the object of disfranchising Mormons, was declared unconstitutional by the State Supreme Court.
  • 4,618 Mormons 3,212 Baptists.
  • The Mormons remained only about five years, but on their departure for Utah their places were speedily taken by new immigrants.
  • In 1847 Brigham Young had succeeded Joseph Smith as president of the Mormons, and he held that position of veritable dictator until his death (1877); John Taylor succeeded him, and Wilford Woodruff in 1890 was chosen head of the organization; then Lorenzo Snow was president in 1898-1901, and Joseph Fielding Smith was elected in 1901.