Celestial Marriage

Here’s a document from the National Archives, Washington, DC from 1878. At that time, my great great grandfather John Taylor was president of the Mormon church and had fifteen wives. He also appeared before the Supreme Court to defend Utah Territory from disenfranchisement by Congress. Plural marriage was banned by the Church before 1896, when Utah gained statehood. What about Polyandry—plural husbands—? Womanhood!polygamy

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