Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

in Iowa, Western Illinois, and Northern Missouri

To learn more about members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Iowa and surrounding areas, click on a tab above to explore this site, or read some of the blog posts below. 

April 22, 2018

The first public discourse preached by  female Mormon missionaries was in England in 1898. Historian Orson F. Whitney reported what happened when Inez Knight and Jennie Brimhall addressed an audience curious about what real Mormon women were like: "The hall was crowded, and their remarks were listened to with rapt attention. The novel spectacle of two young and innocent girls--whose appearance alone betokened modesty and virtue, as their utterances showed intelligence and...

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