Databases Highlighted Featuring Property Transactions in Nauvoo

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This week we are featuring several databases compiled by Susan Easton Black. Black, prolific LDS author and historian, is one of the world’s renowned experts on Joseph Smith, Jr., a prominent religious and political figure during the 1830s and 1840s. His birthday was on December 23rd.

The primary database we are featuring from Black is her six-volume set, Property Transactions in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, and Surrounding Communities, 1839-1859 . This set is not available anywhere else! Nauvoo was founded by Joseph Smith, founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The city was originally called The City of Joseph. Listen to Susan Black talk about the database. LISTEN

Black has also compiled the following databases, important primarily to Latter-day Saints, as well as to individuals who had ancestors living in Illinois during 1830-1956:

Early Members of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Listen to Susan Black talk about the database. LISTEN Inscriptions Found on Tombstones and Monuments in Early Latter-day Saint Burial Grounds
Listen to Susan Black talk about the database. LISTEN Marriages in the Nauvoo Region 1839-1845
Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1830-1848
Listen to Susan Black talk about the database. LISTEN Members of the Ellsworth and McArthur Handcart Companies of 1856
Listen to Susan Black talk about the database. LISTEN
Members of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies of 1856
Listen to Susan Black talk about the database. LISTEN Members of the Mormon Battalion: A Sesquicentennial Remembrance
Pioneers of 1847: A Sesquicentennial Remembrance

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