James Jesse Strang (1813-1856)

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Alternate Names James J. Strang, J. J. Strang
Birth 21 March 1813
Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States
Marriage Mary Perce, 20 November 1836
Elvira Eliza Field, 13 July 1849
Betsy McNutt, 19 January 1852
Sarah Adelia Wright, 15 July 1855
Phoebe Wright, 27 October 1855
Death 9 July 1856
Voree, Wisconsin, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite)
Callings Leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), 1844-1856
Occupations Member of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1853–1856
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James Jesse Strang was the leader of a sect of the Latter Day Saint movement known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, often called Strangites.

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Secondary Sources

  • Catherwood, Mary Hartwell. "The King of Beaver." Harper's New Monthly Magazine (January 1898): 185-195.
  • Post, Warren. History of James Strang: The Birth and Parentage of the Prophet James. Society for Strang Studies, 2006.
  • Silitto, John and Staker, Susan, eds. Mormon Mavericks: Essays on Dissenters. Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Books, 2002.
  • Society for Strang Studies. http://www.strangstudies.org/
  • Speek, Vickie Cleverley. "God has made us a Kingdom": James Strang and the Midwest Mormons. Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Books, 2006.
  • van Noord, Roger. King of Beaver Island: The Life and Assassination of James Jesse Strang. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1988.

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