• Joseph Ellis Johnson alleged in 1850 that he was aware of sexual relations between Joseph Smith and Mary Heron, his mother-in-law.1
  1. Misc Minutes, B.Y. Collection, September 2, 1850, D. Michael Quinn PapersCAdditionCUncat WA MS 244 (Accession:19990209-c) Box 1. This document is available on Richard E. Turley Jr., Selected Collections from the Archives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 2002), Vol. 1, DVD #18, but that entry is blacked out, restricted because it deals with Church disciplinary proceedings.  (back)