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Mormon church gives first lady volume of family history
Mormon Times ^ | March 17, 2010 | Scott Taylor

Posted on 03/22/2010 3:16:26 PM PDT by greyfoxx39

 
Mormon church gives first lady volume of family history
 
 
WASHINGTON -- For the second time in less than a year, Mormon church leaders have met with a President Barack Obama family member in the White House to present a volume of history.

First lady Michelle Obama was presented with a volume of her family history Wednesday morning by Elder Dallin H. Oaks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Also participating was Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.


In July, Mormon church President Thomas S. Monson joined Elder Oaks and Reid in presenting the U.S. president with his family history.

"Last year, the church compiled several volumes for President Barack Obama," Reid said. "This year, I thank Elder Oaks for sharing our faith's tradition of genealogical research with the first lady and her family.

"This documentation of their lineage will be cherished and passed on for future generations," he said. "I am honored that the church can play a part in documenting the history of the first family."


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While the conservatives of this country were battling ObamaCare, Michelle and Harry and mormon leader meet at the White House.

Words fail.........

1 posted on 03/22/2010 3:16:26 PM PDT by greyfoxx39
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To: colorcountry; Colofornian; Elsie; FastCoyote; svcw; Zakeet; SkyPilot; rightazrain; ...

Ping


2 posted on 03/22/2010 3:17:20 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.)
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To: greyfoxx39

3 posted on 03/22/2010 3:18:38 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: greyfoxx39

OMG, get the kids in the wine cellar. Hurry.


4 posted on 03/22/2010 3:19:10 PM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: greyfoxx39

No family history for the kenyan?


5 posted on 03/22/2010 3:21:43 PM PDT by muddler (Obama is either incompetent or malicious, and it makes little difference which.)
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To: greyfoxx39

Does the family history of Obama include the background of his birth?


6 posted on 03/22/2010 3:22:15 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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Did they find a copy of Barry Sotero’s birth certificate?


7 posted on 03/22/2010 3:22:54 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: greyfoxx39
So the Mormons support abortion?
8 posted on 03/22/2010 3:23:17 PM PDT by JABit (oathkeepers.org)
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To: greyfoxx39

Whilst doing my own genealogical research, I discovered that the Mormons loved to inflate their numbers and make stuff up in their own records.

However, the long gone Mormons in my family tree were very useful in government documents because they had odd, made up names, like the Lemonjellos and Oranjellos of today. And I think the Mormons are still at it, making up weird names.

http://wesclark.com/ubn/

Wonder what my ancestors who fought for independence would say about Obamacare.


9 posted on 03/22/2010 3:23:52 PM PDT by Feline_AIDS (youngandright.wordpress.com)
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To: muddler
From the article, In July, Mormon church President Thomas S. Monson joined Elder Oaks and Reid in presenting the U.S. president with his family history

Two meetings for one with the first couple.

10 posted on 03/22/2010 3:27:01 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.)
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To: greyfoxx39

Wonder if Obama’s is correct.


11 posted on 03/22/2010 3:34:25 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Feline_AIDS
Whilst doing my own genealogical research

lol

12 posted on 03/22/2010 3:36:24 PM PDT by 999replies (Thune/Rubio 2012)
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To: Feline_AIDS
I am into genealogy and have quit going to FamilySearch. When I found so many ancestors being born after the children, I knew something was wrong with their data system. And, I do not think my Baptist ancestors would like to know how they do their thing with them. I like ancestry.com better than any site on the internet. One of my favorite things to do is just type in my ancestor and see what kind of sites pop up for them. Have found loads of info that way. I have over 22,300 names in my FTM.
13 posted on 03/22/2010 3:37:07 PM PDT by MamaB (If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.)
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To: JABit
"And Mormons overwhelmingly support the church's stance on abortion (only in cases of rape, incest or the health of the mother), whereas evangelicals are more likely to say abortion should never be permitted."

Mormons hold peculiar place in politics, survey reveals

14 posted on 03/22/2010 3:37:46 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.)
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To: Feline_AIDS
Glad I wasn't the only one. I saw that too.

Made up stuff, just to satisfy their quota of furnishing names attached to anyone.

Only about 1% of what they had on my family matched up, and no way will I give them the correct. rofl They may want to "SEAL" me or my family for use on their other planet.

They already have my gggrandpa "SEALED", and he was murdered by a jealous husband. Guess they saw potential.

15 posted on 03/22/2010 3:41:11 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: greyfoxx39

Could they be aiming for a medical exemption as the Amish and Christian scientists got?


16 posted on 03/22/2010 3:43:53 PM PDT by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: MamaB
When I found so many ancestors being born after the children,

I was looking at their site with my cousin. Much to our surprise he died ten years ago.

17 posted on 03/22/2010 3:46:16 PM PDT by svcw (Jesus comforts the uncomfortable and makes uncomfortable the comfortable.)
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To: annieokie
They already have my gggrandpa "SEALED", and he was murdered by a jealous husband. Guess they saw potential.

I don't care who ya are, that is FUNNY right there.

18 posted on 03/22/2010 3:46:42 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.)
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To: tbw2
Could they be aiming for a medical exemption as the Amish and Christian scientists got?

They're aiming for something...one of the largest, wealthiest corporations in America if not the world with a religious tax-exemption to protect??? Just one guess.

19 posted on 03/22/2010 3:48:50 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.)
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To: greyfoxx39

I wonder how accurate it is? Mormon records can be REALLY REALLY sloppy.


20 posted on 03/22/2010 3:51:51 PM PDT by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: svcw
I was looking at someone’s tree and discovered that they had my brother dying in 2007. Whoever did the tree put his name instead of my mom's who died in 2007 at the age of 102. We were all listed in her obituary but I can not understand why they chose my brother instead of one of the rest of us. I understand why dates can be messed up since I have typed the wrong date when working on my tree but I have usually caught it before entering the info.

Since the deaths of my daughter in 2004 and my hubby in 2006, genealogy has kept me sane! It is hard to do though! LOL.

21 posted on 03/22/2010 3:56:49 PM PDT by MamaB (If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.)
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To: reaganaut

That is why I quit going to that site.


22 posted on 03/22/2010 3:57:53 PM PDT by MamaB (If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.)
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To: annieokie

and he was murdered by a jealous husband
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They had gay marriage back then?


23 posted on 03/22/2010 3:58:03 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: MamaB

Not just their site, their paper records as well. When I was Mormon, I took a class in genealogy at BYU and was horrified at how sloppy their records were.

It was like the people putting the information in didn’t care as long as the ‘temple work’ was done.


24 posted on 03/22/2010 3:59:23 PM PDT by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: mamelukesabre
Oh no, but I'm sure they tried. lol

NO, he ran off with another man's wife, you silly duck.

25 posted on 03/22/2010 4:07:55 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: MamaB

I am sorry for your loss.
It is amazing how many mistakes I have found.


26 posted on 03/22/2010 4:14:00 PM PDT by svcw (Jesus comforts the uncomfortable and makes uncomfortable the comfortable.)
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To: mamelukesabre

I don’t know about that but my husband is always saying he wants to go by being shot at 102 by the other woman’s husband. That would be of course if I don’t shoot him first.


27 posted on 03/22/2010 4:15:46 PM PDT by svcw (Jesus comforts the uncomfortable and makes uncomfortable the comfortable.)
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To: annieokie

Haha.

So...when they sealed him, did they use a seal club or a seal harpoon?


28 posted on 03/22/2010 4:16:35 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: reaganaut
I think they are more about getting someone whatever they do to add more names to their data base. It is very aggravating when I know these ancestors were Baptists from the early 1800’s to today. There is one site which has the minutes of a certain Baptist church in SC from about 1800-mid to late 1800’s which covers one family. It was very interesting to see how and why certain members were kicked out of church. This included some of my ancestors, too.
29 posted on 03/22/2010 4:22:19 PM PDT by MamaB (If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.)
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To: svcw
Thanks but I have come to terms with their deaths plus both were in so much pain for a few years before their deaths. Freepers really helped when my daughter died from Crohn’s Disease. That was the very worst thing I have ever lived through.
30 posted on 03/22/2010 4:24:48 PM PDT by MamaB (If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.)
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To: mamelukesabre
I Dunno!!!! I don't know what they use to seal, they just do it. ROFL.

I heard it was to enable them to take them to their own planets when they die, where they will be a GOD of that planet. Strange thinking for sure, weird.

I guess they thought since he loved the ladies, he would be very prolific in the other world. Go ask a Mormon, hehe.

Bet they won't tell you about their future planet. Only the men will have their own planet and be GOD. I can't figure out what's in that religion for the women. FOOLS.

Our's not to reason why, our's but to DO or DIE. lol

31 posted on 03/22/2010 4:36:39 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: reaganaut

I doubt that the names of the lynch mob which killed Joseph Smith were recorded, but it would be ironic if any of them were subsequently posthumously baptized as Mormons.


32 posted on 03/22/2010 4:41:48 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: greyfoxx39

“Last year, the church compiled several volumes for President Barack Obama,” Reid said. “This year, I thank Elder Oaks for sharing our faith’s tradition of genealogical research with the first lady and her family.

“This documentation of their lineage will be cherished and passed on for future generations,” he said. “I am honored that the church can play a part in documenting the history of the first family.”
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The mormons OWN genealogy ???

Its funny that I was able to gather all my family lineage history back hundreds of years without the help of the mormons...

Gosh how ever did I manage ???


33 posted on 03/22/2010 4:44:38 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: greyfoxx39

More Mormon fairy tales.


34 posted on 03/22/2010 4:44:56 PM PDT by Melchior
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To: JABit

So the Mormons support abortion?
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They have had no “revelation” on abortion...


35 posted on 03/22/2010 4:46:41 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: reaganaut
I wonder how accurate it is? Mormon records can be REALLY REALLY sloppy.F

Not any sloppier than your witness.

36 posted on 03/22/2010 4:48:03 PM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: annieokie

Only the men will have their own planet and be GOD. I can’t figure out what’s in that religion for the women. FOOLS.
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Mormon females will be sex slaves in the harems of the males “gods”

Forever pregnant to produce inhabitants for the “planets”


37 posted on 03/22/2010 4:48:45 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: reaganaut

Not just their site, their paper records as well. When I was Mormon, I took a class in genealogy at BYU and was horrified at how sloppy their records were.
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and they refuse to correct anything...


38 posted on 03/22/2010 4:51:01 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Feline_AIDS
"Whilst doing my own genealogical research, I discovered that the Mormons loved to inflate their numbers and make stuff up in their own records."

My mother and I have found the same problems using their resources. We don't even bother using them anymore. Too many..."Where did this guy come from?? Huh???" lol

39 posted on 03/22/2010 4:51:28 PM PDT by TNdandelion (Obama: From redistribution of wealth to redistribution of health-this commie's got you covered.)
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To: freekitty

They put Obama Sr for his dad...

the thread at the time had questions of whether the mormons saw the actuall birth certificate...

For proper genealogy copies of the birth, marriage death certificates have to be used...

I havent joined ANY genealogical society without producing them...

and reputable societies do not accept mormon IGI records...

because they are not sourced or valid...


40 posted on 03/22/2010 4:58:43 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana
OH! upchuck!!! Is that what they believe?? Pregnant all the time?

What idiots, just proves women are stupid and shouldn't VOTE.

41 posted on 03/22/2010 5:00:35 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: reaganaut
Discipline RT, discipline..
42 posted on 03/22/2010 5:02:52 PM PDT by ejonesie22 (Palin bashers on freerepublic, like a fart in Church...)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Yes, they do often refuse corrections.


43 posted on 03/22/2010 5:05:38 PM PDT by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: ejonesie22

Don’t worry, he has been trying to bait me all day. Ain’t happening.

Thanks, E.


44 posted on 03/22/2010 5:06:38 PM PDT by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: Verginius Rufus

I doubt that the names of the lynch mob which killed Joseph Smith were recorded, but it would be ironic if any of them were subsequently posthumously baptized as Mormons.

- - - - - - - - -

It wouldn’t surprise me in the least, they did Vlad the impaler and Hitler.

I’m pretty sure the guy who kicked Smith out of the Masonic lodge has also had his ‘temple work’ done.


45 posted on 03/22/2010 5:08:38 PM PDT by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: reaganaut

I wonder how accurate it is? Mormon records can be REALLY REALLY sloppy.
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Inventionis the mother of necessity...

What they dont have they’ll make up..

Michelle’s ancestors on both sides were slaves...

Where did the info come from ???

Unless the mormons managed to get the original plantation “breeding” documents, there would not be much during those years...

A little slight of hand after the manner of Roots ???

Hey Alex Haley did you know you were related to a first lady ???


46 posted on 03/22/2010 5:08:58 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana

LOL.


47 posted on 03/22/2010 5:09:55 PM PDT by reaganaut (ex-mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: reaganaut

I found an error once and EMailed them there was a mistake...

I was told they knew better than I did...

LOL

I finally told them I had a copy of the original birth certificate...

At that they demanded I let them see it...

Nothing doing ijit...


48 posted on 03/22/2010 5:12:31 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: reaganaut

That was a direct ancestor who was born 150 years ago...


49 posted on 03/22/2010 5:13:26 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana; reaganaut; colorcountry; ejonesie22; Colofornian; Elsie; Godzilla; RnMomof7; ...
LOL...I just had a vision of all these proxy baptisms and confirmations into the mormon church done for all these genealogy mistakes....just all these little imaginary "covenants" with little white wings just floating around in the ether with no dead soul to attach themselves to....

wings

50 posted on 03/22/2010 5:35:57 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.)
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