A Mother’s Righteousness

July 25, 2006

In honor of Pioneer Day yesterday, I have been reading a record of my great-great grandfather, George F. Richards.  Grandpa Richards was not himself a pioneer, but his mother, Nanny Longstroth, was.  She and her family were converted to the Gospel in England and gathered to Nauvoo to be with the Saints when Nanny was 11 years old, in the midst of great persecution and with great sacrifice. 

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