1828 - Green Flake, later one of the three African-Americans to enter the Salt Lake Valley with the first company of Saints, is born on the Jordan Flake plantation in Anson County, North Carolina. There are no known birth records for Hark Lay and Oscar Crosby, the two other African-Americans in the party.
1831 - In Fayette, NY, Joseph Smith receives Doctrine and Covenants 40, a revelation regarding the "fear of persecutions and the cares of the world" that cause some to reject the truth.
1831 - After the third conference of the Church Joseph Smith received D&C 39. This revelation was for James Covill instructing him to be baptized. Formerly, James Covill was a Baptist minister.
1841 - The Nauvoo Lyceum is established by Joseph Smith. The first MTC, it was designed to be a theological school that would prepare missionaries for their service.
1842 - Joseph Smith opens the Red Brick Store in Nauvoo. It served as Joseph's official office, but was also the site of the organization of Relief Society, and where the endowment was presented for the first time in this dispensation.