Excerpt from the LDS Gospel Topic Essay, Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo: 1

‘Most of those sealed to Joseph Smith were between 20 and 40 years of age at the time of their sealing to him. The oldest, Fanny Young, was 56 years old. The youngest was Helen Mar Kimball, daughter of Joseph’s close friends Heber C. and Vilate Murray Kimball, who was sealed to Joseph several months before her 15th birthday.’

Definition of sugarcoating: 2

Definition of sugarcoating: to make (something difficult or distasteful) appear more pleasant or acceptable.


1 Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo, LDS Gospel Topic Essay –
2 Definition of sugarcoating, –