Big Spring Branch [Mynster's]

congregation #480495
created 2012-10-02 by bplewe
has the name: Big Spring Branch   
assertion #3723326 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
is of type: branch   
assertion #3723702 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
started on: 30 Jul 1848   which is supported by: Big Spring Branch Tithing Records
assertion #3721608 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
ended on: between 1850 and 1851   
assertion #3735608 by bplewe on 2018-02-11: confidence 100%.
has religion: LDS   
assertion #4003480 by mpra on 2017-07-28: confidence 100%.
location: 41°17'20"N, 95°51'32"W   
assertion #3718672 by bplewe on 2018-03-06: confidence 50%.
is located at: Iowa, United States   
assertion #3712495 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
is a part of: Pottawattamie (Stake)   
entity #480719, assertion #3751250 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
is the same as: Big Spring on Mosquito Branch?   
PRO 1: contemporary sources rarely distinguish them. 2. Pres. Samuel Brown appears in both (at different times). CON 1. no other members in common. 2. geographic clues point in two very different directions.
entity #481223, assertion #4004481 by bplewe on 2018-02-11: confidence 0%.
has as a member: Big Spring   
entity #481249, assertion #3751185 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
is in the group: Winter Quarters Era   
assertion #3725894 by bplewe on 2012-10-28: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Richards 10/10/1848   
President Samuel Brown
entity #850165, assertion #3770960 by bplewe on 2018-02-05: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Big Spring Branch Tithing Records   
organized 30 July 1848, Bishop Chauncey W. Porter, President Samuel Brown, Clerk German Ellsworth. Record ends in spring 1849 when Porter and Ellsworth emigrate.
entity #850683, assertion #3773853 by bplewe on 2018-02-11: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie county deeds Book A   
several branch members sell out to Christopher Mynster in 1850
entity #850436, assertion #3772689 by bplewe on 2018-02-11: confidence 80%.
has notes: In 1850, many members sold out to Christopher Mynster, after whom the "Big Spring" would be named to this day. Some have proposed that this is the same as the Big Spring on Mosquito Branch, but membership lists and locational references can be clearly separated.   
assertion #3715495 by bplewe on 2017-07-28: confidence 100%.

Members:

president: Samuel W. Brown (KWJX-SDP)
assertion #41 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
bishop: Chauncey Warriner Porter (KWJZ-67F)
assertion #43 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
clerk: German Ellsworth (LM4-YY1)
assertion #80 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.