The Conjugal Relationships of Parley P. Pratt as Portrayed in His Autobiography
Journal of Mormon History
Salt Lake City, UT
Mormon History Association
This article examines the book "The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt," and looks in detail at Pratt's descriptions of polygamy and family. The author reviews Pratt's relationship with his first wife, Thankful Pratt, and his relationship with and separation from Mary Ann Frost Stearns. The article mentions Pratt's relationships with his other wives, including Martha Monks and Eleanor McComb. The author also reviews Pratt's teaching of the kingdom of God, as well as his revisionism and defenses of polygamy.