Royal Family, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, how glorious 'twill be (x2) Dressed in white and crowned with glory With the royal family. We'll see Joseph Smith and Hyrum Dressed in white upon Mount Zion." They will also see Brigham Young, Heber, Paul, and Peter
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (Hubbard)
KEYWORDS: religious death clothes nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ro)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hubbard, #207, "The Royal Family" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #10896
NOTES: Joseph Smith was of course the founder of the Mormon church. Hyrum Smith was his brother, who didn't really have a big role in the church but suffered and died with his brother. Brigham Young was the leader of (the largest faction of) the church after Smith's death. I assume "Heber" is Heber C. Kimball, another important Mormon leader. - RBW
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