Pt 41-F: Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr and “More on” LeBaron Madness

Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr's son Ross LeBaron Jr with first wife Diana Leany Pt 41-F: Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr and "More on" LeBaron Madness *NOTE: An acquaintance sent the following interesting but old news clipping she found on Tumblr: "Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr's oldest son, Ross LeBaron Jr, famously has his own cult in which…

Pt 34: A-P: The Mexico-LeBaron Madmen and Their Messianic Missions

Pt 34-A: Esther LeBaron Spencer, The Mexico LeBarons, and Hearing Voices The young and the old of my Grandpa, Alma Dayer LeBaron "There is only one way to bring a child upin the way he should goand that is to travel that way yourself."Abraham Lincoln IF it's true Grandpa Dayer's grandfather B.F. Johnson held a special…

Pt 34-P: Benjamin F. Johnson’s Bro, Joel Johnson: Creativity and Bipolar Disorder

Famous Poet, Pioneer, and Mormon Hymn Writer, my G.G.-Uncle Joel H. Johnson, Brother of BFJ While growing up, Mother talked about her amazing Great-grandfather B.F. Johnson -- amazing not only because he was one of the American West's and Mormondom's early pioneer heroes (he helped forge the last frontier, Utah); but also because he figured…

Pt 30-33: The Mexico-LeBarons: Bipolar Issues Vs. Incest

Pt 30-33: The Mexico-LeBarons: Bipolar Issues Vs. Incest*Please note: For some reason, this post is messing up--I'm unable to correct spellings or words; and WordPress Tech Support hasn't been able to solve the problems, either, so far. Pt 30: My Mama Esther LeBaron Spencer, Me, and Mental Illness My parents in 1964 with 13 of…

Pt 34-H: The Mexico-LeBarons and Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button?”

Continued from "Pt 34-G: The Mexico-LeBarons: Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?" Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr., age 24ish, with first wife Thelma Cox and daughter Elena (Courtesy of "Family Search" and Mary Bonnelle Taylor) "I hold the patriarchal keys of Joseph Smith's house. My mother's still alive and she never favored me. My father gave…