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 Pt 30: My Mama Esther LeBaron Spencer, Me, and Mental Illness My parents in 1964 with 13 of their 14 children "A mother's love for her childis like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity; it dares all things, and crushes down remorselesslyall that stands…

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…