A review of wedding certificates shows how the teen marriages are sanctioned at the highest levels of the Kingston Group. But Jessica knew the longer she waited to wed, the more likely she would have to become a polygamist and the more likely her husband would be far older than she was. Girls who agree to become plural wives tend to be more devout and usually live in homes without their husband, thus receiving less scrutiny. The appearance of " girl power " and feminism was also added, even though beginning groups were very structured in their femininity. Girls are told they will need to pray to God so he might show them who their No. Francisco Kjolseth The Salt Lake Tribune Jessica Kingston was wed at age 16 in what she says was a marriage she felt pressured into by her parents and others in a polygamous sect.
The education figures he cited would be a few percentage points higher than the average for Utah as a whole, according to the U.
Like all other social media services such as Facebook and Twitter, Yellow relies users giving their real age, this is critical for the tools and processes social media companies like Yellow puts in place to be effective. At age 15, Snow wanted out of the Kingston Group. Retrieved 23 June Additionally, as the girl group structure persisted through further generations, popular cultural sentiments were incorporated into the music. She said marrying at 16 mitigated the pressures U. A Brief History of Girl Groups".