LDS, Mormons, coincidental or what?? Comoros, Moroni?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moroni,_Comoros Smith did have an interest in tressure (with respect) Some scholars have theorized that Smith became familiar with the name "Moroni" through his study of the treasure-hunting stories of Captain William Kidd. Because Kidd was said to have buried treasure in the... show more http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moroni,_Com...

Smith did have an interest in tressure (with respect)

Some scholars have theorized that Smith became familiar with the name "Moroni" through his study of the treasure-hunting stories of Captain William Kidd.
Because Kidd was said to have buried treasure in the Comoros islands, and Moroni is the name of the capital city and largest settlement in the Comoros, it has been suggested that Smith borrowed the name of the settlement and applied it to the angel who led him to buried treasure—the golden plates.

Complementing this proposal is the theory that Smith borrowed the names of the Comoros islands and applied them to the hill where he found the golden plates, which he named Cumorah.


It is coincidental?
Update: Mac...the Comoros is an island and the capital is Moroni..Its a real place..
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=na...
Update 2: The name was called Camora or Comora before the French to over from about 1840 to 1875. When JS wrote the BOM, Camora was the name of the place.
The chance that these two names just happened to show up together in the Book of Mormon seems highly improbable to me...
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