Clay County, Missouri

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  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Elder Zerah Pulsipher I was ordained a Teacher under his hands on the 2nd of Jan 1834, in Richland Oswego Co NY. On the 5th of Nov 1834, I was ordained a Priest under the hands of Elder Simeon Carter by the direction of the High Council in Clay County Missouri. On the 28th of June 1835 I was ordained an Elder in the church of Latter Day Saints under the hands of Elder Warren Parrish at ...
  • Page 32

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    December 31st 1834 Believeing it to be the duty of the latter day Saints to consecrate and dedicate all their properties with themselves unto God in order to become lawful heirs to the Celestial Kingdom of God. It was under such a view of the subject that I consecrated before the Bishop of the Church of the latter day Saints in Clay County Dec 31st 1834 the Following is a coppy of the Consecration Clay Co Missouri Dec 31st 1834 Be it known that I Willford Woodruff do freely covenant with my God ...
    Dates:
    December 31, 1834
  • Page 95

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    August 18, 1836 ~ Thursday Aug 18 Spent the day at Br Murphys Writing August 19, 1836 ~ Friday 19 Left Br Murphys horse with him walked to Mr Alexander's distance of the day 4 miles August 20, 1836 ~ Saturday 20 I sat under the Preaching of Elder Patten at Mr Alexanders after meeting Mr Alexander & his wife came forward for Baptism which was administered unto them by Elder Patten after ...
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    August 18, 1836 August 19, 1836 August 20, 1836 August 21, 1836 August 22, 1836 August 23, 1836 August 24, 1836 August 25, 1836 August 26, 1836 August 27, 1836 August 28, 1836
  • Page 18

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    6 LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. ing day we continued our journey. We pitched our tents at night and had prayers night and morning. The Prophet told us every day what we should do. We were nearly all young men, gathered from all parts of the country, and strangers to each other; but we got acquainted very soon, and had a happy time together. It was a great school for us to be led by a Prophet of God thousand miles, through cities, towns, villages, and through the wilderness. When persons stood by to ...
    Dates:
    June 24, 1834
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Elder, and a small Branch organized of twelve members, by Elder Pulsi- pher. In February following, in company with Elder Holton, I walked some sixty miles to the town of Fabius, to attend an evening meeting of the Saints in that place, where Elder Pul- sipher was presiding. I saw the book of commandments or revelations given through Joseph Smith, and I believed them with all my heart, and rejoiced therein; and after spending several days ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1897 Deseret Weekly

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    [Deseret Weekly News, March 6, 1897, 366.] THE DESERET WEEKLY. [Column 1] PRESIDENT WOODRUFF'S BIRTHDAY. BIOGRAPHICAL. On Sunday, February 28, 1897, at 2 p. m., and on the following day, Mon- day, March 1, at 10 a.m., were exer- cises in the Tabernacle in honor of the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Elder Wilford Woodroff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, and one of the first com- pany of Utah Pioneers that entered the valley of the Great Salt Lake. ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 December 30, 1833 December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 13, 1835 January 13, 1835 April 26, 1839 April 26, 1839 December 7, 1844 December 7, 1844 January 4, 1845 January 4, 1845 April 7, 1847 April 7, 1847 July 24, 1847 July 24, 1847 April 9, 1850 April 9, 1850 October 14, 1850 October 14, 1850 August 29, 1877 August 29, 1877 October 10, 1880 October 10, 1880 July 25, 1887 July 25, 1887 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 February 28, 1897 February 28, 1897 March 1, 1897 March 1, 1897
  • Page 271

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    ready to leave at night. It was A Hard days work I settled up all my business. And the boat started at dark. And Brothers Leonard Hardy & Russell was left on shore. They afterwards came down & the Captain took them on. I went to bed worn down & nearly sick. I bought $40 dollars worth of groceries & provision: one ton flour, one stove. Took on bord 11 waggons for I. F. Carter. Learned that He had arived with the goods & gone to Council Bluffs on the Mary ...
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    May 3, 1850 May 4, 1850 May 5, 1850 May 6, 1850 May 7, 1850 May 8, 1850 May 9, 1850
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    time I had ever seen him we appointed a meeting for him to speak to our little branch, ^He instructed [illegible] us the branch^ and we had a precious time, he spoke till near midnight. He was upon an important mission in connexion with Lyman Wight, it was to gather up from 100 to 5000 men ^a company^ to go up to redeem Zion. I accompanied Brother Pratt to Jefferson County, I told him my circumstances. He said it ...
    Dates:
    April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    case of cholera in the camp. The people ^brethren^ covenanted to do this & the plague was stayed & there was not another case in camp. Joseph held several meetings with the ^Saints^ Saint Set them in order, & ^President Joseph Smith^ returned home with many other of the brethren I remained with Lyman Wight laboring with my hands till the following winter. * ^(*see paper apart & page 9th)^ At a meeting of the High Council at Lyman Wights in Clay County Missouri I was ordained to the ...
    Dates:
    November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835
  • Page 45

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    closely associated having ^and^ lived in the same house for a number of months but had never to my recollection said any thing to me about preaching or ordination. But now as I approached him he said Brother Wilford the Spirit of the Lord tells me that you should be ordained & go and preach the gospel ^on a mission^. I said very well if it is the will of the Lord I am ready. At a meeting of the High Council at Lyman Wights
    Dates:
    November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835