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Day in the Life

Sep 2, 1836

Journal Entry

September 02, 1836 ~ Friday

2 Rode in company with the Saints to attend the confer
ence at Br Henry Thomas's Damonds Creek Calaway Co
KY on friday Sept 2nd 1836 distance 12 miles

A true copy of the procedings of the Tennessee
conference at their meeting on Damonds Creek
Calloway County KY. Sept 2nd 1836

Minutes of the procedings of the general conference of
Tennessee held on Damonds Creek Calaway Coun
Kentucky Sept 2nd 1836

Elders Present. President Thomas B Marsh, President
David W. Patten, Councellor Elisha H. Groves,
Elders W. Woodruff A. O. Smoot, D. Cathcart
& Benj[amin] Boydstun. President Marsh was
duly called to the chair. R Alexander was chosen
clerk. The conference was opened by singing &
Prayer after which the Priests were called upon
to represent their respective Branches Priest Daniel
Thomas
represents the Damond's Creek Branch who

Arose & stated that one by the name of Henry Thomas
had been added since the last conference none expeld
this branch is strong in faith & grows in grace. Priest
Clapp represents the Taropen Branch & stated that
one by the name of Lewis Allen had been added since
the last conference none expeled this branch growing
in grace with their faces set Zion ward
Elder A. O. Smoot represents the Blood River
Branch in good standing strong in faith & growing
in grace. President Patten represents the sulpher
well Academy
Branch in good standing two been
added since last conference Lewis & Robert Copeland
& one been Expeled from the above named Church
by the name of Emily Dyer. Also represented three
members near Wyetts Mills in good standing
Also the chalk level branch in good standing growing
in grace & truth & numbers the same as at the last
conference & the Eagle Creek branch in good standing
numbering the same as at the last conference
Cyprus Branch in a more thriving condition than
heretofore numbering the same as at the last
conference Also 4 others members in good standing
scattered abroad. Also three in Henderson County
near the Sulpher Springs Baptized since the last
conference Baptized under the hands of Elder
Cathcart. Elder Woodruff represented six
member in good standing in Thompson's Creek branch
in Weakly County Tenn[essee] who were baptized since
the last conference under the hands of Elders Patten
Woodruff & Smoot. The conference then took
into considerations the Propriety of calling on the
Presidency of the Seventies by Letter or otherwise

for ministers of the gospel from their quorums to
fill the vacances for preaching in this regions of
country. Wharefore it was motioned & sceconded
& carried that Presidents Marsh & Patten write
to the said Presidents for six faithful labourers
to be sent from their quorums into this part
of the country. And further resolved that
whareas Elders Woodruff & others are
about to leave this region of country for
Kirtland & Zion President Marsh & Patten
write also to the Presidency of the High Priest
hood at Kirtland requesting them to send fourth
to this region of country an High Priest of their
quorum to watch over this church. Be it further
resolved s[ai]d Marsh & Patten prepare & send
a Petition to the Editor & Proprietor of the Saints
Messenger and Advocate
requesting him to pub
lish in addition to the Messenger a monthly perio-
dical large enough to contain all the interesting
or edifying Letters from the Elders abroad
when conference ajourned to 10 oclock next Day

People

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Smoot, Abraham Owen
17 Feb 1815 - 6 Mar 1895
554 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Boydston, Benjamin
13 Sep 1776 - 1 Apr 1851
40 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
36 mentions
Thomas, Daniel Stillwell
15 Mar 1803 - 27 Jun 1878
59 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Patten, David Wyman
14 Nov 1799 - 25 Oct 1838
136 mentions
Apostle
Groves, Elisha Hurd
5 Nov 1797 - 29 Dec 1867
26 mentions
3 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
35 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Thomas, Henry, b. 1758
17 Feb 1758 - 6 Jan 1838
13 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Allen, Lewis
11 Jun 1813 - 24 Jan 1883
5 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Clapp, Lewis
1772-1836
25 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
3 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Cowdery, Oliver
3 Oct 1806 - 3 Mar 1850
125 mentions
Apostle
Alexander, Randolph
22 Mar 1802 - 12 Mar 1879
55 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
3 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Marsh, Thomas Baldwin
1 Nov 1800 - 31 Dec 1865
98 mentions
Apostle

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Autobiography 1857 Draft 2

We held a conference at Damon's creek Callaway Co., Kentucky; several branches were represented, containing

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

pleasing interview. On the we held a conference at Damonds Creek Calaway County KY. There were present T. B. Marsh D W Patten ^of the Twelve Apostles and Elders^ E. H. Groves, W. Woodruff A. O. Smoot D. Cathcart & other official Members. President Marsh presided. R Allexander Clerk the various branches were represented containing 119 members in good standing Johnston F Lane Benjamin L Clapp & Randolph Allexander were ordained Elders under the by David W Patten & Linzy Braid to the office of a priest 5 were baptized at the close of the conference by Elder Patten. At the conference I was dismissed from my labours in the South by Elders Marsh & Patten and councilled to go to Kirtlind & get my Endowment, as was also Elder ^A O^ Smoot, we however again visited the south th[r]ough most of the our field of Labor before leaving and baptized several persons among the number was Parson Baity a preacher of the Denomination called Christians

Daybook (31 December 1835 - 3 January 1837)

2 Rode in company with the Saints to attend the conference at Br Henry Thomas'es Damonds Creek Calloway County KY on Friday Sept 2nd 1836 12 miles A true copy of the procedings of the Tennessee conference at their meeting on Damond's Creek Calloway County KY Sept 2nd 1836 Minutes of the procedings of the general conference of Tennessee held on Damonds Creek Calloway County Kentucky Sept. 2nd 1836 Elders Present. President. T. B. Marsh. President D. W Patten. Councellor E. H. Groves. Elder's W. Woodruff. A. O. Smoot. & D. Cathcart. ^Benj Boydstun^ President. Marsh was duly called to the chair. R. Alexander was chosen clerk. The conference was opened by singing & Prayer after which the Priest's were called upon to repr- esent their respective Branches. Priest Daniel Thomas. Represents the Damonds creek branch who arose & stated that one by the name of Henry Thomas had been added since the last conference none expeled this branch is strong in faith & grows in grace Priest Clapp represents the Tarripen Branch & stated that one by the name of Lewis Allen had been added Since the last conference none expeled this branch growing in grace with their faces set Zion ward—

Daybook (31 December 1835 - 3 January 1837)

Elder A. O. Smoot represents the Blood river branch in good standing strong in faith & growing in grace President Patten represents the Sulphur Well Academy branch in good standing two been added since last conference Lewis & Robert Copeland & one been expeled from the above named Church by the name of Emily Dyer. Also represented three members near Wyett's Mill in good standing. Also the Chalk levil branch in good standing growing in grace & truth & numbers the same as at the Last conference. & the Eagle Creek branch in good standing numbering the same as at the last conference. Cyprus Branch in a more thriving condition than heretofore numbers the same as at the last conference. Also four others members in good standing scattered abroad Also three in Henderson County near the Sulphur Springs Baptized Since the last conference Baptized under the hand of Elder Cathcart. Elder Woodruff represented six members in good standing in Thompson's Creek branch in Weekly County Tennessee Who were baptized since the Last conference under the hands of Elders Patten, Woodruff & Smoot The conference then took into consideration the propriety of calling on the Presidency of the Seventies by letter or otherwise for ministers of the gospel from their quorum's to fill the vacances for preaching in this region of country. Wharefore it was motioned seconded & carried that President's Marsh & Patten, write to the said President's for six faithful labourers to be sent from their quorums into this part of the country. And further resolved that whareas Elders Woodruff & others are about to leave this region of country for Kirtland & Zion President Marsh & Patten write also to the Presidency of the High Priesthood at Kirtland requesting them to send fourth to this region of country an High Priest of their quorum to watch over this church in its several branches

Daybook (31 December 1835 - 3 January 1837)

Be it further resolved s'd Marsh & Patten Prepare & send a Petition to the Editor and Proprietor of the Saints Messenger and Advocate requesting him to publish in addition to the Messenger a Monthly Periodical large enough to contain all the interesting or edifying Letters from the Elders abroad. When conference ajourned

Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

—We held a conference at Damon's Creek, Callaway Co., Kentucky; several branches were represented, containing 119 members; Johnson F. Lane, Benj. L. Clapp and Randolph Alexander were ordained elders, and Lindsey Bradey a priest by D. W. Patten, who baptized five at the close of the confer- ence. I was released from my labors in the South, and counselled to go to Kirtland and receive my endowments, as was also A. O. Smoot.

Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

—We held a Conference at Damon's Creek, Callaway county, Kentucky; several Branches were re- presented, containing 119 members. Johnson F. Lane, Benjamin L. Clapp, and Randolph Alexander, were or- dained Elders, and Lindsey Bradey a priest, by D. W. Patten, who baptized five at the close of the Conference. I was released from my labors in the south, and counselled to go to Kirtland and receive my endowments, as was also A. O. Smoot.

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

On the we held a general conference at the Damon Creek Branch. Elder Thomas B. Marsh

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

^This paragraph is out of place—[Move] to ^ The time had now arrived which was bringing to a close my labors among the Southern Churches over which I had presided

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

we held our Conference at which were Presidents Marsh and David W. Patten Counsellor Elisha H Groves and Elders W. Woodruff A. O. Smoot D. Cathcart and B. Boydstun The conference took the subject into consideration and decided upon the propriety of calling upon the Presidency of the Seventies for ministers of the Gospel from their Quorums to fill the vacancies for preaching in this district of country. It was voted that Presidents Marsh and Patten write to said Presidents for six faithful laborers and it was farther resolved that as Elder Woodruff and others were about to leave for Kirtland the Presidency of the High Priest Quorum should be requested to send an High Priest to watch over the Churches in the South. It was also resolved that a petition should be sent to the Editor and Proprietor of the Saints Messenger and Advocate requesting him to publish in addition a monthly periodical large enough to contain the interesting letters of the Elders abroad! The Conference lasted several days.

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

On the we held a general conference at the Damon Creek Branch. Elder Thomas B. Marsh, President of the Twelve Apostles, pre- sided. All the branches in Tennessee and Kentucky were represented. Brothers Randolph Alexander, Benja- min L. Clapp and Johnson F. Lane were ordained elders and Lindsay Bradey was ordained to the lesser priesthood. I assisted President Marsh to obtain fifteen hundred dollars from the Southern brethren, to enter land in Missouri for the Church. The brethren made me a present of fifty dollars, which I sent by President Marsh to enter forty acres of land for me. Elder Smoot and I were released from the Southern mission with permission to go to Kirtland. Having returned from my Southern

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