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Day in the Life

May 17, 1840

Journal Entry

May 17, 1840 ~ Sunday

George Bundy T Oakey Gadfield's elm


Robert Clift
^20^ Elizabeth Clift {[illegible shorthand]}
James Morgan
Ann Lucy T Clark Colwall

William Smith
George Eddins
William Rowley
Thomas Sanders J Cheese Greek Green ^th^


Jane George
Elizabeth Hall
Mary Robery
Elizabeth Robery
William Hall
{Wilford Woodruff} Baptized at Hope Rough May 28th


Ann Daniels
Ann Banister
John Powel
Elizabeth Powel
Sarah Rock

17th Sunday this is the anniversary {Met} at Gadfield Elm
at which place I met with the saints in company with Elders
Young & Brigh Richards. I preached in the morning, & Elder
Young in the afternoon, & while he was preaching opposers made
much disturdance & was determined to break up the meeting
Elder Young rose up in the power of the Priesthood & in the name
of the Great God & according to the laws of the land comm
anded order. two of the brethren went to the door to keep
order Elder Richards was one of them & they were enabled
to overcom the enemy & peace was again restored.

We administered the Lords supper, & confirmed 5, &
ordained 4 Priest's viz Thomas Brooks, William Simons,
Thomas Smith & Samuel ^Warren^ ^warnd^ Baldwin. Also one Teacher James
Baldwin
. I then walked to Dymock, had a good time in prayer
& spent the night at Elder kington's 16 mi

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Daniel, Ann Holder
abt. 1774-1847
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3304 mentions
Apostle, Family
Clift, Elizabeth Cantle
30 Nov 1789 - 30 Nov 1843
3 mentions
1840 British Convert
Hall, Elizabeth
abt. 1789-1865
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Bundy, George
5 Jan 1788 - 29 Jan 1877
8 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Edding, George Eddins
30 Nov 1808 - 6 May 1847
3 mentions
1840 British Convert
Baldwin, James
17 Jun 1791 - 15 Feb 1875
13 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
16 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Cheese, John
30 Nov 1799 - abt 1847
43 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
8 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
2 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Clift, Robert
30 Nov 1789 - 30 Nov 1875
9 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
9 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
9 mentions
United Brethren
Clark, Thomas Henry
7 May 1805 - 14 Oct 1873
43 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Kington, Thomas
30 Nov 1795 - 1 Jul 1874
182 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Oakey, Thomas
30 Nov 1812 - 15 Apr 1890
18 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
3 mentions
1840 British Convert
20 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
521 mentions
Apostle
Hall, William
1785-1847
4 mentions
1840 British Convert
10 mentions
1840 British Convert
9 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
3 mentions
1840 British Convert

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Elder Kington made a feast for the Saints. which had been a custom among the United Brethren But as they now were all receiving the fulness of the gospel they had become Saints. the Saints began to collect at 2 oclock by 4 we had nearly 100 saints together to the feast. We truly had an interesting time. Elder Young addressed the Saints clothed with the power of God, & then asked a blessing upon the food prepared. We then sat down to the table & eat & drank with nearly 100 saints possess ing glad hearts & cheerful countenances. Elder Richards remarked that he did not believe their had ever been such a company of Saints prepared in so short a time & bid fairer for the kingdom of heaven than the company now before us, at least since the Church of Latter Day Saints was first Organized, & I truly felt Grateful to my heavenly Father, for his mercy when I reflected back upon the time ownly two months & a half since when I first proclaimed the fulness of the gospel in this region & began to Baptize such as received my testimony, & now their is nearly 400 souls standing in the new & Everlasting covenant & the prosperity of the work constantly increasing.
~ Wilford Woodruff
Mary Pitt had not walked except on crutches for 11 years was healed by laying on of hands
~ Wilford Woodruff

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Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts
George Bundy T Oakey Gadfields elm Robert Clift ^20^ Elizabeth Clift {shorthand} James Morgan
Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts
T Clark Colwall William Smith George Eddins William Rowley
Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts
J Cheese Creek Green Jane George Elizabeth Hall Mary Robery Elizabeth Robery William Hall

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May 17, 1840