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Day in the Life

May 7, 1873

Journal Entry

May 07, 1873 ~ Wednesday

May 7, 1873
I Met at the Endowment House at 2 oclok & Presidents
Young D. H. Wells John Taylor W. Woodruff G. Q. Cannon
B Young jr & J F Smith officiated in Ordaining 27 Patriarchs
I was mouth in ordaining Lyman Leonard David Fulmer
John Lyon & Elias Smith. The following Persons were also
ordained Patriarchs. Edward Hunter, Erastus Bingham
Dimock Baker Huntington Patriarchs to the Lamonites, President
Joseph Young, sen, Lorenzo D. Young, Evan M. Green, Levi Jackman
Levi Richards, Absalum P. Free, Johnathan Pugmire sen
Daniel Shearer, David Fulmer, Ezra Oakley, John Doolittle
Benjamin Brown Albert Merrill, Lyman Leonard
George A Neal, Samuel Merrill, Jeremiah Woodbury,
John Vance, Joseph Turnball, George Bundy, Horace Gibbs

President Young said The Office of Patriarch is to Bless
our families, wives, children, & Friends & to Bless Fatherless
children & all mankind as far as they are worthy of
Blessings. It is an Office to Bless Fathers, & Fathers of Fathers
we Pray to our Father in heaven. He is a Father of Fathers
We have called these Brethren to gether to ordain them
Patriarchs & to Bless them we consider them worthy of a
Blessing under the Hands of the Apostles. They hold the keys
& Power to ordain Patriarchs & all Offices in the Church
on the Earth & in heaven & will hold those keys here & there
for time & for Eternity. The Patriarchal Office give you the
Highest Power to Bless but does not give the Apostleship but
makes you Patriarchs

People

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Merrill, Albert (Sr.)
17 Jul 1815 - 1 Nov 1873
2 mentions
7 mentions
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3282 mentions
Apostle, Family
Young, Brigham (Jr.)
18 Dec 1836 - 11 Apr 1903
540 mentions
Apostle
Wells, Daniel Hanmer
27 Oct 1814 - 24 Mar 1891
773 mentions
Apostle
8 mentions
Fullmer, David
7 Jul 1803 - 21 Oct 1879
40 mentions
Missionary
Huntington, Dimick Baker
26 May 1808 - 1 Feb 1879
30 mentions
270 mentions
Smith, Elias
6 Sep 1804 - 24 Jun 1888
181 mentions
Bingham, Erastus
12 Mar 1798 - 2 May 1882
8 mentions
Oakley, Ezra
1788-1879
3 mentions
Bundy, George
5 Jan 1788 - 29 Jan 1877
8 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
1962 mentions
Apostle
2 mentions
3 mentions
7 mentions
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1821 mentions
Apostle
12 mentions
Pugmire, Jonathan
28 Mar 1799 - 9 Aug 1876
9 mentions
Smith, Joseph Fielding
13 Nov 1838 - 19 Nov 1918
3561 mentions
Apostle
Young, Joseph
7 Apr 1797 - 16 Jul 1881
304 mentions
Jackman, Levi
28 Jul 1797 - 23 Jul 1876
13 mentions
62 mentions
Young, Lorenzo Dow
19 Oct 1807 - 21 Nov 1895
122 mentions
Missionary
2 mentions
Merrill, Samuel
24 Sep 1780 - 25 Sep 1878
3 mentions

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The Office of Patriarch is to Bless our families, wives, children, & Friends & to Bless Fatherless children & all mankind as far as they are worthy of Blessings.
~ Brigham Young

May 7, 1873