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Day in the Life

Apr 8, 1877

Journal Entry

April 08, 1877 ~ Sunday

8th J Taylor Prayed B Young Jr spoke 54 Minuts John Taylor
20 M[inutes], President Young 20 Minuts in the power of God He said
A true financee was an honest man of God & not
a dishonest man G Q Cannon called more Missionary
Afternoon prayer By E. D. Woolly Edward Hunter
spoke 30 Minuts Bishop Preston spok 12 M[inutes] & President
Young 33 [FIGURE 7] [FIGURE 7] W Woodruff was Appointed to take charge
[FIGURE 4] [FIGURE 16] of the Temple [FIGURE 6] [FIGURE 6] ^and preside over it^

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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3314 mentions
Apostle, Family
Young, Brigham (Jr.)
18 Dec 1836 - 11 Apr 1903
548 mentions
Apostle
270 mentions
Woolley, Edwin Dilworth
28 Jun 1807 - 14 Oct 1881
115 mentions
Missionary
Cannon, George Quayle
11 Jan 1827 - 12 Apr 1901
2010 mentions
Apostle
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1857 mentions
Apostle
Preston, William Bowker
24 Nov 1830 - 2 Aug 1908
153 mentions

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Events

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Wilford receives revelation authorizing proxy ordinances for his family by non-relatives.
In honor of Wilford's 70th birthday, 154 women serve as proxies in ordinances for his deceased female relatives.
Wilford and others finished writing down the ceremonies and temple procedures.
Wilford resigns as President of the Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society after 15 years.

Apr 8, 1877