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May 19, 1898

Journal Entry

May 19, 1898 ~ Thursday

Thur May 19th Drove to the office, feeling well. I handed my 1st Journal to
Bro L J Nuttall & requested him to find the record of my marriage to my wife
Phebe, for use in the Temple, which he found. I attended my usual
meeting at the Temple at 11 am. and in the afternoon a meeting of the Board
of Directors of Z.CMI. at the office, and went home at 4 pm.

Bro Geo. G. Bywater was buried this afternoon. the funeral
services were held at the assembly Hall at 3 pm. The speakers were
B[isho]p Walter Beattie, Bro Aurillius Miner, Ex Gov A. L. Thomas, Bro C. W. Penrose
Bro D L Davis & Pres Lorenzo Snow & Pres Angus M Cannon. The Temple choir

sang. Benediction by Bro Geo Teasdale. I went home at 4 pm

he notes the funeral of Elder
Geo. G Bywater, and that speakers. Bp. Wal-
ter Beathe
, ^Elder^ Areluis Miner, Ex Gov. Thomas
Prest C. W. Penrose of the S. L. Stake, Bro.
D. L. Davis, Prests L. Snow and Angus M.


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Cannon, Angus Munn
17 May 1834 - 7 Jun 1915
193 mentions
Thomas, Arthur Lloyd
22 Aug 1851 - 15 Sep 1924
17 mentions
22 mentions
Penrose, Charles William
4 Feb 1832 - 16 May 1925
165 mentions
3 mentions
39 mentions
Teasdale, George
8 Dec 1831 - 9 Jul 1907
546 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Nuttall, Leonard John
6 Jul 1834 - 23 Feb 1905
398 mentions
Snow, Lorenzo
3 Apr 1814 - 10 Oct 1901
666 mentions
Apostle, Family
Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1558 mentions
11 mentions

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