Abel B. Wilson

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  • Page 106

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    September 22, 1836 ~ Thursday Sept 22 Preached at Mr Frazier at the ford of brush creek got one subscriber for M & Ad. Was some opposed by a Pryspet erian Priest & wrote a letter for sister Bishop September 23, 1836 ~ Friday 23 Rode to Feliciana from thence took the Dresden road & with difficulty crossed the Obine swamp & creek my horse frequently wallowing in the cyprus slues nearly under ...
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    September 22, 1836 September 23, 1836 September 24, 1836 September 25, 1836 September 26, 1836 September 27, 1836 September 28, 1836 September 29, 1836 September 30, 1836 October 1, 1836 October 2, 1836 October 3, 1836 October 4, 1836 October 5, 1836
  • Page 58

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 29th 1835 The following is A License Receieved from Elder Warren Parrish This certifies that Willford Woodruff has been receieved into this Church of ^the^ Latter Day Saints organized on the 6th Day of Aprail 1830 and has been ordained an Elder according to the rules and regulations of said Church and is duly authorized to preach the gospel and act in all the ordinances of the house of the LORD agreeable to the authority of that office given under my hand ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1835 June 29, 1835 June 30, 1835 July 1, 1835 July 2, 1835 July 3, 1835 July 4, 1835 July 5, 1835 July 6, 1835 July 7, 1835
  • Page 126

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    January 7, 1837 ~ Saturday Jan 6 [7]. Wrote a Letter to Brother Asahel H Woodruff January 8, 1837 ~ Sunday 8. Sunday went up to the house of the Lord to worship we had an interesting meeting. their was about fifteen hundred people assembled their was two discourses deliver'd from the Aaronic Priesthood one from coun cellor Knight & the other from Priest Willey Priest Willey had much of the spirit ...
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    January 7, 1837 January 8, 1837 January 10, 1837 January 11, 1837 January 12, 1837 January 14, 1837 January 15, 1837
  • Page 61

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    June 27, 1843 ~ Tuesday 27th I drew home about 11 bushels of lime for my house June 28, 1843 ~ Wednesday 28th I spent the day walking about town, herd rumours about a writ for P. P. Pratt L Wight & others to take them too Mo I found them armed & guarded against any kidnaping June 29, 1843 ~ Thursday 29th A vary warm day I went into a brick kiln & flung ...
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    June 27, 1843 June 28, 1843 June 29, 1843 June 30, 1843
  • Page 62

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    up friends & deliverd him from their hands or in other words brought them all together to Nauvloo Nauvoo & it was truly a regoiceing time to the Saints to see him again Reynolds & Wilson were both taken with a writ for fals imprisionment though their intention was to have taken Joseph Smith's life by taken him to Missouri to be destroyed yet Joseph Smith heaped cowles of fire upon their head by treating ...
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    the next day I was in their hands a prisioner with Wilson who said as he drove up ha, ha ha By God we have got the prophet, he gloried much in it, But he is now our prisioner When Reynolds of Missouri & Wilson of Carthage came to take me the first salutation was (instead of taping me on the sho^u^lder & saying you are my prision er) with two cocked pistols to my head God damn you ...
  • Page 77

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    holding the office of Lieutenant General not that I seek for power. & with regard to elections some say we all vote together & we vote as I say: But I never tell any man how to vote or who to vote for. But I will show you how we have been situated by bringing a comparison Should their be a Methodist society here & two candidates running for office: one says if you will vote for me & put me in governor I will exterminate the Methodist ...
  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    May 23, 1836 ~ Monday May 23rd Travled to Br Crawley's from thence to Br Tittles with Elder Boydstun 10 miles May 24, 1836 ~ Tuesday 24 Spent the day visiting the Saints [of] the Cyprus branch of the Church the procedings of the day were as follows Travled to Mr Joseph Ash & found the family shaken in their faith three of which were members of the Church they were shaken by the conduct of Br John Jackson ...
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    May 23, 1836 May 24, 1836 May 25, 1836 May 26, 1836 May 27, 1836
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    May 28, 1836 ~ Saturday May 28 At a conferenc convened at Br Seth Utleys agreeable to appointment on the 28 day of may 1836 congregation called to order & Elder David W Patten nominated & seconded to officiate as chairman & Elder Warren Parish secretary. Opened by singing & Prayer & Pro ceded to business. The chairman made some prelimin ary remarks touching the object & order of the meeti ng & called upon the official members to inform the conference in what manner ...
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    May 28, 1836
  • Page 84

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    John Jackson was expeled by the conference Sister Jackson & Howard Williams had their names with drawn from the church by their request & the voice of the church. Deacon Abel B Wilson & Jesse Turpin was ordained Priest & Albert Petty [a] Teac her under the hand of Elder W Parrish the move was made by the chairman & a unanimous vote given by the church for the above ordinations ...
    Dates:
    May 29, 1836 May 30, 1836