Abraham Dodge Boynton

Abraham Dodge Boynton (1814-1865) was born 12 Mar. 1814 in Newbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Methusalah Boynton and Amelia. He married Hannah Maria Burbank on 1 Jul. 1841 in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was baptized in Dec. 1832. He met Wilford Woodruff in 1849 in Massachusetts, and they traveled together to St. Louis on 16 Apr. 1850. He died 1 Oct. 1865 in Bountiful, Davis Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Abraham Dodge Boynton (KWVH-XK4), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 19 Feb. 2022). Abraham Dodge Boynton, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/abraham-dodge-boynton, accessed 27 Feb. 2022). "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 Feb. 2022), Abraham Boynton, 12 Mar. 1814, Newbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, p. 120; citing Newbury, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, "Records of births, marriages, intentions, and deaths 1635-1915," image 131/158; DGS 7009724. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 19 Feb. 2022); Abraham D Boynton and Hannah Maria Burbank, 1 Jul. 1841, Haverhill, Massachussets; citing Haverhill, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, "Vital records 1841-1915 (Haverhill, Massachusetts),” image 26/62; DGS no. 7011649. "Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848," database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 13 Mar. 2022); Abraham Dodge Boynton, Dec. 1832, Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois; citing “Black, Susan Easton, Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center, 1989.” “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (https://utahdcc.secure.force.com/burials, accessed 27 Feb. 2022), Abraham Dodge Boynton. Deseret News, “Died” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 15 Mar. 1866, p. 8; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 27 Feb. 2022).

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    January 1, 1849 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1849 Monday this is the first day of 1849 we have traversed in our minds and recorded some things which has transpired during the past year what the present year will bring to pass time must determin. But I have no boubt [doubt] but the peresent year will chronicle events of equal importance with the past As the crices has commenced with the past it will progress with the future untill all nations will be constrained to acknowledg their is A God in Heaven whose hand is stretched out to ...
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    May 4, 1849 ~ Friday 4th I took cars rode to New Haven, & spent the night with J. S. 13 m May 5, 1849 ~ Saturday 5th I parted with Father Jairus Sandford. After orda ining Br Sherman Barnes to the Office of an Elder, I took the cars rode to Boston, and arived home with my family in the edge of the evening, & found them well, after being absent more than a month, I ...
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    August 13, 1849 ~ Monday Aug 113th [FIGURES] I this day looked over my letters & papers sent to me in my Absecnse during last two months And I find I have recieved the following viz 15 Letters from the following persons G. J. Hardy, John Druce N H Felt, Alberd. J. Cowden, Mary Ann Pratt, Barsheba W. Smith, John Benbow Thomas Cartwright, James Burgess 2 ...
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    August 26, 1849 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday I met with the saints & spoke to them & was followed by others Sister Vose & Br Nickerson spent the evening with us August 27, 1849 ~ Monday 27th [FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters to Little & Hardy J & S. Hardy to A. D. Boynton August 28, 1849 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I recieved two letters [from] Josiah G. Hardy ...
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    March 28, 1850 ~ Thursday 28th [FIGURES] I wrote 9 toLetters to N. H. Felt Thomas Cartwright David Haines, Wm Adshead & J Gibson. It was A cold severe snow storm through the day, I also wrote to mWm Maxfield, Smith Tuttle, Wm Low, & Amasa Lyman I recieved two letters one from Smith Tuttle & Wm Low Elder Leonard Hardy spent ...
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    April 16, 1850 ~ Tuesday 16th We started in good season & continued over the mountains in good order arived at the canal at sunset the other two boats are behing [behind] we road all night Elder Boynton was taken quite sick April 17, 1850 ~ Wednesday 17th All well this morning cool but cloudy we cont- inued throug the day on the canal April 18, 1850 ~ Thursday 18 A plesant day we arived in Pittsburgh at 12 oclock All quite ...
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