Albert Carrington

Albert Carrington (1813-1889) was born 8 Jan. 1813 in Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont. He was the son of Daniel V. Carrington and Isabella Bowman. He married Rhoda Maria Woods on 6 Dec. 1838 in Iowa Co., Wisconsin Territory. He was baptized 13 Jul. 1841. He worked closely with Wilford Woodruff in the Church Historian's Office and as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He died 19 Sep. 1889 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Albert Carrington (KWJR-TCL), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Albert Carrington, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/albert-carrington, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Albert Carrington, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/albert-carrington, accessed 12 Jan. 2022)..

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  • Page 7

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    gave an account of his feelings & his travels He was followed by President Brigham Young who spoke in the power of God reproved & rebuked the sins of the people He said that the blood of Heifers calves lambs Doves &c would again be offered for certain sins but for some sins no blood would be acceptable except the life & blood of the individual. He made the Harts of many tremble he also said that He would give evry woman in Israel 2 weeks to make up ...
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    September 22, 1856 September 23, 1856 September 24, 1856 September 25, 1856 September 26, 1856
  • Page 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Elder Elsworth came in President Kimball came to him & told him to pick him out a family to go & stop with him through the winter wanted a handy man. He said I have not a handy man in my company but I will pick you out as good one as I can. Mr Dones came in & gave president Young some Notes against Capt James Brown of some $3000. Had paid some $1400 in county orders asked president Young what He should ...
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    September 28, 1856
  • Page 10

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 29, 1856 ~ Monday 29th I Entered many articles for the state Fair I met with the Nauvoo Legion on Parade Lieut General Wells Addressed the Legion & reproved them sharply for not being more interested in the interest of the Legion He was followed by col Little A Rockwood & W Woodruff & E D Woolley September 30, 1856 ~ Tuesday 30th [FIGURES] The Calafornia Mail came in & brought me 1 Letter ...
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    September 29, 1856 September 30, 1856 October 1, 1856 October 2, 1856
  • Page 11

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 2, 1856 ~ Thursday Oct 2nd 1856 I met with Presidents B. Young H. C. Kimble & J. M. Grant [FIGURE] at the House of the Lord at 6 oclok P.M. for the purpose of Dedicating the Baptismal Font which has of Late been built on the east side of the House of the Lord there was also present Besides the Presidency W Woodruff E Hunter Joseph Young D. H. Wells A ...
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    October 2, 1856
  • Page 13

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    President Young then baptized the following persons Joseph Young D. H. Wells A. Carrington L. W. Hardy J. C. Little & Gilbert Clements & was mouth in confirming them all except D. H. Wells. H.C. Kimball spoke upon his head, this made 10 persons which President Young Baptized & confirmed. * Heber C Kimball then baptized President Brigham Young & confirmed him & said (J. M. Grant also laid on ...
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    October 3, 1856 October 4, 1856
  • Page 18

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    sins for the day has come when it will not do to trifle with the Things of God nor with his servants who hold the keys of the kingdom & are called to lead us I called upon the Presidents of the seventies & all the seventies to begin this hour to call upon God for the Holy spirit & advised them to stop work & give themselves to prayer untill they could get the spirit of God I had the spirit of God in speaking unto the people I told them I had recorded what Elder
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    October 8, 1856 October 9, 1856
  • Page 19

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Bishop Hoagland spoke a short time & closed the meeting The Bishops of this City were baptized to day & confirmed October 10, 1856 ~ Friday 10th I called upon A Carrington found him unwell I called upon President Young & asked him to hear History read. It was a Cold day I spent the day in the office. ElderPresidents Kimball & Grant were about home attending to their duties. I attended ...
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    October 10, 1856 October 11, 1856 October 12, 1856
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    June 25, 1856 ~ Wednesday 25th Presidents Young & Kimball went on board ^to the Island in their carriage^ the Timely Gull a new boat built at Jordon Bridge ^was taken^ & went downe the Jordan & into the Great Salt Lake for a voyage to the Island. I spent the fore part of the day in the office I attended the meeting of Agricultural society at 2 oclok in the Bowary. President
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    June 25, 1856 June 26, 1856 June 27, 1856 June 28, 1856 June 29, 1856
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    were good south. He came into the office & all the presidency sat for an hour together & herd History read July 16, 1856 ~ Wednesday 16th President B Young bought 33 Head of stray Cattle at auction paid $700 at $221.21 cts each I spent most of the day at the office. He called into the office & heard History read for about 2 Hours July 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 17th In company with Professor Carrington Elders
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    July 16, 1856 July 17, 1856 July 18, 1856 July 19, 1856 July 20, 1856 July 21, 1856
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    July 22, 1856 ~ Tuesday 22nd [FIGURE] I wrote letters to John Luce, to A. Carrington, to Mrs Cunningham to Sister Browet total 4 letters I spent the day in the office President Young started this afternoon for big Cotton wood canyon Also H. C. Kimball. J. M. Grant is sick July 23, 1856 ~ Wednesday to July 24, 1856 ~ Thursday 23 & 24 Presidents
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    July 22, 1856 July 23, 1856 July 24, 1856 July 25, 1856 July 26, 1856 July 27, 1856 July 28, 1856 July 29, 1856 July 30, 1856 July 31, 1856 August 1, 1856 August 2, 1856 August 3, 1856