Albert Perry Rockwood

Albert Perry Rockwood (1805-1879) was born 9 Jun. 1805 in Holliston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Luther Rockwood and Ruth Perry. He married Nancy Haven on 4 Apr. 1827. He was baptized 25 Jul. 1837. He served in leadership positions with Wilford Woodruff in Kirtland and Nauvoo, and they crossed the plains together in 1847. He died 25 Nov. 1879 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Albert Perry Rockwood (KWJ4-XBD), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Albert Perry Rockwood, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/albert-perry-rockwood, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Albert Perry Rockwood, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/albert-perry-rockwood, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 32

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    with father Alley, sister Alley was rather low in her mind but I endeavoured to comfortr her in the gospel. We took a farewell of them & walked to Chelsea from thence to Charleston we here visited the Bunkerhill Monument & walked upon the entrenchment that was flung up by our brave fathers during the night before that memorable battle that was fought upon Bunker Hill but the roar of cannon & clash of arms had long since ceased & the green turf was now trod in safety ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    which he constantly read. We conversed together about three hours in this solitary abode & our souls were made glad. He informed me of many things that had transpired while he was there in gaol & among the variety he made mention of the goal taking fire a few days previous to my visiting him, he said this looked sumthing like a dark hour the fire was roaring over his head while a scene of uproar confusion & distress was upon every hand engines were rapidly playing around the building—water pouring into every room the people hallowing in the streets ...
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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. CHAPTER XV. RETURN TO SCARBORO—JOURNEY SOUTH—VISIT TO A. P. ROCKWOOD IN PRISON—INCIDENT OF PRISON LIFE— JOURNEY TO CONNECTICUT—BAPTIZE MY FATHER'S HOUSEHOLD. ON the 28th of April we left the island in an open sail-boat and made our way to Owl's Head, and then walked twenty miles. The following day we walked forty miles and suffered some with weary limbs and blistered feet, but we felt that it was ...
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    April 28, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 59

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    ARRIVE IN NEW YORK—MEET WITH THE SAINTS THERE. and Evening and Morning Star as his companions, which he read daily. We conversed together for three hours in this solitary abode. He informed me of many things which had trans- pired while he was confined there as a prisoner. Among other things, he mentioned that the jail had taken fire a few days previous to my visit. He said it looked a little like a dark hour. The fire was roaring over his head, while ...
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    May 18, 1838 June 12, 1838
  • Page 11

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER XIV. Counseled to Gather with the Saints—Remarkable Manifestation —Case of Healing—Efforts of Apostates—Visit from Elders —A Conference—Closing my Labors on the Islands for a Season. Page 43. CHAPTER XV. Return to Scarboro—Journey South—Visit to A. P. Rockwood in Prison—Incidents of Prison Life—Journey to Connecticut —Baptize my Father's Household. Page 46. CHAPTER XVI. Taking Leave of my Old Home—Return to Maine—Birth of my First Child—Appointment to the Apostleship and ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 142

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

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    September 2, 1856 ~ Tuesday 2nd I spent the day in the office preparing History I called upon President Young Brother Kimball & Grant was there reading the Calaforn[ia] News President Young called upon me at the office & conversed upon the subject of his history & Journal R. L. Campbell T Bullock & Myself walked with him to see the Font which is building in the public or temple Block. I ...
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    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 September 2, 1856 September 3, 1856
  • Page 150

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

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    the people to sleep & to Hell you are guilty of some great sins either of commission or omission have committed Adultery or some great sins & you ought to be droped. Brother Harriman might preach a month then you might put it all in the Eye of a Cambrick Needle & there would be as much room in it as there would be for a bulfrog in the Atlantic ocean. Albert P Rockwood if you would preach the people to sleep then to Hell you are asleep ...