Alexander Badlam

Alexander Badlam Sr. (1808-1894) was born 28 Nov. 1808 in Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Ezra Badlam and Mary Lovis. He married Mary Ann Brannan about 1833. He was part of Zion's Camp in 1834 and church positions in Kirtland and Nauvoo, all alongside Wilford Woodruff. He died 1 Dec. 1894 in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California .

Footnotes

Alexander Badlam (LZ27-86T), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Alexander Badlam, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/alexander-badlam, accessed 5 Feb. 2022) Alexander Badlam, Sr., The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/alexander-badlam-sr, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 106

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. in the book of Enoch, and are to be testified of in due time." Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were Patriarchs, and blessed their posterity. All that Jacob said and scaled upon the heads of his twelve sons has been fulfilled to the very letter, as far as time has permitted. We also have Patriarchs in our day. Father Joseph Smith, the father of the Prophet Joseph Smith, was the first ...
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    March 15, 1837
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 25, 1856 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I attended meeting in the Bowery P. P. Pratt preached was followed by Father Morley & President Young. In the afternoon A Lyman & Joseph Young preached I attended the prayer Circle May 26, 1856 ~ Monday 26th The Calafornia Mail Came in & b[r]ought me 2 letters from [FIGURE] J. M. Bernhisel & 5 standards & 8 mormons ...
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    May 25, 1856 May 26, 1856 May 27, 1856 May 28, 1856 May 29, 1856 May 30, 1856 May 31, 1856 June 1, 1856 June 2, 1856
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    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 17, 1870 Here we found abot 200 Indian lodges & about 2000 Indians Black Hawk, Pocotello & many Indian Chiefs were among them. we held a Meeting at 11 oclk L Snow Prayed sung do what is right, & what is truth D. H. Wells spoke 28 Minutes C. C. Rich 5, J Taylor 8, L Snow 7, F D. Richards 12, Presidet Young 20, W Woodruff 10 & A. M ...
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    June 18, 1870
  • Page 348

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 123, 1872 High & 1000 feet long. While on the way here we saw the moving sand banks which like drifting snow was covering a small portion of the City bothe lots & building 100 feet deep U.S. had a fort that was in danger of being swallowed up they had raised a fence 60 feet high & the sand was pooring over that September 14, 1872 ~ Saturday 14 We visted the Jewish Sinaguge which is said to be one of the finest in the world for ...
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    September 14, 1872 September 15, 1872 September 16, 1872
  • Page 185

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    a dozen different languages Arabic &c &c who is preparing to go to Asia to Preach the gospel soon. Elder Levi Richards & wife arived in England safe. I feel thankful to my heavenly Father I recieve in the foregoing letters and for his blessings to his saints and his wonderful works among the children of men I also recieved Ny York Weekly Herald, which contained a copy of the Calafornia land Bill also the following before the House of Congress ...
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    January 10, 1849 January 11, 1849 January 12, 1849 January 13, 1849 January 14, 1849 January 15, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 16, 1849 ~ Tuesday 16th Elder A. P. Rockwood read a Letter to me directed to Br Joseph Young containing a list of charges against Br Allexander Badlam, which I considerd and Believed them to be fals in both spirit & letter in to to got up through Private Peak a Prejudice against Br Badlam. I told Br Rockwood in substance the same and Pointed out to Br Rockwood whare I believed it was false. He said he would read it to Br ...
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    January 16, 1849 January 17, 1849 January 18, 1849 January 19, 1849 January 20, 1849 January 21, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Ours As Brothers that his People should not steal from our People if any of them did let him know it And He would Punish them And stop it. the Brethren told him they did not want his men to steal from the calafornians for we were at peace with them. Walker replyed my men {Spaniards} [FIGURE] hate the spanyards And will steal from them And I cannot help it Brothers Daniel Browett, Allen And Cox were all killed by A Band of Diggers in ...
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    January 25, 1849 January 26, 1849 January 27, 1849 January 28, 1849 January 29, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 30, 1849 ~ Tuesday 30th I went to Boston And bought A coking stove paid $12. January 31, 1849 ~ Wednesday 31st [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Samuel Brannan & [FIGURE] one to James Fergeson to send by the hand of A. Badlam who is About to start for the bay of San Francisco I Also wrot Elder Allexander ^B.^ two recommends one to Samuel Brannan And ...
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    January 30, 1849 January 31, 1849 February 1, 1849 February 2, 1849
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    good crop And cleared the roots again sprung up And produced Another beautiful crop. three crops of Peas ripened on the same spot of ground And the peas of the crop raised used for seed. Beet seed planted this spring produced beets As thick as A mans leg And go to seed And yield A large quantity. Cabbage seed planted this spring produces seed Again." And many other good things were said. Wel may the Saints Praise the Lord And shout Hosannah for He has led his People through the wilderness deliverd them from his Enemies And given ...
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    February 3, 1849 February 4, 1849 February 5, 1849 February 6, 1849 February 7, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 15, 1849 ~ Thursday Feb 15th 18489 [FIGURES] To President Young And Council 2 sheets On Territorial Bills And Government 1 sheet To Historian 1 sheet I wrote A letter to President Young And Council containing two full sheets of fools cap writing in my Journal Hand giving an account of my leaving Council Bl[uffs] my meetings at Mount Pisgah & Garden Grove, My providential delivery from Death, visit at the Temple &
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    February 15, 1849