Alfred Cordon

Alfred Cordon (1817-1871) was born 28 Feb. 1817 in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Sampson Cordon and Myrah Hampson. He married Emma Parker on 19 Dec. 1836. He was baptized 30 Jun. 1839. He met Wilford Woodruff for the first time on 21 Jan. 1840 in Burslem, Staffordshire, England. He died 13 Mar. 1871 in Willard, Box Elder Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Alfred Cordon (KWJ6-6B7), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Alfred Cordon, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/alfred-cordon, accessed 10 Jan. 2022). Alfred Cordon, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/alfred-cordon, accessed 10 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 30, 1840 ~ Thursday 30th I spent the day in writing at Froomes Hill 30 Friday ^Thursday^ I walked with Elder Young to Dymock & had an interview with Elders Richards & Kington & spent the night with them [FIGURES] I recieved two ^3^ Letters one from Mother Woodruff & one from G. A. Smith & one from A Cordon 12 mil
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    April 30, 1840 May 1, 1840 May 2, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 4, 1840 May 5, 1840
  • Page 63

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Locations By whom Represented Members Elders Priest Teachers Deacons Manchester P. P. Pratt 443 7 15 9 0 Clitheroe Conference H.C. Kimball 318 6 12 13 3 Preston Do P. Melling 675 11 15 13 3 Liverpool J. Taylor 190 9 8 4 3 Isle of Man Do Do 90 2 4 2 0 London Conference L. Snow 137 3 8 4 2
  • Page 45

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    The recepts of the office during the same time was ownly £[blank]— [blank]— [blank] leaving the office in debt at the present time £[blank]— [blank]— [blank]— [blank] as a balance between recepts & expendutures. I also informed Br Young of the deep laid plot of our enemies John Greenhow Samuel Bennett & others of trying to rob the Church in England of the copyright of the doctrins & Covenants &c [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to M [blank] ^Secretary at Stationers Hall ...
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    March 3, 1845 March 4, 1845 March 5, 1845
  • Page 20

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 16, 1845 ~ Thursday 16th This was a vary busy day, in getting the saints on board of the ship Palmyra I had an interview with Elder W. Benson who had been a member of the Policee in London for 4 years he started with his family for Nauvoo with the rest of the saints the Palmyra drew out into the river in the evening with 100 saints to start for New Orleans fare for each ...
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    January 16, 1845 January 18, 1845 January 19, 1845 January 17, 1854
  • Page 63

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    We took the parting hand with Elder Wm Clayton ^{after blessing him}^ & the Saints in Manchester & took the Coach & road through Mackelsfield, Stockport, Congleton, Tunstell, & to Burslem in Staffordshire we spent the night in Burslem with Elder Alfred Cordon at Club buildings Navigation road. According to the Costum of the Country we rode upon the outside of the Coach & we had an ...
    Dates:
    January 22, 1840
  • Page 64

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    The whole population of the Potteries in 1838 was 65000. These potteries are for the ma- nifactering of English China, Crockery & stone ware of every description We visited Hanley & Sup'd at Brother William Benbow's at Hanley Market Place, Staffordshire Potteries. Keeper of Provision Store. Brother Benbow was not at home but we were much pleased with his Lady Sister Ann Benbow, she was Strong in faith & manifested much interest at our arivel to England from ...
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    January 23, 1840 January 24, 1840 January 25, 1840
  • Page 65

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    we repaired to the water & the ordinance was admin istered by Elder Cordon in the presince of many hun- dreds. We returned to Burslem & spent the night 8 m January 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th I preached in Burslem at the preaching house in high street, had the spirit of preaching. I dined with Brother Henry Glover. I addressed the Saints & broke bread unto them. I took supper with Brother Daniel Bower. I preached at ...
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    January 26, 1840 January 27, 1840
  • Page 66

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Turley spoke of the knowledge of God coveri ng the earth as the waters cover the great deep &c I blessed 5 children & lade hands upon 5 that were sick Spent the night in Burslem took supper with Brother Isaac Whittaker. distance of the day 14 miles January 28, 1840 ~ Tuesday 28th I applyed for a license but the justice had not power to grant me one [FIGURE] that he knew of. I preached in Birmingham ^Birslem^ ...
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    January 28, 1840 January 29, 1840
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    February 1, 1840 ~ Saturday Jan 3 Feb 1st I walked to Burslem & spent the Day & to Hanley & to spent the night 4 mil February 2, 1840 ~ Sunday Feb 2nd Sunday I Preached in Hanley was opposed by a Methodist Priest but he went of[f] confounded I met with the Saints in Burslem & adminis tered the sacrament unto them & blessed 6 children. I preached in the evening in Hanley to a ...
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    February 1, 1840 February 2, 1840 February 3, 1840
  • Page 69

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    gentleman walking before, groceries. Twelve Colliers fall 756 feet into way pit killed dead, dogs, Bacon, Bread, police men, preach, O. Hide Timely warnings cat, walk, gas lights, Thorn Headge, Scotch Soldiers ostrich feathers, bear legs, war with china, cat, pray, undress, by dawn, sleep, Dream, 265, Market place, Hanley. February 4, 1840 ~ Tuesday Feb 4th Wake, dress, pray, eate, talk, walk to Burslem rain & wind. [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Elder W ...
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    February 4, 1840 February 5, 1840