Almon Whiting Babbitt

Almon Whiting Babbitt (1812-1856) was born Oct. 1812 in Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Ira Babbitt and Nancy Crosier. He married Julia Ann Johnson on 23 Nov. 1833 in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. He was baptized about 1830. He preached alongside and corresponded regularly with Wilford Woodruff from 1839 to 1856. He died Sep. 1856 in Ash Hollow, Garden Co., Nebraska Territory .

Footnotes

Almon Whiting Babbitt (KWJ8-9GT), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Almon Whiting Babbitt, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/almon-whiting-babbitt, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Almon Whiting Babbitt, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/almon-whiting-babbitt, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 95

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

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    May 26, 1839 ~ Sunday May 26 Sunday I crossed the river to Commerce & attended meeting at the house of Brother Joseph's Elder O. Pratt preached & was follwed by Elder John Taylor we returned home & spent the night {distance} 5 mil May 27, 1839 ~ Monday 27th I spent the day in writing May 28, 1839 ~ Tuesday 28 Elder Brigham Young mooved from my room four rods south. The man called ...
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    May 4, 1839 May 26, 1839 May 27, 1839 May 28, 1839 May 29, 1839
  • Page 96

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

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    6th Resolved that George A Smith be ordained to the place of Thomas B Marsh as one of the twelve ^acknowled[ged] as one of the Twelve Apostles^ 7th Resolved that this conference are entirely satisfied with and do give their sanction to the procedings of the conference of the Twelve and their friends held on the Temple spot at Far West Missouri on friday the 26th of April last. 8th Resolved that we also sanction the act of the council held same date at same place ...
  • Page 109

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

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    and were buried the next day both in one grave. I accompanied the corps of Sister Draper to the grave. I had an interview with most all of the Fox Island friends I spent the night with Elder Stephens 4 m August 19, 1839 ~ Monday 19th I spent most of the day visiting the saints I rode to Mr J Coons at my old habitation I had some peculiar feelings while visiting the place. I next visited Br Oudercark & Sister ...
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    August 19, 1839 August 20, 1839
  • Page 124

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    No for it takes all our time to try to save the that is reaped you think that Elder Young has put the flail on rather heavy. But it is nothing to be compaired with the Threshing you will get in Zion, & those that have the harde- st heads have to be thrashed the hardest, but dont be troubled about the chaff when it comes to the barns God will prepare a great wind Mill that will blow all the chaff away I speak in Parables ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    came from a distance, we had a address from our prophet after which it was voted that Kirtland should be built up and three ^one^ man was appointed to preside over it I think they ^it^ was brother Almon Babbit father Granger & brother Higby —then it was motioned that a committee be appointed and commissioned to appoint & lay up stakes for the gathering ^from Commerce to Kirtland.^— Hiram Smith Lyman Whight ...
  • Page 105

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

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    January 1, 1856 ~ Tuesday JAN. 1st, 1856 ^Tuesday^ I spent the day at home writing January 2, 1856 ~ Wednesday 2nd I spent the day in Joint session. All the officers of the Territory were Elected the Judges, & Notary Public of the co[u]nties The commissioners, Treasurers, Auditors, Marshalls, surveyors & Attorney Generals, The Chancellors & Regency of the University of Deserett. I was appointed as one of the Regency. January 3, 1856 ~ Thursday 3rd I spent the day In the ...
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    January 1, 1856 January 2, 1856 January 3, 1856 January 4, 1856 January 5, 1856 January 6, 1856
  • Page 107

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

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    [FIGURE] Jan 9th At 7 oclok in the evening the Legislature & citizens of Fillmore met in the school House to take into consideration the propriety of Esstablishing a weekly or daily line of stages & Mail from the Missouri River to Sacramento the Secretary A. W. Babbitt spoke first. He was followed by Judge Stiles Porter Rockwell Orson Pratt, Enoch Reese, John S Folman then Governor
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    January 10, 1856 January 11, 1856 January 12, 1856 January 13, 1856
  • Page 114

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

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    January 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 17th I spent the day writing & preparing to leave for home tomorrow January 18, 1856 ~ Friday 18th [FIGURE] The Legislature met this morning at the state House at 5 oclok and adjourned till the 2nd Monday in dec 1856 after adjournment The Governor & all the Northern Members & Judges started for home it was a vary cold morning we rode to the severe & on to within 1 mile of Chicken Creek & camped ...
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    January 17, 1856 January 18, 1856 January 19, 1856 January 20, 1856 January 21, 1856 January 22, 1856 January 23, 1856 January 25, 1856 January 26, 1856
  • Page 115

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

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    and made a few remarks after which A. W. Babbitt delivered an address & was followed By Judge Stiles, Dr Hurt T. S. Williams J. C. Little E Reese O P Rockwell S. M. Blair & W. H. Hooper Mr Thomas Bullock read several resolutions upon which the Governor offered some suggestions. whare upon a committee was appointed to draft resolutions to be presented ...
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    January 27, 1856 January 28, 1856 January 29, 1856 January 30, 1856 January 31, 1856 February 1, 1856 February 2, 1856 February 3, 1856
  • Page 92

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

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    December 7, 1855 ~ Friday 67th Dec we rode to day to Filmore the capitol of the Territory & Brother Farr, & Wright & myself took our board & lodgings with Brother Chandler Holebrook at $5 per week distance from G S L city 160 mils December 8, 1855 ~ Saturday 8th I spent the day in visiting the Brethren & reading the Luminary [FIGURE] I wrote one letter to Mrs
    Dates:
    December 7, 1855 December 8, 1855 December 9, 1855 December 10, 1855 December 11, 1855 December 12, 1855