Almon Whiting Babbitt

Babbitt, Almon Whiting (1812-1856), was born in October 1812 in Cheshire, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Ira Babbitt and Nancy Crosier. He was baptized into the Church around 1830. He married Julia Ann Johnson on 23 Nov. 1833 in Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio. He was known to Wilford Woodruff through his church and professional assignments. He died in Ash Hollow, Garden County, Nebraska Territory in September 1856.

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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 ...
    Dates:
    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 Smith & their ...
    Dates:
    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, October 6, 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
  • Page 235

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

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    April 19, 1846 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday I met a congregation of the saints in the grove by the Temple of some Thousand[s?] And I had the satisfaction of having in company with me My Father and wife and children cousin Betsey Cossett &c. I spoke to the People and expressed my feelings in plainness upon some subjects I felt thankful for the privilege of speaking to the saints in Nauvoo in view ...
  • Page 237

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

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    in the united shout of Hosanna to God and the L[a]mb which entered the Heavens to the joy and consolation of our hearts we prayed for the camp of Israel, for good weather that we might not be disturbed by any mob untill the dedication was over I returned home thankful for the privilege of assisting in the dedication of the Temple of the Lord May 1, 1846 ~ Friday May 1st 1846 We met for a public dedication of the Temple this Morning Enterance was $1 each to pay ...
    Dates:
    January 5, 1846
  • Page 301

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

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    Twelve. Almon Babit one of the Temple Trustees was present with us wishing some council in regard to the affairs of Nauvoo. He and square Picket brought a large Number of exchange papers containing the news from various parts of the United States. We herd ait rumcured that Br R Hedlock had borrowed $7000 dollars on the credit of the church and fled to parts Unknown. many things were talked over during council. I attended to the funeral serveces 8thof Br Ashbel Dewey who ...
    Dates:
    October 8, 1846 October 9, 1846 October 10, 1846