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 127

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

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    January 18, 1848 ~ Tuesday 18th The fore part of this day was also spent in teaching & giving council, the Twelve occupied most of the time Two petitions were presented to the meetings for signitures one for a county in the Potawattame tract of land in Iowa and the other for a Post Office and the People were signing them daily Br Henry Miller and others were appointed to go to the Legislature of the State of Iowa to petition for the county & $30 were raised by the people ...
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    January 18, 1848 January 19, 1848 January 20, 1848 January 21, 1848
  • Page 129

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

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    January 24, 1848 ~ Monday 24th I met in council withe the Twelve & High Council & herd a charge prefered by the Policee against E. D Wolley for making use of sedicious language against the Authorities of the Church the letter of the accusation was sustained against Br Wolley but it was not supposed by any that the spirit of sedition was in his heart. It proved to be an interesting meeting as muc[h] teaching & instruction was drawn out of the Presidency High Council, Twelve &c. Br Wooley in his plea ...
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    January 24, 1848 January 25, 1848 January 26, 1848 January 27, 1848 January 28, 1848 January 29, 1848
  • Page 154

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

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    June 29, 1848 ~ Thursday 289th We parted with the Saints & left Mount Pisgah & rode to Garding grove & spent the night with Elder Thomas Kington We were truly glad to meet once more distance of the day 37 m [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Alpheus Cutler June 30, 1848 ~ Friday 29 30th We held a meeting with the Saints at Garden Grove & found all things right we ...
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    June 29, 1848 June 30, 1848 July 1, 1848 July 2, 1848 July 3, 1848 July 4, 1848 July 5, 1848 July 6, 1848 July 7, 1848 July 8, 1848 July 9, 1848
  • Page 155

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

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    find it. The people in the City of Nauvoo were much excited from a report that Elder Hyde would preach in the Temple that day they had made many threats upon the subject & some came in waggons from the country to hear & see but the excitement was all among themselves for Elder Hyde had given out no such appointment. I returned to A. Babits & found a man who had come from Mishigan to enquire after the ...
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    July 10, 1848 July 11, 1848 July 12, 1848 July 13, 1848 July 14, 1848 July 15, 1848 July 16, 1848
  • Page 35

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    in that place they contributed ^$9^ to our necessities and George Miller gave us a horse as Father Coultrin was going east he took us into his waggon to help us along we spent 5 days in Springfield where Elder Taylor printed fifteen hundred copies of a pamphlet upon the Missouri persecution also had a trial with Elder Babbit having prepared a charge against him for improper conduct. We sold our horse in Springfield, and left on the 21st ...
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    August 21, 1839 August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839
  • Page 34

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    on your mission". I thanked him. A Bro., came along with a wagon and carried me a few miles on my road, I started without purse or scrip; I ^&^ passed by Parley P. Pratt who was hauling ^e^ ^hewing^ logs for a house, he was bare-foot, bare-headed, with- out coat or vest on, he said "I have no money but I have an empty purse, I will give you that." I went a few rods and found Elder ^H. C.^ Kimball building a ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Almon Whiting Babbitt, 27 November 1849

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    Hon A. W. Babbit Dear Sir The deep interest I feel at heart for the general good interest & welfare of the inhabitants of the State of Deserett at this critical & important crises is the apology I offer, & the ownly motive that induces me at this time to address you by Letter. as I may not have a per[s]onal interview with you which I should be vary glad to have befoe your arival at Congress Washington or our petition is presented before Congress, I wish to ...
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    Part of Letter to Almon Whiting Babbitt, 27 November 1849

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    Copy of A Lettr to Hon A W Babbit Nov 27th 1849 [sideways text] Copy of A Lettr to A. W. Babbitt Dec—1849
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    November 27, 1849
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    of men to get some paltry office a little salary or a name but objets far more Noble & glorious are at stake in which we areall feel an equal interest. Therefore I do not wish Brother Babbit or Brother Brother Bernhisel should for a momet think that because I expess my feelings to you upon these matters freely by Letter that I wish to set myself up to dictate or diret you in this important trust committed to you from the proper source in the vally No God forbid, such a ...
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    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    And now Dear Sir permit me by way of conclusion to say that since you have been at Washigton If I have not written much to you, I have gone before the Lord & bowed my knees in earnest prayer day by day and prayed for your success & prosperity in the glorious cause ^in which^ your are engaged in, also for Dr. Bernhisel believing that you both [was] doing your best to exhert an influence if not with the same individuals that it was all lending ...