Alpheus Cutler

Alpheus Cutler (1784-1864) was born 29 Feb. 1784 in Plainfield, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. He was the son of Knight Cutler and Elizabeth Boyd. He married Lois Lathrop on 17 Nov. 1808. He was baptized 20 Jan. 1833. He served an an elder and high councilman with Wilford Woodruff in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio and on the Nauvoo Temple committee directed by Wilford Woodruff. He died 10 Jun. 1864 in Manti, Fremont Co., Iowa.

Footnotes

John Alpheaus Cutler (L256-PHG), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Alpheus Cutler, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/alpheus-cutler, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Alpheus Cutler, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/alpheus-cutler, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 88

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

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    April 18, 1839 ~ Thursday April 18th 1839. I left Quincy in company with three of the Twelve viz Brigham Young Orson Pratt & John Taylor also George A Smith & father Cutler for the purpose of visiting far West. We travled to the ferry oposite of Marion City & crossed the river & spent the night at the bluff distance of the day 24 miles April 19, 1839 ~ ...
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    April 18, 1839 April 19, 1839 April 20, 1839 April 21, 1839 April 22, 1839 April 23, 1839 April 24, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 89

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

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    COUNCIL At a council held at Far West by the Twelve, High Priests, Elders, & Priests on the twenty sixth of April 1839 The following resolutions were adopted Resolved that the following persons should be no more fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but excommunicated from the same, viz Isaac Russel, Mary Russel, John Goodson & wife, Jacob Scott senr & wife, Isaac Scott,
  • Page 55

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

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    the keys of power. As the father hath power in himself so the Son hath power, in himself then the father has some day laid down his body & taken it again ^so he has a body of his own^ So has his Son a body of his own so each one will be in their own body. Many of the sects cry out O I have the testimony of Jesus I have the spirit of God. But away with Jo Smith he says he is a ...
  • Page 70

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. issued a proclamation, in which all the Latter-day Saints were required to leave that State or be exterminated. Far West had been captured by the militia, who were really only an organized mob; the citizens had been compelled to give up their arms; all the leading men who could be got hold of had been taken prisoners; the rest of the Saint—men women and children—had to flee as best they could out of the State to save their lives, leaving all their ...
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    April 18, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 71

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ORDAINED TO THE APOSTLESHIP. fulfilled this day should not be, and notwithstanding that ten thousand of the Saints had been driven out of the State by the edict of the governor, and though the Prophet Joseph and his brother, Hyrum Smith, with other leading men were in the hands of our enemies, in chains and in prison, we moved on to the temple grounds in the city of Far West, and held a council, and fulfilled the revelation ...
  • Page 278

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

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    his son was A young chief called Young Elk there were also present about 60 old men and Braves. As it was late we adjourned the council untill tomorrow morning we met in council among ourselves & done business. Among other things appointed 3 men to buy up the cattle & sell beef which was Lorenzo Young C. P. Lott & A. Cutler August 28, 1846 ~ Friday 28th [FIGURE] Met in council this morning with the Omaho's chiefs & ...
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    August 28, 1846 August 29, 1846
  • Page 279

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

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    said upon the subject. They manifested a disposition to live els whare and I wished them to do so if they would not conduct better Elder Richards prophe- syed to them in the name of the Lord that they would see the day that they would be willing to have there right arm severed from there body if that would restore them to the place & station they were now loosing. but in consequence of there bad conduct I sent Caroline to her Father ...
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    August 30, 1846 August 31, 1846
  • Page 290

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

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    It was surrounded by high grass, weeds, & peavine the surface of the lake was dotted over with a great variety of ducks young & old geese brant &c. I shot 6 ducks & got 4 of them by waiding into the lake after them I waided for near a mile in the lake & weeds lost one of my shoes & had to travel bare foot Br Fowler was taken sick and in travelling through the high weed's, grass mud & water back to the place of begining ...
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    September 16, 1846 September 17, 1846
  • Page 294

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

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    September 24, 1846 ~ Thursday 24th I hunted cattle all day most of the division drew poles & made fence to keep the cattle September 25, 1846 ~ Friday 25th Square Wells arived in camp also Br Cutler direct from Nauvoo I sat about one hour and herd them relate the state of affairs in that city the mob of Hancock county & the State of Illinois had swollen to about 1000 men had come upon Nauvoo ...
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    September 24, 1846 September 25, 1846 September 26, 1846 September 27, 1846
  • Page 297

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

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    to make a treaty but it was rejected by both parties a brigade was then called for, but afterwards a treaty was made. we agreed to surrender the city & leave in 5 days On wednesday evening the treaty was made and the Saints bgan to pack up their goods and the next day all goods was removed as the mob came in we left 2 blocks in advance. we met many of the Saints on this side of the river in distress & it drew tears from the eyes of some of the mob We ...