Alson Thompson

Alson Thompson (1793-1864) was born 8 Jan. 1793 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Lot Thompson and Anna Hart and an uncle of Wilford Woodruff. He married Sarah Hart on 1 Dec. 1814 in Avon. He died 26 Jan. 1864 in Avon. He was baptized by proxy on 31 Aug. 1869.

Footnotes

Alson Thompson (LHTF-79F), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jun. 2022). Alson Thompson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/alson-thompson, accessed 12 Jun. 2022). "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jun. 2022); male child to Lot Thompson, birth, 8 Jan. 1793, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 2; citing Avon, Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 131/484; DGS 8137283. "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jun. 2022); Alson Thompson, baptism, 3 Mar. 1793, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 109; citing Avon, Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 116/484; DGS 8137283. "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jun. 2022); Alson Thomson and Sarah Hart, marriage, 1 Dec. 1814, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 70; citing Avon, Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 161/484; DGS 8137283. “Alson Thompson” (1793-1864), memorial no. 82986625; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 12 Jun. 2022). "Probate Records of Avon, Connecticut, from 1836-1874, volume 1," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jun. 2022); Alson Thompson, 26 Jan. 1864, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 271; citing Connecticut, Probate Court (Avon District), image 149/241; DGS 7626272.

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  • Page 13

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

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    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I next called upon Uncle
    Dates:
    October 1, 1844
  • Page 14

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

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    October 2, 1844 ~ Wednesday October 2nd Wednsday, ^Tuesday 1st^ I returned to New Hartford called a few moments upon Charles Lyman. rode to Canton had an interview with John Woodruff called upon uncle Alson Thompson. & took dinner with him And I spent two hours with Br Thompson Woodruff [FIGURES] I had not seen him before for fourteen years except one evening in Richland NY about seven ...
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    October 2, 1844 October 3, 1844 October 4, 1844
  • Page 3

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Azubah Hart born July 31st 1792 Married to Aphek Woodruff NOV 9th 1810 Philo born NOV 29. 1811. Died NOV 25th 1827 aged 17. years Asahel Hart born April 11th 1814. ^Died Oct 18 1838 24 years^ Franklin born April ^march^ 12th 1816 Died June 1st 1816 Newton born June 19th 1818 Died September 1820 {drowned} Julius born April 22 1821 Died EUNICE born June 19th 1820 Died Aug 4th 1841 ...
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    July 7, 1837 July 8, 1837 July 9, 1837
  • Page 3

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

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    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
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    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
  • Page 11

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

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    July 22, 1841 ~ Thursday July 22nd I spent several hours with Elders Burgess & Carter from Kirtland at father Woodruffs house [FIGURE] I received a letter from Sister Phebe Wheeler [FIGURE] I wrote A letter to Sister Phebe Wheeler I also wrote a letter to Cousins John, Seth, & Melinda Woodruff. I had a visit from Mrs Mary Ann Hills Also from Aunt
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    July 22, 1841 July 23, 1841 July 24, 1841 July 25, 1841 July 26, 1841 July 27, 1841 July 28, 1841 July 29, 1841 July 30, 1841 July 31, 1841
  • Page 18

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Aug 31, 1869 On the 31, Aug 1869 Wilford Woodruff was Baptized in the Font in the Endowment House Temple Block Salt Lake City For the Following Persons Samuel Smith Baptized Joseph F Smith was mouth in confirming Edmund Eastman, Timothy Carter, Amos Wheeler Total 10 Amasa Frisby, Titus Woodruff Abijah Barber Erastus Hart, Thadeus Thompson, Alson ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

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    & quite a number manifested their faith in the work & several offered themselves for Baptism but it was finally omitted for a season & 9 fondly left without Baptism any in the places but I sowed the seed some of which will bring forth fruit I next traveled by land to Farmington & was again joyfully receeved at a Fathers House I have often wished I could have had your company while on this visit. I never have enjoyed a visit of my fathers house more agreeable than this, every thing looks ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 25 July 1837

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    New Rowley, Essex County Mass. July 25 1837 Asahel H. Woodruff, Dear Brother perhaps you will think strange that I should call your attention to the perusal of another page so soon from me. I remarked in my last that I should write again if I had any thing of interest to communicate. & so I have finished my visit with my friends in Conn" for the present at least. I thought it might not be amiss to inform you about matters and things July ...
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    July 25, 1837