Amasa Mason Lyman

Amasa Mason Lyman (1813-1877) was born 30 Mar. 1813 in Lyman, Grafton Co., New Hampshire. He was the son of Roswell Lyman and Martha Mason. He was baptized 27 Apr. 1832. He worked alongside Wilford Woodruff in church leadership positions. He died 4 Feb. 1877 in Fillmore, Millard Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Amasa Mason Lyman (KWJ8-467), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Amasa Mason Lyman, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/amasa-mason-lyman, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Amasa Mason Lyman, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/amasa-mason-lyman, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 1

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

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    Elder Adams took a text in Obadiah 17 vers upon Mount Zion shall be deliverance &c He spoke lengthy concerning Zion that was to be built up in the last days & pointed out Joseph from the scriptures and brought much testimony to prove the subject. At the close of the discourse President Joseph Smith turned over the confer- ence into the hands of the Twelve And Adjourned untill 2 oclok. Met at 2 oclok & President Hiram Smith arose & spent most of the Afternoon in ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1844
  • Page 12

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

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    January 18, 1843 ~ Wednesday Jan 18th Joseph Smith the Prophet & his Lady made a feest for his friends as a time of rejoiceing with them in consequence of his deliverence from oppression we had an inter- esting day about 20 of those who went with him to Springfield & also the Twelve & many others numbering in all about 75 persons. Gen Law & Miss Eliza Snow had compos- ed each of them a song which ...
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    January 18, 1843 January 19, 1843
  • Page 12

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

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    Aug 8th 1844 [FIGURE] All the authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in and about Nauvoo met in a special conference in the grove in Nauvoo at 3 oclock. The quorum of the Twelve, Councillors S. Rigdon & A Lyman, the High Council, and others occupied the Stand, the High Priest, quorum, & quorum of the Seventies and Elders, Pishops Priests Teachers & deacons appeared in their several quorums and took their seats and also a ...
  • Page 13

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

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    gardeen [guardian], a Prophet, evangelist or sumthing els as your head to lead you all that are in favor of it make it manifest by raising the right hand. No hands raised. All that wants to draw away a party from the church after them let them do it if they can but they will not prosper. I now wish to speak of the organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Sidney Rigdon and Amasa Lyman were counsellors to Joseph. I ask ...
  • Page 14

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

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    in trust if so look at a bishop, it is their place to attend to temporal matters they never yet have acted in their station. Elder S. Rigdon claims to be a spokesman to Joseph, vary well he is but can he now act in that office if he wants now to be a spokesman to the prophet, he must go to the other side of the veil for the Prophet is there But Elder Rigdon is here. why will Elder Rigdon be a fool. Let those ...
  • Page 18

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

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    dead the High Priest would rise up and with the keys of the Kingdom build up the kingdom let men go to a healthy country and get a foot hold, so as to be sustained in the midst of our persecution. The Saints will still be tithed untill the temple is done all that is in favor of being tithed untill the temple is finished make it manifest with the usual sign it was a universal vote. Would it be the feelings of the people to support the Twelve in all the world in ...
  • Page 19

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

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    August 9, 1844 ~ Friday Aug 9th I spent part of the day in writing in the afternoon I attended a council. it is gloomy times in Nauvoo as the Prophet and Patriarch is gone and their appears to be but little ambition to do any thing ownly their they are to work vary busy on the Temple. we appoin[te]d two trustees in trust for the church viz Geo Miller & N K Whitney August ...
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    August 9, 1844 August 10, 1844 August 11, 1844 August 12, 1844
  • Page 4

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

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    H. C. Kimball Baptized abot 40 in the font I assisted in confirming about 20. It was truly an interesting day March 21, 1842 ~ Monday to March 23, 1842 ~ Wednesday March 21, 22, & 23, I spent in the printing office March 24, 1842 ~ Thursday 24 I spent the day geting out manure upon my garden & I laboured so hard it made [me] sick I could not rest at night Br & Sister Benbow spent ...
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    March 21, 1842 March 23, 1842 March 24, 1842 March 25, 1842 March 26, 1842 March 27, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    This was truly an interesting time more Elders were ordain on this occasion than were ever ordained in the Church of Latter Day Saints in one day before while this was going on Elder Taylor was delivering a discourse from the stand to the multitude, & also their was baptizing and confirming (from or) at the font in the afternoon Elders Amiza Lyman & Wm Smith, occupied the stand in the afternoon & was followed by Joseph ...
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    April 9, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    March 29, 1844 ~ Friday 29th A sever cold hail, rain & freezing day ground froze hard March 30, 1844 ~ Saturday 30 A little more mild March 31, 1844 ~ Sunday 31. Sunday spent the day at home April 1, 1844 ~ Monday April 1st I went out onto the praire & *finished seowing my spring wheat I put in four acres in all April 2, 1844 ~ Tuesday 2nd I worked in the gardieng & made some beds ...
    Dates:
    March 29, 1844 March 30, 1844 March 31, 1844 April 1, 1844 April 2, 1844 April 3, 1844 April 4, 1844 April 5, 1844