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 276

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

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    we found many sick. I spent the night with G. A. Smith At J. H. Hales & Br Harris. distance of the day 30 mile August 23, 1846 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday Aug 23 I met in council with the 12. And A congregations of Saints at council point to meet with the church for the purpose of giving council to the saints about sending the money recieved from the Army And all other funds in the hands of the ...
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    August 23, 1846 August 24, 1846 August 25, 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 281

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

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    Elk & deer vary plenty distance 10 miles September 2, 1846 ~ Wednesday 2nd Arose & prayed & started for the Camp of Israel which we reached in about 10 miles of the bluff. I spent the remainder of the camp day in the Camp 10 m September 3, 1846 ~ Thursday 3rd I swaped my gun with Br Amasa Lyman for a rifle we spent a little time shooting our guns. We met in council in the evening with the Twelve & H ...
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    September 2, 1846 September 3, 1846 September 4, 1846 September 5, 1846
  • Page 300

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

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    in the hands of God. He works with the wicked by law and when they trespass upon his rights God is there to maintain them. Many other remarks were made by President Young when meeting was dismissed one hour during the intermission Elders I visited the sick council met in the aftern oon and attended to some business on hand September 28, 1846 ~ Monday 28th I went over the river & took a ramble for house logs & some of the company dug out a canoe ...
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    September 28, 1846 September 29, 1846 September 30, 1846 October 1, 1846 October 2, 1846 October 3, 1846 October 4, 1846
  • Page 15

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

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    And if ye do this with a pure heart in all faithfulness, ye shall be blessed, you shall be blessed in your flocks, and in your herds, and in your fields, and in your houses, and in your famili[es] Let my servants Ezra T. Benson and Erastus Snow organize a company, and let my servants Orson Pratt and Wilford Woodr[uff] organize a company: Also let my servants Amasa Lyman and George A Smith organize a company and appoint Presidents ...
  • Page 19

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

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    February 15, 1847 ~ Monday 15th I met in council with the President & Council captains of Hundreds, fifties, and tens, to further the organization of the Camp of Israel I recieved an appointment to go to Kegg Creek with Br Smoot to organize the people ther one of the Chiefs of the Otoes was present this morning. In the evening I met with the quorum of the Twelve & others to learn to take the proper steps in dancing February 16, 1847 ~ ...
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    February 15, 1847 February 16, 1847
  • Page 188

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

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    January 23, 1849 ~ Tuesday 223rd I was sick through the day Br Cory & Another Brother called to see me He had made Arangements to on board of a ship & start in few days for the gold diggins He goes He says to get gold as He is A poor man to move his family to zion He has Asked no council from me upon the subject but goes upon his own hook January 24, 1849 ~ Wednesday 24th [FIGURES] I recieved three letters from
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    January 23, 1849 January 24, 1849
  • Page 231

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    September 19, 1849 ~ Wednesday 19th We went to the pond fishing the forepart of the day caught 15 Pickerell some 25 other fish so we had a feast of fresh fish for our dinner I had a good meeting with the saints in the evening I spoke lengthy & was followed by the brethren September 20, 1849 ~ Thursday 20th I took the parting hand with the saints allso my family & we all felt that we had never enjoyed A better visit with the saints in
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    September 19, 1849 September 20, 1849 September 21, 1849 September 22, 1849 September 23, 1849
  • Page 254

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

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    Council Bluffs with the money to buy oxen to take up the poor from there to the valley the coming spring. The Elders of Israel are also determined to send the gospel to all the world as soon as possible All of the Apostles who were in the valley have had missions assigned them. Brigham Young, Heber C Kimball, & Willard Richards compose the first Presidency. Orson Hyde the President of the Twelve the following are ...
  • Page 258

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    states with all the money of the perpetual fund to continue to gather the poor so that when A nation is born in a day they can be removed the next of necessary. Therey are also resolved to send the gospel to all the world as soon as Possible. All of the Twelve Apostles who are in the valley with many others have their mission assigned them to the Nations. Elder John Taylor accompanied by Curtis E Bolton and John Pack goes to
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    January 8, 1850 January 9, 1850 January 10, 1850 January 11, 1850