Amos Milton Musser

Amos Milton Musser (1830-1909) was born 20 May 1830 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. He was the son of Samuel Musser and Ann Barr. He married Ann Leaver on 31 Jan. 1858 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 24 May 1851. He served in church assignments alongside Wilford Woodruff from 1860 to 1898. He died 24 Sep. 1909 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Amos Milton Musser Sr. (KW8X-P5W), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 Apr. 2022). Amos Milton Musser, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/amos-milton-musser, accessed 1 Apr. 2022). “Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 Apr. 2022); Amos Milton Musser, 24 Sep. 1909, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, certificate 1426, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 2229321. "Western States Marriage Index 1809-2018," database, BYU-Idaho Special Collections (https://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm, accessed 1 Apr. 2022); Amos Milton Musser and Ann Leaver, 31 Jan. 1858, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, vol. 4, p. 27, ID #270294; David O. McKay Library, Rexburg, Idaho. “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for Amos Milton Musser, p. 35, image 44/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 2 Apr. 2022). Deseret Evening News, “A. Milton Musser Called By Death” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 25 Sep. 1909, p. 5; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 1 Apr. 2022).

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  • Page 198

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

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    June 21 when we arived in Franklin we met a large processin of Men Women & Children. We stoped with James Backer. We held a Meeting in Franklin at the Meeting House at 5 oclok which was a stone Building filled with saints W. Woodruff Prayed D. H. Wells spoke 39 Minuts W H Hooper 35 M, President Young 39. We Met in council in the Evening & Herd several cases of Difficulty & President Young decided how they should be setled ...
    Dates:
    June 22, 1869 June 23, 1869
  • Page 213

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

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    October 17, 1869 ~ Sunday Oct 17, 1869 I Attended meeting in the old Tabernacle all day Elder Gibson spoke in the morning 42 Minuts, O. H. Riggs 20 M, G A Smith 19 M. Afternoon A M Musser Prayed Nathan Tanner spoke 20 M, & G. A. Smith 31. I met with the Presidency & Twelve for prayer in the Evening. O. Pratt, W. Woodruff & G. Q. Cannon were Apointed ...
    Dates:
    October 17, 1869 October 18, 1869 October 19, 1869 October 21, 1869 October 22, 1869 October 23, 1869 October 24, 1869
  • Page 214

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

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    October 25, 1869 ~ Monday Oct 25, 1869 [FIGURE] I spent the day in the High Council at the Trial of Wm S Godby & E. L. T. Harrison Both of which were cut off from the Church also Eli. B. Kelsey for Apostacy they manifested a dark wicked spirit President Youg G A Smith W Woodruff & G Q Cannon spoke. I pruned my Grape vines in the Evening
    Dates:
    October 25, 1869 October 26, 1869 October 27, 1869 October 28, 1869 October 29, 1869 October 30, 1869 October 31, 1869
  • Page 215

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

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    Oct 31, 1869 Material Here & are able to do it & this is what the Lord requires of you & we are here to day to tell you what to do in these things [George Albert Smith|A. Smith spoke 15 Minuts W. Woodruff spoke 150 O Pratt 20 M H. S. Eldridge 10 M, Joseph Yog 10 M, Joseph F Smith 5 we then rode to Moroni & held a Meeting in the Evening had a full Joseph Young spoke 39 ...
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    November 1, 1869 November 2, 1869 November 3, 1869 November 4, 1869
  • Page 257

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

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    June 17, 1870 Here we found abot 200 Indian lodges & about 2000 Indians Black Hawk, Pocotello & many Indian Chiefs were among them. we held a Meeting at 11 oclk L Snow Prayed sung do what is right, & what is truth D. H. Wells spoke 28 Minuts C. C. Rich 5 J Taylor 8 L Snow 7 F D. Richards 12, Presidet Young 20, W Woodruff 10 & A. M ...
    Dates:
    June 18, 1870
  • Page 258

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

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    June 18, 1870 committing suicide but a woman should not be sealed to a Man who had commit suicide without Revelation. x Let no man who finds gold in these Mountains use any of it for his own use but use it for the building up of the kingdom of God we rode to Bloomington at the close of the Meeting & held a Meeting with the people A. M. Musser Prayed. School Room Highly decorated House & Bowery full. Many Mottos & banners. B. Young jr spoke 33 Minuts ...
    Dates:
    June 19, 1870
  • Page 262

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

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    June 22d 1870 wants to Apostitize I say let him go. Cut the thread & the least we say about the Apostates or the officers of Government the Better, & Mr Grant has been on a bed of Nettles to know what the Mormons were agoing to do if they Passed the Collum Bill. I have told them I did not know but God will tell us what to do & if we do it He will protect us in all things. We have No time to spare Not ...
    Dates:
    June 23, 1870
  • Page 289

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

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    January 2, 1871 ~ Monday Jan 2d 1871 I went to the farm & sawed & splip up pin timber to make posts January 3, 1871 ~ Tuesday 3. I spent the day making posts. I went to the City at night 6 m January 4, 1871 ~ Wednesday 4. My Horse was taken vary sick with the Fearey Pitt doctored him January 5, 1871 ~ Thursday 5 I spent most of the day in Making a shed for waggons & Horses January 6, 1871 ~ Friday ...
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    January 2, 1871 January 3, 1871 January 4, 1871 January 5, 1871 January 6, 1871 January 7, 1871 January 8, 1871 January 9, 1871 January 10, 1871 January 11, 1871 January 12, 1871 January 13, 1871 January 14, 1871 January 15, 1871 January 16, 1871 January 20, 1871 January 21, 1871
  • Page 299

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

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    May 22, 1871 ~ Monday May 22d 1871 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Col Saxe May 23, 1871 ~ Monday to May 26, 1871 ~ Friday 23 to 26 I spent the time on my farm watering & in my Garden. May 27, 1871 ~ Saturday 27. In company with the Presidency & Twelve & many others I went to Ogden in the cars to Hold a 2 days Meeting 27 I met with the school of ...
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    May 22, 1871 May 23, 1871 May 26, 1871 May 27, 1871 May 28, 1871 May 29, 1871 May 31, 1871 June 1, 1871 June 3, 1871 June 4, 1871 June 4, 1871 June 5, 1871 June 9, 1871 June 10, 1871 June 11, 1871
  • Page 307

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

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    Aug 13, 1971 Afternoon A. M. Musser Prayed G. A. Smith spoke 50 M & President Young 53 Minutes I met with the Presidency & 12 for Prayer & took supper with President Young August 14, 1871 ~ Monday to August 15, 1871 ~ Tuesday 14 & 15 I spent the time on the farm diging Potatoes I worote [FIGURES] A Letter to Azmon Woodruff I received 3 Letters August 16, 1871 ~ Wednesday 16. I ...
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    August 14, 1871 August 15, 1871 August 16, 1871 August 17, 1871 August 19, 1871 August 20, 1871 August 20, 1871 August 25, 1871 August 26, 1871 August 27, 1871 August 28, 1871 August 30, 1871 September 1, 1871 September 2, 1871 September 3, 1871