Augustus Poore Hardy
Augustus Poore Hardy (1831–1912) was born 2 Mar. 1831 in Bradford, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Samuel B. Hardy and Caroline Bacon Rogers. He married Elizabeth A. Capener on 18 Mar. 1854 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He was baptized 13 Aug. 1845. He traveled to Utah Territory in the same company as Wilford Woodruff in 1850, and he met with Wilford regarding Fort Harmony, Washington Co., Utah Territory on 20 and 21 May 1855. He died 23 Dec. 1912 in St. George, Washington Co., Utah.
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Excerpt:Thomas P Smith gave me the following report of Fort Johnson 6 miles north of Cedar City it contains 6 families 40 persons the fort wall is 10 rods square 4 feet thick at the bottom 2 1/2 at the top is now built 8 feet high is to be carried up 12 feet the place contains many fine springs enough to watter 100 Acres of land a good grazing country for a large heard of cattle May 20, 1855 ~ Sunday May 20th Sunday ...Dates:May 20, 1855
Excerpt:we set apart Brother Hulse to his mission to Israel remarks were made by W. Woodruff C. C. Rich & several others upon the subject of the mission May 21, 1855 ~ Monday 21st Mondiay I got an Indian boy of Brother James Bosnel He was about a doz years of age his name was Moroni. Eliza Bosnel his wife wishes her Endowment & they wish me to write & inform them when they can have it ...Dates:May 21, 1855 May 22, 1855 May 23, 1855 May 24, 1855 May 25, 1855
Excerpt:August 14, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 14, 1877 we drove to St George over a vary rough road as it was yesterday. I telegraphed to President Young of my arival and had one in return August 15, 1877 ~ Wednesday 15. I spent the day in the Temple we gave 55 Endowments Ordained 22 Elders J D T McAllister sealed 5 couple & ^[FIGURE]^ D. H. Cannon 6 I wrote 2 letters to MrDates:August 14, 1877 August 15, 1877 August 16, 1877 August 17, 1877 August 18, 1877 August 19, 1877 August 20, 1877
Excerpt:March 19, 1880 43 sealing, 4 children sealed to Parents I was poorly all day March 20, 1880 ~ Saturday March 20 [FIGURE] I spent the day in the Temple I had one live Man and [blank] dead adopted to me this includes the Woodruff, Thompson & Hart family I then walked to Br McAllister I ordained William Henry Thompson to the office of a High Priest I spent the Evening writing March 21, 1880 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday we drove ...Dates:March 20, 1880 March 21, 1880 March 22, 1880 March 23, 1880 March 24, 1880 March 25, 1880 March 26, 1880 March 27, 1880
Excerpt:March 1, 1881 ~ Tuesday March 1, 1881 [FIGURES] This is my birth day I am this day 74 years of Age And I wish to bear my Testimony to all persons whomsoever may read this Journal that the God of Israel has sustained me and watched over me by his power or agency from the hour of thism^y^ birth up to the present hour I have spent my birthdays in this Temple of 1870, 71, 72, & 74. I spent my 73d birth day in Sunset Arizona ...Dates:March 1, 1881 March 2, 1881