Benton County, Tennessee

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  • Page 99

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

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    July 9, 1836 ~ Saturday July 9th Arose refreshed in some degree & rode to Boydsville from thence to Taropen whare I found Br Boydstun with the church & I perused the 7th No of the M & Ad {Distance of the day} 25 miles July 10, 1836 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday held a meeting with the Taropen branch & communed with the Saints at Br Clapp's then rode to Br Bradys whare ...
    Dates:
    July 9, 1836 July 10, 1836 July 11, 1836 July 12, 1836 July 13, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 15, 1836 July 16, 1836 July 17, 1836 July 18, 1836 July 19, 1836
  • Page 82

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

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    August 9, 1836 ~ Tuesday Aug 9 Wrote a Letter to Br David Crider & rode a hors of Brother Murphys in company with Elder Smoot to Taropen Caloway County. distance of the day 25 miles August 10, 1836 ~ Wednesday 10 Rode to Bloody & Rode Wrote a Letter to BrWest 20 m[iles] August 11, 1836 ~ Thursday 11 Rode to John Gainer's Whare I had a happy interview with ...
    Dates:
    August 9, 1836 August 10, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 12, 1836 August 13, 1836 August 14, 1836 August 15, 1836 August 16, 1836 August 17, 1836
  • Page 75

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

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    And it was carried by a clear voice after which Presdt Woodruff Proceded to ordain Abram O Smoot Elder & Benjamin Boydstun Elder & Daniel Thomas & Benjamin Clapp Priest's & James Allen Teacher & Henry Thomas & John Camp Deacon. After Which Seven branches of the Church was represented Presdt Woodruff represented, one Branch on Egle Creek Benton Tenn 15 in good standing[.] one ...
    Dates:
    February 27, 1836
  • Page 30

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    18 LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. would give to me. I arose and spoke one hour and a half and it was one of the best sermons of my life. The lives of the congregation were opened to the vision of my mind, and I told them of their wicked deeds and the reward they would obtain. The men who surrounded me dropped their heads. Three minutes after I closed I was the only person in the room. Soon I was shown to a bed, and in a room adjoining a large one in which were assembled many ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 19. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 2—We cut down a large cotton wood tree, and in two days dug out a canoe four feet wide and twelve long, put on a pair of oars and then rowed down the Arkansas river, 125 miles to Little Rock, begging our food by the way, a meal at a time, as we had opportunity ...
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    March 2, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835 February 26, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 29, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836 September 20, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 28, 1836 November 17, 1836 November 25, 1836 November 29, 1836 December 20, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 25, 1837 January 29, 1837 January 30, 1837 February 19, 1837 March 23, 1837 April 4, 1837 April 6, 1837
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    visiting Little Rock, we travelled down the river ten miles, and tied up our canoe on the east bank, and stopped with Mr. Jones. I preached next day at his house. On the 16th we left our canoe with Mr. Jones, and walked back up the river ten miles, opposite Little Rock, and took the old military road, and started to wade the Missis- sippi swamp, which was mostly cov- ered with water from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, a distance of ...
    Dates:
    March 16, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835
  • Page 13

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    with a high circulation of blood and blistered hands; but our horses leapt the bank, and we went on our way to the Sandy, which we swam, and spent the night at Thomas Frazer's. —30—We preached at Mr. David Crider's, also on Sunday the 31st, where we were threatened by a mob. I baptized Mr. Crider amid the scoffs of the rabble, who went in the night and poisoned both of our horses; the ...
    Dates:
    July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836 September 20, 1836
  • Page 13

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    nearest house on the road. He went out of sight in great haste I then knelt down in the water & prayed the Lord to heal me up & the spirit of the Lord rested upon me & I was healed the pain left me I arose & went my way ^*^ whenever I met with one or more families I preached to them & bore my testimony as I went alone to the people I arrived at the Missippi River & crossed it in the evening of the 27th March 1835 ...
    Dates:
    March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835
  • Page 15

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    in the last days & when we were opposed by a mob he would rebuke them in great plainness we were not injured or molested ownly threatened, the sick were freequently healed under our administration. On the 27th of May 1836 we were again joined by Elder Warren Parrish direct from Kirtland Ohio who also laboured with us. We held a conference on the 28th day of May at Brother Seth Utley ^in Benton County Tennessee^ where there was 7 Branches represented containing 116 members ...
    Dates:
    May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 25, 1836 June 27, 1836
  • Page 17

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    His house also on Sunday the 31st we were threatened with a mob we I baptized Mr Crider amid the scoffs & jeers of the rablle they did not mob us but went in the night & poisoned both of our horses the one which I rode belonging to Brother Samuel West died in [t◊◊◊◊] two days afterwards Brother Smoots recovered the hogs that eat of the horse flesh also died. August 11th I rode to Mr Gainers ...
    Dates:
    July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836