Charles Brown

Charles Brown (abt. 1805-1839) was born about 1805. He was the son of James Brown and Sally Knight. He married Mary Arey on 20 Jul. 1825 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, and they were the parents of Sarah Elinor Brown, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 1 Jan. 1838 on the South Fox Island, Hancock Co., Maine. He died 6 Aug. 1839 in Rochester, Sangamon Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

Charles Brown (LCTN-F7B), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). Charles Brown, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/charles-brown, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). 1830 U.S. Census, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 89, Charles Brown; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 Oct. 2022). "Richard Arey and Some of His Descendants," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society,1932), vol. 86, p. 9-10; digital images, American Ancestors (https://www.americanancestors.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022); Charles Brown and Mary Arey, marriage, 20 Jul, 1826, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 303; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 171/837; DGS 7596929. Note: Examination of surrounding records and pages of the marriage record of Charles Brown and Mary Arey indicated that the Vinalhaven Town Clerk mistakenly wrote 1826 when the marriage actually occurred in 1825 four weeks after the recorded marriage intention.

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  • Page 182

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

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    December 19, 1837 ~ Tuesday Dec 19th I left Mrs Woodruff at Br Ames and walked in company with Valentine Ames to John Kents we then crossed the theroughfare in a wherry to the south Island I then took the parting hand with Br Valentine who returned home while in the name of Eligah's ^God^ I bend my way to search out the Blood of Ephraim on south Island. O my God assist me I pray in this work. I walked to ...
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    December 19, 1837 December 20, 1837 December 21, 1837 December 22, 1837 December 23, 1837 December 24, 1837 December 25, 1837 December 26, 1837 December 27, 1837
  • Page 183

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

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    December 28, 1837 ~ Thursday Dec 28th I spent the fore part of the day in conversation with Mr William Douglass the Methodist Priest he wanted me to work miracles to make him believe I reproved him for taking such a course and left him & walked to N[orth] I[sland] on the neck & Preached in the school house & spent the night at Mr James Babbadge in company with Messrs Robert Thompson Esq. & James Thompson, from
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    December 28, 1837 December 29, 1837 December 30, 1837 December 31, 1837
  • Page 184

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

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    for the Elders Journal. The spirit of God is like leaven in the midst of these Islands of the sea. the solemnities of Eternity is resting upon the People, the word of God is like a sharp two edged sword in the hearts of men I am now preachi -ng & Baptizing almost daily. O may the Lord roll on his work amid the Islands of the sea and give me a rich harvest of souls. I spent the night with Mr Charles Brown distance of the day 4 miles THUS ends the year of 1837 ...
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    January 3, 1838
  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    April 17, 1838 ~ Tuesday April 17th [FIGURES] I walked in company with Mrs Woodruff to the thoroughfare & assisted her in going on board the mail boat bound for Camden that she might there take the steem boat Bangor to Portland she went on board the mailboat at 8 oclock AM. in company with Sisters Whitley & Pease & Brother Ebenezer Ames with some other company I here parted with Phebe & retired from the abodes ...
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    April 17, 1838 April 18, 1838 April 19, 1838 April 20, 1838
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    January 1, 1838 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1838. I Willford am now standing upon one of the Islands of the sea in defence of the truth and for the word of GOD and the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. I am in North America North Lat 44. West Long 68 46 South Fox Islands Vinalhaven Maine. I am labouring in the ministry alone at this time, I am blessed, however, with the company of Mrs Phebe W Woodruff my companion & friend: O may the LORD bless us in all righteousness ...
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    January 1, 1838 January 2, 1838 January 3, 1838
  • Page 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    I also wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes. spent the night at Capt B Coombs January 4, 1838 ~ Thursday Jan 4. I wrote a Letter to Aphek Woodruff in farmington Cont January 5, 1838 ~ Friday 5. I wrote a Letter to Asahel Woodruff. I rode in a wherry across the Bay in company with Mrs Woodruff & spent the night with Mr Thomas Arey 1st wrote ...
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    January 4, 1838 January 5, 1838 January 6, 1838 January 7, 1838 January 8, 1838 January 9, 1838 January 10, 1838 January 12, 1838 January 13, 1838 January 14, 1838 January 15, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    January 20, 1838 ~ Saturday 22 20 Early in the morning I Baptized two persons viz capt Isaac Crockett & William Merchant. We then walked to Mr John Smith's whare I again met Mrs Woodruff we spent the night at Mr Smiths Distance 8 m January 21, 1838 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday met a large congregation in No 2 for a meeting Elder Ball addressed the people I followed him {The spirit of God rested upon me to a ...
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    January 20, 1838 January 21, 1838 January 22, 1838 January 23, 1838 January 24, 1838 January 25, 1838 January 26, 1838 January 27, 1838 January 28, 1838 January 29, 1838 January 30, 1838 January 31, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    February 1, 1838 ~ Thursday Feb 1st I repaired in company with Elder Ball to a stream of water we their clensed our feet with pure water and bore testimony unto God through Jesus Christ against Mr Douglass the Methodest Priest for rejecting our testimony & offending our little ones this is the third witness borne to heaven against that man O God reward him according to thy Mercy, Judgment, Justice, & Truth. We call upon Br & Sister Merchant & found them possessing a good spirit ...
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    February 1, 1838 February 2, 1838 February 3, 1838 February 4, 1838 February 5, 1838 February 6, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    February 7, 1838 ~ Wednesday Feb 7th Spent the day at Br Ames in writing February 8, 1838 ~ Thursday 8 Spent the day in visiting friends and held a prayer meeting at Br Sterrett's returned to Br Ames 7 m February 9, 1838 ~ Friday 9 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Sister Rhoda Scamman and sent her $5. dollars spent the night at Br Ames February 10, 1838 ~ Saturday ...
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    February 7, 1838 February 8, 1838 February 9, 1838 February 10, 1838 February 11, 1838 February 12, 1838 February 13, 1838 February 14, 1838 February 15, 1838 February 16, 1838 February 17, 1838 February 18, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839