Charles Coulson Rich

Rich, Charles Coulson (1809-1883), was born on 21 Aug. 1809 at Campbell County, Kentucky. He was the son of Joseph Rich and Nancy O’Neal. He was baptized on 1 Apr. 1832. He and Wilford Woodruff participated in the Camp of Israel, were members of the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge, and were religious leaders in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Rich married Sarah DeArmon Pea on 11 Feb. 1838. He died on 17 Nov. 1883 at Paris, Owyhee County, Idaho Territory.

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  • Page 251

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    by all the Saints, but by the whole congregation of citizens that attended, good order prevailed through the whole conference. Attention kindness and civility was manifest by all who were present (Geo A Smith. President) (Asa Manchester. Clerk) At the close of the conference Elders Charles C Rich David Fulmer & Henry Jacobs arived dire[c]t from Nauvoo & spent the night with us May 20, 1844 ~ Monday 20th [FIGURE] I wrote ...
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    May 20, 1844
  • Page 256

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Notipekago, Aishcum, Manistee and Kautawauber is second district. And Macomb, Oakland Livingston, Ingham, Clinton, Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Mackinac, Chippewa, Saginaw, Tuscola, Midland, Gladwin, Arenac, Ozemaw, Kanotin Sanilac, Huron and all the other counties not named shall be denominated the third congressional district May 30, 1844 ~ Thursday 30th I spent the day at Br Lees with about a dozen Elders. In the afternoon we held a meeting at the school house. Elder G ...
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    May 30, 1844 May 31, 1844 June 1, 1844
  • Page 257

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    viz. S Bent C. C. Rich & D Fulmer; 5 of the High Priest quorum. viz H. Green. Z. Coltrin. Moses, Smith. E. Thayer & G. Coltrin. 8 of the Seventies, viz E, Lee Thomas Dunn E. M. Webb. P. Webb. D. Hatch, J. H. Perry, W Hubbard. J. Vandeusan & D. Cornish. 14 Elders viz. E. Lee ...
  • Page 258

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    It was moved and carried that we sustain Elders Charles. C. Rich & Harvy Green in their appointment to preside over the State of Michigan assigned them by the quorum of the Twelve. The day was occupied in giving much importan instruction to the Elders. The assembly was first addressed by the President, who was followed by Elders G. A. Smith, Samuel Bent, C. C. Rich. Z. Coultrin. Harvey Green. David Fulmer
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    June 2, 1844
  • Page 259

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    followed by Elder. Z. Coltrin, And in the Afternoon by Elder G. A. Smith, followed by Elders D. Fulmer S. Bent. & C. C. Rich, all of which ably set forth the first principles of the gosepl of Christ, & delivered their testimony (attended with the spirit & power of God) unto the audiance who sat in silence manifesting great interest and attention. At the close of the meeting that warmth of friendship, & ^feeling of^ kindness of that ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1844
  • Page 317

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    long mission I conclude it best to take my family with ^me^ according to the Council of the Twelve so this day is spent settleing accounts taking inventoriey of Goods and Chatels left, packing up goods, recieving letters, bid[d]ing friends farewell blessing the Saints, which continued untill midnight [FIGURE] At 12 oclok at night in company with Mrs Wood- ruff, Br A. O. Smoot, Sisters Smoot, and Hannah Ells ...
  • Page 263

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    June 11, 1844 ~ Tuesday June 11th We rode to Franklin whare we had an interview with Elders C. C. Rich D. Fulmer and a num ber of Elders, here we found a branch of the church raised up by Elder Sarine our conference was to be here. But we found Elder Sarine in a deplo- able state he had been kicked in the face by a horse had his Jaw broken to pieces had been done seven weeks had mortifyed ...
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    June 11, 1844 June 12, 1844 June 13, 1844
  • Page 264

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    June 14, 1844 ~ Friday June 14th I spent the day at Mr Van Avery June 15, 1844 ~ Saturday June 15th Conference Minutes Conference opened in Franklin, Oakland, Co Michigan on the 15th Day of June 1844 There were present two of the Twelve, W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith. 5 High Priest, C. C. Rich. H. Green. Z. Colton, G. Coltrin, D. Fulmer. 2 Seventies ...
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    June 14, 1844 June 15, 1844
  • Page 265

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Resolved, that B. B. Searls. M. Wait, H Sprague C. Lumis S. Goodnell. C McBride, And Jonathan Collins in the 80th year of his age be ordained Elders Resolved. That P. Van Avery ^Jr^. C. Hodge & S. Hopkins be ordained Priest Resolved that J. Taylor be ordained Deacon The above named persons were ...
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    June 16, 1844
  • Page 154

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    * to the font & in company with Br C. C. Rich I baptized about one hundred for the remis- sio[n] of sins the healing of the body & the dead while Elder Young & others confirmed them as they came out of the water & before leaving I went into the pool & was baptized for My Great Grand father Josiah Woodruff & My Great Grand Mother wife of Josiah Woodruff making five of ...
    Dates:
    May 8, 1842 May 9, 1842 May 13, 1842 May 14, 1842 May 15, 1842