Claudius Victor Spencer

Claudius Victor Spencer (1824-1910) was born 2 Apr. 1824 in West Bridgeport, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Daniel Spencer and Sophronia Eliza Pomeroy. He married Mariah Antoinette Spencer on 25 Jan. 1847 in Winter Quarters (later Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska); widowed 11 Mar. 1850. He married Georgiana King on 31 May 1852 in Norwich, Norwolk, England; widowed 26 Sep. 1853; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 12 Aug. 1841. He attended meetings that Wilford Woodruff also attended from 1855 to 1876. He died 5 Jan. 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Claudius Victor Spencer (KWJ8-WYB), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Nov. 2022). Claudius Victor Spencer, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/claudius-victor-spencer, accessed 30 Nov. 2022). “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 Dec. 2022); Claudius V. Spencer, 5 Jan. 1910, Salt Lake Co., Utah, p. 7, no. F 27; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4139814. "England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 Dec. 2022); Claudius Victor Spencer and Georgiana King, 31 May 1852, Thorpe St. Andrew, Norfolk, England, no. 90; citing Thorpe-next-Norwich, Norfolk, England, Church of England. St. Andrew's Church, “Parish registers for St. Andrew's Church, Thorpe-next-Norwich, 1642-1906,” image 151/251; DGS 4143511. Salt Lake Telegram, “Pioneer Who Came to Salt Lake City in 1847 Passes Away” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 5 Jan. 1910, p. 10; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 1 Dec. 2022). Claudia Spencer Sadler and Richard W. Sadler, Claudius V. Spencer Massachusetts Man and Mormon (Ogden, Utah: 2010); digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 Dec. 2022).

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  • Page 135

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    were good south. He came into the office & all the presidency sat for an hour together & herd History read July 16, 1856 ~ Wednesday 16th President B Young bought 33 Head of stray Cattle at auction paid $700 at $221.21 cts each I spent most of the day at the office. He called into the office & heard History read for about 2 Hours July 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 17th In company with Professor Carrington Elders
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    July 16, 1856 July 17, 1856 July 18, 1856 July 19, 1856 July 20, 1856 July 21, 1856
  • Page 100

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    December 29, 1855 ~ Saturday 29th [FIGURE] I spent the day writing I wrote 3 letters to I. F. Carter Col T. L. Kane. I rote to J. M. Bernhisel to Pay $105 form [illegible] & I wrote to I F Carter that I had requested Bernhisel to pay it. I wrote a full letter to col Thomas L. Kane & requested him to write to me A Quarterly conference commenced to day Erastus 30 Sunday Snow ...
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    December 29, 1855 December 30, 1855
  • Page 228

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

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    Jan 8, 186970 I met with the school of the Prophets & D. H. Wells O Pratt W. Woodruff & some others addressed the Meeting President Young is quite sick to day January 9, 1870 ~ Sunday 9. Sunday [FIGURE] I received 2 letters from Wilford & Susan she has another son & call his name George I met with my Quorum in the Morning & Attended Meeting in the Tabernacle ...
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    January 9, 1870 January 10, 1870
  • Page 32

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

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    June 11, 1866 ~ Monday June 11, 1866 I went to Coones Canyon & got 18 sheep in waggons & brought home to the Butchers shop I had hard work to get home in consequence of the mud June 12, 1866 ~ Tuesday 12 I was sick & spent most of the day in bed June 13, 1866 ~ Wednesday to June 15, 1866 ~ Friday 13, 14 & 15 I spent the time on my hoeing corn June 16, 1866 ~ Saturday 16 ...
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    June 11, 1866 June 12, 1866 June 13, 1866 June 15, 1866 June 16, 1866 June 17, 1866 June 18, 1866 June 19, 1866 June 20, 1866 June 21, 1866 June 22, 1866 June 23, 1866 June 24, 1866
  • Page 73

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

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    April 21, 1867 ~ Sunday April 21 1867 Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended Meeting in the Tabernacle through the day & met with the Presidency & Twelve in the Evening [two lines blank] April 22, 1867 ~ Monday 22 In company with Presidents B. Young, & D H Wells & John Taylor & G Q Cannon & others I left G. S. L. City to visit ...
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    April 21, 1867 April 22, 1867 April 23, 1867 April 24, 1867
  • Page 74

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

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    April 24th 1867 John Taylor spoke 12 Minutes. we dined with Brother Rockwells we then drove to Pason distance of the day 24 we held a Meeting Prayer By G. Q. Cannon President B. Young spoke 30 Minutes D. H. Wells 44, & G A Smith 10 Minutes we spent the night with Brother Christopher F Dixon April 25, 1867 ~ Thursday 25. we drove to Santaquin ...
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    April 25, 1867 April 26, 1867 April 27, 1867 April 28, 1867
  • Page 75

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

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    April 29, 1867 ~ Monday April 29th 1867 It was a cold day considerable ice in the streams this morning we drove to Bever, distance of the day 47 M[iles] we stoped at Brother Cox I met in council with President Young and the Twelve in council to take into consideration the case of Elder Amasa Lyman who had been preaching Heresy doing away with the Blood of Christ & trifling with the ordinances. we herd the Testimony against ...
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    April 29, 1867 April 30, 1867 May 1, 1867
  • Page 76

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

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    May 1, 1867 we held a Meeting in the Evening Prayer by A M Musser A H Raleigh spoke 35 Minutes W Woodruff 25 G. A. Smith 25, John Taylor 7 Minutes E Snow dismissed we spent the night at Brother Haights May 2, 1867 ~ Thursday May 2nd A cold Winday day we rode to Kanarrah & Nooned then drove to Toquerville distance 36 Miles we travelled over a hard ...
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    May 2, 1867 May 3, 1867 May 4, 1867 May 5, 1867
  • Page 78

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

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    May 6, 1867 Prayer by W Woodruff G A Smith spok 30 M[inutes] W Woodruff 30 & J Taylor 27. He said that while we were made acquaintied with the Early principles we were not prepared to be saved with a full and complete salvation untill the sealeding for time and Eternity was revealed. untill that time No one had claim upon husband wife or child. G Q Cannon spoke 17 minutes A M Musser 10, John Squares 10. President
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    May 7, 1867 May 8, 1867 May 9, 1867 May 10, 1867 May 11, 1867
  • Page 79

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

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    May 11th 1867 at 6 oclock Prayer By C Spencer J. F. Smith spoke 40 Minutes. W Woodruff spoke 10 Minutes May 12, 1867 ~ Sunday 12 We drove to Filmore took breakfast at Bishop Collis- ters. Held a Meeting in the State House at 10 oclok Prayer by A. H. Raleigh. G. Q. Cannon read the 9 ch of Heb & 10 ch 28, 29 verses on the ...
    Dates:
    May 12, 1867