Dan Jones

Dan Jones (1811-1862) was born 4 Aug. 1811 in Flintshire, Wales. He was the son of Thomas Jones and Ruth. He married Jane Melling on 3 Jan. 1837. He was baptized in 1843. He traveled to England and spoke at meetings with Wilford Woodruff. He died 5 Jan. 1862.

Footnotes

Dan Jones (KWJJ-Y86), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Dan Jones, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/dan-jones, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Dan Jones, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/dan-jones, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 42

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    February 25, 1845 ~ Tuesday 25th I took the parting hand with Elders Sheets & Ure & many saints & left Bradford in Coach & rode to Brighouse 8 miles then took cars & roade to Manchester 34 miles stoped at Elder Druce No 6 Sandford Street Broughton Road Salford, & took dinner From thence to Br Sheldens 43 Lombard street Deansgate Br Flint ...
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    February 25, 1845 February 26, 1845 February 27, 1845
  • Page 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 1, 1845 ~ Wednesday JAN 1st 1845 This new years day finds me on board of the Packet Ship John R Skiddy in the british Channel beating against head wind trying to get to Liverpool. I am on a mission to England to take charge of the affairs both temporal & spiritual concerns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am accompanied by Mrs Woodruff, & our youngest child Susan ...
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    January 1, 1845 January 2, 1845 January 3, 1845
  • Page 16

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    getting on the boat I came near being pushed into the water & when the boat landed at the Dock before we gont on shore it pushed of[f] again & had to return to the dock in order to land us we took cab & called at 36 Chapel st Lverpool in order to find Elder Hedlock but no one was in so we spent the night at Pig & whistle No 20 chapel st & was truly glad to set our feet on shore again after ...
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    January 4, 1845 January 5, 1845 January 6, 1845
  • Page 17

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 7, 1845 ~ Tuesday 7th Spent a good part of the day at the emigrating Office No 36. Chapel St Liverpool in the evening we hired two rooms of 2 Mr Bagnall No 38 Highfield st. we moved into them I took the lower room at 3/ per week & Elder Clark the uper room at 2/. I settled the bill at Wm Powell No 11. key st £1–2s–2p we found Mr Bagnell &
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    January 7, 1845 January 8, 1845 January 9, 1845 January 10, 1845
  • Page 64

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    April 4, 1845 ~ Friday 4th I took cars in the morning in company with Mrs Woodruff & rode to Manchester was met at the rail road by Elders Holmes Stratten & Ross I took up my abode with John Druce No 6 Sandford street Broughton road Salford I had an interview with a number of the Saints distance 30[m] April 5, 1845 ~ Saturday ...
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    April 4, 1845 April 5, 1845 April 6, 1845
  • Page 81

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    being run against May 13, 1845 ~ Tuesday 13 [FIGURE] I returned to Liverpool on the railroad & recieved 3 letters one from J. D. Ross one from Dan Jones & one from Br Sheets. I also recieved one paper from Nauvoo. I returned to my family & found them well was glad to get home again May 14, 1845 ~ Wednesday 14th [FIGURE] I recieved 2 letter one from G ...
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    May 13, 1845 May 14, 1845 May 15, 1845
  • Page 364

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

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    Wm Skiddy with 10 1st cabin Passengers, 16 2d cabin & about 100 steerage. their was 20 seaman, 3 mates, 2 carpenters, 2 cooks 2 stewards making about 156 in all. 8 of Us had one half of the second cabin by ourselves, which we considerd a great privilege our company consisted of myself & wife. Elder Hiram Clark & wife Elder Dan Jones & wife & Elders Milton Holmes & Leonard Hardy. This was the second time, I ...
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    December 9, 1844 December 10, 1844 December 11, 1844 December 12, 1844
  • Page 137

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    September 7, 1845 ~ Sunday Sept 7th Sunday I met with the Saints in the afternoon at the Music Hall about 60 of the emegrants were present and many others of the visiting Saints. Sacrament was administered & the testimony of many of the visiting brethren was heard. In the evening Elder James D Ross spoke about 40 minutes & I followed him & had a good time. Mrs Woodruff has been quite Ill for a day or two was quite poorly today September ...
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    September 7, 1845 September 8, 1845 September 9, 1845 September 10, 1845 September 11, 1845 September 12, 1845 September 13, 1845
  • Page 152

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    October 20, 1845 ~ Monday 20 [FIGURES] I recieved 4 letters & wrote 4 had A summons to pay taxes on the house I live for AD 1844 I was then in America 4 October 21, 1845 ~ Tuesday 21 [FIGURES] I recieved 4 letters today & wrot 4 my labours & cares are vary great that are resting upon me at this time Elder Dearden came & rehearsed his old complaint in the Mackelsfield Conference & wished us to try it over again 24 [FIGURE] P ...
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    October 20, 1845 October 21, 1845 October 22, 1845
  • Page 171

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    December 16, 1845 ~ Tuesday 16 I spent the day with the Saints in Manche- ster. And held A meeting in the evening & bid the Saints farewell. A good number of the Saints spoke we had a good time I dined with a number of the Elders at Br Sheldens & spent the Night at Br John Druces 6 miles December 17, 1845 ~ Wednesday 17th I took the parting hand with Elders D Johnes
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    December 16, 1845 December 17, 1845 December 18, 1845 December 19, 1845 December 20, 1845