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 186

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

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    town of Preston And it may be the last time that one of the quorum of the Twelve may ever speak in the Preston cock pit January 5, 1846 ~ Monday Jan 5th The Preston Saints made me a present of £5 to Assist me to Calafornia I bid the Saints farewell many sent there love to the Twelve & there friends in Nauvoo I took cars rode to Liverpool called at the office & returned home vary weary ...
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    January 5, 1846 June 1, 1846 July 1, 1846 August 1, 1846 September 1, 1846
  • Page 191

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

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    Reuben Hedlock received for the Temple Beginning Sept 15— 1844 ending Aug 28 1845 £217.0 1 1/2 Also for Books of Mormon belonging to the Temple £28 15 1 1/2 Total £255.15 3 Paid on D Jones order &c £ 53, 9, 8 forwarded to Temple Com £100 Total— £153 9 8 Still due the Temple £ 92, 5, 7 W Woodruff Recieved for the Temple commencing Aug 28th 1845 ending Jan 19th 1846 £317 12, 11 1/2 Paid on ...
  • Page 184

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 9, 1849 ~ Tuesday 9th [FIGURE] I recieved 3 Letters from O. Spencer Dan Jones & W. I. Appleby And one from Robert Windley All contained good news capt Dan Jones expresses his feelings in warm terms concerning my letters to him And says he feels incouraged to go ahead in the name of the Lord says he has raised up a Branch at Myrtha the Mother Branch of Britain, over 800 members. And the sum total He ...
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    January 9, 1849
  • Page 205

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    April 16, 1849 ~ Monday 16th I left Hornerstown & rode with two young men to Toms River our road lay through a level pine forest about 30 miles almost one universal sand bed, there is a small village in the midst of the pine forest called Manchester, I rode on a load of plank 3500 lbs drawn by 4 mules with wide tire yet they su[nk] into the sand over the felly which made hard travelling I calle[d] at Anthony Ivins ...
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    April 16, 1849 April 17, 1849 April 18, 1849 April 19, 1849 April 20, 1849 April 21, 1849 April 22, 1849 April 23, 1849
  • Page 206

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    April 24, 1849 ~ Tuesday 24th I recieved a Letter from Br Wells of waterville Ct I walked to the foot of Chamber street N.Y. ^to^ took boat it had left so I walked back read the papers, stars &c containing Elder Jones Letter containing an account of his last visit & Conference with the welsh saints it was glorious, I shed tears of Joy over it. A Brother gave me a Calafornia knife blade 15 inches long. At ...
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    April 24, 1849 April 25, 1849 April 26, 1849 April 27, 1849 April 28, 1849 April 29, 1849 April 30, 1849 May 1, 1849 May 2, 1849 May 3, 1849
  • Page 224

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Religion but Br Russell used him up, & He went away we returned back in the evening to Br Russells & spent the night 14 m I walked out in the evening to visit Br Russell Burying ground for His family. It was surrounded by A cluster of tall pine trees it contained the bodies of 7 children 2 sons & 5 daughters viz James & Thomas, Elizabeth, Jennett, Agness, & two infants the sons & Daughters of Joseph & Agness Russell. All died in infancy & childhood except Thomas ...
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    July 24, 1849 July 25, 1849 July 26, 1849 July 27, 1849 July 28, 1849
  • Page 313

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    I called upon Aaron Johnson & wrote a letter to Mrs Woodruff April 26, 1851 ~ Saturday 26th I rode with Br Wells across the battle ground whare the Indians fought our brethren with Br Wells as the leader of the saints He gave me an account of the battle which was interesting. We rode to Petatenich creek met with the ox teams here who were appo[i]nted to go to Iron County they went along with us we travled to
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    April 26, 1851 April 27, 1851 April 28, 1851 April 29, 1851 April 30, 1851 May 1, 1851 May 2, 1851 May 3, 1851
  • Page 358

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 17, 1852 ~ Tuesday 17 I took a course of medicine to day which done me good February 18, 1852 ~ Wednesday 18 I was quite weak & confined to my house February 19, 1852 ~ Thursday 19 I was better to day but still feeble February 20, 1852 ~ Friday 1220th I spent the day in writing I visited the ward school exhibition during the evening February 21, 1852 ~ Saturday 21st I met with the Legislature this morning but it ...
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    February 17, 1852 February 18, 1852 February 19, 1852 February 20, 1852 February 21, 1852 February 22, 1852 February 23, 1852 February 24, 1852 February 25, 1852 February 28, 1852 February 29, 1852
  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 27, 1847 ~ Wednesday 27th We travled 25 miles & camped whare the Paunees visited while going up we got in late & fed on cotton wood 25 miles October 28, 1847 ~ Thursday 28th We travled 23 miles & camped on shell creek 23 Shuah Carter Woodruff was born 5 oclok this morning October 29, 1847 ~ Friday 29th We travled 25 miles & camped at the liberty pole fed on cotton wood & rushes 25 October 30, 1847 ...
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    October 27, 1847 October 28, 1847 October 29, 1847 October 30, 1847 October 31, 1847 November 1, 1847 November 2, 1847 November 3, 1847
  • Page 134

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 14, 1848 ~ Monday 14th I spent the day at home February 15, 1848 ~ Tuesday 15th I spent the day at home but had a good meeting at night February 16, 1848 ~ Wednesday 16th I spent this day at home reading February 17, 1848 ~ Thursday 17th I carried 9 bushels of wheat & 5 of buckwheat to the water mill I spent the day untill 12 oclok at night with Br Davis grinding in the mill Mrs ...
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    February 14, 1848 February 15, 1848 February 16, 1848 February 17, 1848 February 18, 1848 February 19, 1848 February 20, 1848 February 21, 1848 February 22, 1848 February 23, 1848