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 147

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

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    John Geen shot him through the heart and he fell dead A Frenchman then struck Geen across the head with a club and he fell as if he was dead but afterwards came to they buried the dead man & took John Geen to Ioway City to be tried for his crime. I found the High Council in session when I arived at the Tabern[ac] ole I dined with Br Hyde found BSister Hyde sick. I rode ...
    Dates:
    April 16, 1848 April 17, 1848 April 18, 1848 April 19, 1848 April 20, 1848 April 21, 1848 April 22, 1848 April 23, 1848 April 24, 1848 April 25, 1848 April 26, 1848 April 27, 1848 April 28, 1848
  • Page 159

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

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    August 19, 1848 ~ Saturday 19th I spent a part of the day with Br Rockwood in the City of Boston Br Little spent the evening with m[e] August 20, 1848 ~ Sunday 20th Sunday I met with the Saints in Boston Br Rockwood spoke in the morning Br Little followed him we partook of the sacrament I addressed the meeting a larger Number were in than had been for a long ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1848 August 20, 1848 August 21, 1848 August 22, 1848 August 23, 1848 August 24, 1848 August 25, 1848 August 26, 1848 August 27, 1848
  • Page 242

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

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    September 5, 1857 ~ Saturday 5th we had an Express arived this Morning stateing that Gen ^Col^ Johnson was at Ash Hollow with some 2000 men traveling some 15 miles per day. Col Sumner had burned some 300 shians [Cheyennes] lodges killed some few Indians & 2 soldiers killed & 7 wounded & 60 men with Capt Jones & the wounded to Fort Kerney the Chians overtook them & cut them to peices so bad that no trace of them ...
    Dates:
    September 5, 1857 September 6, 1857
  • Page 164

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

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    Brother Elebrbeck will make out the bill of Lumber. It will take 23254 feet of Lumber for the bottom peaces of the Tunnel it will cost $27301.25 to dig out the Earth admitting that it is sandy Loam as they expect it is. "I will give $2 per bushel for wheat delivered at my upper Mill A committy from the Poly Literary Musical society consisting of Wm Edirngton, Hugh Finley ^&^ Wm G Mills called upon President
    Dates:
    October 24, 1856 October 25, 1856 October 26, 1856
  • Page 166

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

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    to know if he should except it I told him I would not & If he wanted to get into a scrape He might do it otherwise He had better let it alone I told them to go back & preach the gospel to them & tell them to clean up &c. Now we want to know what all men are doing through this Territory the people are dirty & filthy & they want to reform in this thing. many do not treat their children right but use them roughly ...
    Dates:
    October 28, 1856 October 29, 1856 October 30, 1856 October 31, 1856
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to John Taylor, 30 June 1856

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    2 Two sets of messengers were sent from Carthage on the evening of the 27th with the melancholy news to Nauvoo. What were their names, distinguishing those who were turned back by Governor Ford? Dan Jones makes the following statement: "We were awoke [during the night of the 26th] by heavy treads of soldiers close by, and heard a whispering under the window 'who shall go in & how many shall go in? &c'. They came up stairs to the prison door ^against^ which we had taken ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to John Taylor, 9 October 1845

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    amount of each number in both volumes some weeks since which, I suppose, you will have received. I have been, and will con- tinue, making every exertion in my power to sell what I can of the "Times and Seasons" but hitherto, I have had little success. The cause of God is onward in this country and doing quite as well throughout the Kingdom as we could possibly expect, considering the few experienced Elders we have in the vine- yard here at the present time. I received a few ...
  • Page 5

    Part of Letter to Brigham Young, 24 October 1845

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    Amerian Consul who is in England He says I may do business upon it, as it would not be considered forgery, but in case of Law it would not have the same bearing or force or be acknowledged in court as though it had the British Consul name & seal to it. And as their is no danger of any person prnting & Entering it at present I thought it wisdom to wait untill I heard from you again, then if you thoght Best I would Enter it in your name & act as ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Joseph Russell, 24 July 1849

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    They have two meetings on Suday & two during the week day. I ha[v]e not found greater [illegible] in North America than with Br Russell according to his priveliges. I preached to them in the afternoon though I was not able I felt quite sick I felt as though I was threatened with a bit of sickness I was attacked with a severe Diarhea loss of apetite, sickness at stomach, cold chills from Head to foot, at othr times fever, (I took a dose of pills) I went to bed sick & did not rest during the Night ...
  • Page 6

    Part of Letter to Brigham Young, 24 October 1845

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    I am Enjoying good health & peace at the present time as is my family. All the Americn Brothrs are well in this land what few there are & the work of the Lord is prospering thughout this kingdom better than I could expet considing all circumstances. I thnk Eldr Jones is doing well in Wales. And I think the prspet is that he will work out a good work before He quits it. I feel anxious to hear from you As soon as you get this and ...