Daniel Stillwell Thomas

Daniel Stillwell Thomas (1803-1878) was born 15 Mar. 1803 in Sumner Co., Tennessee. He was the son of Henry Thomas and Rachel Stillwell. He married Martha Pane Jones on 3 Feb. 1826 in Sumner Co., Tennessee. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff in 1835. He attended the Damon Creek Branch in Calloway Co., Kentucky in 1835 when Wilford Woodurff was a missionary there, and he hosted Wilford Woodruff at his home throughout his life. He died 27 Jun. 1878.

Footnotes

Daniel Stillwell Thomas (KWVW-MG1), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Sep. 2022). Daniel Stillwell Thomas, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/daniel-stillwell-thomas, accessed 9 Sep. 2022). Kate Woodhouse Kirkham, Daniel Stillwell Thomas Family History (Utah: FamilySearch International, 1927), p. 4, 6, 48; digital images, FamilySearch (FamilySearch.org, accessed 7 Sep. 2022). "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Sep. 2022); Daniel S Thomas and Martha Jones, 23 Jan. 1826, Sumner Co., Tennessee; citing Sumner Co., Tennessee, County Clerk, “Marriage records, 1787-1915,” image 1536/1770; DGS 5728611.

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  • Page 59

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    July 8, 1835 ~ Wednesday July 8th Spent the day with Br Jackson's July 9, 1835 ~ Thursday 9th Rode to Mr Fosters Preached at his house then RODE to brother Lanes in PaRIS distance 30 miles July 10, 1835 ~ Friday 10th Rode to Col Copelands distance 10 miles July 11, 1835 ~ Saturday 11th Spent the day at Col Copelands & the ...
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    July 8, 1835 July 9, 1835 July 10, 1835 July 11, 1835 July 12, 1835 July 13, 1835 July 14, 1835 July 15, 1835 July 16, 1835 July 17, 1835 July 18, 1835 July 19, 1835 July 20, 1835 July 21, 1835 July 22, 1835 July 23, 1835
  • Page 126

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    January 7, 1837 ~ Saturday Jan 6 [7]. Wrote a Letter to Brother Asahel H Woodruff January 8, 1837 ~ Sunday 8. Sunday went up to the house of the Lord to worship we had an interesting meeting. their was about fifteen hundred people assembled their was two discourses deliver'd from the Aaronic Priesthood one from coun cellor Knight & the other from Priest Willey Priest Willey had much of the spirit ...
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    January 7, 1837 January 8, 1837 January 10, 1837 January 11, 1837 January 12, 1837 January 14, 1837 January 15, 1837
  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    May 23, 1836 ~ Monday May 23rd Travled to Br Crawley's from thence to Br Tittles with Elder Boydstun 10 miles May 24, 1836 ~ Tuesday 24 Spent the day visiting the Saints [of] the Cyprus branch of the Church the procedings of the day were as follows Travled to Mr Joseph Ash & found the family shaken in their faith three of which were members of the Church they were shaken by the conduct of Br John Jackson ...
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    May 23, 1836 May 24, 1836 May 25, 1836 May 26, 1836 May 27, 1836
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    May 28, 1836 ~ Saturday May 28 At a conferenc convened at Br Seth Utleys agreeable to appointment on the 28 day of may 1836 congregation called to order & Elder David W Patten nominated & seconded to officiate as chairman & Elder Warren Parish secretary. Opened by singing & Prayer & Pro ceded to business. The chairman made some prelimin ary remarks touching the object & order of the meeti ng & called upon the official members to inform the conference in what manner ...
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    May 28, 1836
  • Page 88

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 6, 1836 ~ Monday June 6th Elders Patten & Parrish arived at Br Taylors in the morning & I rode in company with them to James Hendricks Elder Parish tarried & Elder Patten rode with me to Br Lanes whare we spent the night {Distance} 20 m[iles] June 7, 1836 ~ Tuesday 7th Elder Parrish came to Br Lanes & we all rode to Br Clapps to ...
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    June 6, 1836 June 7, 1836 June 8, 1836 June 9, 1836 June 10, 1836 June 11, 1836 June 12, 1836 June 13, 1836 June 14, 1836 June 15, 1836
  • Page 89

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 16, 1836 ~ Thursday June 16 Rode to Paducah Mccracken Co KY Preached at night at the court house to an attentive congregation. Spent the night with Priest Isaiah Benton distance 10 m[iles] June 17, 1836 ~ Friday 17 Rode to William J Hodges 10 miles June 18, 1836 ~ Saturday 18 Preached at the Public meeting house June 19, 1836 ~ Sunday 19 Sunday Preached at the meeting house Priest Benton spoke
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    June 16, 1836 June 17, 1836 June 18, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 20, 1836 June 21, 1836 June 22, 1836 June 23, 1836 June 24, 1836 June 25, 1836 June 26, 1836 June 27, 1836 June 28, 1836
  • Page 96

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    August 29, 1836 ~ Monday Aug 29 Walked to Br Smiths & was in company with Elders Smoot & Cathcart at night we were unexpectedly called upon to go to Joseph Chumbley to have an interview with President Thomas B Marsh who came in company with councellor Groves by order of the High Council of Zion to visit the Church in the South to loan ^Borrow^ monies to purchase lands in Zion We had a spiritual interview ...
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    August 29, 1836 August 30, 1836 August 31, 1836 September 1, 1836 September 2, 1836
  • Page 100

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    As Elder W. Woodruff is about to leave for Kirtland and has been labouring for the last year & a half with the churches included in the Tennessee confer ence & stands in need of clothing & money to return to Kirtland Presidents Patten & Marsh called a contribution of the church & congregation in the time of the aforementioned conference to supply Elder Woodruffs necessities the list of the contr ibution taken down is as follows Brothers Henry Thomas $5.00 five dollars
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    September 5, 1836
  • Page 101

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    A true copy of a Bill from President Thomas B Marsh and counsellor Elisha H Groves Receieved Sept 5th AD 1836 of Willford Woodruff fifty Dollars for the purpose of entering land within the state of Missouri Thomas B. Marsh Elisha H Groves September 6, 1836 ~ Tuesday Sept 6th Spent the day at Brother Thomas'es in writing in the evening I rode in company with Elder Benjamin Clapp on the road to Paducah ...
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    September 6, 1836 September 7, 1836 September 8, 1836 September 9, 1836
  • Page 64

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    October 17, 1835 ~ Saturday 17th Oct Preached at Mr Clapps & Baptised 1 one then Rode to Br Loys Preached at his house and returned to Br Clapp's. 3 miles October 18, 1835 ~ Sunday 18 On the Lords day Rode to Clarks River 10 mi & Preached in the meeting house had A debate with A Campbellite Priest. Also Preached at night in the same place on the Authenticity of the Book ...
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    October 17, 1835 October 18, 1835 October 19, 1835 October 20, 1835 October 21, 1835 October 22, 1835 October 23, 1835 October 24, 1835