Ebenezer Robinson

Ebenezer Robinson (1816-1891) was born 25 May 1816 in Floyd, Oneida Co., New York. He was the son of Nathan Robinson and Mary Brown. He was baptized 16 Oct. 1835. He married Angelina Eliza Works on 13 Dec. 1835. He was an editor of the Times and Seasons in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois and received many letters from Wilford Woodruff concerning the newspaper. He died 11 Mar. 1891 in Davis City, Decatur Co., Iowa.

Footnotes

Ebenezer Robinson (LD4T-7JF), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Ebenezer Robinson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ebenezer-robinson, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Ebenezer Robinson, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/ebenezer-robinson, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 116

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 25, 1840 ~ Saturday 25th I spent the day & night at Moorends Cross & was quite Ill with a bad Cold April 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th Notwithstanding I was quite Ill I walked 5 miles to Ashfield & preached at Mr Baly's & in in the afternoon to Crowcutt & preached & Baptized 10 persons & confirmed them & Ordained Edward Philips a Priest. ^1 {family was taken [illegible ] ...
    Dates:
    April 25, 1840 April 26, 1840 April 27, 1840 April 28, 1840 April 29, 1840
  • Page 132

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    February 1, 1842 ~ Tuesday Feb 1st I assisted in drawing up from the river two large stones to the Nauvoo house ^for the^ threshholds of doors February 2, 1842 ~ Wednesday 2nd Elder Pitt assisted me in Painting my house February 3, 1842 ~ Thursday Feb 3rd 1842 Thursday [FIGURE] A Revelation was given a few days since for the Twelve to obtain the printi- ng esstablishment of E Robinson & govern the printing ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1842 February 2, 1842 February 3, 1842 February 4, 1842 February 5, 1842 February 6, 1842
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    February 23, 1840 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I preached in Stoke in the morn ing & confirmed one I communed with the Saints at Brother [blank] Whittaker in Lane end I also preached in the evening. Distance of the day 3 m February 24, 1840 ~ Monday 23 24th I walked to Stone with Brother Samuel Hancock & several other Brother & preached at Widow Gilberts & thence returned to Hanly ...
    Dates:
    February 23, 1840 February 24, 1840 February 25, 1840 February 26, 1840 February 27, 1840 February 28, 1840
  • Page 81

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

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    at Elm street Between fifth & sixth st Elder Smith was quite sick through the night. I dreamed that Br Joseph was taken with another writ to be tried in Illinois Elder B Young also dreamed that we were called home the distance from the mouth of the Ohio to Cincinnati is 538 miles July 14, 1843 ~ Friday 14th We had an interview in the morning with Br Hedlock &
    Dates:
    July 14, 1843 July 15, 1843
  • Page 84

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

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    why yet remains a secret. He did not ask us our names untill we left next morning distance 10 m July 20, 1843 ~ Thursday 20th We walked 2 miles to Br Jackson who was cradling wheat we went with him to his house he gave us a sovreign to assist us on our Journey we then walked back to the City of Cincinnati & we were weary with our Journey making 15 miles we had walked 14 mi July 21, 1843 ~ Friday ...
    Dates:
    July 20, 1843 July 21, 1843 July 22, 1843 July 23, 1843 July 24, 1843 July 25, 1843 July 26, 1843
  • Page 189

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    October 7, 1840 ~ Wednesday Oct 7th ^John Burry^ I sat in council with the Twelv & many other Saints at the Star Office, we all attending A discussion in the evening held at the Carpenters Hall Garrett Road Manchester. A Mr [B◊rrett] attempted to Prove the Book of Mormon fals & water Baptism or Baptism by immersion not esse- ntial to Salvation he was answered by Elder Corden who proved the Book of mormon true & ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1840 October 8, 1840 October 9, 1840 October 10, 1840 October 11, 1840 October 12, 1840
  • Page 110

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    to once more enter this city after being absent more than two years when I left their was not more than a dozen houses in the town but now their was more than a dozen several hundred we passed by the temple as we passed along & had a view of it soon called at the house of Elder Young & spent the night with him he was sick Elder Kimball was with him & also Elder Richards we lade hands on ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1841 October 8, 1841
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    November 22, 1841 ~ Monday Nov 22nd I got my Bedroom plastered by J. Hodson November 23, 1841 ~ Tuesday 23rd I spent the day to work at home November 24, 1841 ~ Wednesday 24th [FIGURE] I commenced taking charge of the provision store for the committee of the Nauvoo House I also cut & drew two loads of wood to my door November 25, 1841 ~ Thursday 25th I spent a part of the day ...
    Dates:
    November 22, 1841 November 23, 1841 November 24, 1841 November 25, 1841 November 26, 1841 November 27, 1841 November 28, 1841 November 29, 1841 November 30, 1841 December 1, 1841
  • Page 119

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    December 7, 1841 ~ Tuesday Dec 7th I spent most of my time in the Store but in the evening I attended meeting & herd a discourse deliverd by Lyman Wight who declaired some most stirling truths concerning the building of the Temple & the Nauvoo House if the Saints did not do it they would be rejected as a Church with their dead saith the Lord we should again be driven &c he spoke in truth & ...
    Dates:
    December 7, 1841 December 8, 1841 December 9, 1841 December 11, 1841 December 12, 1841 December 13, 1841 December 14, 1841 December 15, 1841 December 16, 1841 December 17, 1841 December 18, 1841
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    London Oct 31st 1840 Sister Woodruff I feel to sympathise with you in your afliction realiseing the situation in which you are placed when your husband had the dream about you and Litle Sarah I was with him when he told it to me it mad an impression on the mind whic I did not forget I think it was about the 18th or ^of July^ 20th but cannot tell Persicley I Never saw such ^w^ A shock and change in El Woodruffs apearence ...