Edward Ockey

Edward Ockey (Oakey) (1816-1871) was born 27 Feb. 1816 in Bishop’s Frome, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of John Ockey and Elizabeth Taylor. He married Eliza Brewer on 22 May 1841 in New York City, New York Co., New York; widowed. He married Sarah Cole on 12 Jun. 1849 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was taught the gospel by Wilford Woodruff in Aug. 1840, baptized in Sep. 1840, and ordained a priest by Wilford Woodruff on 21 Sep. 1840. He sailed with Wilford Woodruff to America and was married to Eliza by Wilford Woodruff. He died 14 Aug. 1871 in Nephi, Juab Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Edward Ockey (KWNV-DN9), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Oct. 2021). Edward Ockey, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/edward-ockey, accessed 31 Oct. 2021). Lisle G. Brown, comp. Nauvoo Sealings, Adoptions, and Anointings (Salt Lake City: Smith-Pettit Foundation, 2006), 225. Church of England, Parish Church of Bishops-Frome (Herefordshire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Bishops-Frome, 1662-1868, Baptisms and Burials, 1662-1868,” p. 8, line. 61, Edward Ockey, 24 Mar. 1816; Hereford County Record Office, Hereford; microfilm 991967, item 2, DGS 8095465, image 593, FHL. "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Oct. 2021), Edward Ockey, card 499; Nickerson, Susan S.M. - Olivato, Maria B., microfilm 1750702, DGS 7100435, image 12366/15314; Family History Department, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City. Edward Ockey, Reminiscence and Journal; Circa 1857-1858, pp. 1-2, MS 11746, as found at “Edward Ockey,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 31 Oct. 2021). Winter Quarters Sexton’s Records, 1846-1848, Record Book, line no. 191, Eliza Ockey, image 28/51, LR 6359 24, CHL. Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 1830-2008, 1840-1849, 1847 January-June, p. 51, image 536/569CR 100 137, CHL. “Edward Ockey,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 31 Oct. 2021). 1850 US Census, Great Salt Lake County, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, house no. 437, Edward and Sarah Ockey. Pearl D. Wilson, Jun. McNulty and David Hampshire, A History of Juab County, Utah Centennial County History Series (Salt Lake City: Utah Historical Society, 1999), 87. “At Nephi, Aug. 14, 1871,” Deseret News, 6 Sep. 1871, p. 8.

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  • Page 66

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

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    I walked Into the city with Br Young & we bought each of us a pair of Pebble Specticeles for the eyes Also a small spy glass, Pebbles were 14/ shillings, the spy glass 3/6. I wrote a letter [FIGURE] to Sister Margarett Morgan April 8, 1841 ~ Thursday 8th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Edward Ockey [FIGURE] Also one to Phebe W. Woodruff. I ^received^ £4.10 from Elder John ...
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    April 8, 1841 April 9, 1841 April 10, 1841 April 11, 1841 April 12, 1841
  • Page 67

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

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    1 Shawl 6/ 6 1 Do 9 5 1 Do 4 6 3 yards linen 2/2 6 6 20 Do Flannel 1/1 1 1 8 1 Veil 12 6 1/4 lb Silk 25/6 6 4 1 Ball Twist 3 3 1 lb of black sewing thread 4 2 pair of stockings 1/3 2 6 2 Do 1/6 3 2 Do 1/5 2 10 2 Cotton Hankerchiefs 2 1 Dress Pattern 4 7 £4 9 7 1/2 I also received a present of a dress pattern & 4 spools & 6 Balls of cotton ...
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    April 13, 1841 April 14, 1841
  • Page 68

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

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    Silk work bag & needle ball from Sister Martha Brotherton I spent the evening preparing my things for going to Liverpool, I was called to administer to Sister Smith who was vary sick. I spent the night at Br Bewshers April 15, 1841 ~ Thursday 15th we sent our trunks & baggage on the baggage cars & we bid old Manchester with all their was in it farewell left Elder P. P. Pratt his
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    April 15, 1841 April 16, 1841
  • Page 69

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

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    & a dress black, coat & summer Pantaloons & waistcoat, I visited the agents of the ship which we were going on with Elder Taylor & we detained the ship one day on our account, this company will do all they can to favor us for it is for their interest as we have already given them many passengers & shall probably many more they give us with all our company the second cabin & do of a seperate room for our quorum the fare of each person ...
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    April 17, 1841
  • Page 70

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

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    Sister Ann Ockey accompanied us they much desired to sail with us to America, with their Brother Edward but they were not ready I retired to my room & bed at midnight vary weary with my days labour distance 15 mile April 18, 1841 ~ Sunday 18th Sunday I Preached to about 200 saints & some of the world in the music Hall in bold st Liverpool in the morning, in the afternoon the Twelve bore testimony of the work of ...
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    April 18, 1841 April 19, 1841
  • Page 71

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

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    I Bought the following Articles 1 Shall £0 14 1 Ditto 14 1 Ditto 6 2 pair of Drawers 9 1 Ditto 3 2 flannel shirts 10 1 box steel pens 6 1 Do 2 1 Do 1 4 Cards of pens 4 1 Doz pen cases 1 1 Inkstand 1 Total £5.15 Sister Elizabeth Ockey presented me with a nice neck scarf And Sister Ann Ockey presented me with a fine silk neck hankerchief & gold pin. I took tea with them. I ...
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    April 20, 1841
  • Page 180

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

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    Also Charles Fields Jonathan Davis Charles Taysom Thomas Vernal James Shinn James Evens John Hill Thomas Harber William Foxsel Thomas Hardane Henry Fidler William Jones Joseph Need Edward Oakey George Brooks & James Watkins William Johnson John Bailey Be Ordained Priest &
  • Page 31

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

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    Thy Purposes O! Lord must roll on. Thy Decrees are Sure [FIGURE] Wisdom how [FIGURE] Precious thou [FIGURE] art. February 15, 1841 ~ Monday Feb 15th Elder Kimball received a letter from his wife Dated Nauvoo Dec 30th, she informed us that [FIGURE] Joseph had written for the Twelve to come immediately home for our personal safety, as great Judgments are nigh in this land even at the Door. She spoke of our families being well, as ...
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    February 15, 1841 February 16, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    February 18, 1841 ~ Thursday Feb 18th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Phebe requested her to answer it & direct to New York in care of Ilus F Carter & Just as I had finished it I [FIGURE] received A Package from Pickfords Boat on opening it contained the 10 No of the Star several of the Times & Seasons, one Letter from Sister Eunice & Mother Woodruff which was vary interesting Also one ...
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    February 18, 1841 February 19, 1841 February 20, 1841 February 21, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    February 28, 1841 ~ Sunday Fed 28th Sunday this is the last Day of winter, I still have a severe cold. I preached this Day for the first time in the city of Bristol, I preached in the Theater in the afternoon & evening. The Theater was crouded to overflowing several Hundred were present & good attention was paid, many souls will embrace the work in Bristol. After meeting we returned to Elder Kingtons House & I broke bread unto the Saints had a ...
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    February 28, 1841 March 1, 1841 March 2, 1841 March 3, 1841