Edwin Nelson Austin

Edwin Nelson Austin (1840-1920) was born 5 Sep. 1840 in Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Julius Augustus Caesar Austin and Octavia Ann Lane. He married Alnora Naomi Lane on 17 Apr. 1863; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized about 1848. He corresponded with Wilford Woodruff between 1874 and 1888 as Bishop in Liberty, Oneida Co., Idaho Territory. He died 23 May 1940 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Edwin Nelson Austin (KWC5-LJR), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022). Edwin Nelson Austin, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/edwin-nelson-austin, accessed 23 Aug. 2022). “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022); Edwin Nelson Austin, 23 May 1920, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, no. Q-1061; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4139717. “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book C, 1894 April 27-1906 October 16,” entry for Bp Edwin Nelson Austin, p. 63, image 64/252, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 23 Aug. 2022). Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City, Utah: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1901), p. 452; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022).

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  • Page 97

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

    Excerpt:
    Sept 10th 1867 if he kept the Celestial Law. September 11, 1867 ~ Wednesday 11th we left Franklin at 5 oclok & drove to the foot of the Mountains & Nooned, we then most of us walked up the Mountain & rode down to Liberty & took supper with Solomon Hale & E N Austin Brother Hale had done a great deal of work in that place in making Improvements. we then drove to
    Dates:
    September 11, 1867 September 12, 1867 September 13, 1867 September 14, 1867 September 15, 1867
  • Page 80

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 16th 1874 afternoon we met in the Tanery & spoke to the people inupon the United Order May 17, 1874 ~ Sunday 17. Sunday we met at 10 oclok the House could not hold the people & we moved out of doors we partook of the sarcrament we Organized the Bear Lake Stake of Zion the spirit of the Lord was with us & we had a good time I took supper with Bishop Budge May 18, 1874 ~ Monday ...
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    May 17, 1874 May 18, 1874 May 19, 1874 May 20, 1874 May 21, 1874 May 22, 1874 May 23, 1874 May 24, 1874
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to the Editor of the Deseret News, 12 May 1874

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    2 Secretary, John Leswere; Directors, Hyrum Phelps, David Osborne, James Holmes, H. H. Dalrymple. 19th. Organized the Bennington branch of the United Order with the following officers: Pres, Jas. Moore; Vice President, Dudley Merrill; Secretary, A. R. Wright; Treasurer, Benatt Nielson; Directors, Augustus Bingham, Geo. Lindsay, David Lindsay. In the evening held a meeting at Soda Spring. ...
  • Page 297

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Aug 20, 1883 We traveled to Obed & held a Meeting Bishop Austin Prayed E F Sheets spoke 9 M, Joseph F Smith 23, W Woodruff 15 m G Q Cannon 23. At the close we rode to Mount Peelier and held a Meeting. E F Sheets Prayed. G Q Canyon spoke 30 M, W Woodruff 15 M J F Smith 30 M we returned to Paris 25 Miles August 21, 1883 ~ Tuesday ...
    Dates:
    August 21, 1883 August 22, 1883 August 23, 1883 August 24, 1883
  • Page 140

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    February 12, 1888 ~ Sunday Feb 12 1888 [FIGURE] Sunday I wrote 1 Letter to Nellie Emma wrote to Henry February 13, 1888 ~ Monday 13 [FIGURE] I signed 25 Recommends. I receivd 28 Letters 20 Public 8 Private, I wrote to 2 Jaques E N Austin Mary Atkins & Sarah sent Sarah 2 {[1 illegible word]} w&c 9 Public Letters we road to Br
    Dates:
    February 12, 1888 February 13, 1888 February 14, 1888 February 15, 1888 February 16, 1888 February 17, 1888 February 18, 1888 February 19, 1888 February 20, 1888
  • Page 142

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    February 28, 1888 ~ Tuesday [FIGURES] Feb 28 1888 I signed 24 Recommends I received 26 Letters I wrote 8 Letters 2 to Marion & Jaque February 29, 1888 ~ Wednesday 29 [FIGURE] I wrote Letter to to [Derreck?], Sylvia Austin, Sarah, Thompson, May, Bulah & Jaques March 1, 1888 ~ Thursday [FIGURES] March 1, 1888 Wilford Woodruff Born March ...
    Dates:
    February 28, 1888 February 29, 1888 March 1, 1888