Eli P. Maginn

Eli P. Maginn (abt. 1820-1844) was born about 1820 in York Twp., York Co., Upper Canada. He married Mary Foster about Dec. 1843. He was baptized before Dec. 1837. He served in leadership positions with Wilford Woodruff in England, Nauvoo, and Massachusetts. He died 27 Apr. 1844 in Lowell, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Footnotes

Eli P Maginn (KHS7-8X2), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Eli P. Maginn, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/eli-p-maginn, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Eli P. Maginn, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/eli-p-maginn, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 3

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

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    Locations By whom Represented Members Elders Priest Teachers Deacons Manchester P. P. Pratt 443 7 15 9 0 Clitheroe Conference H.C. Kimball 318 6 12 13 3 Preston Do P. Melling 675 11 15 13 3 Liverpool J. Taylor 190 9 8 4 3 Isle of Man Do Do 90 2 4 2 0 London Conference L. Snow 137 3 8 4 2
  • Page 11

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

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    Elder J E Page addressed the meeting. I spent the night with Elder Kimball. He read me a letter from his wife which was interesting may the Lord bless Joseph give him a victory over his enemies & support him in evry trial & prepare the saints for that which is to come I pray September 9, 1843 ~ Saturday Conference Of the quorum of the Twelve Apostles met [in] the Boston church at Boylston ...
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    September 9, 1843
  • Page 12

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

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    E P Magin represented the Church in Gilsom N.H. containing members 42 among the No are two cousins of President Joseph Smith one the postmaster of the Place Elder Bryant represented the Georgetown Branch containing members 30 But not much of the spirit of gathering Elder E Snow remarked he did not wonder they had not the spirit of gathering when their Presiding Elder Nathaniel Holmes & his son Elder ...
  • Page 13

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

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    Elder P. P. Pratt arose and remarked that some tell us that they have taught the gathering according to the scriptures, but to teach the gathering from the scriptures alone is not sufficient for by this they would be left in doubt they would not know whether to gather to Jerrusalem to Africa or America. It is right to teach ^the gathering^ according to the scripturs but we are not left to this alone, we know & all the Saints aught to know that God ...
  • Page 16

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

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    persons shall act upon their agency, which was the case even with the angels that fell from heaven. Now will you help us to build the Nauvoo House & Temple if so you will be blessed if not we will build it alone And if you dont harken you will not have the spirit of the Lord, for the spirit of the Lord is on the moove. The Apostles tried to gather the people together in their day. Christ said he would gather the ...
  • Page 18

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

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    July 5, 1843 ~ Wednesday July 5th My masons got together to comme nce laying brick on my house but our door & window frames not being made part of them went home but some staid but performed but little work July 6, 1843 ~ Thursday 6th I had an interview with Br Fidoe who has taken a job of Building my house he informed the fraims were not yet made & thought it best to dismiiss the masons for a season we did ...
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    July 5, 1843 July 6, 1843 July 7, 1843 July 8, 1843
  • Page 19

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

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    I called upon Mr Wm Philips No 54 Main street St Louis, & bought of him the following bill of paper for Taylor & Woodruff in co 4 Reams of printing paper 24x38 $5 $20.00 4 Reams of " paper 23x33 3.50 $14.00 $34.00 paid cash on the above paper $34.00 The following is the bill of paper & Ink bought by Milliken for Taylor & Woodruff of Mr Philips 4 Reams of Paper ...
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    July 9, 1843
  • Page 20

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

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    It was quite a cold rainy morning, we passed the shot towers about 6 miles below the City on a steep Bluff we passed the rock tower at 6 oclock P M July 10, 1843 ~ Monday 10th We entered the mouth of the Bold Ohio about 2 oclok in the morning distance from St Louis to the mouth of the Ohio 180 miles we reached Padukah at 8 oclok & Smithland at 10 ...
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    July 10, 1843 July 11, 1843 July 12, 1843 July 12, 1843
  • Page 17

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

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    June 16, 1843 ~ Friday 16th I went onto the Prairie & Planted corn & had some conversation with Br Chena concerning his dog that bit me I informed him that I should not be satisfyd unless he would kill his dog as he was dangerous & had bitten several persons June 17, 1843 ~ Saturday 17th I spent the day diging my well June 18, 1843 ~ Sunday 18th Sunday I attended meeting at the Temple Elder
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    June 16, 1843 June 17, 1843 June 18, 1843
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    them what they could not do for themselvs & this was wherein The Apostle said why then are ye baptized for the dead if the dead rise not, this is far greater than faith & hope for though we might Believe ^& hope^ our friend might be redeemed yet if we was not Baptized for them they might remain in Hell & our faith & hope do them no good but to do that for another which he can do for himself is not Charity. Elder Wight ...