Erastus Snow

Erastus Snow (1818-1888) was born 9 Nov. 1818 in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia Co., Vermont. He was the son of Levi Snow and Lucina Streeter. He married Artimesia Beman on 13 Dec. 1838; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 3 Feb. 1833. He served with Wilford Woodruff as a Seventy in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio and as an Apostle from 1849 to 1888. He died 27 May 1888 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Erastus Snow (KWJ4-KJX), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Erastus Snow, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/erastus-snow, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Erastus Snow, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/erastus-snow, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • 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 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 26, 1839 ~ Sunday May 26 Sunday I crossed the river to Commerce & attended meeting at the house of Brother Joseph's Elder O. Pratt preached & was follwed by Elder John Taylor we returned home & spent the night {distance} 5 mil May 27, 1839 ~ Monday 27th I spent the day in writing May 28, 1839 ~ Tuesday 28 Elder Brigham Young mooved from my room four rods south. The man called ...
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    May 4, 1839 May 26, 1839 May 27, 1839 May 28, 1839 May 29, 1839
  • Page 18

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

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    July 16, 1844 ~ Tuesday 16th [FIGURES] As I arose in the morning Sister Phelps handed me two Letters one from E. Snow and one from J. E. Page both confirming the death of thhe Patriarch and Prophet Joseph & Hyram Smith; I immediately wrote three letters & sent to Brigham Young one to Peterboro N.H. one to Lowell & one to
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    July 16, 1844 July 17, 1844
  • Page 3

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

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    me a present of a pencil & pocket Bible &c she was the ownly one of all her connextions who had embraced the gospel. She had a desire to come to Nauvoo & mingle with the saints Be baptized for her dead &c. Br Tucker helped me to carry my trunk to the depo. I Bought tickets in the first class cars to westfield which cost me $3.30. I parted with Br Tucker went into the cars & started we passed ...
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    September 24, 1843 September 25, 1843
  • Page 15

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

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    while conversing with the mate in the evening on the subject he remarked that we were not sensib- le of one half of the danger that we were in during the procedings of that day but I was sensible of a good deal at least we got into the canal about dark being 36 miles from canall to canal in crossing the mountains we travled all night in the canal which was one constant scene of locks October 20, 1843 ~ Friday 20th The boat I was ...
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    October 20, 1843 October 21, 1843 October 22, 1843
  • Page 2

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    March 30, 1856 ~ Sunday March 30th Sunday I attended at the Tabernacle the meeting throug the day & the prayer meeting in the evening March 31, 1856 ~ Monday to April 5, 1856 ~ Saturday March 31 to April 5th I spent this week ploughing & putting in wheat I finished putting in 14 1/2 Acres of wheat April 6, 1856 ~ Sunday April 6th 1856 Conference commenced in the Bowery [FIGURE] this morning at 10 oclok the minutes ...
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    March 30, 1856 March 31, 1856 April 5, 1856 April 6, 1856 April 7, 1856 April 8, 1856 April 9, 1856 April 12, 1856 April 13, 1856
  • Page 3

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    bakery. W. Woodruff followed & said that those that took his flour if they took it because they were suffering with Hunger & would ask a Blessing upon the bread when it was made & send him home the bags he would not bring an Accusation against them at the close of the meeting the bags were put in sight & brought to me next morning [FIGURE] I met in the Prayer circle in the evening And the following named persons received their blessings & was set apart for their Missions. Elders O. Pratt
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    April 14, 1856 April 15, 1856 April 16, 1856
  • Page 5

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    & went to the mouth of the canyon to visit them & take minutes of their organization. President Young arived at 1/2 past 10 oclock & organized the company by appointing A. O. Smoot captain Wm Miller Captain of the guard Elder Benson Chaplain James Ure clerk. He gave them some instruction concerning their Journey, & gave them his parting blessing. Br J. V. Long reported his speech. W Woodruff took a list of the names of ...
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    April 23, 1856 April 24, 1856 April 25, 1856 April 26, 1856 April 27, 1856 April 28, 1856
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 25, 1856 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I attended meeting in the Bowery P. P. Pratt preached was followed by Father Morley & President Young. In the afternoon A Lyman & Joseph Young preached I attended the prayer Circle May 26, 1856 ~ Monday 26th The Calafornia Mail Came in & b[r]ought me 2 letters from [FIGURE] J. M. Bernhisel & 5 standards & 8 ...
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    May 25, 1856 May 26, 1856 May 27, 1856 May 28, 1856 May 29, 1856 May 30, 1856 May 31, 1856 June 1, 1856 June 2, 1856