Ezra Carter, b. 1773

Ezra Carter Jr. (1773-1868) was born 18 Mar. 1773 in Concord, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire. He was the son of Ezra Carter and Phoebe Whittemore. He married Sarah Fabyan on 2 Sep. 1797 in Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine, and they were the parents of Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 22 Mar. 1849 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He died 10 Mar. 1868 in Scarborough.

Footnotes

Ezra Carter Jr. (LZG7-7SN), Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 Feb. 2021). Ezra Carter, b. 1773, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ezra-carter-b-1773, accessed 5 Jan. 2022). New Hampshire, Registrar of Vital Statistics, “Index of Births, Early to 1900: Index to Births - Cross to Carter,” p. 4942, Ezra Carter; New Hampshire Registrar of Vital Statistics, Concord, NH; microfilm 1000490, DGS 4243724, image 4555/4856. Scarborough (Maine), Town Clerk, “Town and Vital Records, 1681-1893 (1908): Town Records, vol. 1-2 (transcript), vol. 3 (original), 1681-1840: Includes Births, Marriages, Intentions of Marriage, and Deaths All Prior to 1816,” p. 423, Ezra Carter and Salla Fabyan, 2 Sep. 1797; Office of the Town Clerk in Scarborough and the Main Historical Society of Portland, ME; microfilm 12221, DGS 7724807, image 476/693. “Ezra Carter,” Dustan Cemetery, Scarborough, Cumberland Co., ME; Find A Grave, 26 Aug. 2010, memorial no. 57741468 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 18 Feb. 2021).

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  • Page 22

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    we safely accomplished amid the re- flection that time and tide waited for no man. April 4—Mr. Kent, the post mas- ter, showed me a letter containing two sheets of foolscap, signed by Warren Parrish and several of the Twelve, who had apostatized and been cut off from the Church. The communica- tion was full of slander and falsehoods against Joseph Smith and all that stood by him. It was sent with the intention of breaking up the work upon ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Church, consisting of nine members, eight of whom were relatives. I or- dained Dwight Webster a Priest, and administered the sacrament. July 3—I started for the State of Maine, and arrived at father Carter's, in Scarborough, on the 6th. —14—My wife was delivered of a daughter at her father's house; we named her Sarah Emma. 22—I wrote to Thomas B. Marsh, an account of ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    In the afternoon sacraments was administered 3 were confirmed, one Elder 2 Priest one Teacher was ordained under the hands of Elders W. Woodruff & T Ward. The evening was occupied from an address by Elders Strattan & Woodruff Joseph A. Stratton President James Cantwell Clerk We had a good time through the conference the spirit of Union prevails throughout the confer[enc]e many of the Saints were present from the various conferences 10 miles July 21, 1845 ~ Monday ...
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    July 21, 1845 July 22, 1845 July 23, 1845 July 24, 1845
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    July 30, 1845 ~ Wednesday July 30th [FIGURES] I recieved five American & 2 English letters from the following Persons. Aphek & Azubah Woodruff B Cosset J. M. Grant J. Phelps, & James Frederick Cleary, see his letter, & 2 from Brethren in England & one Nauvoo Neighbor all of which brought cheering intelligence to me it was the first letter I have recieved from Father Woodruff ...
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    July 30, 1845 July 31, 1845 August 1, 1845
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    during the evening we rode to Newton & spent the night with Br Simpkins 20 m September 16, 1845 ~ Tuesday 16th [FIGURES] Sarah Carter I took cars rode to Liverpool And on my arival to the office I recieved two Nauvoo Neighbors one times & Seasons & New York Messenger all bearing good news of the spread of the work in America But while in the midst of rejoicing we ...
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    September 16, 1845
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    the Books searched & had the testimony of the clerks that she had recieved the order & money on it while she had declaired to me that she had not recieved and actully signed a statement of this kind to her father which was no better than a lie bill she has sustain- ed herself through the whole of it upon falshood. In the evening Mrs Woodruff found the letters sent us from Father Carter & I F. Carter conta[ini]ng the account of the death of her
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    September 21, 1845 September 22, 1845 September 23, 1845
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    ten minutes As with the voice of God for I was constrained by the voice [&] spirit of God thus to speak & reprove sin when I closed the council felt that it was right It put a veto upon there drinking Ardent spirits & Mault liquor to assist them to preach the gospel several told me at the close that I had opened there eyes upon the subject, we had a good time & we A profitable meeting we spent the night at Br [blank] distance of the day 25 ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    the commencing of mobing once more in Hancock County, the mob had burned 42 of the Houses of the Saints in Lima I wrot A letter to O. Pratt & S Brannan one to Freedom & Shuah Moulton, one to Father Carter, to Sarah B. Foss I sent sister Foss £2 in a letter And Mrs Woodruff sent to Phebe 12/6 in the same letter Also a Bundle of ...
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    October 18, 1845 October 19, 1845
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    I should judge from my feelings And intimations of the spirit of God that the endowment had commenced & that the Lord had commenced pouring out some special blessings upon the Saints in Nauvoo but time will determin whether this is the case. My soul has been much refreshed and edefyed of late in reading the Book of Mormon the time has come for its sayi[n]g[s] to be fulfilled October 28, 1845 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I recieved three Nauvoo Letters to day one from ...
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    October 28, 1845 October 29, 1845
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    March 16, 1846 ~ Monday 16th Monday I left father Woodruff & rode to New Britain station took cars rode to Hartford Springfield & Boston I called upon Br Brown 6 Plesent street Also upon Br Davis S P. Barnes No 56 oxford Place Boston And spent the night distance of the day 150 mile I had an interesting time with Elder Little March 17, 1846 ~ Tuesday ...
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