Ezra Thayer

Ezra Thayer (1791-1862) was born 14 Oct. 1791 in New York. He married Elizabeth Frank. He was baptized in 1830 in New York. He served with Wilford Woodruff in Camp of Israel in 1834 and in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. He died 6 Sep. 1862 in Cass Co., Michigan.

Footnotes

Ezra Thayer (LH8D-C31), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Ezra Thayer, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ezra-thayer, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Ezra Thayer, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/ezra-thayer, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 257

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

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    May 7th I had an interview with Elder Whittaker he assisted me to pile some wood in the suller. It was a hard rainy day Sister Barbara Neff spent the day with us May 8, 1844 ~ Wednesday 8th I spent the day in company with Mrs Woodruff in the garding garden weeding May 9, 1844 ~ Thursday May 9th 1844 I arose in the morning and aranged some domestic affairs & was ...
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    May 8, 1844 May 9, 1844 May 10, 1844
  • Page 261

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

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    All of which persons were then ordained unto the offices assigned them under the Hands of Elders W. Woodruff G. A. Smith & Ezra Thayer Appropriate remarks were then made by Elders Woodruff & Smith by way of council & instruction to those who had been ordained, & was followed by Elder David Savage. Adjourned to Sunday 10 oclok May 19, 1844 ~ Sunday 19th Met persuant to adjournment, opened by singing, & prayer by Elder A. M. Wilsey A ...
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    May 19, 1844
  • Page 265

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

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    of heavy timber of beach maple, ash, oak, & untill we reached little prairie round, which is a fine prairie, their is much good timber betwen little prairie round & Kallamazoo yet the land is mostly poor, many oak barrens, sandy, & stoney land, we pronounced Kalamazo the best town we had seen since we left Nauvoo the town of Comstock north of Calamazoo River is heavy timbered, the country is ordinary everidge of land May 26, 1844 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday we spent the day ...
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    May 26, 1844 May 27, 1844
  • Page 268

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

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    viz. S Bent C. C. Rich & D Fulmer; 5 of the High Priest quorum. viz H. Green. Z. Coltrin. Moses, Smith. E. Thayer & G. Coltrin. 8 of the Seventies, viz E, Lee Thomas Dunn E. M. Webb. P. Webb. D. Hatch, J. H. Perry, W Hubbard. J. Vandeusan & D. Cornish. 14 Elders viz. E. Lee ...
  • Page 270

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

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    followed by Elder. Z. Coltrin, And in the Afternoon by Elder G. A. Smith, followed by Elders D. Fulmer S. Bent. & C. C. Rich, all of which ably set forth the first principles of the gosepl of Christ, & delivered their testimony (attended with the spirit & power of God) unto the audiance who sat in silence manifesting great interest and attention. At the close of the meeting that warmth of friendship, & ^feeling of^ kindness of that ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1844
  • Page 32

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    with the Twelve, and remained in the printing-office until the 20th of Janu- ary 1844, when I closed the business, and left it well supplied with materials in the hands of Elder John Taylor. I built a two story brick house upon my lot. In the spring of 1844, I was ap- pointed a mission to go through the Eastern States with the Quorum of the Twelve, and on the 9th of May 1844, I took the last parting hand with President ...
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    January 20, 1844 May 9, 1844 June 17, 1844 June 27, 1844 August 6, 1844
  • Page 39

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    ^closed^ my business in the office and left it well supplyed with materials in the hands of Elder Taylor. I built me a ^finished^ ^built a two story^ brick house upon my lot which had been some two years in building I received a mission in the spring to go through the Eastern states with the Quorum of the Twelve and on the 9th of May 1844 I took the last parting hand with President Joseph Smith in his own house in company with
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    May 9, 1844 June 17, 1844 June 27, 1844 August 6, 1844
  • Page 12

    Part of Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 321. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 on Rochester Apl 20/41, arrived in NY. May 20. Arrived at Nauvoo Oct 6, 1841. 5 Mch 42, Phebe Amelia born. Engaged in printing office. 7 July 1843, left on mission to Eastern states, to collect funds for Temple & Nauvoo House. back in Nauvoo 4 Nov ...
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    April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841 March 5, 1842 July 7, 1843 November 4, 1843 May 9, 1844 August 6, 1844
  • Page 9

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    Brother Parley P. Pratt broke his harness; the brotherin fastened their ropes to his wagon and drew it about three miles to the place of encampment on the Sci- oto, river, while he was riding in his wagon singing and whistling. May 14, 1834 ~ Wednesday 14th Wednesday. We traveled on to Belle Fountain where we discovered refrectory feeling in Sylvester Smith who expressed great dissatisfaction because we were short of flour; although we had used all diligence to ...
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    May 14, 1834 May 15, 1834 May 16, 1834
  • Page 24

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    so long pursued in very closely, changeing their dress and horses several times a day. Brother Eleazer Miller with others joined the company with three horses about noon, a little east of Rochester. This recrute was very seasonable as many of our horses were afflicted as they very frequently were in changing country climate and food. Many of the horses after eating dry corn and prairie grass would be served with colic cholic, and bloat very badly. Brother Ezra Thayer administered a medacine mixed in a great stone bottle ...