Ezra Thompson Clark

Ezra Thompson Clark (1823-1901) was born 23 Nov. 1823 in Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., Illinois. He was the son of Timothy Baldwin Clark and Mary Keeler. He was baptized in Mar. 1836. He hosted Wilford Woodruff regularly from 1854 to 1898, and he was re-confirmed by Wilford on 18 Jul. 1875. He died 17 Oct. 1901 in Farmington, Davis Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Ezra Thompson Clark (KW83-LG6), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Ezra Thompson Clark, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ezra-thompson-clark, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Ezra Thompson Clark, The Journal of George F. Richards (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-f-richards/people/ezra-thompson-clark?letter=C&lang=eng#_ftnref1, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 25 October 1840

    Excerpt:
    Montrose Lee County Iowa Terr. Oct. 25th 1840 My Dearest Willford I have just sent a full sheet to the office for you and think I will begin another now and keep a kind of a journal or sketch of times and things with me untill I hear from you again. Today we have had a good meet ing at father Clark’s where I live and just as meeting closed brother Smoot rode up to the door this is the first time. I have seen ...
    Dates:
    October 25, 1840
  • Page 44

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

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    November 19, 1854 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday H C Kimball preached in the foren[oon] & Ltoeren Far in the Afternoon November 20, 1854 ~ Monday to November 25, 1854 ~ Saturday 20 to 25 I spent this week drawing wood November 26, 1854 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday I attended meeting at the tabernacl President Kimball Preached in the forenoon upon a variety of subjects & Aaron Far in the aftern[oon] November 27, 1854 ~ ...
    Dates:
    November 19, 1854 November 20, 1854 November 25, 1854 November 26, 1854 November 27, 1854 November 28, 1854 November 29, 1854 November 30, 1854 December 1, 1854 December 2, 1854 December 3, 1854
  • Page 45

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

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    was in the Hands of the people they had two schools ready to commence their fort wall was 110 feet long 64 Rods wide 3/4 of it was in the way of erection. A part of soldiers band was here distributed among the people to support & learn to work they did not like it & seemed vary mad some were leaving their wickeups & going to webber River. Bingham fort is 3 miles from Ogden I left this fort & rode to Ogden Hole & preached in the ...
    Dates:
    December 4, 1854 December 5, 1854 December 6, 1854 December 7, 1854 December 8, 1854
  • Page 37

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

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    with hism it continued till midnight when we all returned to our homes June 13, 1854 ~ Tuesday 123 I went to mill & spent the remainder of the day in my garden President Young preached an interesting discourse upon the subject of family government D Watt reported June 14, 1854 ~ Wednesday 14 [FIGURE] we had a hard rain storm through this day and [FIGURE] a great deal of Heavy hail fell one child was drowned & another nearly killed a cloud broak ...
    Dates:
    June 13, 1854 June 14, 1854 June 15, 1854 June 16, 1854 June 17, 1854 June 18, 1854 June 19, 1854 June 20, 1854 June 24, 1854
  • Page 255

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

    Excerpt:
    June 12, 1870 They are visited by the whites who profess to know more than the Lamanites do yet they introduce all the sins & corruptions of the age to them & degrade them more than they naturally are yet we acknowledge them Human beings & think them wicked when they kill any one, or steal, yet the soldiers & whites will kill them with impunity & they be Extoled for it & that is wrong Now our Boys will trade with them swap horses, run races, & wrestle with them, we should not descend so low ...
    Dates:
    June 13, 1870 June 14, 1870
  • Page 256

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

    Excerpt:
    June 14, 1870 we held a Meeting in the Bowery Presidt Young spok 20 Minutes He said I do not think it prudent to stay long in this Bowery it is so damp. Now I think I see Men Enough Here if I could Boss them to build a Balloon Frame Meeting House 110 X 50 feet in 10 days I think you ought to go to & build a Meeting House soon, so that you can have a place to Meet in. It is our duty to go to & build up the Zion ...
    Dates:
    June 15, 1870 June 16, 1870 June 17, 1870
  • Page 303

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

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    July 9, 1871 ~ Sunday July 9, 1871 Sunday in company with J Smith & E F. Sheets I administered to Sister Rose who was vary sick & nigh unto Death. we Met in the Bowery at 11 oclok E F Sheets prayed Joseph Young spoke 45 Minuts W Woodruff spoke 15 Minuts E F Sheets spoke 13. At the close of the day we went to the spring & took a drink of soda water July 10, 1871 ~ Monday 10 ...
    Dates:
    July 9, 1871 July 10, 1871 July 11, 1871 July 12, 1871 July 13, 1871 July 14, 1871 July 15, 1871
  • Page 40

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

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    September 9, 1866 ~ Sunday Sept 9, 1866 Sunday Prayer By G Q Cannon D. H. Wells spoke one hour & 25 minutes President Young spoke one hour & 4 M[inutes] After noon John Taylor spok 55 minutes G. Q. Cannon red the report of the Committee in Congress on Utah affairs Gen Connor Judge Titus Joseph Smith & M Cloud were the witnesses against us President Young spoke 11 minutes Joseph F Smith spok ...
    Dates:
    September 9, 1866 September 10, 1866 September 11, 1866 September 12, 1866 September 13, 1866 September 15, 1866 September 16, 1866 September 17, 1866 September 21, 1866 September 22, 1866 September 23, 1866
  • Page 67

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

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    March 6, 1867 ~ Wednesday March 6th 1867 [FIGURE] I met at the Prayer room at 2 oclok And I anointed Archibal Gardner & 7 wives to their Seconed Anointing one was dead. we read History March 7, 1867 ~ Thursday 7. [FIGURE] I met at 12 oclok at the Prayer room & we gave Andrew Cahoon & 2 wives their seconed Anointing G. A. Smith officiated I Attended the theater in the Evening with Mrs
    Dates:
    March 6, 1867 March 7, 1867 March 8, 1867 March 9, 1867 March 10, 1867 March 11, 1867 March 12, 1867 March 13, 1867 March 14, 1867 March 15, 1867
  • Page 163

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

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    Dec 17, 1868 we stoped at North Ogden & held a meeting W Woodruff & J. F. Smith spoke we stoped with Br West December 18, 1868 ~ Friday 18. we drove to Kaysville & held a Meeting in the Midst of a hard snow storm W Woodruff & J F. Smith spoke, we then drove in a hard storm to Farmington & spent the night with Brother Ezra Clark 26 miles ...
    Dates:
    December 18, 1868 December 19, 1868 December 20, 1868 December 21, 1868 December 22, 1868 December 23, 1868 December 24, 1868 December 25, 1868 December 26, 1868