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 335

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

    Excerpt:
    Nov 15 1864 John Taylor spoke followed By W. Woodruff, & President Young closed November 16, 1864 ~ Wednesday 16. Wednesday we started Early in the morning to return home Soon After we left Kays word a snow storm accompanied by a strong canyon wind struck us and it was almost impos- sible for us to travel it came near blowing over our carriages I was in the lightest carriage of the company & it was with the greatest difficulty we could keep it right side up it blew 4 small ...
    Dates:
    November 16, 1864 November 17, 1864 November 19, 1864 November 20, 1864
  • Page 314

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    [FIGURE] May 23 1864 G A Smith his life. A man by the Name of Marrill put a loaded rifle in the carriage with a cap on the muzzle rested on the seat before G. A. Smith the carriage whell went into a sideling stoney rock Brother Smith flung his body on the uper side of the carriage to bala[nc]e it at that instant the Rifle went off the ball went through the Buffalo robe in front of him passed by his side & went through the waggon cover behind him ...
    Dates:
    May 24, 1864 May 25, 1864 May 26, 1864 May 27, 1864 May 28, 1864 May 29, 1864
  • Page 296

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    January 8, 1864 ~ Friday Jan 8, 1864 A cold morning I visited President Young and asked him if He had any council to give R. Burton any concerning the Execution of Jason Luce Tuesday he said no not one word He knows what to do. it will want to be done in Private. I visited Brother Burton. Then in company with E. F. Sheets & Wm C Stanes we rode to Farmington in a ...
    Dates:
    January 8, 1864 January 9, 1864 January 10, 1864
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Aug 24 1863 A council was held in Cash Valley and agreed to Form a new settle- ment at Bear river lake A Lyman ^C C Rich^ was to be the presidet of the mission August 25, 1863 ~ Tuesday 25 I was quite poorly this morning I rode with the company to Ogden, we had a meeting I attended it, it was A vary inter- esting meeting. President Young spoke with great Plainness and Power. He called upon thHis councillors &
    Dates:
    August 25, 1863 August 26, 1863 August 27, 1863 August 28, 1863 August 29, 1863 August 30, 1863
  • Page 130

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    July 14, 1875 ~ Wednesday July 14, 1875 I spent the day in the Endowment House we Baptized 418. D H Wells sealed 53 W Woodruff 32. July 15, 1875 ~ Thursday 15 It rained some I spent the day drawing Hay July 16, 1875 ~ Friday 16. we mowed 2 1/2 acres of Grass, in the afternoon I took out some 75 lbs Hunny with the Extractor from my Bees we had a hard rain at night 6 M[iles] July ...
    Dates:
    July 14, 1875 July 15, 1875 July 16, 1875 July 17, 1875 July 18, 1875
  • Page 131

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    July 18, 1875 At the close of the Meeting the congregation surrounded a pool of water and Elder G Q Cannon went down into the water and Baptized 27 of the leading men of Davis County including the Bishops & their councillors and Elders John Taylor and W Woodruff confirmed them the follingowing are there names Farmington J. W. Hess Ezra T. Clark John Telford A ...
    Dates:
    July 19, 1875 July 20, 1875 July 21, 1875
  • Page 182

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    September 14, 1876 ~ Thursday to September 16, 1876 ~ Saturday Sept 14, 1876 14 15 & 16. I was at work on the farm September 17, 1876 ~ Sunday 17. Sunday I met with my circle at Noon & attended in the Tabernacle. G. Q. Cannon spoke 65 Minuts followed By President Brigham Young who spoke in power 40 Minuts said there was but two roads one to Exhaltation & glory [FIGURES] and the other to ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1876 September 16, 1876 September 17, 1876 September 17, 1876 September 23, 1876 September 24, 1876 September 25, 1876 September 26, 1876 September 27, 1876 September 28, 1876 September 29, 1876
  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    May 16, 1880 we then Dismissed. On the face of the outside wall of the Temple at Manti was 751 feet around the Temple May 17, 1880 ~ Monday 17 We drove to Manti took dinner with Br Mabyan. We visited the Stone quiry and the Temple walls and went over the grounds we Met at 2 oclok B. Young spoke 30 M[inutes] E Snow 40 M[inutes] & W Woodruff 10 M[inutes]. We met ...
    Dates:
    May 16, 1880 May 17, 1880 May 18, 1880 May 19, 1880 May 20, 1880 May 21, 1880 May 22, 1880 May 23, 1880
  • Page 173

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    August 14, 1888 ~ Tuesday Aug 14, 1888 [FIGURE] I signed ^34^ Recommends I received 23 Letters I wrote 10 Letters 7 to Missionaries, & to Hammond, Bates & Wm Atkin. I went to the field & spent the night 3 Miles August 15, 1888 ~ Wednesday 15 [FIGURE] In company with Emma, Clara, & Samuel Bateman I rode to Farmington And had a visit with Sisters Sarah B Foss ...
    Dates:
    August 14, 1888 August 15, 1888 August 16, 1888 August 17, 1888
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Sterling D. Colton, 24 June 1895

    Excerpt:
    Vernal Uintah Co Utah June 24th 1895 President Wilford Woodruff Dear Brother I was Returned home from the Northern States Mission about a month ago ^on account of sickness^ was given an honorable Release. But I am not Satisfied with my mission and if I get well I would very much like to Return. I am a great deal better & if I continue to get better I think I will be able to Return about the 1st of Sept. Now I wish to know if I ...
    Dates:
    June 24, 1895