Fielding Jeter Clinton

Fielding Jeter Clinton (1813-1892) was born 17 Feb. 1813 near Brookville, Franklin Co., Indiana. He was the son of John Clinton and Mary Henderson. He married Elizabeth Dale on 2 Feb. 1835 in Rush Co., Indiana; divorced. He married Elizabeth Lewis on 5 Apr. 1842 in Clark Co., Missouri; widowed. He married Melissa D. Snow on 19 Mar. 1843 in Lee Co., Iowa Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 16 Jul. 1843. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff from about 1854 to 1871, and his physician qualifications were evaluated by Wilford Woodruff in Utah Territory. He died 10 May 1892 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Fielding Jeter Clinton (KWJZ-26R), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022). Fielding Jeter Clinton, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/fielding-jeter-clinton, accessed 11 May 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for Jeter Clinton, p. 95, image 104/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 11 May 2022). "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022); Jeter Clinton and Elizabeth Dale, 2 Feb. 1835, Rush Co., Indiana, p. 131; citing Rush Co., Indiana, Clerk of the Circuit Court, “Marriage records, affidavits, returns 1822-1951; indexes 1822-1932,” image 66/198; DGS 4129317. "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022); Charles Busby and Betsy Clinton, 30 May 1848, Rush Co., Indiana, p. 440; citing Rush Co., Indiana, Clerk of the Circuit Court, “Marriage records, affidavits, returns 1822-1951; indexes 1822-1932,” image 221/292; DGS 4168330. "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022); Jetter Clinton and Elizabeth Lewis, 5 Apr. 1842, Clark Co., Missouri, p. 39, no. 190; citing Clark Co., Missouri, Recorder of Deeds, “Marriage records, 1836-1920,” image 79/514; DGS 7425052. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022); Mr. J. Clinton and Miss Melssa D. Snow, 19 Mar. 1843, Lee Co., Iowa Territory, p. 101, no. 333; citing Lee Co., Iowa, Clerk of the District Court, “Marriage records, 1837-1940; index, 1848-1851, 1921-1931,” image 85/227; DGS 4267801. “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022); Jeter Clinton, 10 May 1892, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 52, no. A2124; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4139830.

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    [FIGURE] as soon as the Mail was opened I obtained Letters from John M Bernhisel G A Smith & I. F. Carter. President Young got letter from J. M. Bernhisel G.A. Smith John Taylor Wm Smith W. I. Appleby J. L. Haywood & many others I went to his office & Herd D H Wells read till half past 10 oclok we find the Nation in great confusion & ...
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    August 17, 1856 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I spent the fore noon at home & afternoon at meeting & evening in the prayer Circle. President Young preached in the morning in a vary Edifying manner & Phileman Merrill & S. Woolley in the afternoon in a vary spirited manner August 18, 1856 ~ Monday 18th I called upon President Young in the morning made some inquiries about his trip to Farmington on Saturday. Presidents Young & ...
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    June 25, 1854 ~ Sunday 25 Sunday I spent the day at home writing the sermons of the presidency June 26, 1854 ~ Monday 26 I spent the day ploughing & hoeing potatoes in the big field June 27, 1854 ~ Tuesday Adjourned Confernece met this morning upon the June 27th 1854 Anniversary of the death of the prophets [FIGURE] Joseph & Hiram Smith [w]Ho was martered in Carthage Jail. Conference opened at 10 oclok by singing & prayer By
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    Oct 3rd 1869 in great Plainness & had much of the spirit of Preaching I was Followed By Dr. J. Clinton who bore testimony to what I said & Bishop Hoagland made a few remarks at the close. Presidt Young G A Smith & others Held a Meeting at Provo at the same time they held a 2 days Meeting October 4, 1869 ~ Monday 4. [FIGURE] Our Territorial Fair opened to day the Awarding Committies attended at ...
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    Sept 17, 1871 Afternoon John Taylor spoke 54 Minuts I met with the Prayer Circle & spoke in the Evening to the 13 ward September 18, 1871 ~ Monday to September 21, 1871 ~ Thursday 18 to 21. I spent the time in Building a Kitchen 10 By 18 feet Brower Pettit was the Carpenter September 22, 1871 ~ Friday 22d I left S L City with the Presidency & G. Q. Cannon of
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    January 24, 1867 ~ Thursday Jan 24th 1867 [FIGURE] I met G A Smith & others at the Historians office & W Woodruff Anointed Robert Lang Campbell & 34 wives to there second anointing one was dead. I attended A Party called reunion Missionary Party at the Social Hall we received a letter from [FIGURE] Phebe we danced & heard speeches untill 11 oclok & returned home January 25, 1867 ~ Friday 25 Jan ...
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    April 12, 1857 ~ Sunday 12th Sunday I attended the meeting at the Tabernacle Franklin Woolley [spoke] followed B[y] Clinton OMiner, Whitney & Wells in the afternoon Brother Chase President Young, & O Hyde in the after noon I attended the prayer Circle then went & took supper with J. C. Little & preached in the 13th ward was followed by Joseph Young & ...
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    April 20, 1857 ~ Monday 20th The Legion is on parade to day I spent the day mostly in the office. Joseph Cain Died this morning at 6 oclok I called to see the corps He died of Consumption after a long Illness his health has been vary Poor for many years. I spent the day about the city April 21, 1857 ~ Tuesday 21st I spent the day in the Council House with the 12 and Presidents ...
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    May 10th that the work of the Latter Day Saints was spreading in England they had again opened the preaching places which had been closed through persecution he left the Mo river about the 3rd of May. he saw no supply or trains or troops on the way but said Congress had passed a Bill giving the President power to raise four Rigments of volunteers to go against Utah President Buchanan is determined to do all in ...
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    Feb 2nd And camped at Mogo's Brewery. Mogo said one must stand guard so the mormon no see him Mr Brookie stands guard all night in the cold swareing about the cold weather at 3 oclok the party was called & climed the Mountain with spad[e]s & sacks to dug into the hole filled their sacks with mud dirt & packed it on their backs down the mountain to Mogoes spring & got some old pans & began to wash the dirt Brookie stands with a magnif- ...
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