Franklin Dewey Richards

Franklin Dewey Richards (1821-1899) was born 2 Apr. 1821 in Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Phinehas Richards and Wealthy Dewey. He married Jane Snyder on 18 Dec. 1842. He was baptized 3 Jun. 1838. He was a missionary in England with Wilford Woodruff. He died 9 Dec. 1899 in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Franklin Dewey Richards (KWNN-566), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Franklin Dewey Richards, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/franklin-dewey-richards, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Franklin Dewey Richards, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/franklin-dewey-richards, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 153

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

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    President Young then baptized the following persons Joseph Young D. H. Wells A. Carrington L. W. Hardy J. C. Little & Gilbert Clements & was mouth in confirming them all except D. H. Wells. H.C. Kimball spoke upon his head, this made 10 persons which President Young Baptized & confirmed. * Heber C Kimball then baptized President Brigham Young & confirmed him & said (J. M. Grant also laid on ...
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    October 3, 1856 October 4, 1856
  • Page 154

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

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    October 5, 1856 ~ Sunday 5th Sunday All met at the Bowery the First Presidency 3 of the Twelve & the missionaries who had lately returned took a seat upon the Stand. D Spencer F D Richards & B Young occupied the stand in the forenoon. G. D. Grant Wm H. Kimball Joseph A. Young & others spoke in the afternoon they were full of the spirit & power of God & the Gift ...
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    October 5, 1856 October 6, 1856
  • Page 155

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

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    2 weeks ago I then told the people or the females that I would release them at conference I will do so on certain conditions & that is that you will appear forthwith at my office & give good & sufficient reasons & then marry men that will not have but one wife In the Afternoon the following Elders addressed the Assembly Elder C. H. Wheelock, James Ferguson, Wm C. Dunbar Elder Bunkerd & C. G. Webb all spoke in ...
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    October 7, 1856
  • Page 158

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

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    sins for the day has come when it will not do to trifle with the Things of God nor with his servants who hold the keys of the kingdom & are called to lead us I called upon the Presidents of the seventies & all the seventies to begin this hour to call upon God for the Holy spirit & advised them to stop work & give themselves to prayer untill they could get the spirit of God I had the spirit of God in speaking unto the people I told them I had recorded what Elder
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    October 8, 1856 October 9, 1856
  • Page 159

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

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    Bishop Hoagland spoke a short time & closed the meeting The Bishops of this City were baptized to day & confirmed October 10, 1856 ~ Friday 10th I called upon A Carrington found him unwell I called upon President Young & asked him to hear History read. It was a Cold day I spent the day in the office. ElderPresidents Kimball & Grant were about home attending to their duties. I attended ...
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    October 10, 1856 October 11, 1856 October 12, 1856
  • Page 160

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

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    & shall be an active assistance unto Bishop Hunter in gathering the Tithing of the people that the Temples of our God may be built & his works carried on. Let your heart be comforted you shall be blessed with evry hgood thing your heart shall desire & your heart words shall be like a two Edged sword among the people & we seal you up unto Eternal Life & no man shall take your Crown we seal all these Blessings upon your head in the name of Jesus Christ ...
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    October 13, 1856 October 14, 1856
  • Page 125

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

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    & went to the mouth of the canyon to visit them & take minutes of their organization. President Young arived at 1/2 past 10 oclock & organized the company by appointing A. O. Smoot captain Wm Miller Captain of the guard Elder Benson Chaplain James Ure clerk. He gave them some instruction concerning their Journey, & gave them his parting blessing. Br J. V. Long reported his speech. W Woodruff took a list of the names of ...
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    April 23, 1856 April 24, 1856 April 25, 1856 April 26, 1856 April 27, 1856 April 28, 1856
  • Page 133

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    letters read from James H. Hart F D Richards J Taylor J M Bernhisel G A. Smith J L Haywood Israel Bullock & 2 from Wm H. Kimball June 30, 1856 ~ Monday Monday 30th Wrote 8 letters to correspondents as named under the 29th which is a mistake in date I watered my wheat through the day & night President Young was at home all ...
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    June 30, 1856 July 1, 1856 July 2, 1856 July 3, 1856 July 4, 1856 July 5, 1856 July 6, 1856 July 7, 1856
  • Page 91

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

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    November 26, 1855 ~ Monday 26th I had my Hogs killed to day I spent most of my time in writing November 27, 1855 ~ Tuesday 27 The Eastern mail got in last night I got 10 Numbers of the Mormon ^[FIGURE] I wrote 4 letters to Tooele^ the Mail Brought news of the fall of Sebastopol the southern part of the city was taken by the Allies the Russians built blew up their magazenes sunk their ships & set fire to the city as they retreated the ...
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    November 26, 1855 November 27, 1855 November 28, 1855 November 29, 1855 November 30, 1855 December 1, 1855 December 2, 1855 December 3, 1855 December 4, 1855 December 5, 1855 December 6, 1855
  • Page 21

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

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    we had a good meeting. Elder Franklin Richards was to preside over the mission He received his blessing on Sunday evening. those that received their blessing this evening to go to England were George Grant Wm Kimball Joseph Young Edmund Elsworth Brother Little & anothe[r] Brother we also blessed Brother Kesler & Hollady to go to the states many goods remarks were made & good blessings given them March ...
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    March 28, 1854 March 29, 1854 March 30, 1854 March 31, 1854 April 1, 1854 April 2, 1854 April 3, 1854 April 4, 1854 April 5, 1854 April 6, 1854