Frederick Kesler

Frederick Kesler (1816-1899) was born 20 Jan. 1816 in Meadville, Crawford Co., Pennsylvania. He was the son of Frederick Kesler and Mary Lindsay. He married Emeline Parker. He was baptized Jun. 1840. His being blessed and called to a mission to the states was recorded by Wilford Woodruff. He died 12 Jun. 1899.

Footnotes

Frederick Kesler (KWJC-293), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Frederick Kesler, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/frederick-kesler, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Frederick Kesler, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/frederick-kesler, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 137

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

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    August 4, 1856 ~ Monday 4th I spent the fore part of the Day obtaining grafts & puting in to my offi orchard Br Nebeker put them [in] for me he put in 90 buds most of them were choice fruit from the states the remainder of the day was spent in the office. we learned soon after ariving at the office that one of our clerks viz that Jonathan Grimshaw was about to leave us for England could not stand the hard ...
    Dates:
    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 August 7, 1856 August 8, 1856 August 9, 1856 August 10, 1856
  • Page 60

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

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    March 9, 1855 ~ Friday 9th I drew some poles & posts to the field & attended school at night March 10, 1855 ~ Saturday 10 [FIGURE] Brother Joseph Russel died this morning 20 minuts past 2 oclock about 70 years of age from Merimichi He Has been a faithful Latter day saint & High priest He has given nearly all his means to the Church amounting to about $70,000 dollars in all March 11, 1855 ~ Sunday 11th Sunday I attended ...
    Dates:
    March 9, 1855 March 10, 1855 March 11, 1855 March 12, 1855 March 13, 1855 March 14, 1855 March 15, 1855 March 16, 1855 March 17, 1855 March 18, 1855 March 19, 1855 March 20, 1855 March 21, 1855 March 22, 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 ...
    Dates:
    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
  • Page 62

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

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    January 29, 1867 ~ Tuesday Jan 28^9^th 1867 [FIGURE] I returned home from the field & met at the Historians Office at 2 oclok & I anointed Benjamin Brown & wife to his second anointing. Wilford Woodruff jr was present. Brother Riser Prayed. Joseph F Smith was mouth & W Woodruff jr dismissed January 30, 1867 ~ Wednesday 30. [FIGURE] Wilford is writing in his Journal. I have tried to incourage ...
    Dates:
    January 29, 1867 January 30, 1867 January 31, 1867 February 1, 1867 February 2, 1867 February 3, 1867 February 4, 1867 February 5, 1867
  • Page 63

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

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    Feb 5th 1867 Jesse W Fox & wife their second anointing February 6, 1867 ~ Wednesday 6th [FIGURE] I met at the H.O. at 2 oclok & gave Wm Playor his second anointings February 7, 1867 ~ Thursday 7th [FIGURE] I met at the H.O. at 2 oclok & we gave Allexander MCCray & wife their seconed Anointings G.A.S. Anointed W. Woodruff was Mouth at the Altar. I ...
    Dates:
    February 6, 1867 February 7, 1867 February 8, 1867 February 9, 1867 February 10, 1867 February 11, 1867
  • Page 94

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

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    Sept 1, 1867 Sunday Afternoon Erastus Snow spoke 55 Minutes [FIGURE] President Young spoke 43 Minutes advised the sons & daughters of Zion to get married I wrote 2 letters September 2, 1867 ~ Monday 2d President Young ^10 of^ the Twelve & a Number of others left G. S. L. City at 9 oclok to visit the Northern Settlements we drove to Farmington & held a meeting at 12 oclok I went in company with Brother
    Dates:
    September 2, 1867 September 3, 1867 September 4, 1867 September 5, 1867
  • Page 110

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

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    Dec 2d 1867 to take charge of a class to study Book keeping & commercial Business. George Taylor to take charge of Geography & Grammar classes. Many Excellent remarks were made By President Young & others. I had 3 Hogs butchered at the field it was a rainy day. I went down to the field in the Evening & cut up 2 Hogs & spent the night December 3, 1867 ~ Tuesday 3d I returned home to the city & spent the day choreing December 4, 1867 ~ Wednesday ...
    Dates:
    December 3, 1867 December 4, 1867 December 5, 1867 December 6, 1867 December 7, 1867 December 8, 1867 December 9, 1867 December 10, 1867 December 11, 1867 December 12, 1867
  • Page 318

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

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    July 1, 1858 ~ Thursday to July 24, 1858 ~ Saturday July 1 July 1st to 24th I spent the time in moving my effects back to G. S. L. City & in Haying & harvesting July 25, 1858 ~ Sunday 25 I spent the day at the President office most of the day the Presidency wished the Twelve to get up a company each one of them to Form a Prayer Circle the following are the names of the company given to me to meet ...
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    July 1, 1858 July 24, 1858 July 25, 1858 July 26, 1858 July 27, 1858
  • Page 367

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

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    January 12, 1859 ~ Wednesday Jan 12th I attended the Legislature & spent the afternoon & evening in picking up papers for Binding January 13, 1859 ~ Thursday 13th I attended the Legislator we went into Joint session and appointed all the Judges & Notairey publics in all the counties in this Territory which was organized Luke Johnson was appointed Probate Judge of Shambip Co & Samuel Benyon Notary Public " " [of Shambip Co] ...
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    January 12, 1859 January 13, 1859 January 14, 1859 January 15, 1859 January 16, 1859
  • Page 433

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

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    Aug 8th I spent the fore part of the day at home August 9, 1859 ~ Tuesday to August 13, 1859 ~ Saturday 9th to 13 I spent the week mostly Harvesting I laboured vary Hard. I had 7 acres of wheat, 1 of Barlrey 1 3/4 of oats 1 1/4 of Hungarian grass I washed wmy wheat clean & put about 2 quarts of lime & 1 1/2 of salt to the bushel & mixed it all up on a floor let it stand 24 hours I then sowed two ...
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    August 9, 1859 August 13, 1859 August 14, 1859 August 15, 1859 August 19, 1859 August 20, 1859 August 21, 1859 August 22, 1859 August 23, 1859