Freeman Nickerson (1779-1847) was born 5 Feb. 1779 in South Dennis, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Eleazer Nickerson and Thankful Chase. He married Huldah Chapman on 19 Jan. 1801. He was baptized in Apr. 1833. He spent time with Wilford Woodruff in 1841 and 1849 in Massachusetts. He died 22 Jan. 1847 in Chariton River, Iowa.
Freeman Nickerson (KWJY-BCD), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Freeman Nickerson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/freeman-nickerson, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Freeman Nickerson, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/freeman-nickerson, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).
Excerpt:April 7, 1837 ~ Friday April 7th [FIGURE] I spent the day in writing my Journal. & when the shades of evening began to appear I repaired to the house of the LORD in company with Elders Milton Holmes, & Joseph B Nobles for the purpose of worshiping God we entered one of the stands within the veils & fell upon our knees & satan appeared also but not to worship God but to deprive us of the privilege Satan strove against ...Dates:April 7, 1837
Excerpt:Joseph uttered the feelings of his soul in pain while viewing the poverty & afflictions of Ephraim or the saints in Kirtland at least that fals brethren should be whited walls & bring perrils upon the saints. Joseph is as a father to Ephraim & to all Israel in these last days, he mourns because of unbelief & the negligence manifest with ma ny who have receieved the gospel in obeying the commands of God he fears lest ^but^ few be left to receieve an inheritance. There is ...Dates:April 10, 1837
Excerpt:July 3, 1841 ~ Saturday July 3rd I spent the day at father Carters we had a Number of visiters among whom weere Freedom Moulton & his two sisters July 4, 1841 ~ Sunday JULY 4th 1841 Sunday I spent the Day at fathers Carters. Mr Lowel & wife were present & Luther & Rhoda Scamman were at fathers on a visit ...Dates:July 3, 1841 July 4, 1841 July 5, 1841 July 6, 1841 July 7, 1841 July 8, 1841
Excerpt:August 26, 1849 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday I met with the saints & spoke to them & was followed by others Sister Vose & Br Nickerson spent the evening with us August 27, 1849 ~ Monday 27th [FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters to Little & Hardy J & S. Hardy to A. D. Boynton August 28, 1849 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I recieved two letters [from] Josiah G. Hardy ...Dates:August 26, 1849 August 27, 1849 August 28, 1849 August 29, 1849 August 30, 1849 August 31, 1849 September 1, 1849 September 2, 1849 September 3, 1849 September 4, 1849 September 5, 1849 September 6, 1849 September 7, 1849 September 8, 1849 September 9, 1849 September 10, 1849 September 11, 1849
Excerpt:murderours &c But we cannot depend upon any thing I have one requst I wish to make of you I shall send with this letter a package of letters which I wish you to put into the hands of my Brothr in Law Dwight Webster yourself & see them opened as you might assist him to distribute them as they contain some matters on my temporal affairs taxes &c, their is one to send to Br Benbow about my little Boy Wilford. I feel anxious ...