George Darling Watt

George Darling Watt (1815-1881) was born 16 Jan. 1815 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was the son of James Watt and Mary Ann Wood. He married Mary Gregson on 13 Jun. 1835. He was baptized 30 Jul. 1837. He served in the Utah Territorial Legislature with Wilford Woodruff. He died in 1881 in Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

George Darling Watt Sr (KWNG-4KG), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). George Darling Watt, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-darling-watt, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). George Darling Watt, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/george-darling-watt, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 64

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    The Conference met pursuant to adjournment. Opened by Prayer Scattering members were then represented consisting of near 50 not included in any of the Above branches The President then proceded to make some remarks on the Office of Patriarch and concluded by moving that Elder Albertson be ordained to that Office. This was seconded by Elder Kimball and carried unanimou- sly. Resolved that D. Watt Thomas Richardson G. J. Adams James ...
  • Page 238

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    December 18, 1840 ~ Friday Dec 18th [FIGURE] I wrote three letters to Wm Pitt. R Hedlock & Lorenzo Snow. The London Times informs us that the British Flag is begining to be waved for the first time in parts of the Chinease empire. Also that the Jews are restored in Jerrusalem to their[e] own rights agaien, having equal privileges as other nations Also that the remains of Napolitan Bounaparte have been conveyed to Paris in the midst of ...
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    December 18, 1840 December 19, 1840 December 20, 1840
  • Page 240

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    December 23, 1840 ~ Wednesday Dec Wednesday 23rd I called upon Mr Phil Filippo Pistrucci 46 Charloette Street Fitzroy square & I took my first sitting of two hours & a half for him to take my Portrait [FIGURE] I conversed with Him upon the subject of religion, he had formerly belonged to the Catholic faith but seeing so much iniquity in the Priest while in Itily He denyed & rejected the Roman religion & wrote against all ...
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    December 23, 1840 December 24, 1840
  • Page 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    January 18, 1841 ~ Monday 18th [FIGURE] Elder Kimball received 4 letters to day one from Elder Young who wishes us to be ready to set sail the fore part of April, I mailed the letter which I wrote to Phebe [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Daniel Browett one to H. Glover. [FIGURE] I received a letter from Elder M Holmes January 19, 1841 ~ Tuesday 19th [FIGURE] I ...
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    January 18, 1841 January 19, 1841 January 20, 1841 January 21, 1841 January 22, 1841 January 23, 1841
  • Page 59

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    April 2, 1841 ~ Friday 2nd April we have taken up our abode & lodgings at Br Brewshaws No 4 Gray Strett Oxford street at which place the quorum of the Twelve will hold their councils. I met today in the Council of 8 of the Twelve we had a good time Unity prevailed, I spent the night with Elder Richards at Br Hardmans April 3, 1841 ~ Saturday 3rd [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Edward Ockey I met in ...
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    April 2, 1841 April 3, 1841 April 4, 1841 April 5, 1841
  • Page 43

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    gains power & knowledge but when he relaxes for a season he looses much of his power & knowledge. But in all matters temporal or spiritual Preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ or in leading an army to battle victory almost entirely depends upon good order & moderation (in going to battle moove slow dress up into a line & though your enemy rush upon you with fury meet them slow but firmly let not confusion or terror seize your breast but meet them firmly & strike a heavy blow ...
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    May 15, 1843 May 15, 1843 May 20, 1843 May 21, 1843
  • Page 131

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

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    June 21, 1856 ~ Saturday 21st I spent most of the day at home I was vary weary through the day June 22, 1856 ~ Sunday 22nd Sunday I spent the fore part of the day at home. Joseph Young preached in the forenoon followed by H. C. Kimball. President B [FIGURE] Young Preached in the afternoon one of the most interesting sermons containing the most interesting information light, truth & knowledge ever revealed by God through any Apostle ...
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    June 21, 1856 June 22, 1856 June 23, 1856 June 24, 1856
  • Page 114

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

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    January 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 17th I spent the day writing & preparing to leave for home tomorrow January 18, 1856 ~ Friday 18th [FIGURE] The Legislature met this morning at the state House at 5 oclok and adjourned till the 2nd Monday in dec 1856 after adjournment The Governor & all the Northern Members & Judges started for home it was a vary cold morning we rode to the severe & on to within 1 mile of Chicken Creek & camped ...
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    January 17, 1856 January 18, 1856 January 19, 1856 January 20, 1856 January 21, 1856 January 22, 1856 January 23, 1856 January 25, 1856 January 26, 1856
  • Page 115

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

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    and made a few remarks after which A. W. Babbitt delivered an address & was followed By Judge Stiles, Dr Hurt T. S. Williams J. C. Little E Reese O P Rockwell S. M. Blair & W. H. Hooper Mr Thomas Bullock read several resolutions upon which the Governor offered some suggestions. whare upon a committee was appointed to draft resolutions to be presented ...
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    January 27, 1856 January 28, 1856 January 29, 1856 January 30, 1856 January 31, 1856 February 1, 1856 February 2, 1856 February 3, 1856
  • Page 116

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

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    were rebellious to you I told them it was none of their Business He asked if that would take away any of my glory I said No it will not. If your wives are rebellious against you let them go away if they want to it will not take away my glory for my wives to leave me. If I do my Duty & do not have women that will obey me I will go to heaven & the Lord will give me all that I want. I would like to ...
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    February 4, 1856 February 5, 1856 February 6, 1856 February 9, 1856 February 10, 1856