George Miller

George Miller (1794-abt. 1856) was born 25 Nov. 1794 near Stanardsville, Orange Co., Virginia. He was the son of John Miller and Margaret Pfeiffer. He married Mary C. Fry on 25 Jun. 1822. He was baptized 12 Aug. 1839. He gave Wilford Woodruff and other missionaries a horse to ride through Illinois in 1839. He died between Jul. 1856 and Aug. 1857.

Footnotes

George Miller (KWVM-M28), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). George Miller, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-miller, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). George Miller, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/george-miller, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 312

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

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    with those men who are going away to take a ^& taking^ company with them, that they shall take all they can but ^although^ the Twelve will blow it up in public but ^yet^ privately ^they^ wish it to go on, but if it was the last words I had to say before going into the Eternal world I would swear by the Holy Trinity that it was ^is^ utterly fals and not a word of truth in it, their is no man ^that has^ any right to lead ...
  • Page 89

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    COUNCIL At a council held at Far West by the Twelve, High Priests, Elders, & Priests on the twenty sixth of April 1839 The following resolutions were adopted Resolved that the following persons should be no more fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but excommunicated from the same, viz Isaac Russel, Mary Russel, John Goodson & wife, Jacob Scott senr & wife, Isaac Scott,
  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    we had one of the most interesting conference I ever attended abroad in the vineyard much of the spirit of the Lord & union rested ^upon^ the vast congregation of the saints I lade hands upon 12 & administered to them for sickness, at the close of the conference I went home with Br Flint & spent the night. And had the following [FIGURE] Dream. I visited the flouring mill in Farmington Ct whare I found my father Aphek Woodruff who ...
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    February 17, 1845
  • Page 29

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    up his abode their whare he is made comfortable by the kind treatment of sister Shelden who is a worthy sister indeed February 18, 1845 ~ Tuesday 18th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder H. Clark I spent the fore part of the day at Br Sheldens. I visited Mr Thomas Holbrook at 37 Oxford Street Manchester his Lady is a saint at heart. ** In the afternoon in company with Elders
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    February 18, 1845 February 19, 1845
  • Page 309

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

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    August 9, 1844 ~ Friday Aug 9th I spent part of the day in writing in the afternoon I attended a council. it is gloomy times in Nauvoo as the Prophet and Patriarch is gone and their appears to be but little ambition to do any thing ownly their they are to work vary busy on the Temple. we appoin[te]d two trustees in trust for the church viz Geo Miller & N K Whitney August ...
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    August 9, 1844 August 10, 1844 August 11, 1844 August 12, 1844
  • Page 310

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

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    Voted that the general superintendance direction and control of the emigration in England to be at the disposal of Brigham Young President of the quorum of the Twelve. W Richards Clerk B Young President August 13, 1844 ~ Tuesday 13th Elder O. Hyde returned home to Nauvoo to day. I rode in company with Sister Brown Mrs Woodruff to Sister Browns. August 14, 1844 ...
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    August 13, 1844 August 14, 1844 August 15, 1844 August 16, 1844
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 82

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL Brother Taylor was about the only man in the quorum that was not sick. Soon a brother came along with a wagon, and took us in. As we were driving through the place, we came to Parley P. Pratt, who was stripped to the shirt and pants with his head and feet bare. He was hewing a log, preparing to build a cabin. "He said: "Brother Woodruff, I have no money, but I have an empty purse, which I will give ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 21. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 8, 1839—I attended a conference at Springfield, Illinois. —13—I took my family and started for Quincy, where I arrived on the 16th. I dined with Emma Smith at Judge Cleveland's. I then went on to the bank of the river near Quincy ...
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    March 8, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 15, 1839 July 22, 1839 July 25, 1839 August 8, 1839 August 21, 1839 August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 18, 1840 January 21, 1840 January 29, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 6, 1840 March 22, 1840 April 9, 1840 April 22, 1840 July 17, 1840 August 18, 1840 April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841
  • Page 27

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    I landed, I laid down upon the bank of the river on a side of sole leather. The Prophet Joseph came along and looked at me, and said, "You are starting on your mission." I said yes, but I look like a poor instrument for a missionary; I look more fit for a hospital or dissecting room than a mission. He replied, "What do you say that for? Go ahead in the name of the Lord, and you shall be healed and blessed on your mission." I ...
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    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839