George Washington

George Washington (1732-1799) was born 22 Feb. 1732 in Westmoreland Co., Virginia, British Colonial America. He was the son of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball. He married Martha Dandridge on 6 Jan. 1759 in New Kent Co., Virginia, British Colonial America. He died 14 Dec. 1799 at Mount Vernon, Fairfax Co., Virginia. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

Footnotes

President George Washington (KNDX-MKG), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 May 2022). George Washington, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-washington, accessed 31 May 2022). “Washington Family Bible Page,” Mount Vernon (http://catalog.mountvernon.org, accessed 13 Jun. 2022). “Tobias Lear, A Minute Account of the Last Sickness and Death of George Washington, December 14, 1799,” William L. Clements Library (https://clements.umich.edu, accessed 13 Jun. 2022). Note: His birthdate is 22 Feb. 1732 on the Gregorian calendar and 11 Feb. 1731 on the Julian calendar.

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  • Page 88

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 6, 1836 ~ Monday June 6th Elders Patten & Parrish arived at Br Taylors in the morning & I rode in company with them to James Hendricks Elder Parish tarried & Elder Patten rode with me to Br Lanes whare we spent the night {Distance} 20 m[iles] June 7, 1836 ~ Tuesday 7th Elder Parrish came to Br Lanes & we all rode to Br Clapps to attend ...
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    June 6, 1836 June 7, 1836 June 8, 1836 June 9, 1836 June 10, 1836 June 11, 1836 June 12, 1836 June 13, 1836 June 14, 1836 June 15, 1836
  • Page 64

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    October 17, 1835 ~ Saturday 17th Oct Preached at Mr Clapps & Baptised 1 one then Rode to Br Loys Preached at his house and returned to Br Clapp's. 3 miles October 18, 1835 ~ Sunday 18 On the Lords day Rode to Clarks River 10 mi & Preached in the meeting house had A debate with A Campbellite Priest. Also Preached at night in the same place on the Authenticity of the Book ...
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    October 17, 1835 October 18, 1835 October 19, 1835 October 20, 1835 October 21, 1835 October 22, 1835 October 23, 1835 October 24, 1835
  • Page 31

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ADVENTURE IN BLOODY RIVER. I told him we did not really consider them essential to salva- tion. He said he did, and therefore should not join our Church. On the 4th of April, 1835, I had the happy privilege of meeting Elder Warren Parrish at the house of Brother Frys. He had been preaching in that part of Tennessee, in company with David W. Patten, and had baptized a number and organ- ized several small branches. Brother Patten had ...
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    April 4, 1835 August 15, 1835 October 20, 1835
  • Page 34

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. After conference I took Brothers Smoot and Clapp with me to preach. The former traveled with me constantly till the 21st of April, when we had the privilege of meeting with Elder David W. Patten, who had come direct from Kirtland, and who had been ordained one of the Twelve Apostles. It was a happy meeting. He gave us an account of the endowments at Kirtland, the glorious blessings received, the ministration of ...
    Dates:
    April 21, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 9, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 22, 1836
  • Page 237

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

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    February 20, 1870 ~ Sunday Feb 20, 1870. Sunday I did not attend meeting in the Forenoon Milo Andrus spoke in the forenoon Afternoon G. A. Smith spoke 25 Minutes and President Young 58 Minutes He spoke upon the gospel & made Evry thing Plain if the religion of the Sectarian world did not ketch or save us our religion would if sprinkling children was not Baptism & not acceptable to God Baptism By immeresion was & what harm was there in keeping the ...
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    February 20, 1870 February 21, 1870 February 22, 1870 February 23, 1870
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] pointment at the house of Brother Tay- lor, the step-father of Abraham O. Smoot. I had to cross Bloody River, which I had to swim in, in consequence of heavy rains. While crossing, my horse became entangled in a tree-top, and almost drowned; but I succeeded in getting him loose. We swam to the shore separately. He reached the shore first, and waited till I came out. I got into the saddle, and ...
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    October 20, 1835 November 16, 1835 November 17, 1835 November 18, 1835 December 19, 1835 December 20, 1835 February 26, 1836
  • Page 11

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] min L. Clapp priests. I also ordained one teacher and two deacons. After conference I took Brothers Smoot and Clapp with me to preach. The former traveled with me constantly till the 21st of April, when we had the privilege of meeting with Elder David W. Patten, who had come direct from Kirtland, and who had been ordained one of the Twelve Apostles. It was a happy meeting. He ...
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    April 21, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 9, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 22, 1836
  • Page 8

    Part of Religious – Dreams and Visions 1880s

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    Geo Washington's vision and other papers —
  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 17, 1875 ^[FIGURE] Baldwin^ I preached the funeral sermon of Brother Baldwin of Herefordshire I then went to the Endowment House & we Baptized 484 persons for the dead D H Wells sealed 51 couple & W Woodruff 38. February 18, 1875 ~ Thursday 18 [FIGURE] A Daughter of Wm A. Smoot died this morning at 5 oclok aged 7 years I called upon them with Emma & visited them
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    February 18, 1875 February 19, 1875 February 20, 1875 February 21, 1875 February 22, 1875
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 22 1875 [FIGURE] couple was Indian Name, Name Oheto Cump, But Baptized and sealed by the name of, (James Laman) His wife Name Minie 2nd couple, Isiqwich & Mogugah (Daniel H Wells & Elias Smith Witnesses) Also Dymock Huntington & his two sisters Precinda & Zinah & some others we gave Endowments Ifor 36 W Woodruff sealed 11 couple I received 5 letters I attended the firemans grand Ball at ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1857 February 23, 1875 February 24, 1875 February 25, 1875 February 27, 1875 February 28, 1875