George Washington Joshua Adams

Adams, George Jones (Washington) (Joshua) (1810-1880), was born 7 Nov. 1810 in Oxford, Sussex County, New Jersey. He married Caroline. He was baptized in February 1840. He was known to Wilford Woodruff during his mission to England, 1841-1842 and in Boston, Massachusetts where Adams continued his service. Adams also associated with Wilford Woodruff when he relocated to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois in 1843. Adams died on 11 May 1880 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  • Page 61

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

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    committee settle the financial or business matters thereof with Joseph Smith Jun to whom the profits rightly belong. Resolved that Elder Amos Fielding be appointed to superintend fitting out the Saints from Liverpool to America under the instructions of Elder P. P. Pratt Resolved that Brother G. J. Adams go to Bedford & Northampton and labour in that region. Adjourned till 10 o-clock tomorrow A.M Elder
    Dates:
    April 3, 1841 April 5, 1841
  • 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 239

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

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    April 8, 1844 ~ Monday Conference met at 10 oclok April 8th President J Smith arose and said it is impossible to continue the subject that I spoke upon yesterday in consequence of the weekness of my lungs. Yet I have a proclamation to make to the Elders you know the Lord has led the church untill the present time. I have now a great proclamation for the Elders to teach the church here after which is in relation to Zion. The whole of North and South America is Zion, the mountain of the ...
    Dates:
    April 8, 1844
  • Page 240

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

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    Elder Adams took a text in Obadiah 17 vers upon Mount Zion shall be deliverance &c He spoke lengthy concerning Zion that was to be built up in the last days & pointed out Joseph from the scriptures and brought much testimony to prove the subject, At the close of the discourse President Joseph Smith turned over the confer -ence into the hands of the Twelve and adjourned untill 2 oclok Met at 2 oclok & President Hiram Smith arose & spent most ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1844
  • 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 48

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

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    observe all things appertaining to the subject & disern the spirit by which either party was governed we should be in a situation to understand evry spirit & Judge wrighteous judgment & not be asleep we shhould keep order & not let the Council be imposed upon by unruly conduct. The Saints need not think because I am familiar with them & am playful & cheerful that I am ignorant of what is going on inipuity cannot be retained in the Church of any kind ...
    Dates:
    May 28, 1843 May 29, 1843 May 31, 1843
  • Page 351

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

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    trunk & bed from 21 Chatham st. Br Simpsons to 24 second street, it was a rainy, freezing, sleeting day. I recieved a deed to take to Elder Ward of Liverpool. I sent an appointment to Pheladelphia Church to attend a meeting on Tuesday November 29, 1844 ~ Friday 29th [FIGURES] I done up a package of papers Almanac's pamphlets &c & sent to the following persons Aphek & Ozem Woodruff
    Dates:
    November 29, 1844 November 30, 1844 December 1, 1844 December 2, 1844 December 3, 1844