George Washington Joshua Adams

George Jones (Washington Joshua) Adams (1810-1880) was born 7 Nov. 1810 in Oxford, Sussex Co., New Jersey. He married Caroline. He was baptized in Feb. 1840. He served with Wilford Woodruff during his mission to England in 1840 and 1841 and in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He died 11 May 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.

Footnotes

George Jones Adams (MV1X-21H), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). George Washington Joshua Adams, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-washington-joshua-adams, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). George Washington Joshua Adams, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/george-washington-joshua-adams, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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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 Kimball ...
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    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 250

    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 ...
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    April 8, 1844
  • Page 251

    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 of the Afternoon in ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1844
  • Page 346

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

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    October 6, 1844 ~ Sunday 5 6th Sunday I Preached to the saints in the forenoon & Br Sparks in the Afternoon I visited sister Adams in the evening who lade at the point of death we administered to her by the laying on of hands I returned to Br A. Deweys and spent the night [FIGURE] I wrote a letter in the evening [FIGURE] October 7, 1844 ~ Monday 7th I took cars & wrote rode to
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    October 6, 1844 October 7, 1844 October 8, 1844 October 9, 1844
  • Page 347

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

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br Dexter Stillman, all included in ...
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    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 348

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

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    slips of paper on the ground from whence he rose Br Whitmore picked up one of them & read the following words (Emma is not worthy of me) he wished to read the others but the person with him picked them up & put them in his pocket & did not let him read them; At the close of my meeting Elder Brannan prefered a charge against Elder Hardy for slander so did Elder Adams ...
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    October 13, 1844 October 14, 1844
  • Page 349

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

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    October 15, 1844 ~ Tuesday Oct 15th I visited Lowel and held a meeting with the Lowell branch. It with was rather a squally time dificulties appear to be rising in this quarter some dissatisfaction. after I closed I was followed by Elder Wm Smith. I was visited in the evening by Elders M. Holmes and 2 Hardys from Georgetown was glad to see them, they spent about one hour with me I was glad to ...
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    October 15, 1844 October 16, 1844 October 17, 1844 October 18, 1844
  • Page 43

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

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    & now his son has commanded her soon to leave she wishes to gather with the Saints to Zion, the Saints gave me £0.7 shillings we spent the night at Br Pullins. We herd by letter from Elder Glover that Elders Orson Hide & G J Adams had just arived from N Y 13 m March 12, 1841 ~ Friday 12 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Snow & one to ...
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    March 12, 1841 March 13, 1841 March 14, 1841 March 15, 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