Henry Brown

Henry (Harry) Brown (1808-1852) was born 7 Mar. 1808 in Henderson, Jefferson Co., New York. He was the son of Sylvanus Brown and Sarah Spaulding. He married Rhoda North on 12 Jul. 1827 in New York, and they were the parents of Sarah Brown, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff. He was baptized before 1835. He was a mission companion to Wilford Woodruff in Missouri and Arkansas in Jan. 1835. He died 24 Apr. 1852 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa.

Footnotes

Harry Brown (9KP9-8XB), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Feb. 2021). Henry Brown, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/henry-brown, accessed 5 Jan. 2022). 1850 U.S. Census, Jefferson, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, p. 16, Harry Brown. Historical Department "Journal History of the Church, 1830-2008, 1830-1839, 1835," p. 1, image 16/476, CR 100 137, CHL. "Minute Book 1," p. 197, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org, accessed 12 Feb. 2021). Black, Susan Easton, Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848 (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center, 1989), 7:114-115.

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  • Page 191

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

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    Sarah Brown was Born ^in Henderson^ Jefferson Co New York Jan 1st 1834 Sarah Brown Daughter of Henry & [Rhoda] Brown Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 NAMES Born Marrid Died Age David Patten April 4th 1854 Drowned June 16 1877 [J H] ...
  • Page 14

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

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    April 1st 1834 I went with Brother Hatton to meet Brother Pulsipher and several other brethren and sisters at Brother Newcomes house in Fabius we had an interesti ng meeting. the spirit of the Lord was with us we returned home rejoiceing we soon was visited by Brother Harry Brown elder and Brother James Blakesly Priest they held two meetings with us & we were much edefied & they went on there ...
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    April 1, 1834
  • Page 15

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

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    April 11th 1834 Less than an hundred it was the will of the Lord that the yong men & middle aged what could be spared should go up to Zion. I told Brother Parley our circumstances he told me it was my duty to try to prepare myself and go up to Zion. And accordingly I used evry exertion to settle my accounts arange my affairs and prepare myself to join my Brethren to go to Missourie and on the 10th of Aprail Brother Harrey Brown & Brother ...
    Dates:
    April 11, 1834
  • Page 43

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

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    February 17, 1835 ~ Tuesday Feb. 17th. Travled from Mr Akeman's to Mr Elijah Bakers preached at his house according to appointment from thence to Mr Josighah Hart who invited us to spend the night with him. Mr Hart was 74 years of age and a patriot in the Revolution he signed the petition distance 15 m[iles] February 18, 1835 ~ Wednesday 18. Left Mr Hart and travled to Mr Wm. Wit distance 12 ...
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    February 17, 1835 February 18, 1835 February 19, 1835 February 20, 1835
  • Page 44

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

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    February 21, 1835 ~ Saturday Feb 21. Left Mr Hubbel travled 2 miles to Brother Wright Akemans spent the day in labouring with our hands then went to Mr Snellin who was dangerously sick spent the night in assisting him February 22, 1835 ~ Sunday 22 On the Lords day left Mr Snellin travled 2 miles to Mr Hubbel preached at his house much of the Spirit of God rested upon us.
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    February 21, 1835 February 22, 1835 February 23, 1835 February 24, 1835 February 25, 1835 February 26, 1835
  • Page 46

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

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    March 6, 1835 ~ Friday March ^6th^ Spent the day in labouring & writing a letter to my Parents. I had a view in this place of some dangerous reptiles which was two Sandapeads [centipedes] and three Terrantiallers Their touch upon human flesh is considered immediate death the Arkansaw abound with them esspecially among the rocks March 7, 1835 ~ Saturday 7. Spent the day in labouring for Mr Alfred A Sangrain March 8, 1835 ~ Sunday ...
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    March 6, 1835 March 7, 1835 March 8, 1835 March 9, 1835 March 10, 1835 March 11, 1835
  • Page 48

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

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    March 22, 1835 ~ Sunday March 22 On the Lords day preached to an attentive congregation at the house of Mr Kelleam March 23, 1835 ~ Monday 23rd Left Mr Kelleam & travled 40 miles most of the way through mud & water. Stoped for the night with W^m^ SChon at second Creek in St Francis County 2 signers to petition ^{this was within} 5 {miles of a lake below somewhere illegible where could be seen} 50: {
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    March 22, 1835 March 23, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 25, 1835 March 26, 1835 March 27, 1835
  • Page 56

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

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    On the 31 which ^w^as the last day of Dec & of the year 1833 I Joined the Church of Latter Day Saints was Baptized by Elder Zerah Pulsifer on the 31 of Dec 1833 in company with with my Brother Azmon Woodruff we were the two first that was baptized by a latter day saint in Oswego Co NY. I was ordained a Teacher by Elder Pulsifer Jan 2nd 1834 Travled while A Teacher from the 11th of Aprail to 25^th^ of June 1834. — — ...
  • Page 57

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

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    The following is an account of my travels and proc^e^edings while Officiateing in the Office of a Priest From the 13th of Jan to the 28th of June of 1835 I travled 1808 one thousand eight hundred & eight miles to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Divided thus 212 miles in Missouri with Elder H Brown 656 miles in Arkansas Territory 608 with Elder H Brown & 48 alone 940 miles in Tennessee & KY 760 miles with Elder
  • Page 61

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

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    August 7, 1835 ~ Friday AUG 7th Rode to Mr Fosters Preached at his house receieved 2 sudscribers for the M[essenger] & Ad[vocate] distance 15 miles August 8, 1835 ~ Saturday 8th Rode to Paris & herd of much excitement fearing an insurrection of the dlacks distance 14 miles August 9, 1835 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday Rode to Col Copeland Preached at the Academy distance 10 miles August 10, 1835 ...
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    August 7, 1835 August 8, 1835 August 9, 1835 August 10, 1835 August 11, 1835 August 12, 1835 August 13, 1835 August 14, 1835 August 15, 1835 August 16, 1835 August 17, 1835 August 18, 1835 August 19, 1835 August 20, 1835 August 21, 1835 August 22, 1835 August 23, 1835 August 24, 1835 August 25, 1835 August 26, 1835 August 27, 1835 August 28, 1835 August 29, 1835 August 30, 1835 August 31, 1835