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. Harry Brown, “ Go Ye Into All the World, 1830-1930: Missionary Database (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/missionary/, accessed 12 Feb. 2021). "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 7

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    Wight, I certifying that I had faithfully performed my duties in Zions' camp. I took my On this day I took my valise in hand, weighing 15 lbs., mostly books of Mormon, and started in company with Elder Harry Brown, we ^&^ crossed the river into Jackson Co., and bowed our knees felt thankful. to God; we bowed our knees, and prayed that God "might protect us from the mob while going through the country, and that His judgements might ...
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    followed by Elder Brown: during our preaching there was a hard snow storm. We arrived at Petty John Creek, in the Arkansas Territory, where Mr. Alexander Akeman resided with a large family of sons and one daughter, all of which who^m^ were settled around him, Mr Akeman, ^stet^ was a member of the church ^he^ and a part of his family, were members of the church in Jackson Co.; his wife died strong in the ...
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    lightning; he swelled & ^immediately^ turned black; this created a great wailing and mourning among his family. Brother Brown and myself assisted in laying him out, and burying him; he died Feby. 14th, 1835, and we buried him on the 16th., This singular dispensation of providence brought solemnity upon the people, and they began to reflect and wished to heare preaching; we held several meetings and preached to the people, and baptized Mr. Hubbel and his wife ...
    Dates:
    February 14, 1835 February 16, 1835 March 2, 1836 March 16, 1836
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    On the 24th, while in the swamps, I had an attack of the Rheumatizm and could not travel fast. My companion, bro. Brown, had got in a hurry, and wished to hasten to the Mississippi, close up his mission, take boat and return to his family in Kirtland, and as I could not travel as fast as he wished, we parted; he left me sitting on a log in the mud and water; I was lame and unable to walk, without food, and ...
    Dates:
    March 24, 1836 March 27, 1836 April 4, 1836 June 23, 1836
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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    OFFICE OF The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints P. O. Box, B. Salt Lake City, Utah. [blank] 189_ untill the 13th of Jan., 1835, when I left Lyman Wight's, in company with Harry Brown, to go on a Mission to the Southern States. We passed through Jackson Co.^unty^ Mo.^issouri^ and through Arkansas, and from Little Rock to Memphis Memphis, Tennessee. I spent ...
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    January 13, 1835
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 May 1. I starte left Kirtland ^on my way^ to go to Missouri with a company, known as Zion's Camp. Nov 5. I was ordained a Priest Jan 13, 1835. With Harry Brown I started on a mission into the Southern states through Arkansas, Tennessee, & Kentucky. June, 28, I was ...
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    May 1, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 June 28, 1835 May 31, 1836 November 25, 1836 January 3, 1837 April 13, 1837 May 31, 1837 July 1, 1838
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] April 11th, 1834—With my horses and wagon I took Brothers Harry Brown and Warren Ingles and started for Zion. I met with Orson Pratt, John Murdoch and other elders on the way, and ar- rived in Kirtland on the 25th day of April, 1834. The Prophet Joseph invited me to make his house my home; I accepted his offer, and staid with him about one ...
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    April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 6, 1834 May 7, 1834 June 19, 1834 June 24, 1834
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] Zion's Camp to Missouri, and we had passed through all the trials of that jour- ney, and had buried a number of our brethren, as recorded in history, the Prophet called the Camp together, and organized the Church in Zion, and gave much good counsel to all. He advised all the young men, who had no families, to stay in Missouri, and not return to Kirtland. Not having any family, I stopped with
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] eat. That was the hardest day's work of my life. The man's name was Williams. He was in the mob in Jackson County: and after the Saints were driven out, he, with many others, went south. We got up in the morning and walked in the rain twelve miles to the house of a man named Bemon, who was also one of the mob from Jackson County. They were about sitting down to breakfast as ...
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] A mob was soon raised, and warning sent to us to leave immediately or we would be tarred and feathered, ridden on a rail and hanged. I soon saw where the serpents were. My companion wanted to leave; I told him no, I would stay and see my dream fulfilled. There was an old gentleman and lady, named Hubbel, who had read the Book of Mormon and believed. Father Hub- bel came to see us ...
    Dates:
    March 11, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835