Hiram Clark, b. 1795

Hiram Clark (1795-1853) was born 22 Sep. 1795 in Rutland Co., Vermont. He was the son of Lyman Clark and Parmela. He married Mary Fenno; widowed in 1828. He married Thankful Gill about 1829. He was baptized about 1835. He was called as a missionary to England in 1842 by Wilford Woodruff and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and he often corresponded with Wilford from 1839 to 1853. He died 28 Dec. 1853 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., California.

Footnotes

Hiram Clark Sr (LHJK-CPT), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Hiram Clark, b. 1795, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/hiram-clark-b-1795, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Hiram Clark, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/hiram-clark, accessed 10 Feb. 2022).

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  • Page 104

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Er Joseph Fielding rep. the Church at Alston Cumberland con[sisting] of 40 M. 2 E 2 P. 2 T. Er Wd Richards rep. the Church at Brampton consisting of 30 M. 1 E. 1 P. Also the Church at Bedford consi[sting] of 40 M 1 E. 1 P. Also the Church in Scotland consisting of 21 M. 3 E. The meeting was then adjourned for 1 hour ...
  • Page 5

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

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    August 28, 1844 ~ Wednesday Aug 28th A vary busy morning packing up goods preparing to start, Recieving blessings, blessing People biding friends farewell, which occupied nearly the whole day. at 4 oclok in the evening I parted with the quorum of the Twelve at the Temple and star- ted on my Journey again for England, our company consisted of W. Woodruff wife and two children Hiram Clark & wife. And Capt [blank] Jones and wife & three Brethren that went came with their ...
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    August 28, 1844 August 29, 1844 August 30, 1844 August 31, 1844 September 1, 1844 September 2, 1844 September 3, 1844 September 4, 1844
  • Page 19

    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 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    COUNCIL At a council held at Far West by the Twelve, High Priests, Elders, & Priests on the twenty sixth of April 1839 The following resolutions were adopted Resolved that the following persons should be no more fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but excommunicated from the same, viz Isaac Russel, Mary Russel, John Goodson & wife, Jacob Scott senr & wife, Isaac Scott,
  • Page 13

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Lyman Wight for presenting the subject of politicks through the public press in a manner that was derogatory to the character of the church & closing up what public feeling there was manifest in our favor May 13, 1839 ~ Monday to May 14, 1839 ~ Tuesday 13th & 14th I spent in preparing myself to move to Commerce or Montrose in the Ioway Territory. I [FIGURE] wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes by the direction of the Twelve informing ...
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    May 13, 1839 May 14, 1839 May 15, 1839 May 16, 1839 May 17, 1839 May 18, 1839 May 19, 1839 May 20, 1839
  • Page 54

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Bondage as the Children of Israel in Egypt I find that Elder Richards has had a hard school to pass through since he has been in England. I see that we have a great work to perform & we have need of much faith & humility before God January 15, 1840 ~ Wednesday 15th I dined at Brother Worselys & suped at Sister Dawsons & sp at Elder Richards. We Spent a plesant evening ...
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    January 15, 1840 January 16, 1840
  • Page 55

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Richards, Fielding, Turley, Clark, & myself. We truly rejoiced to have an interview with President Fielding January 17, 1840 ~ Friday 17th COUNCIL Jan 17th 1840 At a meeting of Council held at Elder Richards house in Preston Lancashire, England Elder Joseph Fielding being called to the chair & Elder Theodore ^Turley^ appointed Clerk. The president then called upon Elder W. Woodruff to open the meeting ...
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    January 17, 1840
  • Page 57

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    & explained by those of the Twelve present. The Council then Adjourned Joseph Fielding President Theodore Turley I spent the night at Brother W. Richards Write to Elder Joseph Fielding direct to Liverpool to at Samuel Sidebottom NO 1. Scarlet Street Near St Ann Street January 18, 1840 ~ Saturday 18th We met at Elder W Richards in the morning for a Season of prayer & fasting & for a blessing before ...
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    January 18, 1840
  • Page 12

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

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    She is firm & unmoved in the great cause in which she is ingaged. My Prayer is that Peace health & Strength may rest upon her & her children & may the Lord make her usful, O Lord work by whome thou wilt but work & send by whom thou wilt but send, that thy cause may roll on in this city & to thee O Lord shall be all the glory. Mr Alburn informed the people he should soon be a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints & wished others ...
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    January 11, 1841 January 12, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 1, 1845 ~ Wednesday JAN 1st 1845 This new years day finds me on board of the Packet Ship John R Skiddy in the british Channel beating against head wind trying to get to Liverpool. I am on a mission to England to take charge of the affairs both temporal & spiritual concerns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am accompanied by Mrs Woodruff, & our youngest child Susan ...
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    January 1, 1845 January 2, 1845 January 3, 1845