Jacob Bump (1791-1865) was born 1791 in Butternuts, Otsego Co., New York. He was the son of Asa Bump and Lydia Dandley. He married Abigail Pettingill about 1811. He was baptized before 1833. He and Wilford Woodruff were part of Zion's Camp in 1834. He died after Oct. 1865.
Jacob Bump (LH1R-1JW), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Jacob Bump, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jacob-bump, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Jacob Bump, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/jacob-bump, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).
Excerpt:December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship[ ...Dates:December 2, 1836 December 3, 1836 December 4, 1836 December 5, 1836 December 6, 1836 December 10, 1836 December 11, 1836
Excerpt:April 20, 1837 ~ Thursday April 20th Spent this day in the house of the Lord in prayer and fasting with the congregation of the Saints. Much of the power, gifts, and graces of the gospel was poured out upon us. speaking and interpeting of tongues was manifest in the congregation one brother sung a lengthy song in tongues & sister Hide interpeted the same it was great & glorious much of it was respecting the fame of Joseph and his magnus works April 21, 1837 ~ Friday ...Dates:April 20, 1837 April 21, 1837 April 22, 1837 April 30, 1837 May 1, 1837 May 5, 1837 May 10, 1837
Excerpt:January 4, 1837 ~ Wednesday Jan 4th I met in company with the high school of Kirtland in the house of the Lord for the purpose of a public examination it being the last day of the first quarter the examination lasted about three hours then after an intermission of one hour we again repaired to the house & herd an interesting lecture deliver'd on Education By Professer Haws We have now a vacation of four weeks & the next term will then commence January ...Dates:January 4, 1837 January 5, 1837 January 6, 1837
Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1Excerpt:I attended this school through the winter I attended ^the evening^ meetings with the ^Seventies^ 70s during and other Quorums as I had an opportunity during the winter of 1836 & 7 and received much valuable instruction. On the evening of the 20th Dec 1836 I was present at the organization of the third Quorum ^of seventies^ & their was 27 ordained ^among them A. O. Smoot^ into that Quorum during this meeting among the number ^of seventies^ was A. O. Smoot who had accompanied me to Kirtland On Sunday the ...Dates:December 20, 1836 December 25, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 6, 1837 January 8, 1837 January 10, 1837 January 16, 1837
Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2Excerpt:Dec. 20, 1836, I was present at the organization of the third Quorum of seventies; there was^ere^ 27 ordained. Jan. 3, 1837, I was set apart to be a member of the first quorum of Seventies. 6th, I visited the office of the Kirtland safety society, and saw the first paper that was issued from that institution, it was given to Jacob Bump in exchange for other notes, he was the first to circulate it. I heard Pres. Joseph Smith declare ...
Excerpt:Nov 3rd 1836. Treaded [traded] with Brother Bump to the amount of $12.89 Dec 7th Cr to Bump 2 pair ^socks^ 2/6 $0.94 28th Cr to one spool of th[r]ead 6 to one order on the store for Talering $3.00 [written in pencil] to 6 sheets paper 6 cts [several lines blank] [written in ink] Cr to Broth Bond 25 cts ...