James Ferguson

James Ferguson (1828-1863) was born in Belfast, Ireland. He married Lucy Nutting about 1847 in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California. He was baptized. He knew Wilford and Phebe Woodruff in 1845 and 1846 in England, and Wilford and Mary Ann Jackson named their son James Jackson Woodruff after him. He died 31 Aug. 1863 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

James Ferguson (KWJC-N6Q), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). James Ferguson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/james-ferguson, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). James Ferguson, The Journal of George Q. Cannon (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/people/james-ferguson?letter=F&lang=eng, accessed 14 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 73

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    Br James Ferguson to Newton & spent the Night with Br John Nuttall distance 16 April 27, 1845 ~ Sunday 27th Sunday I held three meetings during the day & evening with the Newton branch of the Church & had an interesting time. I dined with Br James Simpkins our sacrament meeting in the Afternoon was held at the house of Elder Charles Simpkins I spent the night with Br ...
    Dates:
    April 27, 1845 April 28, 1845
  • Page 153

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    President Young then baptized the following persons Joseph Young D. H. Wells A. Carrington L. W. Hardy J. C. Little & Gilbert Clements & was mouth in confirming them all except D. H. Wells. H.C. Kimball spoke upon his head, this made 10 persons which President Young Baptized & confirmed. * Heber C Kimball then baptized President Brigham Young & confirmed him & said (J. M. Grant also laid on ...
    Dates:
    October 3, 1856 October 4, 1856
  • Page 155

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    2 weeks ago I then told the people or the females that I would release them at conference I will do so on certain conditions & that is that you will appear forthwith at my office & give good & sufficient reasons & then marry men that will not have but one wife In the Afternoon the following Elders addressed the Assembly Elder C. H. Wheelock, James Ferguson, Wm C. Dunbar Elder Bunkerd & C. G. Webb all spoke in ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1856
  • Page 166

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    number of strangers were out who listened with good attention. Br & Sister Enion Dined with us. I walked during the day going & coming to & from meeting. 12 miles § November 24, 1845 ~ Monday 24th [FIGURES] I recieved 4 letters & wrote 17 letters Notifying the Presiding Elders of the General conference to be heald at Manchester on the 14th day of Dec 1845 Br Fur James
    Dates:
    November 24, 1845 November 25, 1845 November 26, 1845 November 27, 1845 November 28, 1845 November 29, 1845
  • Page 275

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    August 19, 1846 ~ Wednesday 19th I spent the day at home was unwell August 20, 1846 ~ Thursday 20th I went in the morning & carried Mrs Woodruff in her carriage into a deep vale of a shaded grove to spend the day in solitude for her health I returned & met in council with the Twelve & 3 of the High Council from the Bluffs viz I Morley J. H. Hale & P ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1846 August 20, 1846 August 21, 1846 August 22, 1846
  • Page 190

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 30, 1849 ~ Tuesday 30th I went to Boston And bought A coking stove paid $12. January 31, 1849 ~ Wednesday 31st [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Samuel Brannan & [FIGURE] one to James Fergeson to send by the hand of A. Badlam who is About to start for the bay of San Francisco I Also wrot Elder Allexander ^B.^ two recommends one to Samuel ...
    Dates:
    January 30, 1849 January 31, 1849 February 1, 1849 February 2, 1849
  • Page 199

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Brother Haven followed with interesting remarks in explaining the principles of repentance, by A figure. If A Mother set two little children at work, they should leave it & go to play & dirty their clothes And when the Mother came [she] find they had not done the work but been disobediant but promised forgiveness if they wo[uld] go wash their face change their closes [clothes] & do the work one goes & do as she is required the other follows her Mother & crys all day & pleads with her to forgive her. When ...
    Dates:
    March 5, 1849 March 6, 1849 March 7, 1849 March 8, 1849 March 9, 1849 March 10, 1849 March 11, 1849 March 12, 1849
  • Page 228

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    August 13, 1849 ~ Monday Aug 113th [FIGURES] I this day looked over my letters & papers sent to me in my Absecnse during last two months And I find I have recieved the following viz 15 Letters from the following persons G. J. Hardy, John Druce N H Felt, Alberd. J. Cowden, Mary Ann Pratt, Barsheba W. Smith, John Benbow Thomas Cartwright, James Burgess 2 ...
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    August 13, 1849 August 14, 1849 August 15, 1849 August 16, 1849 August 17, 1849 August 18, 1849 August 19, 1849 August 20, 1849 August 21, 1849 August 22, 1849 August 23, 1849 August 24, 1849 August 25, 1849
  • Page 401

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    [the promises] made to Abraham He brought up the Catholics & showed they were not the Ones for their Priesthood had not the privilege of Either wives or children and the greates blessing to Abraham consisted in his seed & posterity It could not be the protestants they did allow one wife to be sure but no more so when they come to the kingdom of God and find Abram Isaac & Jacob there with their many wives concubines & children there they the protistant Christian Nations if they ...
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    November 22, 1852 November 23, 1852 November 24, 1852 November 25, 1852 November 26, 1852 November 27, 1852 November 28, 1852 November 29, 1852 November 30, 1852 December 1, 1852 December 4, 1852 December 5, 1852 December 6, 1852 December 11, 1852 December 12, 1852 December 13, 1852
  • Page 47

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    May 8, 1847 ~ Saturday 8th A plesant morning. not so cold & winday as yesterday we did not start untill 10 oclok as our teams wanted rest as they could not get much as the buffalo had eat all the feed up Br Wm Clayton prepared a mile gage on his hind waggon wheel to know how far we travel, I rode forward to day with the Twelve & others & of all the sights of buffalo that our eyes beheld was enough to asstonish man ...
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    May 8, 1847 May 9, 1847 May 10, 1847