James Whitehead

James Whitehead (1813-1898) was born 12 Apr. 1813 in Roughhay, Fulwood, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Thomas Whitehead and Mary. He married Jane Marshall Hindle on 25 Jan. 1837. He was baptized 18 Oct. 1837 in Lancashire, England. He served alongside Wilford Woodruff in England and Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He died 27 Jul. 1898 in Lamoni, Decatur Co., Iowa.

Footnotes

James Whitehead (M6HQ-CBK), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). James Whitehead, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/james-whitehead, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). James Whitehead, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/james-whitehead, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 64

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

    Excerpt:
    The Conference met pursuant to adjournment. Opened by Prayer Scattering members were then represented consisting of near 50 not included in any of the Above branches The President then proceded to make some remarks on the Office of Patriarch and concluded by moving that Elder Albertson be ordained to that Office. This was seconded by Elder Kimball and carried unanimou- sly. Resolved that D. Watt Thomas Richardson G. J. Adams James ...
  • Page 115

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

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    I confirmed 5 Blessed 6 children administered to 10 that was sick. In the evening I Preached a funeral Sermon upon the death of the Prophets the house was crowded to overflowing I addressed the congregation for about 2 hours & the people gave the most profound attention A good impression was made many Strangers were present that had never attended our meetings before. At the close I spent half an hour shaking hands then returned to Br Prints & spent the night I dined & took tea with Br ...
    Dates:
    June 30, 1845 July 1, 1845 July 2, 1845
  • Page 125

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

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    May 29, 1840 ~ Friday 29th We met at the Creek & I Baptized 2 & Elder Richards confirmed them & walked to Shucknell Hill & Preached after meeting I Baptized 3. one a preacher on the plan we confirmed them & Ordained one Priest Benjamin Williams making 5 Baptized & Confirmed {Distance of the day} 6 miles May 30, 1840 ~ Saturday 30th Elder Richards Baptized 2 & I confirmed them we then walked to
    Dates:
    May 29, 1840 May 30, 1840 May 31, 1840
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 5 October 1840

    Excerpt:
    with reguard to my health I never enjoyed better in my life than I have since I came to England excepting I had some thing like the cholera for a bout a week in London, but got up sudenly recovered also I was taken sick this day at a 11 Oclo ck which has terminated in a chill this day and I had too much pain in my head too write Elder Whitehead wrote for me but give your self no uneasiness about this for it will not ...
  • Page 138

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

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    March 6, 1848 ~ Monday 6th I sold Br R Allexander a waggon to day for $55. He paid $45 which leaves $10 due I sent my horse & Mule with Br Petty to sell at the fort we crossed the river with them on the ice March 7, 1848 ~ Tuesday 7th Was a vary high wind in the afternoon I had a call from Dr Cannon He wished me to call and see ...
    Dates:
    March 6, 1848 March 7, 1848 March 8, 1848 March 9, 1848 March 10, 1848 March 11, 1848 March 12, 1848 March 13, 1848 March 14, 1848 March 15, 1848 March 16, 1848
  • Page 172

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

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    next followed oak Hall expresses, Adams &c, Mrs Kidders, a printing office pased on wheels with workman all at wok strewing papers cards &c among the mass as they passed along, Next came Faneuil Hall Market in miniature came next & the great display of Beef mutton pork fowles fish vegitables &c. I presume was a temptation to the hungry crouded lookers on. the market men followed in great force with badges on their hats. A stuffed Elephant passed mounted on a carriage with 3 persons riding on his back, also an ...
    Dates:
    October 26, 1848