Jane Holmes Benbow

Jane Holmes Benbow (1792-1846) was born 12 Jan. 1792 in Ashperton, Herefordshire, England. She was the daughter of Francis Holmes and Hannah Drew. She was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 6 Mar. 1840. She and her husband took care of Wilford Woodruff Jr. while Wilford and Phebe were in England in 1845 and 1846. She died 27 Nov. 1846 in Winter Quarters (later Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska).

Footnotes

Jane Homes (2MPL-HVS), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Jane Holmes Benbow, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jane-holmes-benbow, accessed 11 Jan. 2022). Jane Holmes Benbow, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/people/jane-holmes-benbow, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 70

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

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    Sister Ann Ockey accompanied us they much desired to sail with us to America, with their Brother Edward but they were not ready I retired to my room & bed at midnight vary weary with my days labour distance 15 mile April 18, 1841 ~ Sunday 18th Sunday I Preached to about 200 saints & some of the world in the music Hall in bold st Liverpool in the morning, in the afternoon the Twelve bore testimony of the work of ...
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    April 18, 1841 April 19, 1841
  • Page 319

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

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    The Saints assembled in the afternoon and was addressed by Elder H. C. Kimball & followed by President Young I did not attend myself and hence did not take notes but they had an interesting time, they warned the Loyars Lawyers and Doctors of the iniquity, and Preached righteousness to the Saints. I spent the afternoon at home writing. And in the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I rode out to Br John Benbow and spent the night ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1844
  • Page 327

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

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    when the meeting was closed, after shaking hand with many friends, and taking many letters to convey to England, I returned to my family all our children were at home. Br & Sister Benbow was present August 26, 1844 ~ Monday 26th I went to the River in Company with Mrs Woodruff to be baptized, for some of our dead friends I was baptized for five of my friends under the hands of G. A. Smith ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1844 August 27, 1844
  • Page 179

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

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    soon broke up & after clearing our rooms of brick stones & glass we lay down & had a good nights rest 5 mil [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elders Kimball & Smith September 17, 1840 ~ Thursday 17th I spent most of the day in Dymock & in the evening I walked to Ledbury & spent the night at Br Pullins 5 miles September 18, 1840 ~ Friday 18th I walked to ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1840 September 18, 1840 September 19, 1840 September 20, 1840 September 21, 1840
  • Page 347

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

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br Dexter Stillman, all included in one ...
    Dates:
    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 7

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

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    Hill Castle Frumme Herefedshire Church John Benbow teacher Jane Benbow Ann Bourn Mary Rowbery Charles Price priest John Cheese March 6 priest Joseph Pullin Margaret Pullin James Hill priest John Parry priest Jane Gaily ^John^ William Benbow {Confirmed} 8th Charlotte Clark Snday 8th
    Dates:
    March 6, 1840 March 8, 1840
  • Page 205

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

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    Smith Prophesyed that within five years we should be rid of our old enemies whether they were apostates or of the world & wished us to record it that when it comes to pass that we need not say we had forgotten the saying February 26, 1844 ~ Monday 26 A cold wind from the north Br Reed worked for me a part of the day I met with the quorum in the evening [FIGURE] but meeting closed soon after we arived. Fathers ...
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    February 26, 1844 February 27, 1844 February 28, 1844 February 29, 1844
  • Page 206

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

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    March 1, 1844 ~ Friday March 1, 1844 MY BIRTH DAY Annother year of my exhistance has rolled away I am thirty seven years of age this day I am some better in health than I was yesterday but vary weak & feeble to day I spent a comfortable night March 2, 1844 ~ Saturday 2d I find myself quite weak this morning though I ventured to walk out of doors some Sister Benbow called to see me & brought me a rabit to eat ...
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    March 1, 1844 March 2, 1844 March 3, 1844 March 4, 1844 March 5, 1844 March 7, 1844
  • Page 153

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

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    July 24, 1840 ~ Friday 24th [FIGURE] I received a letter from Father & Mother & Sister Eunice Woodruff which I was truly glad to get. I found Brother & Sister Benbow strong in faith & willing to make evry sacrafice in their power for the gathering of the Saints we had an interview with Elder Kington we spent the day at Br Benbows had an interesteng meeting July 25, 1840 ~Saturday 25th ...
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    July 24, 1840 July 25, 1840 July 26, 1840 July 27, 1840 July 28, 1840 July 29, 1840 July 30, 1840 July 31, 1840
  • Page 156

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

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    August 11, 1840 ~ Tuesday [FIGURE] Aug 11th {Elder Benbow loaned Elder Turley} 20 {pounds and gave me} 15 {for our London mission} We took the parting hand with Elder Turley who Started for Liverpool to prepare a ship for about 80 Saints to emegrate to America 40 of which Elder J Benbow takes with him & pays their expenses to America out of Mercy to the poor Saints Let the Blessings of Almighty God rest upon him forever ...
    Dates:
    August 11, 1840 August 12, 1840