Jedediah Morgan Grant

Grant, Jedediah Morgan (1816-1856), was born on 21 Feb. 1816 in Union, Broome County, New York. He was the son of Joshua Grant and Athalia Howard. He was baptized into the Church by John F. Boynton on 21 Mar. 1833. He participated in the Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri in 1834 with Wilford Woodruff. He moved to Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio in 1834. He began serving a mission on 9 May 1844 with Wilford Woodruff and George A. Smith; recalled to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois before June 1844. He married Caroline Van Dyke on 2 Jul. 1844 in Nauvoo. He died on 1 Dec. 1856 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory.

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  • Page 245

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

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    May 4, 1844 ~ Saturday 4th I mooved into my new brick house & truly felt thankful to have a comfortable dwelling to leave my family in while I go on my mishion [FIGURE] May 5, 1844 ~ Sunday May 5th 1844 I spent the day at home with my family to prepare for my summers mishion I called my family together & blessed them. Phebe washed my feet that I might be clean evry whit. I spent the evening at ...
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    May 4, 1844 May 5, 1844 May 6, 1844 May 7, 1844
  • Page 246

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

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    May 7th I had an interview with Elder Whittaker he assisted me to pile some wood in the suller. It was a hard rainy day Sister Barbara Neff spent the day with us May 8, 1844 ~ Wednesday 8th I spent the day in company with Mrs Woodruff in the garding garden weeding May 9, 1844 ~ Thursday May 9th 1844 I arose in the morning and aranged some domestic affairs & was ...
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    May 8, 1844 May 9, 1844 May 10, 1844
  • Page 247

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

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    May 11, 1844 ~ Saturday 11th We travled across the prairies this day to Br Justice Ames on Ceder Creek within 3 miles of Galesburg, it was the first time I had been on his farm he had a plesent place of 100 acres & 40 acres in corn & wheat they all appeared glad to see me we spent the night with them I talked with them untill about midnight. In the morning before we left, we lade hands upon Br Justice Ames & ...
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    May 11, 1844 May 12, 1844 May 13, 1844
  • Page 101

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

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    At the close of the meeting the people administed to our necessities they gave us $11.75 which we divided among us Elder Pratt administered the ordinance of Baptism to one person which we confirmed at the waters edge we then took the parting hand with the saints & rode home with Priest John Bowen [to] Lionville Chester Co Pa & spent the night we blessed the family distance of the day 3 m [FIGURE] I dreamed last night that I was in
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    August 21, 1843 August 22, 1843 August 23, 1843 August 24, 1843
  • Page 105

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

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    August 27, 1843 ~ Sunday 27th Conference met at half past 10 oclock accor ding to adjournment. meeting opened by singing Prayer by Elder Grant. Meeting was then addressed by Elder W. Woodruff from 2nd Epistle of Peter 1st ch 20, 21 verses. He remarked that if the prophe- sies that had been fulfilled were fulfilled litterally in kike manner would those prophesies which are still to be fullfilled, be done litterally. And that the gathering of the Saints, the building of Zion, the ...
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    August 27, 1843
  • Page 25

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

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    February 9, 1845 ~ Sunday Feb 9th [FIGURE] I wrote A letter to Elder Davis of London. I spent the day at the office I perused the 9th No of the Star containing a long address to the Saints in the British Islands which I wrote 4 m February 10, 1845 ~ Monday 10th Sunday A severe cold snow storm I Preached at the music Hall, in the morning, partook of the Sacrament in the Afternoon, & preached in the evening ...
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    February 9, 1845 February 10, 1845 February 11, 1845 February 12, 1845 February 13, 1845 February 14, 1845
  • Page 81

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

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    at Elm street Between fifth & sixth st Elder Smith was quite sick through the night. I dreamed that Br Joseph was taken with another writ to be tried in Illinois Elder B Young also dreamed that we were called home the distance from the mouth of the Ohio to Cincinnati is 538 miles July 14, 1843 ~ Friday 14th We had an interview in the morning with Br Hedlock &
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    July 14, 1843 July 15, 1843
  • Page 93

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

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    The Jews as a nation will not go to the land of Jerrusalem & when Jesus Christ comes the Jews will No more be his people. I will admit that the Jews will go with the other Nations against Jerrusalem to battle against the Lord & his Saints & fight against Jerrusalem & the Lord shall go forth & fight against the Nations & the Jews among the rest & that the Jews will fight agains Jerrusalem if the Jews ever go to Jerrusalem they will not go ...
  • Page 95

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

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    are right. Elder J. E. Page contended for the affirmative & Elder J M Grant for the negative after which the Chairman arose & said that Prosperity of any people was no positive evidence of their being right & decided accordingly which was Elder B Young. After taking our suppers we returned to the boat & crossed again to the City. Elder Page Preached in the evening but I returned home to Br Hammers & spent ...
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    August 9, 1843 September 10, 1843
  • Page 96

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

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    that John Hancock sat in at the time he signed that instrument. we saw the stature of Washington, the painting of Lafeyette & others. We had a view of the painting presented by Benjamin West to the city corporation representing the situation of Paul & Barnabas when they were set apart to the ministry this building was erected in AD 1733 we called at the mint but no business doing & we returned home had a rainy after noon August 11, 1843 ~ Friday 11th We spent ...
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    August 11, 1843 August 12, 1843