Jennetta Richards Richards

Jennetta Richards Richards (1817-1845) was born 21 Aug. 1817 in Walker Fold, Lancashire, England. She was the daughter of John Richards and Ellin Charnock. She married Willard Richards on 24 Sep. 1838. She was baptized 4 Aug. 1837. She emigrated from England in 1841, traveling with Wilford Woodruff and other Saints. She died 9 Jul. 1845 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

Jennetta Richards (KWVQ-GXM), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Jennetta Richards Richards, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jennetta-richards-richards, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Jennetta Richards Richards, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/jennetta-richards-richards, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 76

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

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    several times about 20 rods from the ship, we are drawing near the banks of Newfoundland. Sunday May 3, 1841 ~ Monday 3rd Clouday we have a calm but sail abut 3 nots an hour, in the evening a good wind N.E sail 12 nots an hour May 4, 1841 ~ Tuesday 4th A clear serene Mays morning the most plesent we have had on the voyage the water almost perfectly smooth a calm hardly air enough to move a sail the captain sounded ...
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    May 3, 1841 May 4, 1841 May 5, 1841 May 6, 1841 May 7, 1841
  • Page 20

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

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    January 29, 1841 ~ Friday 29th [FIGURE] I received a letter from Elder Wm Pitt. [FIGURE] I wrote 2 Letters to G. A. Smith & Wm Pitt I spent the night in copying a will for Br Thomas Allen January 30, 1841 ~ Saturday 30th [FIGURE] I wrote 3 Letters one to James Barnes one to Edward Oakey one to Br Benjamin Hill at
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    January 29, 1841 January 30, 1841 January 31, 1841 February 1, 1841 February 2, 1841
  • Page 194

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

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    January 24, 1844 ~ Wednesday 24th I preached at Haws house in the evening had the spirit of the Lord & an inter esting time January 25, 1844 ~ Thursday 25th [FIGURE] Met with the quorum of the Twelve [FIGURE] at President Youngs house had a good prayer meeting [FIGURE] OH Br Orson Hyde was present had not met with us for sometime Orson Hyde Received his 2d Anointing. January 26, 1844 ~ Friday 26 [FIGURE] ...
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    January 24, 1844 January 25, 1844 January 26, 1844 January 27, 1844
  • Page 149

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

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    July 7, 1840 ~ Tuesday July 7th I met with the Twelve & many officers in coun- cil at the Star Office whare much important business was transacted & council given. a place of labour in the vineyard was assigned to each officer untill the next con- ference. I dined in Company with Br & Sister Richards at Brother Bewsher No 4 Gray street we then met the 12 in front of the Infirmary & we walk to a paper storehouse ...
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    July 7, 1840 July 8, 1840 July 9, 1840 July 10, 1840 July 11, 1840 July 12, 1840
  • Page 151

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

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    July 14, 1840 ~ Tuesday 14th Sarah Emma is two years old this day may the Lord Preserve my wife & Children from sickness & Death Untill my return O Lord I commit them into thy hands, feed, clothe, & comfort them & thine shall be the glory. I spent the day in Manchester, in company with Elder Young I took supper at Br John Smiths {I went to the store and bought Phebe a dress,
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    July 14, 1840 July 15, 1840 July 16, 1840 July 17, 1840 July 18, 1840
  • Page 87

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

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    will concerning Brother & Sister Richards for they ware in deep affliction. Elder Cordon informed me that Elder Theadore Turley was taken with a warrent & cast into Goal by the instrumentality of John Jones. A man took him from Birmingham because of a certain debt which was contracted 15 years ago before he left England which he supposed was wholly settled but it is the work of the devil to put him ...
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    March 24, 1840
  • 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
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    May 29, 1840 May 30, 1840 May 31, 1840
  • Page 205

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

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    [FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters one to Br & Sister Richards one to P.P. Pratt one to Whittaker. I preached in the after noon in the Academy to about 30 & in the evening to about 50 we broke bread unto the Saints & their seems to be some interest manifest among the people this evening in inquiring into the subject I pray the Lord to open our way before us November 2, 1840 ~ Monday 2nd [FIGURE] JH ...
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    November 2, 1840 November 3, 1840
  • Page 189

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

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    October 7, 1840 ~ Wednesday Oct 7th ^John Burry^ I sat in council with the Twelv & many other Saints at the Star Office, we all attending A discussion in the evening held at the Carpenters Hall Garrett Road Manchester. A Mr [B◊rrett] attempted to Prove the Book of Mormon fals & water Baptism or Baptism by immersion not esse- ntial to Salvation he was answered by Elder Corden who proved the Book of mormon true & ...
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    October 7, 1840 October 8, 1840 October 9, 1840 October 10, 1840 October 11, 1840 October 12, 1840
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 3 June 1840

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    Ledbury. Herefordshire. England. June 3d 1840 My Dear Phebe, I take this method to inform you that on last Saturday night the 30th of May, just as I had retired to rest in company with Elder Richards at Br John Benbows. A Brother came into the room & informed us he had 6 letters for us. On opening them We found 2 from Preston, Sister Richards & an Elder. one ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1840