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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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 3 February 1840

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    has injured him & given us friends. We have held regular meetings on the Sabbath in Bath Burslem, & Hanely. We now have meetings in Burslem & Hanly, Stoke, Newcastle, Lane End, & a number of other places, round about I have been informed that the Rector in New Castle is preaching against us quite a number of Methodist teachers attend our meetings & freequently oppose but they go away confounded while it begets us friends. We have quite a good room ...
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 8 February 1840

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    to shelter her sins behind. Again the principle of finding fault with a Brother & or Sister & speaking evil of them behind their backs as a sin that God hates & if it is not repented of it will bring the curse of God upon the heads of those that are thus guilty. & I believe their is eviel of this kind in Preston, & their are those in preston that have wrongly accused & had evil surmisings both towards you & Sister Richards & if they do not scease from those ...
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards and Jennetta Richards, 1 November 1840

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    Dear Sister Richards I wonder If I could not have a few words from your pen, it would be pleasing to me. I suppose you say saw the letter from my wife. It was truly a trial to her to loose her little girl so sudden & that to in my absence but she bears it vary well, & feels quite resigned it gave me a sudde[n] shock when I first saw it in Elder Richards letter but it was but for a moment. I felt much resigned ...
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 10 November 1840

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    52 Iron Monger Row St Lukes London Nov 10th 1840 Eldr W. Richards Dear Brother yours of Nov 7th came to hand in due time. In the midst of councellors there is Safety, & I am always thakful for council, from my Brethen the Twelve & ever mean to be ready to abide by it. We both came to London by the council of the Twelve & we feel equally as willing to leave London by the same council you spoke our feeling exactly in this thing, immedi- ately on ...
    Dates:
    November 10, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 11 March 1840

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    (Hill farm Castle Froome bury Herefordshire) March 11th 1840 Elder W Richards Having a moment of leasure time I spend it in saying a word to you. their is quite a change of the place of labour with me since I last wrote, Elder Turley returned to the potteries from Birmingham writing me to go there to erect the Standard as it was his native place & though I should do better there than himself he had preached a few times in publick this ...
    Dates:
    March 11, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 25 March 1840

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    Hill farm, Frooms Hill Ledbury. Herefordshire, March 25th 1840 Elder W. Richards Dear Brother. May grace, preace, strength, faith & victory, rest upon you & Sister Richards from God our father & our Lord Jesus Christ. Dear Brother ^it^ is amid peculiar feelings that I take up my pen to address you this morning. I have so many things in my mind at this time that I wish to communicat & so little time & room to do it in that I hardly know whare to begin or how to ...
    Dates:
    March 25, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 25 March 1840

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    but being gone longer than I expected your letter arived & was opened by Brother Turley. But I have sent orders for no more letters to be opened that are sent to me. And with regard to the question you asked me on the scrap of paper. (I say yes let them eat or drink what they will in such cases) I should be pleased Brother Richards to hear from you often & give me all the news you have from any quarter I was pleased to hear of doors being opened in
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 31 March 1840

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    Ledbury He[refordshir]e March 31 st 1840 Dr Brothr Richards I received your letters last evening also one from Elder Cordon I have but about 10 minutes to write to you at this time, & while writing to you at this time I have several conversing to me so I have to write & answer questions at the same time, so if I make a blunder excuse it. Dear Brothr I have much I want to say to you. I have just written to Elder Turley ...
    Dates:
    March 31, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 3 April 1840

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    [page torn] [hole burned in paper] Glostershire April 3rd 1840 Elder W. Richards Dear Brother I supposed you noticed that I did not answer any of your qustion in my last letter which you asked in March 27th the truth is I did not have time ownly to glance it over hastily & hurry since looked it over care fully I thought I would sit down & write a few lines more to you. I remarked to you in the last that I wished. you to come soon & labour ...
    Dates:
    April 3, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Brigham Young and Willard Richards, circa 1840

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    Elders You[n]g & Richards Dear Bre◊ther as ^Eldr^ Smith is writing, you see from his letter that we recced[received] your letter containing, one from my wife to me [which] I was glad to get I suppose of cou[r]se you red it & know what she wh wrote, & now Brother I want one favor more of you, ie that you will go to the store & buy one of those ^[illegible]^ calico dresses & lineing to make it with of a darkish colour for a