Jesse Nathaniel Smith

Jesse Nathaniel Smith (1834-1906) was born 2 Dec. 1834 in Stockholm, St. Lawrence Co., New York. He was the son of Silas Smith and Mary Aikens. He married Emma Seraphine West on 13 May 1852 in Parowan, Iron Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 13 Aug. 1843. He spoke at church meetings that Wilford Woodruff attended between 1864 and 1889, and he corresponded with Wilford Woodruff regularly on the affairs of the Church in the Snowflake Stake in Arizona Territory. He died 5 Jun. 1906 in Snowflake, Navajo Co., Arizona Territory.

Footnotes

Jesse Nathaniel Smith (KWCX-4KH), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr. 2022). Jesse Nathaniel Smith, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jesse-nathaniel-smith, accessed 30 Apr. 2022). “Jesse N. Smith autobiographical sketch, circa 1884,” MS 16798; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 30 Apr. 2022). Deseret Evening News, “Jesse N. Smith Called by Death” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 6 Jun. 1906, p. 1; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 30 Apr. 2022). “Jesse Nathaniel Smith Sr.” (1834-1906), memorial no. 19435635; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 30 Apr. 2022).

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  • Page 270

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 25 1870 President Young spoke 43 Minutes. I wrote 2 letters to P W Woodruff [FIGURE] & to Joseph E. Johnson & spoke of the visit of M. P. Wildes Downing & others July 26, 1870 ~ Tuesday to July 30, 1870 ~ Saturday 26 to 30. July I spent the time on the farm Had a Reaper on Saturday & did not attend the school July 31, 1870 ~ Sunday 31. Sunday I attended ...
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    July 26, 1870 July 30, 1870 July 31, 1870 August 1, 1870 August 5, 1870 August 6, 1870 August 7, 1870 August 8, 1870 August 12, 1870 August 13, 1870 August 14, 1870
  • Page 330

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 22d 1872 over $200 in green backs the whole Party passed off plesantly I attended the lecture in the Evening of Mr McDonald January 23, 1872 ~ Tuesday 23d Preston is vary sick to day it is terminating in the Brain fever I spent the Afternoon in the Council & attended the lecture in the Evening Preston had a vary sick night January 24, 1872 ~ Wednesday 24. The babe seems some better this morning I spent the afternoon in the ouncil. Preston had a vary bad ...
    Dates:
    January 23, 1872 January 24, 1872 January 25, 1872 January 26, 1872 January 27, 1872 January 28, 1872 January 29, 1872 January 30, 1872 January 31, 1872 February 1, 1872 February 2, 1872 February 3, 1872 February 4, 1872 February 5, 1872 February 9, 1872 February 10, 1872
  • Page 335

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    April 6, 1872 his Religin so President G A Smith called the Conference to order singing & Prayer by Erastus Snow G A Smith spoke 21 Minutes W Woodruff 30 Minutes C C Rich 321 Afternoon J Vancott Prayed A O Smoot spoke 35 Minutes John Nicholson 12 M John W Young 2 C. W. Penrose 30 Minutes [FIGURE] I received 2 letters. Attended a Bee Meeting in the Evening & went to ...
    Dates:
    April 7, 1872 April 8, 1872 April 9, 1872 April 10, 1872 April 11, 1872 April 12, 1872 April 13, 1872 April 14, 1872
  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 2nd 1867 Sunday I met with the Presidency & Twelve in the Evening for Prayer. I visited Brother Smoot in the Evening & Preached in the 20 ward after Brother Smoot I spoke 45 Minutes June 3, 1867 ~ Monday 3rd June I met at the Prayer Room at 8 oclok & we gave Jesse N Smith his seconed Anointing G A Smith officiated I visited the Printing office with my Daughter Bulah June 4, 1867 ~ ...
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    June 3, 1867 June 4, 1867 June 5, 1867 June 6, 1867 June 7, 1867 June 8, 1867
  • Page 88

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 20, 1867 ~ Saturday July 20. I met at the Prayer room at 8 oclok & Anointed Eliza Benson Brothe Benson was Present I spent a Part of the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 33 H. C. Kimball sealed 2 couple W Woodruff 28. July 21, 1867 ~ Sunday 21. Sunday I met with my prayer circle in the Morning I attended Meeting all day Jesse N ...
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    July 20, 1867 July 21, 1867 July 22, 1867 July 23, 1867 July 24, 1867 July 25, 1867 July 26, 1867 July 27, 1867
  • Page 142

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    August 10, 1868 ~ Monday Aug 10, 1868 I took my son Brigham with me & drove my waggon to Battle Creek & spent the night with Brother Neff. 40 M[iles] August 11, 1868 ~ Tuesday 11 I drove to Provo & attended the school of the Prophets A Johnson W. Woodruff A. O. Smoot & others spoke at the close of the Meeting. I drove to Brother Matson at the Mouth of ...
    Dates:
    August 10, 1868 August 11, 1868 August 12, 1868 August 13, 1868 August 14, 1868 August 15, 1868 August 16, 1868
  • Page 143

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Aug 16 1868 B. Young Jr spoke 25 Minutes Afternoon A Carrington spoke 27 Minutes & President Young spoke 275 minutes [FIGURE] He said that the word Gentiles did not apply to Every body out of the Church it applyed to those who were rebellious against God & his gospel there were many honorable men of the Earth who were not in the Church it did not apply to. I met in the Evening for prayer with the Presidency & Twelve My Son
    Dates:
    August 17, 1868 August 18, 1868 August 19, 1868
  • Page 331

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Oct 1, 1864 Endowments to 29 persons President Kimball sealed 10 couple & W Woodruff 14 couple October 2, 1864 ~ Sunday 2d Sunday I met with my Quorum in the Morning Jesse N Smith spoke then G. A. Smith gave an account of our trip South, in the forenoon. In the Afternoon John Smith the Patri- arch said a few words followed by Wm C. Stanes who gave an account of his Summers mission He ...
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    October 2, 1864 October 3, 1864 October 4, 1864 October 5, 1864 October 6, 1864 October 7, 1864 October 9, 1864 October 10, 1864
  • Page 55

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    October 4, 1873 ~ Saturday Oct 4, 1873 We had more at the fair to day & at the races October 5, 1873 ~ Sunday 5 Sunday The Twelve & many of the saints are in from abroad we met at the Tabernacle at 10 oclok a small congregation in the forenoon. O Hyde spoke 55 Minuts F D Richards 24. Afternoon Erastus Snow spoke 1 Hour & 14 Minuts on the subject of Baptism ...
    Dates:
    October 4, 1873 October 5, 1873 October 6, 1873 October 7, 1873 October 8, 1873
  • Page 177

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    July 1, 1876 ~ Saturday Junely 1, 1876 I left Randolph & crossed the mountain to Lake Town stoped & Bought 25 Bushel of wheat of Br Wester then drove to Br Coocks got into a mud hole had the waggon to unload got out & loaded up & drove to Brother Coocks Mill & spent the night 35 M[iles] July 2, 1876 ~ Sunday 2 Sunday I started in the morning to go to Lake Town to attend a Meeting with Brother
    Dates:
    July 1, 1876 July 2, 1876 July 3, 1876 July 4, 1876 July 5, 1876 July 6, 1876 July 7, 1876 July 8, 1876 July 9, 1876 July 10, 1876 July 11, 1876 July 15, 1876 July 16, 1876