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 385

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    August 3, 1884 ~ Sunday Aug 3rd, 1884 we held a meeting in the Evening. Judge Elias Smith W. Woodruff & G. Q. Cannon addressed the Meeting August 4, 1884 ~ Monday Aug 4, 1884 [FIGURE] LWH [FIGURE] Wm W Taylor We had 2 coffins this morning Placed Below the stand containing the bodies of Leonard W. Hardy & Wm W Taylor. The speakers were W. Woodruff, R. T. Burton, Jacob Gates,
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    August 3, 1884 August 4, 1884 August 5, 1884 August 6, 1884 August 7, 1884 August 8, 1884
  • Page 44

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    September 22, 1880 ~ Wednesday Sept 22 1880 ^[FIGURE]^ I wrote a letter to Jesse N Smith & kept a copy September 23, 1880 ~ Thursday 23 [FIGURES] I received a letter from O Jacobson and wrote one to [FIGURE] him I delivered at the tithing Office 1385 lb. of Barley at 2 cts pr lb $27.70 cts I spent the night at the field 6 Mils September 24, 1880 ~ Friday 24 [FIGURE] I visited the Church farm on
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    September 22, 1880 September 23, 1880 September 24, 1880 September 25, 1880 September 26, 1880 September 27, 1880 September 28, 1880 September 29, 1880 September 30, 1880 October 1, 1880 October 2, 1880 October 3, 1880 October 4, 1880 October 5, 1880 October 6, 1880
  • Page 31

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 6, 1880 spoke 46 M[inutes]. He read the last paragrafph of the 12 chapter of Ezekiel and refered to 9, 14, & 33 ch of Ezekiel of the fulfillment of Prophesy the wicked Destroyed Noah, Daniel, & Job ownly saved by their righteousness. The Apostles & Elders [are] watchmen on the walls of Zion as Ezekiel was. I met with the 14 ward in the Evening and spoke to the people about an hour June 7 ...
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    June 6, 1880 June 7, 1880 June 8, 1880 June 9, 1880 June 10, 1880 June 11, 1880 June 12, 1880 June 13, 1880
  • Page 449

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    August 5, 1885 ~ Wednesday Aug 5, 1885 [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to H. J. Grant, Wm George, ^8 pages^ G. Teasdale Jesse N. Smith I Received 1 Letter from A K Thurber August 6, 1885 ~ Thursday 6 [FIGURE] Fast day I wrote Letter to A K Thurber August 7, 1885 ~ Friday 7 [FIGURES] I received 2 letters from Presidents John Taylor &
    Dates:
    August 5, 1885 August 5, 1885 August 6, 1885 August 7, 1885 August 9, 1885 August 10, 1885 August 11, 1885 August 12, 1885 August 13, 1885 August 14, 1885 August 15, 1885 August 16, 1885 August 17, 1885 August 18, 1885 August 19, 1885 August 20, 1885
  • Page 378

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 10, 1884 ~ Thursday July 10, 1884 [FIGURES] I received 2 letters from John Henry Smith & Asahel H Woodruff [FIGURE] I wrote a Letter to John Henry Smith of 10 Pages for Publication in the Star July 11, 1884 ~ Friday 11 [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters to Elizabeth Browet & Jesse N Smith [FIGURE] There was a peace published in the Evening News from Asahel H Woodruffs Letter July 11, 1884 I spent the ...
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    July 10, 1884 July 11, 1884 July 12, 1884 July 13, 1884 July 14, 1884 July 15, 1884 July 16, 1884 July 17, 1884 July 18, 1884
  • Page 393

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Sept 10th 1884 Newton took me to Logan in the Evening distance of the day 16 M [FIGURE] while in smithfiedld upon this visit I bought of Joseph Hill of Smithfield 10 1/3 Acres of Land for Newton lying a little south of the town for $250. I pay $175 in cash & Newton turns out 2 cows & other property to pay the remainder $75. I sent Newton $50 on the 15 sept. September 11, 1884 ~ Thursday ...
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    September 11, 1884 September 12, 1884 September 13, 1884 September 14, 1884 September 15, 1884
  • Page 51

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Oct 24 1880 25 Minuts. Then the Authorities of the Church were Presented & sustained L E Harrington spoke 40 M[inutes. W. Woodruff 15 M[inutes]. Four were cut off for Apostacy, 3 for Adultery & 1 for stealing total 9. W Woodruff ordained one High Priest and set him apart for a Bishops councillor and another Man was set apart for a Bishops councillor I met in the Evening & spoke one hour to the people {The Spirit of God was with us} 90 Miles ...
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    October 24, 1880 October 25, 1880 October 26, 1880 October 27, 1880
  • Page 38

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Aug 1, 1880 A Stainer Prayed John Morgan spoke 30 M[inutes]. W Woodruff 15 L Snow 15 M[inutes]. At Noon I went to the Temple went to the top of it I did not like the Internal arangment of it And alterations were recommended. Afternoon Sacrament was Administered Wm H Folsome Prayed G. Q. Cannon spoke 70 Minuts F D Richards 4, John Taylor 20 I returned to
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    August 1, 1880 August 2, 1880 August 3, 1880 August 4, 1880 August 5, 1880
  • Page 118

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    May 21, 1881 Our council adjourned and I called upon President John Taylor to know if we could have an interview with him this Evening & he Appointed Monday at 11 oclok that John W Young & others of us with him that satisfaction might be mad with them May 22, 1881 ~ Sunday 22 Sunday I spent the forenoon in the office writing up my Journal I spent the Afternoon in reading May 23, 1881 ~ Monday 23 [FIGURE] I wrote a ...
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    May 22, 1881 May 23, 1881 May 24, 1881 May 25, 1881 May 26, 1881 May 27, 1881
  • Page 265

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    October 6, 1889 ~ Sunday Oct 6, 1889 Met in conference at 10 oclok in conference (But we Met with the 912 at 9 oclok at the Gardo & we questioned Antone Lund & Abram H Cannon if the[y] would acept of the Apostleship as they had been appointd to that office which they accepted) A O Smoot Prayed All the Authorities of the Church were presented W Woodruff spoke and Explained about the 3 Men appointed to fill the quorum of ...
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    October 6, 1889 October 7, 1889