Jesse Tilton Moses, b. 1848

Jesse Tilton Moses (1848-1928) was born 9 May 1848 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa. He was the son of James Moses and Eliza Spencer. He married Phoebe Arabell Woodruff, the daughter of Wilford Woodruff and Sarah Brown, on 14 Jun. 1875 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He died 26 Feb. 1928 in Provo, Utah Co., Utah.


Jesse Tilton Moses (KWCH-8Y5), Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 5 Mar. 2021). Jesse Tilton Moses Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). “Jesse Tilton Moses,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (, accessed 22 Mar. 2021). 1900 U.S. Census, Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah, ED 84, p. 1B, Jessie Moses. “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database with images, Utah State Archives (, accessed 22 Mar. 2021); Utah Department of Health: Office of Vital Records and Statistics: Death Certificates, series 81448, file no. unknown (1928), Jesse T Moses. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” Database, Utah Division of State History (, accessed 6 Mar. 2021), Jessie Tilton Moses. “Jesse Tilton Moses,” Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache Co., UT; Find A Grave, 1 Feb. 2000, memorial no. 178579 (, accessed 5 Mar. 2021). “Jesse Tilton Moses,” Salt Lake Telegram, 28 Feb. 1928, p. 14. Phoebe Arabell Woodruff Moses, “Life Sketch of Phoebe Arabell Woodruff Moses,” in “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 8 Feb. 2021) Phoebe Arabell Woodruff (KWCH-8YR), Memories.

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    twelve in leaveing New York for England on the 20th day of JUNE AD 1837 to carry glad tidings of salvation to the inhabitants of Europe. Heber C Kimble & Orson Hyde were the first appointed to open the kingdom to England they are the two twelve above spoken of and will leave America on the 20th for that purpose accompanied by five other brethren. May the God of Israel be with them & make them an instrument in his hands of rending the kingdoms ...
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    June 21, 1837 ~ Wednesday June 21st rode to Elder G Smith's distance 6 miles June 22, 1837 ~ Thursday 22nd Returned to Brother Benedict from thence to I walked in company with Francis K Benedict jr to beach hill in Colebrook, Litchfield County Conn here I had the happy privilege of again embracing my Sister Eunice Woodruff face to face we saluted each other with a harty shake of the hand {and a kiss} it had been five years since ...
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    SICK HEALED BY THE LAYING ON OF HANDS. upon her head and commanded the devil, in the name of Jesus Christ, to depart out of her. It was immediately done, and the woman arose with great joy, and gave thanks and praise unto God; for, according to her faith, she was made whole from that hour. A child, also, that was sick, was healed by the laying on of hands, according to the word of God. We walked thirty miles to visit another branch of the ...
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    January 1, 1875 ~ Friday Jan 1, 1875 Jan 1, 1875 I went from the farm to the City [FIGURES] & I received 2 letters from Sarah & David & I wrote 1 letter in return January 2, 1875 ~ Saturday 2nd I Attended meeting with the Officers of the United order January 3, 1875 ~ Sunday 3rd Sunday I Attended the funeral of A Brother Claytons child which was scalded to death ...
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    January 23, 1875 ~ Saturday Jan 23 1875 I rode with Br Davis to Paris Met with the Priesthood & spoke to them one hour & had much of the spirit of the Lord with me I spent the night with Elder C. C. Rich 8 Miles January 24, 1875 ~ Sunday 24. Sunday I met a large assembly at Paris & spoke to them one hour, took dinner with Brother Rich & Budge ...
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    June 12, 1875 ~ Saturday June 12 1875 I attended a Meeting of the board of Ag. in the Evening we Administered to G. A. Smith who is slory [slowly] recovering from his dangerous sicknes Br Azmon finished diging his suller to day. June 13, 1875 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday I met with the Twelve in the Evening for prayer June 14, 1875 ~ Monday 14. I[FIGURE] I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to ...
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    July 5, 1875 ~ Monday July 5 1875 I went to the field & spent the day Most of the inhabitants of Salt Lake City went out on Excursions July 6, 1875 ~ Tuesday 6. I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 16. W Woodruff sealed 10 couple David P. Woodruff & Jesse Moses Enter each [FIGURES] a quarter section of Land & started back Home July 7, 1875 ~ Wednesday 7. I spent the ...
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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 ...
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    September 11, 1877 ~ Tuesday Sept 11, 1877 I spent the day in Smithfield I held a Meeting at night spoke to a full House and had a good time David P Woodruff and Jesse Moses Bought a Threshing Machine and gave Notes for it $7.50 on the 21 day of Sept 1875, had Paid $95 dollars on it September 12, 1877 ~ Wednesday 12 I visited the Temple spot and Tabernacle in
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    March 3, 1882 [FIGURES] I received 3 letters from Sarah, Sylvia & J F Shelley I wrote 3 letter to Sarah Sylvia, & Shelley I attended a party at 14 ward March 4, 1882 ~ Saturday 4 [FIGURES] I received a letter from A. M. Tenney I had an interview with Elder Joseph B. Keeler had just returned from his Mission in Georgia been gone 2 years had Baptized some 25 persons, was warned to leave the ...