Joel Ricks

Joel (Joseph) Ricks (1804-1888) was born 18 Feb. 1804 in Trigg Co., Kentucky. He was the son of Jonathan Ricks and Temperance Edwards. He married Eleanor Martin on 16 May 1827 in Trigg Co.; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 6 Jun. 1841. He was ordained a Patriarch under the direction of Wilford Woodruff on 29 Jun. 1873. He died 16 Dec. 1888 in Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Joel Ricks Sr. (KWJ6-C8L), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 May 2022). Joel Ricks, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joel-ricks, accessed 23 May 2022). "Burials in Logan City Cemetery: 1862-1958," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 May 2022); Joel Ricks, 15 Dec. 1888, Logan, Cache Co., Utah, p. 152; citing Genealogical Society of Utah, image 161/208; DGS 8252112. "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 May 2022); Joel (Joseph) Ricks and Elleanor (Ellen) Martin, 16 May 1827, Trigg Co., Kentucky, no. 195, p. 20, citing Trigg Co., Kentucky, Clerk of the County Court, "Marriage bonds and docket, 1820-1869," image 47/838; DGS 5685969. Deseret News, "Cache County News" (Salt Lake City, Utah Territory), 26 Dec. 1888, p. 4; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 23 May 2022).

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  • Page 87

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

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    July 8, 1867 ~ Monday July 8th 1867 I met in the morning at 8 oclok & I Anointed David Bennett & wife. I had 4 carpenters & 2 masons to work for me July 9, 1867 ~ Tuesday 9. I met at 8 oclok at prayer room & G. A. Smith Anointed Thomas Jenkins & 3 wives I had 3 carpenters all day July 10, 1867 ~ Wednesday 10. I met at 8 oclok at ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 27, 1873 Afternoon Prayer By Brother Stainer Loren Farr spoke 20 M[inutes] President B Young 45 Minuts, G. A. Smith 20 June 28, 1873 ~ Saturday 28. Saturday Met at 10 oclok Wm Hyde Prayed President Joseph Young spoke 30 M[inutes], C. C. Rich 11, W. Woodruff 30, F D Richards 17. Afternoon J. F. Smith Prayed John Taylor spoke 60 M, President
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    June 28, 1873 June 29, 1873