Albertson, John, was called and ordained as Patriarch at the Manchester Conference held 6 Apr. 1841 attended by Wilford Woodruff.
“Conference Minutes,” Latter-day Saints Millennial Star, vol. 1, no. 12 (Apr. 1841), p. 303.
Excerpt:Locations By whom Represented Members Elders Priest Teachers Deacons Manchester P. P. Pratt 443 7 15 9 0 Clitheroe Conference H.C. Kimball 318 6 12 13 3 Preston Do P. Melling 675 11 15 13 3 Liverpool J. Taylor 190 9 8 4 3 Isle of Man Do Do 90 2 4 2 0 London Conference L. Snow 137 3 8 4 2
Excerpt:The Conference met pursuant to adjournment. Opened by Prayer Scattering members were then represented consisting of near 50 not included in any of the Above branches The President then proceded to make some remarks on the Office of Patriarch and concluded by moving that Elder Albertson be ordained to that Office. This was seconded by Elder Kimball and carried unanimou- sly. Resolved that D. Watt Thomas Richardson G. J. Adams James ...
Excerpt:July 25 I Blessed my son Joseph this day I wrote a letter to an Elder John Albertson and gave him some council 4 m July 26, 1845 ~ Saturday 26th I recieved 2 letters & wrote one 5 to E. H. Davis S M Sangiovannah E. Emms, Allen & Harding July 27, 1845 ~ Sunday 27th Sunday I spent the day at home but went to the Music Hall in the evening & Preached ...Dates:July 26, 1845 July 27, 1845 July 28, 1845 July 29, 1845
Excerpt:August 24, 1845 ~ Sunday Minutes of the Sheffield Conference The Sheffield Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints met at the assembly rooms at 10 oclock this 24th day of Aug. There being present one of the Twelve one Patriarch 2 High Priest 5 Elders 15 Priest 7 Teachers 3 Deacons Elder Ure was called to the chair Elder Elijah Mitchell Clerk Conference opened by singing and Prayer when the following representation was given members Elders P T D Baptized ...Dates:August 24, 1845