John Benbow

John Benbow (1800-1874) was born in 1800 in Grendon Warren, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Benbow and Anne Jones. He married Jane Holmes on 16 Oct. 1826. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 6 Mar. 1840. He died in 1874 in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

John Benbow (KWVC-L37), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). John Benbow, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-benbow John Benbow, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/john-benbow, accessed 5 Feb. 2022).

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  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    most splended prospect of all the surrounging country for 30 miles, & on some of the highest peaks are large intrenchments whare men retreated to in the time of the roman war, The buildings in the village of Malvern are splendid standing on the side of these Hills. It has long been a place of retreat for the Kings Queens princis Lords & Noblemen of London & other parts of England to visit in the summer season. We had a view ...
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    April 22, 1840
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    When it Was Motioned by Er W Woodruff & secd by Elder Kington that James Hill, James Barns, Charles Price, & John Parry, be ordained to the office of a Priest, & John Benbow to the Office of a Teacher Carried unanimously. Elder Brigham Young & W. Woodruff then proceded to ordain the above pers ons to the offices assigned them. Priest Charles Price was then chosen Clerk of the
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    April 23, 1840 April 24, 1840
  • Page 116

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 25, 1840 ~ Saturday 25th I spent the day & night at Moorends Cross & was quite Ill with a bad Cold April 26, 1840 ~ Sunday 26th Notwithstanding I was quite Ill I walked 5 miles to Ashfield & preached at Mr Baly's & in in the afternoon to Crowcutt & preached & Baptized 10 persons & confirmed them & Ordained Edward Philips a Priest. ^1 {family was taken [illegible ] ...
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    April 25, 1840 April 26, 1840 April 27, 1840 April 28, 1840 April 29, 1840
  • Page 319

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    The Saints assembled in the afternoon and was addressed by Elder H. C. Kimball & followed by President Young I did not attend myself and hence did not take notes but they had an interesting time, they warned the Loyars Lawyers and Doctors of the iniquity, and Preached righteousness to the Saints. I spent the afternoon at home writing. And in the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I rode out to Br John Benbow and spent the night ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1844
  • Page 327

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    when the meeting was closed, after shaking hand with many friends, and taking many letters to convey to England, I returned to my family all our children were at home. Br & Sister Benbow was present August 26, 1844 ~ Monday 26th I went to the River in Company with Mrs Woodruff to be baptized, for some of our dead friends I was baptized for five of my friends under the hands of G. A. Smith ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1844 August 27, 1844
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    soon broke up & after clearing our rooms of brick stones & glass we lay down & had a good nights rest 5 mil [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elders Kimball & Smith September 17, 1840 ~ Thursday 17th I spent most of the day in Dymock & in the evening I walked to Ledbury & spent the night at Br Pullins 5 miles September 18, 1840 ~ Friday 18th I walked to ...
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    September 17, 1840 September 18, 1840 September 19, 1840 September 20, 1840 September 21, 1840
  • Page 347

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br Dexter Stillman, all included in ...
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    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 131

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    January 23, 1842 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I preached a[t] Joseph's the Seers from the Book of mormon & was much blessed in my mind January 24, 1842 ~ Monday 24th I spent the day visiting the sick January 25, 1842 ~ Tuesday 25 I spent the day in the Nauvoo store January 26, 1842 ~ Wednesday 26th I took a walk with Br Daniel Bullard through various parts of Nauvoo [FIGURE] I bought ...
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    January 23, 1842 January 24, 1842 January 25, 1842 January 26, 1842 January 27, 1842 January 28, 1842 January 29, 1842 January 30, 1842 January 31, 1842
  • Page 7

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Hill Castle Frumme Herefedshire Church John Benbow teacher Jane Benbow Ann Bourn Mary Rowbery Charles Price priest John Cheese March 6 priest Joseph Pullin Margaret Pullin James Hill priest John Parry priest Jane Gaily ^John^ William Benbow {[March]} 8th Charlotte Clark Snday 8th ...
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    March 6, 1840 March 8, 1840
  • Page 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    William Jinkins John Williams Mary Cheese 16th Francis Birch {[illegible]} ^20^ Ann Birch James Gurney 20th Thomas Kington {[illegible]} Elder Hannah Kington George Bourn Ann Teague 21st ^Sunday 22 confirmed 6th^ John Fidoe Lydia Fidoe John Benbow Elizabeth Benbow Elizabeth Woodyatt ...
    Dates:
    March 16, 1840 March 20, 1840 March 21, 1840 March 22, 1840