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 223

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

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    March 18, 1844 ~ Monday March 18th I spent the day choreing March 19, 1844 ~ Tuesday 19th I [FIGURE] wrote a letter to Col Solomon Copeland [FIGURE] I went to the printing office & made an arangment to take home 200 Bound T & S March 20, 1844 ~ Wednesday 20th weather gage Cold North wind a snow & hail storm untill 10 oclok continued cloudy & cold wind from the north untill 3 oclock was plesant during the remainder part of the day as ...
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    March 18, 1844 March 19, 1844 March 20, 1844 March 21, 1844 March 22, 1844 March 22, 1844 March 23, 1844
  • Page 121

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

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    who received the word gladly & wished to be baptized. I then called upon Mrs Sarah Stanton the overseer & keeper of the splended mansion house by the name of Brand Lodge this Lady was a weslian but received my testimony & I Baptized the three 3 females above spoken of in a conve- neient pool or bath inclosed in the Brand Lodge. I also confirm ed them & then walked to Keysend Street & held a meeting with the Saints & had a good time & confirmed 19 ...
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    May 13, 1840 May 14, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 16, 1840
  • Page 125

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

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    May 29, 1840 ~ Friday 29th We met at the Creek & I Baptized 2 & Elder Richards confirmed them & walked to Shucknell Hill & Preached after meeting I Baptized 3. one a preacher on the plan we confirmed them & Ordained one Priest Benjamin Williams making 5 Baptized & Confirmed {Distance of the day} 6 miles May 30, 1840 ~ Saturday 30th Elder Richards Baptized 2 & I confirmed them we then walked to
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    May 29, 1840 May 30, 1840 May 31, 1840
  • Page 132

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

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    hendered a short time in looking for a suitable place for Baptizing a man by the name of Pitt came to us filled with the Devil & wrath at the head of a mob & commanded us not to be Baptized in that river & threatened us much if we did so. Elder Richard Preached to Mr Pitt & warned him to repent & be Baptized or he could not be saved. But the Devel raged to such a degree in this man & his company we thought it wisdom to omit it ...
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    June 20, 1840
  • Page 133

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

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    June 21, 1840 ~ Sunday Minutes of A Conference held at Standly Hill Bishop ^Castle^ Froome Herefordshire England on the 21st June AD 1840 The Preachers & members of the Frooms Hill Circuit of the United Brethren met at the house of Elder John Cheese on Stanly Hill Herefordshire England June 21st AD 1840 at 10 oclock AM according to previous notice, when the meeting was called to order by Elder Thomas Kington & Elder Willford ...
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    June 21, 1840
  • Page 135

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

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    Elder Philip Green Shucknell Hill Lugwardin Mardon Elder John Cheese Stokes Lane Woferwood Common Bishop Froome Elder Charles Price Ledbury Ridgway Cross Elder James Hill Hope Rough Stanly Hill Elder John Benbow Frooms Hill Carried Unanimously Mooved by the President & seconded by Elder
  • Page 136

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

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    assigned to the different Elders Viz) Standing Clerk Elder Thomas Clark President & James Meeks, Duns Close " Samuel Jones — William Williams — Wind Point " Philip Green — Francis Burnet — Lugwardin " John Cheese — George Allen — Stokes Lane " Charles Price — Thomas Jenkins — Moorend Cross " ...
  • Page 138

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

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    June 22, 1840 ~ Monday June 22nd Elders Richards & myself spent the morning in aranging the minutes of the Conference at Elder John Ben bows, we confirmed one Blessed 4 children. I then Baptized 5 persons & confirmed them & also 2 others were Baptized by Elder Clark which we confirmed this was Just as we were about to leave of Frooms Hill to start on our Journey for the Conference at Manch ester, & I never before left a ...
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    June 22, 1840 June 23, 1840
  • Page 115

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

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    After this meeting closed I met with the Twelve & High Priest quorum: the word of wisdom was brought up B Young says shall I Break the word of wisdom if I go home & drink a cup of tea: No wisdom is justified of her children, the subject was discused in an interesting manner all concluded that it was wisdom to deal with all such matters accor- ding to the wisdom which God gave that a forced abstainance was not making us free but we should be under ...
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    November 8, 1841 November 9, 1841 November 10, 1841 November 11, 1841 November 12, 1841 November 13, 1841 November 14, 1841 November 15, 1841 November 16, 1841
  • Page 90

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. The answer I got was, that I should go to the south, for the Lord had a great work for me to perform there, as many souls were waiting for the word of the Lord. CHAPTER XXIV. MY JOURNEY TO HEREFORDSHIRE—INTERVIEW WITH JOHN BENBOW—THE WORD OF THE LORD FULFILLED TO ME— THE GREATEST GATHERING INTO THE CHURCH KNOWN AMONG THE GENTILES SINCE THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CHURCH IN THIS DISPENSATION—A CONSTABLE SENT TO ARREST ME—I CONVERT AND BAPTIZE HIM—TWO ...
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    March 3, 1840 March 4, 1840