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 91

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    THE WORD OF THE LORD FULFILLED. traveled forty-eight miles by coach and on foot during the day, but after receiving refreshments we sat down together, and conversed until two o'clock in the morning. Mr. Benbow and his wife rejoiced greatly at the glad tidings which I brought unto them of the fullness of the everlasting gospel, which God had revealed through the mouth of His Prophet, Joseph Smith, in these last days. 1 rejoiced greatly at the news that Mr. Benbow gave me, ...
    Dates:
    March 5, 1840
  • Page 92

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. I spent most of the following day in clearing out a pool of water, and preparing it for baptizing in, as I saw many to be baptized there. I afterwards baptized six hundred in that pool of water. On Sunday, the 8th, I preached at Frome's Hill in the morning, a Standley Hill in the afternoon, and at John Ben- bow's, Hill Farm, in the evening. The parish church that stood in ...
    Dates:
    March 8, 1840
  • Page 94

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. Brother Benbow furnished us with £300 to print the first Book of Mormon that was published in England: and on the 20th of May, 1840, Brigham Young, Willard Richards and I held a council on the top of Malvern Hill, and there decided that Brigham Young go direct to Manchester and publish 3,000 copies of the Hymn Book and 3,000 copies of the Book of ...
    Dates:
    May 18, 1840 May 20, 1840
  • Page 12

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER XXII. Continue my Journey—Leave Elder Taylor in Germantown— Arrival in Cleveland—Take Steamer from There to Buffalo— Delayed by a Storm—Go to Farmington, my Father's Home —Death of my Grandmother—My Uncle Dies—I preach his Funeral Sermon—Arrive in New York—Sail for Liverpool—Encounter Storms and Rough Weather—Arrive in Liver- pool. Page 72. CHAPTER XXIII. Our Visit to Preston—Our First Council in
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 18 July 1840

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    Mr. Willford Woodruff Care of H. Corner 52 Ironmonger Row St Lukes Church Care of H. Corner 52 Ironmonger Row St. Lukes London Elder W. Woodruff Ledbury Herford shire England Care of John Benbo [illegible] of ◊no. Smout Phebe W. Woodruff Albert Petty & Margaret T. Smoot July 18" 1840 Answered Oct 30" 1840 directed to Geo W Robinson London London ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 April 1840

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    Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, April 24th, 1840. My Dear Phebe I again appropriate a little time to fill a sheet to you. which I shall mostly take up in giving an account of the work of the Lord in this Country. I wrote you a long letter while in Staffordshire at the potteries, but whether it has fallen into your hands or not I do not know. You have been anxious No doubt to hear from me from time ...
    Dates:
    April 24, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 April 1840

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    will be several hundred Baptzed soon in this part of the vineyard there is now nearly 200 sants here & the work if but just begun to human appearance Elders Young, & Richards, & myself will continued in this part of the vineyard untill we have secured the grain which is ripe for the harvest the work is rooling [rolling] on in every part of England where the word is faithfully proclamd we have sent the Minutes of our Conferene to the Editors of the Times & Seasons ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 July 1840

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    The Twelve are all well, also Elder Hadlock, ^&^ Turley; & Clark excep Brothr Clark has had a little of the ague.) Elder Kimble ^Kimball^ sayes give my love to Phebe. Elder Willard Richards makes the same request & so do all the Twelve that are here. (Elder O. pratt was not at our conf erene, but preaching in the City of Edinburg, Scotland, & has Baptized 5. Elder Hadlock has esstablished ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 3 June 1840

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    Ledbury. Herefordshire. England. June 3d 1840 My Dear Phebe, I take this method to inform you that on last Saturday night the 30th of May, just as I had retired to rest in company with Elder Richards at Br John Benbows. A Brother came into the room & informed us he had 6 letters for us. On opening them We found 2 from Preston, Sister Richards & an Elder. one ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    London Oct 31st 1840 Sister Woodruff I feel to sympathise with you in your afliction realiseing the situation in which you are placed when your husband had the dream about you and Litle Sarah I was with him when he told it to me it mad an impression on the mind whic I did not forget I think it was about the 18th or ^of July^ 20th but cannot tell Persicley I Never saw such ^w^ A shock and change in El Woodruffs apearence ...