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 199

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Brother Haven followed with interesting remarks in explaining the principles of repentance, by A figure. If A Mother set two little children at work, they should leave it & go to play & dirty their clothes And when the Mother came [she] find they had not done the work but been disobediant but promised forgiveness if they wo[uld] go wash their face change their closes [clothes] & do the work one goes & do as she is required the other follows her Mother & crys all day & pleads with her to forgive her. When ...
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    March 5, 1849 March 6, 1849 March 7, 1849 March 8, 1849 March 9, 1849 March 10, 1849 March 11, 1849 March 12, 1849
  • Page 204

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    And the spirit of God was upon me when I wrote, I spoke of the Judgments of God upon the Earth, April 6, 1849 ~ Friday 6th [FIGURE] I wrote two letters to H C Kimball & A Woodruff [FIGURE] I walked to Gibsons office got a letter from John Sanderson April 7, 1849 ~ Saturday 7th [FIGURE] I wrote a Letter to Br Wm Stewart & inclosed $35 dollars in Gold, and an order on
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    April 6, 1849 April 7, 1849 April 8, 1849 April 9, 1849 April 10, 1849 April 11, 1849 April 12, 1849 April 13, 1849 April 14, 1849 April 15, 1849
  • Page 228

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    August 13, 1849 ~ Monday Aug 113th [FIGURES] I this day looked over my letters & papers sent to me in my Absecnse during last two months And I find I have recieved the following viz 15 Letters from the following persons G. J. Hardy, John Druce N H Felt, Alberd. J. Cowden, Mary Ann Pratt, Barsheba W. Smith, John Benbow Thomas Cartwright, James Burgess 2 ...
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  • Page 232

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    an unsettelled state And within a few days past the French Minister at Washington has been dismissed & his Pasports offered him & He is invited to return home. Also High words have passed between the American & British Minister And what the result of these things will be time must determine but one thing is certain wars & dreadful Judgments Await the Nations of the Earth. The destroying Angel in the form of the cholera has slain its tens of thou- sands during the past seasons both in Europe & ...
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    September 24, 1849 September 25, 1849 September 26, 1849 September 27, 1849 September 28, 1849 September 29, 1849 September 30, 1849 October 1, 1849
  • Page 291

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 24, 1850 ~ Thursday 24th I went into the Bigfield to see some Hay of Mr Vancotts October 25, 1850 ~ Friday 25th I went into the Bigfield & drew 4 loads of Hay home October 26, 1850 ~ Saturday 26th I spent most of the day at Home labouring at October 27, 1850 ~ Sunday 27th Sunday In the fore part of the day I attended meeting at the Bowery G A Smith addressed the meeting & ...
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    October 24, 1850 October 25, 1850 October 26, 1850 October 27, 1850 October 28, 1850 October 29, 1850 October 30, 1850 October 31, 1850 November 1, 1850 November 2, 1850 November 3, 1850 November 4, 1850 November 9, 1850 November 10, 1850
  • Page 312

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    March 30, 1851 ~ Sunday 30th Sunday Brother Kimball addressed the meeting & was followed by others we met for Prayer in the evening March 31, 1851 ~ Monday 31st We had a snow storm I went into the big field however to ploughing April 1, 1851 ~ Tuesday to April 4, 1851 ~ Friday Apriail 1, 2, 3, ^&^ 4 I spent this week in the field ploughing we sowed 13 acres of wheat 5 acres of 7 head wheat ...
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    March 30, 1851 March 31, 1851 April 1, 1851 April 4, 1851 April 5, 1851 April 6, 1851 April 7, 1851 April 12, 1851 April 13, 1851 April 14, 1851 April 15, 1851 April 16, 1851 April 17, 1851 April 18, 1851 April 19, 1851 April 20, 1851 April 21, 1851 April 22, 1851 April 23, 1851 April 24, 1851 April 25, 1851
  • Page 400

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 30, 1852 ~ Saturday 30th [FIGURE] I was introduced to the secretary today He paid me $1.62 for my services in the Legislature last winter I wrote 4 letters to day to Ezra Carter I. F. Carter J M Bernhisel & Mr Webster. I sent to Sanbon & Carter US Gold $1387.50 37 sovreigns 164.90 Order to J M Bernhisel 29 Total $1581.40 October 31, 1852 ~ Sunday ...
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    October 30, 1852 October 31, 1852 November 1, 1852 November 3, 1852 November 4, 1852 November 5, 1852 November 6, 1852 November 7, 1852 November 8, 1852 November 12, 1852 November 13, 1852 November 14, 1852 November 15, 1852 November 16, 1852 November 17, 1852 November 18, 1852 November 20, 1852 November 21, 1852
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    [the promises] made to Abraham He brought up the Catholics & showed they were not the Ones for their Priesthood had not the privilege of Either wives or children and the greates blessing to Abraham consisted in his seed & posterity It could not be the protestants they did allow one wife to be sure but no more so when they come to the kingdom of God and find Abram Isaac & Jacob there with their many wives concubines & children there they the protistant Christian Nations if they ...
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    November 22, 1852 November 23, 1852 November 24, 1852 November 25, 1852 November 26, 1852 November 27, 1852 November 28, 1852 November 29, 1852 November 30, 1852 December 1, 1852 December 4, 1852 December 5, 1852 December 6, 1852 December 11, 1852 December 12, 1852 December 13, 1852
  • Page 443

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    July 26, 1853 ~ Tuesday to July 30, 1853 ~ Saturday July 26 to 30th Spent my time harvesting July 22, 1853 ~ Friday July 22nd Mail arived & I received two Letters one from I F Carter [FIGURES] & one from Dwight Webster saying that my sister Eunice Died on the 14th June after a long Illness She sent me word that she died a full believer in Mormonism July 30, 1853 ~ Saturday July ...
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    July 22, 1853 July 26, 1853 July 30, 1853 July 30, 1853 July 31, 1853 August 1, 1853 August 6, 1853 August 7, 1853 August 8, 1853 August 12, 1853 August 13, 1853 August 14, 1853 August 15, 1853 August 19, 1853 August 20, 1853 August 21, 1853 August 22, 1853 August 24, 1853
  • Page 444

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    August 25, 1853 ~ Thursday 25 I rode in company with Elder T Kington to Webber & spent the night with him I was sent to webber by Govornor Young to locate the fort for the inhabitants they could not agree among themselves they had moved it several times & still were dissatisfyed. 40 mls August 26, 1853 ~ Friday 26th I rode throughout the webber Settlement on both sides of the river & ...
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    August 25, 1853 August 26, 1853 August 27, 1853 August 28, 1853 August 29, 1853 August 30, 1853 August 31, 1853 September 1, 1853 September 3, 1853 September 4, 1853 September 5, 1853 September 10, 1853 September 11, 1853 September 12, 1853 September 17, 1853 September 18, 1853