John Cheese

John Cheese (Chase) (1800-abt. 1846) was christened 1 Oct. 1800 in Cradley, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of James Cheese and Mary Goodier (Goodyear). He married Mary Weaver on 4 Sep. 1823 in Castle-Frome, Herefordshire, England. He was baptized 6 Mar. 1840, ordained a Priest 15 Mar. 1840, and ordained an Elder 13 May 1840, all officiated by Wilford Woodruff. He died about 1846.

Footnotes

John Cheese (2W99-MQR), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Aug. 2021). John Cheese, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-cheese, accessed 10 Aug. 2021). Susan Easton Black, Harvey Bischoff Black, Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840-1845: Nauvoo Hancock County, Illinois, vol. 2, C-F (Provo, UT: The Center for Family History and Genealogy, BYU), p. 735-735. Church of England, Parish Church of Castle-Frome (Herefordshire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Castle-From, 1660-1865: Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1660-1865,” John Cheese and Mary Weaver, 4 Sep. 1823; Hereford Record Office, Hereford, England; microfilm 992135, item 2, DGS 7907629, index M14577-1, FHL. “John Cheese,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 10 Aug. 2021). Job Smith, “United Brethren,” Improvement Era, vol. 13, no. 8 (July 1910), p. 822. Lyman D. Platt, “Commission Records, Illinois State Militia, 1835-1844,Ensign Peak Foundation (ensignpeakfoundation.org, accessed 10 Aug. 2021), pp. 9-10. Freemasons Account Book, 1842-1845, p. 1844 Mar. 26, John Cheese, image 130/134, MS 3433, CHL. "Memorial to the United States Senate and House of Representatives, 28 Nov. 1843," p. 34, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.orgpaper-summary/memorial-to-the-united-states-senate-and-house-of-representatives-28-november-1843/67, accessed Aug. 12, 2021). Winter Quarters Wards: An Index to Membership Lists 1846-1848, Ward No. 3, John Cheese, image 71/212, M277.82 W786 1998, CHL.

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  • Page 10

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

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    January 8, 1841 ~ Friday 8th [FIGURE] I received one letter from Br Griffiths & Elder Kimball 2, one from Elder Young who informed us that the two Brethren who went from Longton Lancashire to Nauvoo to spy out the land had returned & was strong in the faith. This is the coldest day & night that London has seen for two winters & it is also so smokey I cannot see but few yards but as smokey & ...
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    January 8, 1841 January 9, 1841 January 10, 1841
  • Page 154

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

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    August 1, 1840 ~ Saturday Aug. 1st We walked to Haw Cross & to Dymock & spent the night 8 miles August 2, 1840 ~ Sunday 2nd Sunday I Preached twice in Dymock & Elder G. A. Smith Preached in Ledbury I am happy to learn on our return to the Church es in Herefordshire & adjoining Country that the work of God [is] rolling on rapidly upon evry hand The Elders ...
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    August 1, 1840 August 2, 1840 August 3, 1840
  • Page 84

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

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    March 14, 1840 ~ Saturday 14th I spent the day at John Parry & the night at Brother Benbows {Some of the Saints are still tried.} March 15, 1840 ~ Sunday 15th Sunday I preached at Froomes Hill, I met with the Saints in the afternoon & confirmed 22 persons & ordained John Cheese to the office of a priest. I preached in the evening to a congregation of about 800 but some of the baser sort made much Distur bance there ...
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    March 14, 1840 March 15, 1840 March 16, 1840 March 17, 1840
  • 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 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 field ...
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    June 22, 1840 June 23, 1840
  • Page 206

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

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    November 4, 1840 ~ Wednesday Nov 4th [FIGURE] We received 3 Letters I received one from Elder John Cheese containing a post office order of £2.10 a dona tion from the Saints we received one letter from O. pratt & one from Emma Cordon. We wrote onte to O Pratt & [FIGURE] one to Osmond Shaw & one to Rowley November 5, 1840 ~ Thursday 5th The Efagy of Guydo [Guido] Fawkes is before ...
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    November 4, 1840 November 5, 1840 November 6, 1840