John Coltrin

John Coltrin (1775-1846) was born in 1775 in Tolland, Tolland Co., Connecticut, British Colonial America. He was the son of John Coltrin and Rebecca Maxon. He married Sarah Graham about 1793; widowed 20 Mar. 1841. He married Leah Van Duzen about 1842. He was baptized in Geauga Co., Ohio. He was a traveling companion of Wilford Woodruff in 1839. He died 13 Aug. 1846 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa Territory.

Footnotes

John Coltrin (KWJR-JQY), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). John Coltrin, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-coltrin, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). John Coltrin, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/john-coltrin, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 8

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
    Dates:
    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 10

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    August 21, 1839 ~ Wednesday 21st I parted with Mr Carver & family & Br & sister Thomas & left Rochester & rode to the end of the seven mile prairie & stoped several hours as father Coltrin was vary sick from thence we rode to Br Chenia's & spent the night distance of the day 28 m August 22, 1839 ~ Thursday 22nd We crossed a twelve mile prairie & stoped several ...
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    August 21, 1839 August 22, 1839 August 23, 1839 August 24, 1839
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    some letters directed by Asahel to him distance of the day 20 miles August 25, 1839 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I was exeeding feeble & weak & the weather was hot & it had an effect upon me the Thermoneter stood 90 in the shade 112 in the sun. I walked to the grave Yard to visit Br Asahels grave it exhausted me much. I spent the day at the doctors. I wrote 2 letters one to sister Sarah B Foss & the [FIGURE] other to sister
    Dates:
    August 25, 1839 August 26, 1839 August 27, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 29, 1839 August 30, 1839 August 31, 1839
  • Page 13

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Elder Taylors sickness he suffered much he appears now to have the billious fever settelled upon him I felt quite Ill myself this was a dark & gloomy day may the Lord have mercy upon us & not suffer our way to be hedged up I pray 14 m September 1, 1839 ~ Sunday Sept 1st 1839 This is the first day of fall Sunday. Elder Taylor felt much better we concluded to spend the day in the place & preach to the people. It was a german ...
    Dates:
    September 1, 1839 September 2, 1839
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    September 3, 1839 ~ Tuesday Sept 3rd I rode through Dayton 14 miles to Springfield 24 miles to Brition 13 & put up for the night at the Inn of Mr Buckharts. I am again delivered from the ague & fever I have had none of it since the shake on Sunday distance 24 miles September 4, 1839 ~ Wednesday 4th We rode to Columbus the capitol of the state of Ohio here we left the National road & continued to ...
    Dates:
    September 3, 1839 September 4, 1839 September 5, 1839 September 6, 1839 September 7, 1839 September 8, 1839 September 9, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 11, 1839 September 12, 1839
  • Page 12

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

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    October 17, 1841 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I was feeble in body yet I preached to a large congregation at Br John Lovorns returned & spent the night at Br Clarks October 18, 1841 ~ Monday 18th A cold stormy day I went with Phebe to collect her houshold furniture which she left in Ioway when she went to Maine we first went to Zarahemla saw many old friends among them was ...
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    October 17, 1841 October 18, 1841 October 19, 1841 October 20, 1841 October 21, 1841 October 22, 1841 October 23, 1841 October 24, 1841 October 25, 1841
  • Page 2

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL Brother Taylor was about the only man in the quorum that was not sick. Soon a brother came along with a wagon, and took us in. As we were driving through the place, we came to Parley P. Pratt, who was stripped to the shirt and pants with his head and feet bare. He was hewing a log, preparing to build a cabin. "He said: "Brother Woodruff, I have no money, but I have an empty purse, which I will give ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. The following day, September 2nd, was a painful day to my feelings. It was evident that Brother Taylor had a settled fever upon him, and would not be able to travel. Father Coltrin was resolved to continue his journey, and, in conversing with Brother Taylor, he thought it better for one sick man to be left than for two, as I was so sick with the chills and fever that I was not able to render him any assist- ance, nor, indeed ...
    Dates:
    September 2, 1839 September 18, 1839
  • Page 35

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    in that place they contributed ^$9^ to our necessities and George Miller gave us a horse as Father Coultrin was going east he took us into his waggon to help us along we spent 5 days in Springfield where Elder Taylor printed fifteen hundred copies of a pamphlet upon the Missouri persecution also had a trial with Elder Babbit having prepared a charge against him for improper conduct. We sold our horse in Springfield, and left on the 21st ...
    Dates:
    August 21, 1839 August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839
  • Page 33

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] bare. He was hewing a log, preparing to build a cabin. He said: "Brother Woodruff, I have no money, but I have an empty purse, which I will give you..' He brought it to me, and I thanked him for it. We went a few rods further, and met Brother Heber C. Kimball, in the same condition, also hewing a log, towards building a cabin. He said: "As Parley has given you a purse, I have ...
    Dates:
    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 30, 1839 September 1, 1839 September 2, 1839