John Daniel Thompson McAllister

John Daniel Thompson McAllister (1827-1910) was born 19 Feb. 1827 in Lewistown, Sussex Co., Delaware. He was the son of William James Frazier McAllister and Eliza Thompson. He married Ellen Handley on 5 Jul. 1847 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 12 Oct. 1844 in Philadelphia. He corresponded with Wilford Woodruff regularly from 1877 to 1893 on the affairs of the Church in St. George, Washington Co., Utah Territory. He died 21 Jan. 1910 in St. George.

Footnotes

John Daniel Thompson McAllister (KWN2-WM2), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Apr. 2022). John Daniel Thompson McAllister, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-daniel-thompson-mcallister, accessed 28 Apr. 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for John D. T. McAllister, p. 2, image 7/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 28 April 2022). Tracylynnwilkerson1, “Biography part 1 by Lucile McAllister Weenig, taken from his journals (ch. 1-11),” memories of John Daniel Thompson McAllister (KWN2-WM2), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Apr. 2022). “Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Apr. 2022); John Daniel Thompson McAllister, 21 Jan. 1910, St. George, Washington Co., Utah, certificate 4, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4121091.

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  • Page 153

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    President Young then baptized the following persons Joseph Young D. H. Wells A. Carrington L. W. Hardy J. C. Little & Gilbert Clements & was mouth in confirming them all except D. H. Wells. H.C. Kimball spoke upon his head, this made 10 persons which President Young Baptized & confirmed. * Heber C Kimball then baptized President Brigham Young & confirmed him & said (J. M. Grant also laid on ...
    Dates:
    October 3, 1856 October 4, 1856
  • Page 156

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    After singing & prayer The meeting was addressed by Daniel D Mcarthur James McGaw, Elder France, & David Grant, & W C Dunbarson then S. W Crandle & D. D. Mcarthur spoke followed by a song from Dunbar followed by N. H. Felt with a spirited address, followed with the cricket song by J. D. T. Mc'allister. Benediction by D Spencer Met at 2 P.M. President Kimball called ...
  • Page 218

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    November 25, 1869 ~ Thursday Nov 25 1869 Brother Petted killed 40 ducks to day I killed several November 26, 1869 ~ Friday 26. We started to go to the North End of the Lake we had a hard wind from the North which made the lake vary rough we Beat against the wind till in the night it was vary cold we then rowed to Pelican Point & camped for the night distance 25 m[iles] November 27, 1869 ~ Saturday 27 ...
    Dates:
    November 25, 1869 November 26, 1869 November 27, 1869 November 28, 1869 November 29, 1869 November 30, 1869 December 1, 1869 December 3, 1869 December 4, 1869 December 5, 1869 December 6, 1869 December 7, 1869 December 8, 1869 December 9, 1869 December 10, 1869 December 11, 1869
  • Page 231

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 10th 1870 There was some 1500 present including all the Military officers of Camp Douglass except one, & the United States officers of the Territory including the Judges all seemed to Enjoy themselves well I took with me Phebe, Sarah, & Emma, we took our supper at the Townsend House. 11Our Utah Legislature assembled at 10 ock in the Morning & organized The Council Appointed G. A. Smith President P. Lynch secretary & ...
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    January 11, 1870 January 12, 1870 January 13, 1870 January 14, 1870 January 15, 1870
  • Page 300

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sunday June 11, 1871 forenoon 30 Minuts Afternoon President G Q Cannon spok 64 Minuts we are now Having large Assemblies of Gentiles attend our Meetings. I met with the Presidency & Twelve in the Prayer Circle June 12, 1871 ~ Monday 12. I went to the field & opened a large ditch for wattering June 13, 1871 ~ Tuesday to June 14, 1871 ~ Wednesday 13 & 14 I spent the time watering my farm the crops are drying up vary much ...
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    June 12, 1871 June 13, 1871 June 14, 1871 June 15, 1871 June 16, 1871 June 17, 1871 June 18, 1871 June 19, 1871 June 22, 1871 June 23, 1871 June 24, 1871 June 25, 1871 June 26, 1871 June 27, 1871
  • Page 307

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Aug 13, 1971 Afternoon A. M. Musser Prayed G. A. Smith spoke 50 M & President Young 53 Minutes I met with the Presidency & 12 for Prayer & took supper with President Young August 14, 1871 ~ Monday to August 15, 1871 ~ Tuesday 14 & 15 I spent the time on the farm diging Potatoes I worote [FIGURES] A Letter to Azmon Woodruff I received 3 Letters August 16, 1871 ~ Wednesday 16. I ...
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    August 14, 1871 August 15, 1871 August 16, 1871 August 17, 1871 August 19, 1871 August 20, 1871 August 20, 1871 August 25, 1871 August 26, 1871 August 27, 1871 August 28, 1871 August 30, 1871 September 1, 1871 September 2, 1871 September 3, 1871
  • Page 337

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    May 5, 1872 ~ Sunday May 5, 18702 Sunday I met with my Quorum in the Morning & attended Meeting in the Tabernacle. J F Smith spoke in the Morning one hour & W. Woodruff in the Afternoon 55 Minutes. At the close of the Meeting I took cars & rode to Cotton wood station then walked 1 1/2 Miles to John Benbows found him sick then visited Isabel Benbow was quite sick & her child 3 weeks old. Mrs Woodruff was there ...
    Dates:
    May 5, 1872 May 6, 1872 May 9, 1872 May 10, 1872 May 11, 1872 May 12, 1872 May 13, 1872 May 14, 1872 May 15, 1872 May 16, 1872 May 17, 1872 May 18, 1872 May 19, 1872 May 20, 1872
  • Page 341

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 7, 1872 ~ Sunday July 7, 1872 I took cars in the morning rode to Sandy Station south then Rode in a waggon to fort Harriman & held a Meeting with the people Issac Grow spoke 35 M, Brother Teasdal 25 M Afternoon Br McAllister spoke 28 Br Smith 20 & W Woodruff 40 Minutes. we then rode to the Love Dale Station & Returned to Salt Lake City 50 M I received a letter from Col
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    July 7, 1872 July 8, 1872 July 13, 1872 July 14, 1872 July 15, 1872 July 17, 1872 July 18, 1872 July 19, 1872 July 20, 1872 July 21, 1872
  • Page 24

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    March 6, 1866 ~ Tuesday to March 7, 1866 ~ Wednesday March 6th 1866 6 & 7. I spent the time Halling out manure on my garden March 8, 1866 ~ Thursday to March 9, 1866 ~ Friday 8, & 9 I spent the time making fenc on my farm March 10, 1866 ~ Saturday 10. I spent the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 38. H C Kimball sealed 4 couple W Woodruff 12, &
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    March 6, 1866 March 7, 1866 March 8, 1866 March 9, 1866 March 10, 1866 March 11, 1866 March 12, 1866 March 13, 1866 March 16, 1866 March 17, 1866
  • Page 27

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    April 6, 1866 ~ Friday April 6, 1866 The general Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints met in the Tabernacle at 10 oclok H C Kimball prayed E T Benson spoke 60 minutes G. Q. Cannon spoke 15. Afternoon Prayer By G. Q. Cannon Joseph Young spoke 30 minutes D. H. Wells 50 minutes, G. A. Smith 10 minutes April 7, 1866 ~ Saturday 7. Singing Prayer ...
    Dates:
    April 6, 1866 April 7, 1866 April 8, 1866 April 9, 1866 April 10, 1866 April 11, 1866 April 13, 1866 April 14, 1866 April 15, 1866 April 16, 1866 April 18, 1866