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 301

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    January 18, 1878 ~ Friday Jan 178 1878 Night and arived at Parawan at 6 oclok in the morning We rode to Cove Creek Fort & spent the night vary Rough Roads 25 M[iles] January 19, 1878 ~ Saturday 19 We rode to Bever & took supper with Bishop Murdocks family then rode to Buck Horn Springs, watered Horses drove 2 Miles camped 3 Hours lay on the ground was cold arose & continued our
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    January 18, 1878 January 19, 1878 January 20, 1878 January 21, 1878 January 22, 1878 January 23, 1878 January 24, 1878 January 25, 1878
  • Page 302

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    January 26, 1878 ~ Saturday Jan 26, Saturday 1878 I took a ride around the Santa Clara River and shot 3 quails 15 M[iles] January 27, 1878 ~ Sunday 27. Sunday One of my Eyes was taken sore and inflamed I attended Meetings at 1 oclok J. Gates prayed and several of the Brethren spoke January 28, 1878 ~ Monday 28. I spent the day in the house In the Evening I walked out and shot 3 quails January 29, 1878 ~ Tuesday ...
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    January 26, 1878 January 27, 1878 January 28, 1878 January 29, 1878 January 30, 1878 January 31, 1878 February 1, 1878 February 2, 1878 February 3, 1878 February 4, 1878 February 5, 1878 February 6, 1878
  • Page 303

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 6, 1878 49 sealings, WW. 1, Adoptions 2, 29 children sealed to Parents, 11 Received second Anointings WW Anointed 1. February 7, 1878 ~ Thursday 7 My Eyes are better this morning. I spent the day in the Temple gave Endowments to 214. Ordaind 88 Elders wrote 1 Letter [FIGURE] to H. S. Eldridge for a Barrel of Temple Oil, & wrote 1 to E. Snow about piping Engine Boiler &c. 1 Letter to Bishop Samuel Roskelley total 3. Sealed 81 ...
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    February 7, 1878 February 8, 1878 February 9, 1878 February 10, 1878 February 11, 1878 February 12, 1878
  • Page 305

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 20, 1878 ~ Wednesday Feb 20 1878 I presided in the Temple and officiated as El we [FIGURES] gave Endowments to 244 the most Ever given I had 20 female & 5 Males got Endowments for my Dead, it being Brother MCAllisters Birth day. He had 34 Males and 72 Femals got Endowments for his dead ^106^. I took through the veil some 30 person, 90 Elders were ordained, 32 sealings there were 16 children sealed to parents WW sealed 4 children February ...
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    February 20, 1878 February 21, 1878 February 22, 1878 February 23, 1878 February 24, 1878 February 25, 1878 February 26, 1878
  • Page 306

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 26, 1878 [FIGURE] Lucy B Young was Baptized for 30 of the Woodruff and Hart family mostly of the Hart family W Woodruff confirmed for 30 Females for the Dead & 30 Males for the dead, total 60. I Attended Meeting at Samuel Hardies in the Evening We Baptized in all to day for the dead 667 and confirmed them February 27, 1878 ~ Wednesday 27. A rainy morning I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 132 to ...
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    February 27, 1878 February 28, 1878 March 1, 1878
  • Page 307

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 1, 1878 Thomas Alfred Jeffrey, Mary Ann Hibbitt Jeffrey, Allice Jeffrey Pendleton, John Jeffrey (dead) Jane Jeffrey Green (dead) all Adopted to Wilford Woodruff, and Mary Crock Woodruff. we had a vary interesting day the spirit of the Lord reigned in the House. I spent the Evening in company with Brothers J. D. T. McAllister, Bleake & Nixon, and had a pleasant Evening March 2 ...
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    March 2, 1878 March 3, 1878 March 4, 1878 March 5, 1878 March 6, 1878 March 7, 1878
  • Page 310

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 13, 1878 ~ Wednesday March 13. [FIGURES] I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 96. 38 Elders Ordained W Woodruff was sealed at the Altar for 141 couple of the Woodruff family and had 1 dead person Isabella Sproul sealed to him. John D T McAllister done the sealing D& David Cannon sealed 41 couple I resceved 5 letters to day from Roskelly, Phebe & Bulah, ...
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    March 13, 1878 March 14, 1878 March 15, 1878
  • Page 311

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 15 1878 since it was dedicated up to this date. We ordained 56 Elder WW 1. We sealed 16 couple W. Woodruff 1 and Adopted 2. We gave second Anointing to 6. I wrote 8 Letters to Brothers [FIGURE] Roskelley L. J. Nuttal, Phebe, Bulah, Emma Nellie & Asahel I expect this is the last days work of Endowments I shall give in this Temple for a season I do not know when I shall ...
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    March 16, 1878 March 17, 1878 March 18, 1878
  • Page 312

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 19, 1878 ~ Tuesday March 19, 1878 [FIGURES] I went to the Temple at 12 oclok and J. D. T. McAllister sealed me for 41 couple of the Hart family up to No 51, which makes all the sealing as far as Endowments are had for the Male portion we Baptized & Confirmed to day for the dead 557 March 20, 1878 ~ Wednesday 20 I left St George in company with Erastus Snow, Miss
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    March 19, 1878 March 20, 1878 March 21, 1878 March 22, 1878 March 23, 1878 March 24, 1878
  • Page 314

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 31, 1878 ~ Sunday March 31, 1878 Sunday I went to the sabbath school in the morning I addressed them followed by Miss Cook. Then went to the Meeting house at 11 oclok had a full house. E Snow spoke 68 minuts W Woodruff 45 M[inutes], O Hyde 20 Bishop Peterson 5 M[inutes] We rode to Moroni & held a Meeting E Snow spoke 60 M[inutes] W Woodruff 40 M[inutes]. much of the spirit of the Lord rested upon us ...
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    March 31, 1878 April 1, 1878 April 2, 1878 April 3, 1878 April 4, 1878 April 5, 1878