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 315

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

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    April 6, 1878 ~ Saturday April 76 1878 sunday The general Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints met to day at 10 oclok in the new Tabernacle O Pratt Prayed, W. Woodruff Addressed the Conference for 30 Minuts L Snow 35, Brigham Young 35 10. Afternoon G Q Cannon prayed, F D Richards spoke 38 M[inutes], E Snow 65 ^F D Richards Appointed one of the Auditing Committees^ ...
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    April 6, 1878 April 7, 1878 April 8, 1878 April 9, 1878 April 10, 1878
  • Page 317

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

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    April 11, 1878 ~ Thursday April 11th 1878 I arose this morning quite weary not having retired to bed till near 3 oclok this morning. I went to the Endowments House and sealed 27 couple among the Number my son David Patten Woodruff and Isabel Hatch [FIGURE] I wrote No 7. I wrote to McAllister about the waggon and harness And gave a list of the property that the Executors turned over to the Trustee in trust of the Church of ...
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    April 11, 1878 April 12, 1878 April 13, 1878 April 14, 1878 April 15, 1878 April 16, 1878
  • Page 318

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

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    April 17, 1878 ~ Wednesday April 17th 1878 [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters No 10 to McAllister I spent Most of the day in council I met for Prayer in the circle A cold snowy day [FIGURE] I received a letter from Joel Grover see Council Journal April 18, 1878 ~ Thursday 18 [FIGURE] I wrote 12 letter to Joel Grover and John R Young Bristol sent him an account of the work in the ...
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    April 17, 1878 April 18, 1878 April 19, 1878 April 20, 1878 April 21, 1878 April 22, 1878 April 23, 1878 April 24, 1878 April 25, 1878 April 26, 1878 April 27, 1878
  • Page 322

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

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    May 9, 1878 ~ Thursday May 9, 1878 [FIGURE] I wrote to Sarah & James G. Bleak I made prepara- tions for the funeral May 10, 1878 ~ Friday 10 [FIGURE] I Attended the funeral of Emily Jane Smith Woodruff which was held in the 17 [ward]. A large congregation assembled. F. D. Richards E Snow & J Taylor spoke at the funeral then closed & some 30 carriages followed the Rem[ain]s to the Grave ...
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    May 9, 1878 May 10, 1878 May 11, 1878 May 12, 1878 May 13, 1878 May 14, 1878 May 15, 1878 May 16, 1878
  • Page 324

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

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    May 20th 1878 F D Richards 16, L W Hardy 15 M[inutes] R. T. Burton 16, L J Nuttall 10, George Teasdale 6 M[inutes] J Taylor 15 M[inutes] ^I went to Nephi.^ May 21, 1878 ~ Tuesday 21. I took waggon & Rode to york 16 Mils and cars to S L City 75 M[iles] May 22, 1878 ~ Wednesday 22nd [FIGURE] I ...
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    May 21, 1878 May 22, 1878 May 23, 1878 May 24, 1878 May 25, 1878 May 26, 1878 May 27, 1878 May 28, 1878 May 29, 1878 May 30, 1878 May 31, 1878
  • Page 325

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

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    June 1, 1878 ~ Saturday June 1, 1878 I took cars rode to Provo and Attended Meeting. 50 M[iles] L E Harrington Prayed D H Wells spoke one hour & 20 M[inutes] Afternoon Z Coulton Prayed W Woodruff spoke 40 M[inutes], John Taylor 25. I met in the Evening with the young Men & women And Addressed them 40 M[inutes], followed by J Taylor 40. June 2, 1878 ~ Sunday June 2nd Met at 10 oclok
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    June 1, 1878 June 2, 1878 June 3, 1878 June 4, 1878 June 5, 1878 June 6, 1878
  • Page 334

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

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    June 15 1878 apologise to the audience for me because I stoped so adruptly and tell them I had not fainted but was exhausted I rolled over in my bed and heard the City Hall clock strike Twelve June 16, 1878 ~ Sunday June 16 sunday [FIGURES] I received a Letter from J. G. Bleak & wrote one to him to day & 29. I Attended Meeting in the Tabernacle E D Woolley spoke 30 M[inutes] W Woodruff 30 ...
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    June 16, 1878 June 17, 1878 June 18, 1878 June 19, 1878 June 20, 1878 June 21, 1878 June 22, 1878
  • Page 335

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

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    June 23, 1878 ~ Sunday June 23 1878 Sunday I Attended Meeting at 1 oclok & spoke to the people 1 Hour & 20 Minuts. I went down to the farm in the Evening & returned found the crops looking well 6 M[iles] June 24, 1878 ~ Monday 24 [FIGURE] I rode to Logan, visited the Temple & Recorders Office. The Temple is doing well. I took cars & rode to Ogden & Salt Lake 100 ...
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    June 23, 1878 June 24, 1878 June 25, 1878 June 26, 1878 June 27, 1878 June 28, 1878 June 29, 1878 June 30, 1878 July 1, 1878
  • Page 336

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

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    July 2, 1878 ~ Tuesday July 2nd 1878 [FIGURES] I received 2 letters from Wm H Folesome & Samuel Goulds & wrote 1 letter to James G Bleak Brother George Q Cannon arived home this Evening July 3, 1878 ~ Wednesday 3rd [FIGURE] I rote to John McAllister had an interview with G Q Cannon Met in council in the Afternoon July 4, 1878 ~ Thursday 4 of July [FIGURE] I ...
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    July 2, 1878 July 3, 1878 July 4, 1878 July 5, 1878 July 6, 1878 July 7, 1878
  • Page 337

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

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    July 7, 1878 Reproving the people esspecially the Elders, High priest, seventies, & Bishops for their slothfulness and cold- ness and inattention to the things of God if they did not wake up and do their duty they would be removed and others would take their place. AO Pratt spoke 8 minutes and bore Testimony of what Brother Taylor had said At the close of the meeting we met in the prayer circle I then went to the farm and Blessed Sarah Delight Woodruff ...
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    July 8, 1878 July 9, 1878 July 10, 1878 July 11, 1878 July 13, 1878 July 14, 1878 July 15, 1878 July 16, 1878