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 339

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

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    July 21, 1878 young peoples mutual improvement society and addressed them followed By F D Richards. July 22, 1878 ~ Monday 22nd I took cars & Rode to S L City 40 M[iles]. [FIGURE] I received 2 Letters from John McAllister & Sarah July 23, 1878 ~ Tuesday 23rd [FIGURE] I wrote 1 Letter to Sarah July 24, 1878 ~ Wednesday 24. [FIGURE] This was the stillest 24 July I Ever saw in ...
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    July 22, 1878 July 23, 1878 July 24, 1878 July 25, 1878 July 26, 1878 July 27, 1878 July 28, 1878 July 29, 1878 July 30, 1878 July 31, 1878 August 1, 1878 August 2, 1878 August 3, 1878 August 4, 1878
  • Page 341

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

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    Aug 17, 1878 of funds for the Manti Temple Then W Woodruff spoke 45 Minuts Afternoon Prayer By John Vancott A K Thurber spoke followed By George Bean The Reports of Statistics of the Stake was then Read E Snow spoke 60 M[inutes]. There was Received during the 3 Months $13,799.48 cts for the Temple, and grand Total Received in work, produce, & cash for the Temple and Expended upon it $83,190.11 cts. The population of the ...
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    August 18, 1878 August 19, 1878 August 20, 1878 August 21, 1878 August 22, 1878 August 23, 1878
  • Page 343

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

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    Sept 2nd 1878 Jackson County & other parts of Missouri to visit David Whitmer & John Whitmer family to see if they can obtain the early History of the Church in the hands of John Whitmer family and to perform any other Acts that may be necs asary upon this Mission. John Taylor was Mouth in Blessing Orson Pratt & W Woodruff in Blessing Joseph F Smith I received 3 letters [FIGURE] from
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    September 3, 1878 September 4, 1878 September 5, 1878 September 6, 1878 September 7, 1878 September 8, 1878 September 9, 1878 September 10, 1878 September 11, 1878 September 12, 1878 September 13, 1878
  • Page 344

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    September 14, 1878 ~ Saturday Sept 14th 1878 I arose quite unwell in the morning went to the field & spent the day 6 Miles September 15, 1878 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday I Attended Meeting in the Morning Tabernacle at 2 oclok Prayer By N H Felt G Q Cannon spoke 50 M[inutes], & J Taylor 27 M[inutes] we met in council & prayer circle September 16, 1878 ~ Monday 16 [FIGURE] I wrote one ...
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    September 14, 1878 September 15, 1878 September 16, 1878 September 17, 1878 September 18, 1878 September 19, 1878 September 20, 1878 September 21, 1878 September 22, 1878 September 23, 1878 September 24, 1878 September 25, 1878 September 26, 1878 September 27, 1878
  • Page 345

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

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    September 28, 1878 ~ Saturday Sept 28th 1878 I took cars with Mrs Woodruff Rode to Brigham City Mrs W stoped I continued on to Smithfield & spent the night 100 Mils September 29, 1878 ~ Sunday 29. Sunday I attended the sabbath school & Meeting in the Afternoon. John D. T. McAllister spoke 63 Minuts W Woodruff 30 M[inutes] Laid hands upon 2 sick person we Met in the Evening W Woodruff spoke One hour upon the ...
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    September 28, 1878 September 29, 1878 September 30, 1878 October 1, 1878 October 2, 1878 October 3, 1878 October 4, 1878 October 5, 1878 October 6, 1878
  • Page 346

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    Oct 6, 1878 There was a sabbath school Meeting for Teachers & superintendents in the Theater in the Evening and a crouded House October 7, 1878 ~ Monday 7. Met at 10 oclok A Carrington Prayed O Pratt spoke 40 M[inutes], J. F. Smith 44, J Taylor 15 M[inutes]. Afternoon Report of the Trustee in trust was Read and accepted by all the people Lorenzo Snow spoke 27 M[inutes] Missionaries were then called A Carrington ...
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    October 7, 1878 October 8, 1878 October 9, 1878 October 10, 1878
  • Page 348

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    Oct 24, 1878 Hon Mr Hooker of Miss, Hon Mr Stewart of Minn, Mr Caldwell also Accompanied the commission all Col Trotter Lieut Patterson Chap Vanhorn & US Marshal Shaughnessy, Receiver Bane & others. It was interesting to visit the smelting works & Leaching process of Holden His whole esstablishment costs $360,000 and Employs 400 Men and makes mony out of the low ...
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    October 25, 1878 October 26, 1878 October 27, 1878 October 28, 1878 October 31, 1878 November 1, 1878 November 2, 1878 November 3, 1878 November 4, 1878 November 5, 1878
  • Page 349

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

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    Nov 5, 1878 Election through the United States and for G. Q. Cannon as Delegate Congress. Brother Monch took me to Logan & Moses Thatcher to Smithfield & spent the night with my family 50 M[iles] November 6, 1878 ~ Wednesday 6. I went over Bear River with my son Newton I shot 3 Geese & 6 Ducks Newton shot 2 geese at one shot that weighed 12 lbs Each I ...
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    November 6, 1878 November 7, 1878 November 8, 1878 November 9, 1878 November 10, 1878
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    Nov 10, 1878 And the Brethren we repaired to the Mouth of the canyon and Broke ground, and Dedicated it for the purpose of Building a woollen factory on the cooperative principle I dedicated the ground November 11, 1878 ~ Monday 11. we drove to St Charles took Dinner with Br J Pugmyre Then Drove to Meadowville and stoped with Brother Joseph Kimball 28 M[iles] I held a Meeting in the Evening Wm H Lee prayed Br ...
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    November 11, 1878 November 12, 1878 November 13, 1878 November 14, 1878 November 15, 1878 November 16, 1878 November 17, 1878 November 18, 1878 November 19, 1878 November 20, 1878
  • Page 351

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    November 21, 1878 ~ Thursday 21. I shot a goose flying over in the Morning and went over bear River and Returned to Smithfield 20 M[iles] November 22, 1878 ~ Friday 22 I spent the day at home & had company in the Evening November 23, 1878 ~ Saturday 23. I took cars Rode to Ogden & to Salt Lake City 100 November 24, 1878 ~ Sunday 24. Sunday I had an interview with ...
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    November 21, 1878 November 22, 1878 November 23, 1878 November 24, 1878 November 25, 1878 November 26, 1878 November 27, 1878 November 28, 1878 November 29, 1878 November 30, 1878