John Farnham Boynton

John Farnham Boynton (1811-1890) was born 20 Sep. 1811. He was the son of Eliphalet Boynton and Susanna Nichols. He married Susannah (Susan) Lowell. He was baptized in 1832 in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. He was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve of Apostles and socialized with Wilford and Phebe Woodruff in Kirtland. He died 20 Oct. 1890 in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., New York.

Footnotes

John Farnham Boynton (KWJR-T29), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). John Farnham Boynton, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-farnham-boynton, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). John Farnham Boynton, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/john-farnham-boynton, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 28

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

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    April 17, 1838 ~ Tuesday April 17th [FIGURES] I walked in company with Mrs Woodruff to the thoroughfare & assisted her in going on board the mail boat bound for Camden that she might there take the steem boat Bangor to Portland she went on board the mailboat at 8 oclock AM. in company with Sisters Whitley & Pease & Brother Ebenezer Ames with some other company I here parted with Phebe & retired from the abodes ...
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    April 17, 1838 April 18, 1838 April 19, 1838 April 20, 1838
  • Page 66

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Turley spoke of the knowledge of God coveri ng the earth as the waters cover the great deep &c I blessed 5 children & lade hands upon 5 that were sick Spent the night in Burslem took supper with Brother Isaac Whittaker. distance of the day 14 miles January 28, 1840 ~ Tuesday 28th I applyed for a license but the justice had not power to grant me one [FIGURE] that he knew of. I preached in Birmingham ^Birslem^ ...
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    January 28, 1840 January 29, 1840
  • Page 54

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

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    A Coppy of a letter Written by Elder Thomas B. Marsh Directed to Elder Willford Woodruff Dated July 14. 1838 Elder W. Woodruff. [FIGURE] Sir; a fiew days since Prest. Joseph Smith jr and some others were assembled to attend to some Church business when it was thought proper to select those who was designed of the LORD to fill the places of those of the twelve who had fallen ^x^away^x^ namely Wm. E Mclellin, Lyman E. Johnson,
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    July 14, 1838 August 10, 1838
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 1 March 1838

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    requests you to let no one but me know of it. he writes in confidence to you. says that Joseph and Sidney took their families Saturday night and it is supposed they have gone to Missourie and the word is for all to follow that possibly can to escape the destruction that is comeing upon K. There is a great division there and a number have left the church and raised what they call a standard of truth and liberty and drew up a remonstration against wickedness ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Thomas B. Marsh, 30 April 1838

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    Brother W. Woo^d^ruff. Sir, your Letter of the 9th of March, dire- cted to Bishop Partridge, Presidents Joseph Smith Jr, Sidney Rigdon, ^and^ Hyram Smith, and the Saints in Zion, came safely to them, some day's since. aAnd on account of the press of business now on their hands, ^and the request of J Smi◊th Jr,^ I have taken it upon me to answer it. You say, that you have heard of the deplorable state of things in Kirtland; and it gave me much Joy to ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Thomas B. Marsh, 14 July 1838

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    Elder W. Woodruff. Sir; a fiew days since, Prest. Joseph Smith Jr. and somone others ware assembled togeather to attend to some church business, when it was thaught proper to select those who ware designed of the Lord to fill the places of those of the twelve who had fallen; mainely Wm. E McLellin, Lyman E. Johnson, Luke Johnson, and John F. Bointon. The persons selected were John E. Page, John ...
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    July 14, 1838
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 29 January 1840

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    be reapted if the wheat is sowed. & God is a[s]sisting his servents in this country, & the work is begining to roll forth more & more whare it is faithfully proclaimed & signs do truly follow believers for which we feel thankful. I believe that churches will spedily be esstablished in London, Liverpool, Birmingham & that all of the capitol places of England will hear the sound of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There appears to be many looking for truth to come ...
  • Page 187

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

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    he did not take a diferent course in his Phylosophy & order of reasening he would not stay long in this Church. he made other remarks I arose to go out Brother Brigham said Brother BrighamWoodruff whare are you going come dont be in a hurry I shall be Jealeous of you does not the spirit of God dwell here I want men to stop here who has the spirit of God it rests me I am crowded all day with men & things which makes me weary. I said ...
    Dates:
    December 30, 1856 December 31, 1856
  • Page 299

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

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    March 10 put up in the upper story of my granery in the ear and the damp state began to heat and mold I went to work and carried about 200 bushels of ears in baskets down a ladder on my sholder then miy wives and children took it and carried it and spread [it] in my chambers in the house when I got through I was vary weary and sore. Elder G A Smith returned from Provo at 5 oclok March 11, 1858 ~Thursday 11th I ...
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    March 11, 1858 March 12, 1858 March 13, 1858 March 14, 1858 March 15, 1858
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    Nov. and brought John F. Boynton and wife and Lyman Johnson and that they had purchased lots and were going to build on them—she said she knew not what their feelings were in regard to mormonism but they ^were^ verry friendly and in good spirits. (Willy is in my lap and appears as though he wanted to write I will try him and see [Here Phebe begins to write in her son's voice. The script changes as if Phebe is holding ...