John Fidoe

John Fidoe (Fido) (1796-1881) was born 23 Oct. 1796 in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of John Fidoe and Ann (Nancy) Taylor. He married Lydia Pulling (Pullins) on 3 Dec. 1838 in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 23 Mar. 1840. He was commissioned to superintend the building of Wilford Woodruff’s house. He died 23 Jul. 1881 in Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio.

Footnotes

John Fido (LCTX-6BJ), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Sep. 2021). John Fidoe, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-fidoe, accessed 30 Sep. 2021). Church of England, Parish of Whitbourne, (Herefordshire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Whitbourne, 1660-1867 : Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1660-1812, 1813-1867,” p. 190, John Fidoe, 23 Oct. 1796; Hereford County Record Office, Hereford, England; microfilm 992676, item 1-2, DGS 8095668, image 190, FHL. Church of England, Parish Church of Bishops-Frome, (Herefordshire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Bishops-Frome, 1662-1868 : Baptisms and Burials, 1662-1857, and Marriages, 1662-1857,” John Fidoe and Lydia Pulling, 3 Dec. 1838; Hereford County Record Office, Hereford, England; microfilm 991967, DGS 8095465, image 670, FHL. “Local News, Marriages,” Hereford Times, 22 Dec. 1838, p. 3. “John Fidoe,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 2 Sep. 2021). Grant, Ruth Wheeler, The Family’s England History in Herefordshire and Adjoining Counties, Wheeler/Pulling/Green (Self-published, 2019), p. 1-92/120. Nauvoo Stake Ward Census, 1842, John Fido, image 24/33, LR 3102 27, CHL. "Early Church Information File 1830-1900, Fennick, James - Fishburn, Norma (Hudson),” p. 63. John Fido, 1858/5001, Film 1750676, DGS 7100399, FHL. John Fidoe, John Fidoe Daybook, 1848, image 19/127, MS 1965, CHL. “Extracts from Conference Minutes,” Millennial Star, 1 Dec. 1848, p. 358. 1851 England and Wales Census, Bishops-Frome, Herefordshire, p. 2, John Fidoe. 1870, U.S. Census, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, p. 11, John Fidoe. “Obituary,” Deseret News Truth and Liberty, 7 Sep. 1881, p. 16. “John Fido,” Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; Find A Grave, 8 Nov. 2010, memorial no. 61311547 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 4 Oct. 2021).

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  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Silk work bag & needle ball from Sister Martha Brotherton I spent the evening preparing my things for going to Liverpool, I was called to administer to Sister Smith who was vary sick. I spent the night at Br Bewshers April 15, 1841 ~ Thursday 15th we sent our trunks & baggage on the baggage cars & we bid old Manchester with all their was in it farewell left Elder P. P. Pratt his
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    April 15, 1841 April 16, 1841
  • Page 70

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Sister Ann Ockey accompanied us they much desired to sail with us to America, with their Brother Edward but they were not ready I retired to my room & bed at midnight vary weary with my days labour distance 15 mile April 18, 1841 ~ Sunday 18th Sunday I Preached to about 200 saints & some of the world in the music Hall in bold st Liverpool in the morning, in the afternoon the Twelve bore testimony of the work of ...
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    April 18, 1841 April 19, 1841
  • Page 9

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

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    William Jinkins John Williams Mary Cheese 16th Francis Birch {[illegible]} ^20^ Ann Birch James Gurney 20th Thomas Kington {[illegible]} Elder Hannah Kington George Brown Ann Teague 21st ^Sunday 22 confirmed 6th^ John Fidoe Lydia Fidoe John Benbow Elizabeth Benbow Elizabeth Woodyatt ...
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    March 16, 1840 March 20, 1840 March 21, 1840 March 22, 1840
  • Page 78

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    July 5, 1843 ~ Wednesday July 5th My masons got together to comme nce laying brick on my house but our door & window frames not being made part of them went home but some staid but performed but little work July 6, 1843 ~ Thursday 6th I had an interview with Br Fidoe who has taken a job of Building my house he informed the fraims were not yet made & thought it best to dismiiss the masons for a season we did ...
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    July 5, 1843 July 6, 1843 July 7, 1843 July 8, 1843
  • Page 153

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

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    July 24, 1840 ~ Friday 24th [FIGURE] I received a letter from Father & Mother & Sister Eunice Woodruff which I was truly glad to get. I found Brother & Sister Benbow strong in faith & willing to make evry sacrafice in their power for the gathering of the Saints we had an interview with Elder Kington we spent the day at Br Benbows had an interesteng meeting July 25, 1840 ~Saturday 25th ...
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    July 24, 1840 July 25, 1840 July 26, 1840 July 27, 1840 July 28, 1840 July 29, 1840 July 30, 1840 July 31, 1840
  • Page 85

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

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    of the fulness of the Gospel before him & he seemed to received the testimony. I walked to Green Yeal, & preached at the house of Philpotts to a large congregation I was exceding hoarse at the lungs I spent the night at the Hill farm 10 m March 18, 1840 ~ Wednesday 18th I walked in company with a pilot to Wofer wood Common & preached at the house of George Allen & returned & spent the night at the Hill
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    March 18, 1840 March 19, 1840 March 20, 1840
  • Page 49

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Elder Joseph Pullen represented the Stan[ley] Hill Branch as containing members E P T D Rem 80 1 4 2 0 4 Elder Thomas Clark Do Froome Hill 137 3 4 4 1 2 Timothy Gittins Do Ridgeway Cross 49 1 2 3 1 [0] William Matthews Do Calwell 23 1 4 1 1 [0] ^-1^ Thomas Jones. P. Do Pale House 13 [0] 2 ...
  • Page 124

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

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    & walked to Br Jinkins & spent the night distance 8 mi May 23, 1840 ~ Saturday 23rd we spent the day at Moorends Cross at Br Jinkins we blessed the family for they were worthy we had a good time {I spoke one time} May 24, 1840 ~ Sunday 24th Sunday I walked to Old Starridge Common to attend a camp meeting I preached in the morning Br Richards in the evening after ...
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    May 23, 1840 May 24, 1840 May 25, 1840 May 26, 1840 May 27, 1840 May 28, 1840
  • Page 125

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

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    May 29, 1840 ~ Friday 29th We met at the Creek & I Baptized 2 & Elder Richards confirmed them & walked to Shucknell Hill & Preached after meeting I Baptized 3. one a preacher on the plan we confirmed them & Ordained one Priest Benjamin Williams making 5 Baptized & Confirmed {Distance of the day} 6 miles May 30, 1840 ~ Saturday 30th Elder Richards Baptized 2 & I confirmed them we then walked to
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    May 29, 1840 May 30, 1840 May 31, 1840
  • Page 134

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

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    John Preece Priest Ledbury Joseph Firkins Assistant Samuel Warren Priest Keysend Street Joseph Shinn Assistant James Shinn Teacher James Baldwin Priest Wind Point John Allard Teacher George Allen Priest Woferwood Common Rough Leasowe Birchwood Tunbridge & Duns Close will all be united in one branch called Duns ...