John Freeman

John Freeman (1804-1871) was born 6 Sep. 1804 in Lincoln Co., Kentucky. He was the son of Arthur Freeman and Nancy Melone. He married Nancy Beal Smoot on 9 Feb. 1826. He was baptized 13 Jun. 1844. He opened his home for Wilford Woodruff to preach in 1835 and 1836 in Calloway Co., Kentucky. He died 23 Jul. 1871 in Kanosh, Millard Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

John Jacob Freeman (LBSR-TZH), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Aug. 2022). John Freeman, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-freeman, accessed 20 Aug. 2022). "Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 Aug. 2022); John Freeman, birth, 6 Sep. 1804, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, p. 153; citing Salt Lake City, Utah, Genealogical Society of Utah, “Vol. 22-25, 1931-1934,” image 458/484; DGS 8919539. "Lincoln Co., Kentucky Tax Book," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Aug. 2022); Nancy Freeman, 13 Jun. 1805, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, p. 6; citing Lincoln Co., Kentucky, Tax Assessor, “Tax Books, 1787-1875,” image 1097/1388; DGS 7834472. 1850 U.S. Census, Jefferson township, Andrew Co., Missouri, p. 89 (back), John Freeman; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Jul. 2022). "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Aug. 2022); Arthur Freeman and Nancy Melone, 25 Nov. 1783, Brunswick Co., Virginia, p. 31; citing Richmond Co., Virginia, Virginia State Library, “Register of Marriages, Brunswick County, Virginia, 1751-1853,” image 165/581; DGS 7578837. Henry Wright Newman, The Smoots of Maryland and Virginia (Washington D.C.: Henry Wright Newman, 1936), p. 143; digital images, Seeking My Roots (https://www.seekingmyroots.com, accessed 15 Aug. 2022). 1830 U.S. Census, Calloway Co., Kentucky, p. 203 (back), John Freeman; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 Aug. 2022). Deseret News, “Dead” (Salt Lake City, Utah Territory), 2 Aug. 1871, vol. 20, p. 8; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 20 Aug. 2022). “John Jacob Freeman” (1804-1871), memorial no. 5086785; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 20 Aug. 2022).

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  • Page 129

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

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    January 3, 1842 ~ Monday Jan 3rd I spent the day drawing wood for Albert Smith from the Island across the Missisippi river on the Ice January 4, 1842 ~ Tuesday 4th I drew wood from the Island for myself. One man while crossing the river broke through the Ice & lost his whole esstablishment under the Ice ie horses harness & slay January 5, 1842 ~ Wednesday 5th I spent the day drawing wood ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Lots No [blank] in Block [blank] January 11, 1842 ~ Tuesday 11th I walked across the Missisippi river on the Ice to Father Clarks & spent the night 12 mile I dreamed Br Azmon was in prison with his head off January 12, 1842 ~ Wednesday 12th I led my cow home from Br Clarks to Nauvoo. 12 m January 13, 1842 ~ Thursday 13th I took my note up of $20 dollars which ...
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 3, 1835 ~ Wednesday June 3rd Rode to Mag Maddens. Preached at his house visited & prayed with the sick then Rode to Mag Beards 25 miles June 4, 1835 ~ Thursday 4th Preached at Mag Burrel Beards then Rode to br Frys 18 miles June 5, 1835 ~ Friday 5th Spent the day visiting the saints on Egle Creek June 6, 1835 ~ Saturday 6th Preached at the ...
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    July 9, 1836 ~ Saturday July 9th Arose refreshed in some degree & rode to Boydsville from thence to Taropen whare I found Br Boydstun with the church & I perused the 7th No of the M & Ad {Distance of the day} 25 miles July 10, 1836 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday held a meeting with the Taropen branch & communed with the Saints at Br Clapp's then rode to Br
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    August 18, 1836 ~ Thursday Aug 18 Spent the day at Br Murphys Writing August 19, 1836 ~ Friday 19 Left Br Murphys horse with him walked to Mr Alexander's distance of the day 4 miles August 20, 1836 ~ Saturday 20 I sat under the Preaching of Elder Patten at Mr Alexanders after meeting Mr Alexander & his wife came forward for Baptism which was administered unto them by Elder Patten after Baptism ...
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    September 1, 1835 ~ Tuesday 1st Sept Rode to Br West's Preached at his house then Rode to Br Pettys distance 8 miles September 2, 1835 ~ Wednesday 2nd Preached at Br Pettys then Rode to Br ^H^ Williams ^4 miles^ September 3, 1835 ~ Thursday 3rd Rode to David Crenshaw Preached at his house 14 mile September 4, 1835 ~ Friday 4th Rode to
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    November 18, 1835 ~ Wednesday ^Nov 18th^ Rode to Br Clapps took the parting hand with Br Utley November 19, 1835 ~ Thursday 19th rode to Mr Greenwoods Preached at his house 3 miles November 20, 1835 ~ Friday 20. Rode to Mr Hendricks distance 10 miles November 21, 1835 ~ Saturday 21st Rode to Br Taylors distance 10 miles November 22, 1835 ~ Sunday 22nd Sunday ...
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    December 18, 1835 ~ Friday Dec ^18^ Preached at Father Greenwoods at night December 19, 1835 ~ Saturday 19th Saturday Rode to Br Clapps ^on Tarapan Creek^ Preached at his house & Baptized 5 persons 4 men. 1 woman one of the men was A Campbellite Priest communed with the Saints had a good time 3 mile December 20, 1835 ~ Sunday 20th Rode on Sunday to Clarks River Preached at Mr
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    January 27, 1836 ~ Wednesday 27 Jan Rode to Stephen Brady's distance 24 miles January 28, 1836 ~ Thursday 28 Preached at Stephen Brady's & rode to J Freemans: 14 m[iles] January 29, 1836 ~ Friday 29 Preached at John Rowlett's & Blessed 3 Children in the name of the Lord & rode to Br Taylors 5 miles January 30, 1836 ~ Saturday 30 Rode to Br
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    February 28, 1836 ~ Sunday Feb 28 Sunday Rode to Father Greenwood's Preached at his house then rode to Br James Allen distance 6 miles Sister Margarett Clapp Was instantly healed at the laying on of hands of the Elders February 29, 1836 ~ Monday 29 Rode from Br Allens with Brothers Cathcart. Bo ydstun & Clapp to Mr John Clapp's on the
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