John Jay Stocking

John Jay Stocking (1806-1870) was born 24 Apr. 1806 in Westfield, Hampden Co. Massachusetts. He was the son of Israel Stocking and Rosanna Harrison. He married Catherine Emeline Ensign on 2 Apr. 1832 in Westfield, and they were the parents of Sarah Delight Stocking, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff; widowed. He married Harriet Ensign on 17 Oct. 1841 in Westfield. He was baptized 1 Feb. 1842. He died in 1870 in Herriman, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

John Jay Stocking (KWJ5-M8X), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Feb. 2021). John Jay Stocking, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-jay-stocking, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). First Congregational Church (Westfield, Massachusetts),“ The Publick Records of the Church at Westfield, 1679-1836: Baptisms 1679-1836, Marriages 1781-1835, Deaths 1728-1836,” John Jay Stocking; Westfield Athenaeum, Westfield, Massachusetts; microfilm 185469, DGS 4001200, FHL. Westfield Massachusetts Town Clerk, “Births, marriages, and deaths, 1669-1838, 1844-1854 (Westfield, Massachusetts): Births, marriages, and deaths, 1669 - 1838,” p. 258, John J Stocking and Catherine Emeline; Town Hall of Westfield, Massachusetts; microfilm 185474, DGS 7009206, image 756/853.“Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 23 Feb. 2021), John J Stocking and Harriet Ensign; from Massachusetts Vital and Town Records, Holbrook Research Institute, Provo, Utah. “John Jay Stocking,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 20 Feb. 2021). 1870 U.S. Census, West Jordan, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 14, John G. Stocking. “John Jay Stocking,” Herriman Cemetery, Herriman, Salt Lake Co., UT; Find A Grave, 22 Feb. 2007, memorial no. 18027292 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 20 Feb. 2021).

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  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Sarah Delight Stockings Daughter of John & [blank] Stockings was married to Wilford Woodruff sen July 31. 1857 She was born in Canton Hartford Co Connecticut July 28 1838 Names Births Marriages Deaths Age Marion June 1st 1861 Emeline July 25 30 m past 9 PM 1863 ...
  • Page 295

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

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    July 20, 1844 ~ Saturday 20th I left Boston in rail car to westfield & Buggy to Br Ashbel Dewey's on little River street expenses $3. spent the night with Br Deweys 120 m July 21, 1844 ~ Sunday 21. Sunday I Preached in the school house forenoon and afternoon, & broke bread unto the Saints they made me a contribution of $10 and Ashbel Dewey let me have $10 on Br Sparks Book ...
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    July 20, 1844 July 21, 1844 July 22, 1844
  • Page 269

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 10th 1870 when the woman touched him. All may not be healed that I lay hands upon, but many are healed. If man did not taste the bitter He could not know the sweet or com- prehend the contrast, all who are fallen will be redeemed in there time & day except the sons of perdition & it requires a Divine sacrafice to redeem any world July 11, 1870 ~ Monday July 11 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Wilford & went to the ...
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    July 11, 1870 July 12, 1870 July 16, 1870 July 17, 1870 July 18, 1870 July 19, 1870 July 20, 1870 July 21, 1870 July 22, 1870 July 23, 1870 July 24, 1870 July 25, 1870
  • Page 271

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Aug 134 1870 Afternoon the People met in the New Tabernacle to hear the finishing speeches in the Discussion O. Pratt spoke first one hour & answered Dr Newman arguments he was followed by Dr Newman who labored hard to make truth an Error He had no scripture to maintain his ground. I met with the Presidency & Twelve for Prayer August 15, 1870 ~ Monday to August 18, 1870 ~ Thursday 15 to 18. I spent the time stacking & Threshing wheat I met on Friday with the ...
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    August 15, 1870 August 18, 1870 August 19, 1870 August 20, 1870 August 21, 1870 August 22, 1870 August 25, 1870 August 26, 1870 August 27, 1870 August 28, 1870 August 29, 1870 August 30, 1870
  • Page 71

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    April 5, 1867 ~ Friday April 5th 1867 I [FIGURE] met at the Prayer room & gave John Stocking & wife their second Anointing. April 6, 1867 ~ Saturday 6 [FIGURE] I met at the Prayer room at 8 oclok & G. A. Smith Anointed Thomas Williams & wife. I Attended the Annual Conference of the Church which met at the Tabernacle at 10 oclok Conference opened by Prayer By
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    April 5, 1867 April 6, 1867 April 7, 1867 April 8, 1867
  • Page 160

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    November 8, 1868 ~ Sunday Nov 8, Sunday 1868 I drove to Fort Harriman & held a meeting with the Saints Ensign Stockings is appointed Bishop of the place Wilford followed me also Ensign & John Stockn November 9, 1868 ~ Monday 9. I Butchered a heifer & returned to Salt Lake City 50 m[iles] it was a vary cold day November 10, 1868 ~ Tuesday 10. I cut up my Beef & ...
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    November 8, 1868 November 10, 1868 November 11, 1868 November 12, 1868 November 13, 1868 November 14, 1868 November 15, 1868 November 16, 1868 November 20, 1868 November 21, 1868 November 22, 1868 November 23, 1868 November 24, 1868 November 27, 1868 November 28, 1868 November 9, 1869
  • Page 192

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Brother Shedd who was poisoned At thee city of the great salt Lake by Eating wild Parsnip He died in few moments After Eating it. Mr Shedd wishesd to send out seeds to Adorn the field with shrubery & fruit that his brother occupied And He recommended that trees be planted in A row through the centre of the street. we have good slaying through the streets to day February 8, 1849 ~ Thursday 8th [FIGURE] I wrote two letters to day one to ...
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    February 8, 1849 February 9, 1849 February 10, 1849 February 11, 1849 February 12, 1849 February 13, 1849 February 14, 1849
  • Page 289

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

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    January 20, 1858 ~ Wednesday Jan 20th 1858 I met in the Legislature in the morning was quite unwell and returned to the office I spent most of the day in the office January 21, 1858 ~ Thursday 21st I spent the fore part of the day in the Legislature the evening in the office. we spoke about printing the History from the manuscrip & not wait till it is recorded in the Book there were many speaches made in the Legislator to day ...
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    January 20, 1858 January 21, 1858 January 22, 1858 January 23, 1858 January 24, 1858 January 25, 1858 January 26, 1858 January 27, 1858 January 28, 1858 January 29, 1858
  • Page 386

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

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    February 26, 1859 ~ Saturday Feb 26 It commenced in the night to snow vary hard and continued to snow till about 10 oclok I spent the day in the office on history & the evening I met with the Board of Agricultural & Manufacturing Society. The inhabitants of Provo County had organized a Branch of the society sent us their constitution and wished us to sanction it the members did not exactly agree as to the management of the matter our agent seemed to stand in ...
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    February 26, 1859 February 27, 1859 February 28, 1859 March 1, 1859 March 2, 1859 March 3, 1859 March 4, 1859
  • Page 408

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

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    May 13, 1859 ~ Friday May 13 The wind still blows vary hard this morning but we went to work & planted another acre of potatoes but it was performed in the midst of great labor as the wind filled our eyes & face with sand & dirt & it was with great difficulty that we could stand upon our feet we returned home & saw the bad Effects of the wind & water as we travelled my Eyes were in much pain & face nearly blistered the Easterne Mail arived ...
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    May 13, 1859 May 14, 1859 May 15, 1859 May 16, 1859 May 17, 1859 May 18, 1859 May 19, 1859