John Milton Bernhisel

John Milton Bernhisel (1799-1881) was born in 1799 in Tyrone Twp., Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania. He was the son of Samuel Bernhisel and Susannah Bower. He was a business partner of Wilford Woodruff. He died in 1881 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

John Milton Bernhisel (KWVS-QR7), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). John Milton Bernhisel, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-milton-bernhisel, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). John Milton Bernhisel, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/john-milton-bernhisel, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 2

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

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    time I have had the honour of officiating at a marriage ceremony. this was at the house of Elder J.W. Latson's in the presence of the quorum of the Twelve. Br & Sister Irskine lost a child this day which was buried May 23, 1841 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I met in council with the Twelve in the morning I called upon Br IF Carter who accompanied his Mother in Law to our place of meeting in the National Hall Canal Street at ...
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    May 23, 1841 May 24, 1841 May 25, 1841 May 26, 1841 May 27, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    against us of the Blackest die untill one is ready to conclude the day has come when "men are left to believe a lie that they might be damned because they have pleasure in unwrighteousness and believe not the truth,["] After the labours of the day I was weary & retired to rest August 23, 1841 ~Monday 23rd This mornings papers bring us news of an awful disaster at Sarycuse N.Y. A fire broke out & a large body of people gatherd around it when ...
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    August 23, 1841 August 24, 1841 August 25, 1841 August 26, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    September 6, 1841 ~ Monday Sept 6th I took the Steemboat Comet in company with Elders Sparks & Hulse, & Mr Bacheler & sailed to New York found my family well went to a wedding with Mrs Woodruff & saw Elder Foster sulum- nize the marriage cerimony returned home & spent the night, distance 70 m September 7, 1841 ~ Tuesday 7th I recieved $2 dollars of Harmon ...
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    September 6, 1841 September 7, 1841 September 8, 1841 September 9, 1841
  • Page 3

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

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    the regular time of steemboats is 12 hours the cause of this delay is taking so many boats in tow inform Dr Bernhisel that it would be wisdom for the Saints to take a steemboat that will come thro ugh in 12 hours to Albany, if the luggage is no more than what the Captain will carry for it is better to give $1.50 cts to Albany in 12 hours than 50 cts in 36 hours & $ pay 1.50 cts for board during that ...
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    September 11, 1841 September 12, 1841
  • Page 14

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

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    November 1, 1841 ~ Monday NOV 1st I was sick & confined to my bed through the day. The City Counci l met for business, I was not able to attend November 2, 1841 ~ Tuesday 2nd I was still sick & confined to the house Br Hodson assisted me in some tempo ral business November 3, 1841 ~ Wednesday 3rd I am some better able to do some business November 4, 1841 ~ Thursday 4th I am gaining in strength it ...
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    November 1, 1841 November 2, 1841 November 3, 1841 November 4, 1841 November 5, 1841 November 6, 1841 November 7, 1841
  • Page 1

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

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    [FIGURE] as soon as the Mail was opened I obtained Letters from John M Bernhisel G A Smith & I. F. Carter. President Young got letter from J. M. Bernhisel G.A. Smith John Taylor Wm Smith W. I. Appleby J. L. Haywood & many others I went to his office & Herd D H Wells read till half past 10 oclok we find the Nation in great confusion & ...
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    August 29, 1856 August 30, 1856 August 31, 1856 September 1, 1856
  • Page 10

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

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    September 29, 1856 ~ Monday 29th I Entered many articles for the state Fair I met with the Nauvoo Legion on Parade Lieut General Wells Addressed the Legion & reproved them sharply for not being more interested in the interest of the Legion He was followed by col Little A Rockwood & W Woodruff & E D Woolley September 30, 1856 ~ Tuesday 30th [FIGURES] The Calafornia Mail came in & brought me 1 Letter ...
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    September 29, 1856 September 30, 1856 October 1, 1856 October 2, 1856
  • Page 2

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

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    March 30, 1856 ~ Sunday March 30th Sunday I attended at the Tabernacle the meeting throug the day & the prayer meeting in the evening March 31, 1856 ~ Monday to April 5, 1856 ~ Saturday March 31 to April 5th I spent this week ploughing & putting in wheat I finished putting in 14 1/2 Acres of wheat April 6, 1856 ~ Sunday April 6th 1856 Conference commenced in the Bowery [FIGURE] this morning at 10 oclok the minutes ...
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    March 30, 1856 March 31, 1856 April 5, 1856 April 6, 1856 April 7, 1856 April 8, 1856 April 9, 1856 April 12, 1856 April 13, 1856
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 167th I spent A part of the day writing the Blessing of those of the Twelve who were Blessed last sundyay night By the Presidency & Twelve I had them recorded in the Book of incidents in the Historians office By Robert Campbell. O. Pratt W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith laid hands upon Elder P. P. Pratt who was vary sick & had been insensible of any thing for two days April 18, 1856 ...
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    April 17, 1856 April 18, 1856 April 19, 1856 April 20, 1856 April 21, 1856 April 22, 1856
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 30, 1856 ~ Wednesday 30th I spent a sick day. I polticed my Arm through the day it continued to swell to a great extent & as the poison was drawn into it from my system it continued to inflame & mortify & it looked as though my whole body would soon be mortified I continued to poltice my arm with raw onions Earth & pounded roots which continued to draw all the impurities iof my body into my Arm the poison that was drawn out of my arm would blister ...
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    April 30, 1856 May 1, 1856 May 2, 1856 May 3, 1856 May 4, 1856 May 5, 1856 May 6, 1856 May 11, 1856