John Murdock

John Murdock (1792-1871) was born 15 Jul. 1792 in Kortright, Delaware Co., New York. He was the son John Murdock Sr. and Eleanor Riggs. He married Julia on 14 Dec. 1823. He was baptized 5 Nov. 1830. He met with Wilford Woodruff several times between 1834 and 1871. He died 23 Dec. 1871 in Beaver, Beaver Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

John Murdock (KWVP-ZLN), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). John Murdock, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-murdock, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). John Murdock, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/john-murdock, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 16

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

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    April 1834 Journey for Kirtland which place was appointed to meet at by the first day of May 1834 that all those who were going up to Zion might go together accord ing to the word of the Lord. We called on the Brethren at Lyons and spent the sabbath with them And the next Sabbath we spent with the brethren, at Genesee c then we continued our journey we called on Brother MCWithy and spent the night with him we ...
    Dates:
    April 1, 1834
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 214

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

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    October 25, 1869 ~ Monday Oct 25, 1869 [FIGURE] I spent the day in the High Council at the Trial of Wm S Godby & E. L. T. Harrison Both of which were cut off from the Church also Eli. B. Kelsey for Apostacy they manifested a dark wicked spirit President Youg G A Smith W Woodruff & G Q Cannon spoke. I pruned my Grape vines in the Evening ...
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    October 25, 1869 October 26, 1869 October 27, 1869 October 28, 1869 October 29, 1869 October 30, 1869 October 31, 1869
  • Page 82

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

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    June 2nd 1867 Sunday I met with the Presidency & Twelve in the Evening for Prayer. I visited Brother Smoot in the Evening & Preached in the 20 ward after Brother Smoot I spoke 45 Minutes June 3, 1867 ~ Monday 3rd June I met at the Prayer Room at 8 oclok & we gave Jesse N Smith his seconed Anointing G A Smith officiated I visited the Printing office with my Daughter Bulah June 4, 1867 ~ ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1867 June 4, 1867 June 5, 1867 June 6, 1867 June 7, 1867 June 8, 1867
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Elder, and a small Branch organized of twelve members, by Elder Pulsi- pher. In February following, in company with Elder Holton, I walked some sixty miles to the town of Fabius, to attend an evening meeting of the Saints in that place, where Elder Pul- sipher was presiding. I saw the book of commandments or revelations given through Joseph Smith, and I believed them with all my heart, and rejoiced therein; and after spending several days, and holding several ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834
  • Page 302

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

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    January 1, 1851 ~ Wednesday Jan 1st AD 1851. Wednesday I met with the 14 ward of the city of the Great Salt Lake of Deseret to dedicate a new school house which we had built for the purpose of schooling our children. Elder P. P Pratt delivered a very interesting address on the occasion took for a tex[t] "the fear of the Lord is the begining of wisdom["] He was followed by President Richards in a few remarks & the dedication prayer after which ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1851 January 2, 1851 January 3, 1851 January 4, 1851 January 5, 1851 January 6, 1851 January 7, 1851 January 8, 1851
  • Page 309

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

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    Council with the Presidency & Twelve Among other things the President said he was afraid there would be a spirit with A Lymon to build up Williams Ranch & loose sight of this place He says to Brother Rich remember if this is the case that I have seen the bud of it & other things were said He thought there were many more going than was wisdom to go. I took supper with the President & Lady & returned home and had quite a ...
    Dates:
    February 17, 1851 February 18, 1851 February 19, 1851 February 20, 1851 February 21, 1851 February 22, 1851 February 23, 1851 February 24, 1851 February 25, 1851 February 26, 1851 February 27, 1851 February 28, 1851 March 1, 1851
  • Page 27

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

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    March 7, 1847 ~ Sunday 7th Sunday I met with the saints in our ward Bishop Smoot addressed the people concerning the I followed him and requested the people that had means to carry sumthing to the Bishop to the poor to carry flour, meal, meat, coffee shugar &c & I promised I would do the same we dismissed the meeting & I called in to hear Br Kimball speak a few moments I then went home & carried the Bishop 30 lbs flour half bushel ...
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    March 7, 1847 March 8, 1847 March 9, 1847 March 10, 1847 March 11, 1847 March 12, 1847 March 13, 1847 March 14, 1847 March 15, 1847
  • Page 382

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

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    were prophets of God & that we had many prophets of God I remember the time when we were to work hard to build the Temple in Nauvoo I remembered what Broth Brigham said that if we were faithful in finishing this Temple we should have our Endowmts if we had to get them in a Tabernacle in the wilderness we ar now in a tabernacle in the wilderness & getting our blesings He said he would lead us to a place wher we should have helth ...
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    time I had ever seen him we appointed a meeting for him to speak to our little branch, ^He instructed [illegible] us the branch^ and we had a precious time, he spoke till near midnight. He was upon an important mission in connexion with Lyman Wight, it was to gather up from 100 to 5000 men ^a company^ to go up to redeem Zion. I accompanied Brother Pratt to Jefferson County, I told him my circumstances. He said it was my duty to try to prepare myself ...
    Dates:
    April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834