John Sharp

John Sharp (1820-1891) was born 9 Nov. 1820 in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. He was the son of John Sharp and Mary Hunter. He married Jane Patterson on 13 Jan. 1840 in Clackmannanshire, Scotland; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 2 May 1847. He attended and spoke in church meetings with Wilford Woodruff from about 1856 to 1891 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He died 23 Dec. 1891 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

John Sharp VI (KWVZ-T6Q), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 May 2022). John Sharp, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-sharp, accessed 7 May 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for John Sharp, p. 12, image 18/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 7 May 2022). "Church registers - Old Parish Registers Banns and marriages," ScotlandsPeople (https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, accessed 7 May 2022); John Sharp and Jane Paterson, 13 Jan. 1840, Clackmannan. “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 May 2022); John Sharp, 23 Dec. 1891, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 42, no. B2717; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4139830. Deseret Evening News, “Death of Bishop John Sharp” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 23 Dec. 1891, vol. XX, no. 27, p. 4; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 7 May 2022).

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  • Page 154

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

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    October 5, 1856 ~ Sunday 5th Sunday All met at the Bowery the First Presidency 3 of the Twelve & the missionaries who had lately returned took a seat upon the Stand. D Spencer F D Richards & B Young occupied the stand in the forenoon. G. D. Grant Wm H. Kimball Joseph A. Young & others spoke in the afternoon they were full of the spirit & power of God & the Gift ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1856 October 6, 1856
  • Page 7

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

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    Oct 22d 1865 Continued from 1 volume of red covered Book of W Woodruff Journal October 22, 1865 ~ Sunday Oct 22d 1865 Sunday Afternoon at the Tabernacle W Woodruff spoke one hour & 15 Minutes. Elder Sloan reported the same which is recorded in this Journal under date of [blank] I met with D H Wells & several of the Twelve for prayer & attended a meeting in the Evening at the 14th ward school house. I spoke to the people 45 ...
    Dates:
    October 22, 1865 October 23, 1865 October 24, 1865 October 25, 1865 October 28, 1865 October 29, 1865 October 30, 1865 October 31, 1865 November 1, 1865 November 4, 1865 November 5, 1865 November 6, 1865 November 9, 1865
  • Page 228

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

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    Jan 8, 186970 I met with the school of the Prophets & D. H. Wells O Pratt W. Woodruff & some others addressed the Meeting President Young is quite sick to day January 9, 1870 ~ Sunday 9. Sunday [FIGURE] I received 2 letters from Wilford & Susan she has another son & call his name George. I met with my Quorum in the Morning & Attended Meeting in the Tabernacle.
    Dates:
    January 9, 1870 January 10, 1870
  • Page 232

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

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    January 16, 1870 ~ Sunday Jan 176 1870 Sunday C. W. West [FIGURE] I Left Salt Lake City at 7 oclok with about 100 Elders including 5 of the Quorum of the 12 on Board of the cars to go to Ogden to Bury Bishop Chancy W West who died in Calafornia his Body was Brought home to Ogden By his wife & son who was with him when He died. The cars run off the track which Hendred ...
    Dates:
    January 16, 1870 January 17, 1870 January 18, 1870 January 19, 1870 January 20, 1870 January 21, 1870 January 22, 1870 January 23, 1870
  • Page 241

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

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    March 15 1870 to Bishop Herrick & to Richard Barrett {illegible shorthand} March 16, 1870 ~ Wednesday to March 17, 1870 ~ Thursday 16 & 17. I spent the time making posts & setting fence March 18, 1870 ~ Friday 18 I came to the City I received 2 letters from Richard Barrett [FIGURES] & Henry Holmes I also received a letter from Wilford March 19, 1870 ~ Saturday 19. I spent ...
    Dates:
    March 16, 1870 March 17, 1870 March 18, 1870 March 19, 1870 March 20, 1870 March 21, 1870 March 22, 1870 March 23, 1870 March 24, 1870 March 25, 1870 March 26, 1870 March 27, 1870
  • Page 273

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

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    Sept 5, 1870 since the war commenced & Finally a French Army has surrendered of some 120000 men to the King of Prussia including the Emperor Napoleon whether the war will scease or whether the Prussians will besiege Paris time will determin. [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Azmon Woodruff September 6, 1870 ~ Tuesday to September 9, 1870 ~ Friday 6 to 9. I spent the time on the farm. September 10, 1870 ~ Saturday 10. I attended the ...
    Dates:
    September 6, 1870 September 9, 1870 September 10, 1870 September 11, 1870 September 12, 1870 September 13, 1870 September 14, 1870 September 15, 1870 September 16, 1870 September 17, 1870 September 18, 1870
  • Page 292

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

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    February 13, 1871 ~ Monday Feb 13, 1871 I drove to Salt Lake City with John Rich I visited President Young in the Evening G A Smith J. Taylor G. Q. Cannon J Sharp & others were presidentent. President Young was quite lame He had been in St George through the winter this was the first time I had seen him since last fall. Brother Sharp was about to start ...
    Dates:
    February 13, 1871 February 14, 1871 February 15, 1871 February 16, 1871 February 17, 1871 February 18, 1871 February 19, 1871 February 20, 1871 February 21, 1871 February 22, 1871 February 23, 1871 February 24, 1871 February 25, 1871 February 26, 1871 February 27, 1871
  • Page 295

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

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    April 3, 1871 ~ Monday to April 5, 1871 ~ Wednesday April 3d 1871 3d 4 & 5 I spent the week on the farm Putting in Potatoes, Beets, Carrotts Peas &c April 6, 1871 ~ Thursday 6, April 1871 [FIGURE] I met in the general Conference of the Church of Latter Day Saints in the New Tabernacle at 10 being all the First Presidency & 12 present Except Erastus Snow who was sick at St ...
    Dates:
    April 3, 1871 April 5, 1871 April 6, 1871 April 7, 1871 April 8, 1871 April 9, 1871 April 10, 1871
  • Page 299

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

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    May 22, 1871 ~ Monday May 22d 1871 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Col Saxe May 23, 1871 ~ Monday to May 26, 1871 ~ Friday 23 to 26 I spent the time on my farm watering & in my Garden. May 27, 1871 ~ Saturday 27. In company with the Presidency & Twelve & many others I went to Ogden in the cars to Hold a 2 days Meeting 27 I met with the school of ...
    Dates:
    May 22, 1871 May 23, 1871 May 26, 1871 May 27, 1871 May 28, 1871 May 29, 1871 May 31, 1871 June 1, 1871 June 3, 1871 June 4, 1871 June 4, 1871 June 5, 1871 June 9, 1871 June 10, 1871 June 11, 1871
  • Page 311

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

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    October 6, 1871 ~ Friday Oct 6, 1871 The general Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day met this morning in the New Tabernacle at 10 oclok. Their were present all the Presidency & Twelve Except O. Hyde & A. Carrington. President Young was vary feeble W. Woodruff spoke 55 Minutes C C Rich 22. Afternoon H. S. Eldridge Prayed James Brown spoke 48 Minutes W
    Dates:
    October 6, 1871 October 7, 1871 October 18, 1871