John Snider

Snider (Snyder), John (1800-1875), was born on 11 Feb. 1800 at New Brunswick, Canada. He was the son of Martin Snyder and Sarah Armstrong. He was baptized in 1836. He was married to Mary Heron on 28 Feb. 1822. He served as mission companion to Wilford Woodruff in England in 1837 and 1841. Snider traveled to Canada with Wilford Woodruff in 1858. Snider was ordain a Seventy in Kirtland, Geauga County, OH, 1839. He was appointed as a bodyguard of the Joseph Smith, Jr. and served in the Nauvoo Seventy. Snider assisted Wilford Woodruff at Winter Quarters and migrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory in 1851. He was called by to serve in the Las Vegas Mission, 1856-1857. He died on 19 Dec. 1875 at Salt Lake City.

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  • Page 158

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

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    June 12, 1837 ~ Monday June 12th I took the parting hand with Elders Page & Blakesley & many other saints & travled in company with 6 other brethren to the branch of church in leeds distance 30 miles We met together in the evening at Brother Carnes & bore testimony to the work in which we are ingaged Elders John Goodson, H. Hale M Holmes & John Snider followed each ...
    Dates:
    June 12, 1837 June 13, 1837 June 14, 1837 June 15, 1837 June 16, 1837
  • Page 119

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

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    December 7, 1841 ~ Tuesday Dec 7th I spent most of my time in the Store but in the evening I attended meeting & herd a discourse deliverd by Lyman Wight who declaired some most stirling truths concerning the building of the Temple & the Nauvoo House if the Saints did not do it they would be rejected as a Church with their dead saith the Lord we should again be driven &c he spoke in truth ...
    Dates:
    December 7, 1841 December 8, 1841 December 9, 1841 December 11, 1841 December 12, 1841 December 13, 1841 December 14, 1841 December 15, 1841 December 16, 1841 December 17, 1841 December 18, 1841
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and ...
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 17

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 265.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- May 5—While laboring for Joseph Young, Kirtland was visited with a sudden storm of wind and rain, a cur- rent passed south of the Temple in the form of a whirlwind or tornado, which destroyed and injured several build- ings, it crushed one of Joseph Young's buildings, and removed the one we were in some 10 feet, but no person was ...
    Dates:
    May 5, 1837 May 10, 1837 May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 July 6, 1837 July 10, 1837
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 14 June 1837

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    Kingston U.P C. Upper Canida June 14th 1837 Dear friend for your consolation I sit down to drop a few lines to you to inform you that we are all well &c. our conference is closed & we are on our way to Connecticut we had a glorious time the spirit of God was poured out upon us all I preached on Sunday the 11th in the forepart of the Day when I closed five presented themselves for Baptism Elder Page administered the ordinance ...
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    June 14, 1837
  • Page 127

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

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    January 18, 1848 ~ Tuesday 18th The fore part of this day was also spent in teaching & giving council, the Twelve occupied most of the time Two petitions were presented to the meetings for signitures one for a county in the Potawattame tract of land in Iowa and the other for a Post Office and the People were signing them daily Br Henry Miller and others were appointed to go to the Legislature of the State of Iowa to petition for the county & $30 were raised by the ...
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    January 18, 1848 January 19, 1848 January 20, 1848 January 21, 1848
  • Page 129

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

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    January 24, 1848 ~ Monday 24th I met in council withe the Twelve & High Council & herd a charge prefered by the Policee against E. D Wolley for making use of sedicious language against the Authorities of the Church the letter of the accusation was sustained against Br Wolley but it was not supposed by any that the spirit of sedition was in his heart. It proved to be an interesting meeting as muc[h] teaching & instruction was drawn out of the Presidency High Council, Twelve &c. Br Wooley in his ...
    Dates:
    January 24, 1848 January 25, 1848 January 26, 1848 January 27, 1848 January 28, 1848 January 29, 1848
  • Page 154

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

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    June 29, 1848 ~ Thursday 289th We parted with the Saints & left Mount Pisgah & rode to Garding grove & spent the night with Elder Thomas Kington We were truly glad to meet once more distance of the day 37 m [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Alpheus Cutler June 30, 1848 ~ Friday 29 30th We held a meeting with the Saints at Garden Grove & found all things right we ...
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    June 29, 1848 June 30, 1848 July 1, 1848 July 2, 1848 July 3, 1848 July 4, 1848 July 5, 1848 July 6, 1848 July 7, 1848 July 8, 1848 July 9, 1848
  • Page 155

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

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    find it. The people in the City of Nauvoo were much excited from a report that Elder Hyde would preach in the Temple that day they had made many threats upon the subject & some came in waggons from the country to hear & see but the excitement was all among themselves for Elder Hyde had given out no such appointment. I returned to A. Babits & found a man who had come from Mishigan to enquire after the ...
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    July 10, 1848 July 11, 1848 July 12, 1848 July 13, 1848 July 14, 1848 July 15, 1848 July 16, 1848
  • Page 166

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

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    October 4, 1848 ~ Wednesday 4th I left New York took rail car arived at Philadelphia in the evening called upon Elder Jacob Gibson 83 Dock st street opposite the post office attended meeting with him in the evening I addressed the Saints a few moments returned home with Br Gibson & spent the night 120 m October 5, 1848 ~ Thursday 5th I called this Morning upon Sister McMinn in Schoolkill 6th Street Between Market and Chesnut stret ...
    Dates:
    October 4, 1848 October 5, 1848 October 6, 1848 October 7, 1848 October 8, 1848