Jonathan Dunham

Jonathan Dunham (1800-1845) was born 14 Jan. 1800 in Paris, Oneida Co., New York. He was the son of Jonathan Dunham. He married Mary Kendall. He was baptized before 1836. He moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois before 1841 where he was worked with Wilford Woodruff in church and civic leadership. He died 28 Jul. 1845 in Newton Co., Missouri.

Footnotes

Jonathan Dunhum (K23K-RDZ), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Jonathan Dunham, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jonathan-dunham, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Jonathan Dunham, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/jonathan-dunham, accessed 14 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 319

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

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    The Saints assembled in the afternoon and was addressed by Elder H. C. Kimball & followed by President Young I did not attend myself and hence did not take notes but they had an interesting time, they warned the Loyars Lawyers and Doctors of the iniquity, and Preached righteousness to the Saints. I spent the afternoon at home writing. And in the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I rode out to Br John Benbow and spent the night ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1844
  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    January 1, 1839 ~ Tuesday JAN. 1st 1839. As I am now labouring with my hands for a temporal support for a season I shall not keep a daily Journal for a short time but merely note such things as I may deem necessary. During the last two days I have been repairing a grist mill 10 January 20, 1839 ~ Sunday 20th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Father Carter of Maine. I have spent this month at hard labour I have not as ...
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    January 1, 1839 January 20, 1839 February 3, 1839 February 18, 1839 February 22, 1839 March 1, 1839 March 4, 1839 March 7, 1839 March 8, 1839
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Brethren or sisters in the Church of Christ to make it manifest. Most of the brethren then present arose sepera- tely & gave their statements as requested above & all declared that they had nothing lade up against any one but all desired the wellfare & prosperity of Christ Kingdom on the earth. Elder Woodruff then gave an add ress to the conference laying before them many things which he had experianced & teaching also many things which are of the greatest importance to those who are going forth to labour in the Lords vineyard &c. Br
  • Page 86

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    of the church in Quincy voted that Elder Jonathan Dunham be reproved for calling a conference in Springfield but more esspecially for cherishing & fellowshiping that wrong spirit of Brewsters they also voted that that Elder Dunham make confession & satisfaction to the church in Springfield before he procede on his Journey. The council then adjourned untill early candle light at which time they met & continued untill midnight & then adjourned. I returned to Br Hales & spent the night March 18 ...
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    March 18, 1839 March 19, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 21, 1839 March 22, 1839 March 23, 1839
  • Page 87

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    was called to the chair & Elder Edwin P. Merriam clerk I opened the meeting by prayer & address ed the church in great plainness one hour as Elder Dunham had transgressed openly before the church I rebuked him openly & protested against the spirit he possessed & maintained during the Springfield Conference ie the Brewster spirit Elder Simeon Carter followed me & maintained the principle with me & so did the others that spoke Elder Jonathan Dunham arose & confessed his fault & asked ...
    Dates:
    March 24, 1839 March 25, 1839 April 1, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 17, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 203

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

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    February 18, 1844 ~ Sunday 18th Sunday I preached at Robert Hills had a good time Br Bendow was still sick I blessed 3 children administered to 2 sick. On our return home I met with the quorum President J Smith with us we had a good time Sister Orson Hyde was present February 19, 1844 ~ Monday 19th I spent the day at home at work I drew one cord of stone from the Temple for a vault ...
    Dates:
    February 19, 1844 February 20, 1844 February 21, 1844 February 18, 1944
  • Page 32

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    in procuring about two thousand d ollars worth of horses, waggons, tents &c for the company. He paid about $1,500 of the expens himself $1,000 of which was to furnish conveyance for the poor after purchasing the outfit for the company and urging the importance of their starting as soon as possible not later than the first of Sept. On the 19th Aug I left thesaints ^upon the Islands^ returned to town of Camden where we had prepared our outfit and returned to
    Dates:
    August 19, 1838 October 1, 1838 October 3, 1838 October 4, 1838 October 4, 1838 December 19, 1838 March 8, 1839
  • Page 33

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    March 13 I was pressed in spirit to go to Quincy Illinois and visit the the saints who had fled their from their persecuters in Missouri I immediately ^March 13^ I took my wife ^Family^ & child into my waggon and started on the 12th March and arived ^March 13 I took my family and started for Quincy where I arived^ in Quincy on the 16. I dined with Emma Smith at Judge Clevelands I then went on ...
    Dates:
    March 12, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 23, 1839 March 24, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839