Jonathan Harriman Holmes

Jonathan Harriman Holmes (1806-1880) was born 11 Mar. 1806 in Georgetown, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Nathaniel Holmes and Sally Harriman. He married Marietta Carter on 13 Apr. 1837. He married Elvira Annie Cowles on 1 Dec. 1842. He was baptized in 1832. He knew Wilford Woodruff from about 1834 to 1880. He died 18 Aug. 1880.

Footnotes

Jonathan Harriman Holmes (KWJT-THR), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Jonathan Harriman Holmes, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jonathan-harriman-holmes, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Jonathan Harriman Holmes, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/jonathan-harriman-holmes, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 4

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

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    [FIGURE] MATRIMONY. WILLFORD. WOODRUFF. Born March 1st 1807 PHEBE. W. CARTER. Born March 8th 1807 April 13, 1837 ~ Thursday April. 13th 1837. Marriage being an institution of heaven & honourable in all. I accordingly accepted the honour upon this memorial day, by joining hands with Miss PHEBE W. CARTER in the bonds of matrimony and took upon ourse lves the marriage covenant. Elder Johnathan Holmes Also took the same responsibility ...
    Dates:
    April 13, 1837
  • Page 6

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

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    July 21, 1837 ~ Friday JULY 21st I left Hartford at 5. oclock AM & on foot I walked during the day 52 miles & stop't for the night 14 miles west of worcester at 8 oclock making 15 hours that I walked 3 1/2 miles per hour through a hot Sultry day {Distance} 52 miles July 22, 1837 ~ Saturday 22nd Arose much refresh'd by sleep & walked into Worcester whare I took breakfast after a ...
    Dates:
    July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 July 24, 1837 July 25, 1837 July 26, 1837 July 27, 1837 July 28, 1837 July 29, 1837 July 30, 1837 July 31, 1837
  • Page 1

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    VISIT MY WIFE'S FOLKS—GO FISHING IN THE SEA. hold another meeting; but I felt anxious to continue my journey, and on the 20th of July I parted with my father, step-mother and sister, and took stage for Hartford with my wife. On my arrival at Hartford, not having money to pay the fare of both of us, I paid my wife's fare to Rowley, Mass., where there was a branch of the Church, presided ...
    Dates:
    July 20, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 8, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 20, 1837
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

    Excerpt:
    all be restored again.— Paul says I die da^i^ly brother Joseph says that he actually died and was raised to life again— says the beasts that he fought with at Epesus often killed him and he came to life again— if so Willford why may not our little Sarah be raised to life again— He, brother Joseph has brought forth many new things this season.— There has been quite a number of deaths in Commerce the past season I believed that I mentioned some ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Homes has lost his wife, and babe about 3 months old, O The church have bought a steamboat and have got it running on the river— they gave 4000 dolls. for it. Brother Vanosdel has been appointed chief magistrate this season Brother Rigdons health is verry poor. I am weighting for you to come home before Sarah Emmas funeral sermon is preached or Willford O. is blest. Please Tell Brother G ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 September 1840

    Excerpt:
    Lee Montrose Lee County Iowa Territory Sept 8th 1840 My Dear Willford, With pleasure I seat myself at this time to acknowledge the reception of your kind letter which came to hand 10 days since and I should have answered it immedately after its reception had it not been that my babe was quite sick but he is better now I had been an[x]iously looking for a letter from you for a long time and to my greate satisfaction received it from the hand of a brother, brought by some ...
    Dates:
    September 8, 1840
  • Page 2

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

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    as soon as you get our letters Elder Hale is now writing by my side to Sister Hale I sent you [ink spot] my letter by Brother Gribble which letter you will get with this as I said before so say I again if yoy have Kirtland Money bring it with you & what [courant] money you can I am still as anxious as ever that you should meet me at the Camaan Church in Connecticut it seems to be a time of peace ...
  • Page 7

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    & Sister and took stage for Hartford with my wife and on my arrival at Hartford not having money to pay the fare of both of us I paid the fare of my wife to Rowley Mass where there was a Branch of the Church presided over by Br Nathaniel Holmes Father of Johnathan & Milton Holmes and I journeyed on foot the first day 52 miles the 2nd 48, & the third day 302 mils and arrived
    Dates:
    August 1, 1837 August 8, 1837
  • Page 23

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    the marriage carrimony was performed by Frederick G Williams ^Esqr^ and we were blessed by the Patriarch Joseph Smith sen The Prophet Joseph was expecting to marry us but his life was sought by a mob and he had to flee from his house and hide himself us his house was guarded day and night by his brethren Elder Johnathan Homes was married at the same time to Mariet Carter daughter of John S Carter On the
    Dates:
    November 10, 1836 April 15, 1837 May 5, 1837 May 28, 1837
  • Page 14

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] After visiting with my father a day or two, I returned to Avon, where most of my relatives lived, and held meetings with them, and on the 12th of June, 1837, I baptized my uncle, Ozem Wood- ruff, his wife Hannah, and his son John, and we rejoiced together, for this was in fulfillment of a dream I had in 1818, when I was eleven years of age. ...
    Dates:
    June 12, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 19, 1837 July 20, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 8, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 20, 1837