Joseph Albert Stratton

Joseph Albert Stratton (1821-1850) was born 11 Sep. 1821 in Bedford Co., Tennessee. He was the son of Calvin Stratton and Gabrela. He married Mary Ann Covington Sheffield on 17 Dec. 1846. He was baptized about 14 Feb. 1840. He was a missionary with Wilford Woodruff in England in 1845. He died 30 Oct. 1850 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, and Wilford Woodruff spoke at his funeral.

Footnotes

Joseph Albert Stratton (LRYM-QG7), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Joseph Albert Stratton, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-albert-stratton, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Joseph Albert Stratton, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/joseph-albert-stratton, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 122

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    In the afternoon sacraments was administered 3 were confirmed, one Elder 2 Priest one Teacher was ordained under the hands of Elders W. Woodruff & T Ward. The evening was occupied from an address by Elders Strattan & Woodruff Joseph A. Stratton President James Cantwell Clerk We had a good time through the conference the spirit of Union prevails throughout the confer[enc]e many of the Saints were present from the various conferences 10 miles July 21, 1845 ~ Monday ...
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    July 21, 1845 July 22, 1845 July 23, 1845 July 24, 1845
  • Page 128

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    August 11, 1845 ~ Monday 11th [FIGURE] I recieved one letter & wrote to Br Ure & John Pilling. I visited the 4 Liverpool Zoological gardens with Mrs Woodruff August 12, 1845 ~ Tuesday 12th [FIGURES] I wrote two letter & recieved two wrote to Grocott & Armstrong. I looked over [illegible] the account of the Book of Mormon & the following is the result there are now on the shelves 79◊8 793 ...
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    August 11, 1845 August 12, 1845 August 13, 1845 August 14, 1845 August 15, 1845 August 16, 1845
  • Page 137

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    September 7, 1845 ~ Sunday Sept 7th Sunday I met with the Saints in the afternoon at the Music Hall about 60 of the emegrants were present and many others of the visiting Saints. Sacrament was administered & the testimony of many of the visiting brethren was heard. In the evening Elder James D Ross spoke about 40 minutes & I followed him & had a good time. Mrs Woodruff has been quite Ill for a day or two was quite poorly today September ...
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    September 7, 1845 September 8, 1845 September 9, 1845 September 10, 1845 September 11, 1845 September 12, 1845 September 13, 1845
  • Page 145

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    Liverpool & called upon Br John Eniom A JGentheman & A worthy man & Saint I took a walk through the place in the after noon which was exceding plesant As the whole country is building up with Mansions & plese[n]t Gardens & parks we spent the night vary plesently with Br Enion 8 m September 27, 1845 ~ Saturday 27th [FIGURES] I recieved 4 letters & wrote 6 to friends Before I left Br Enions in the ...
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    September 27, 1845 September 28, 1845 September 29, 1845 September 30, 1845
  • Page 168

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    December 5, 1845 ~ Friday Dec 5th [FIGURES] I wrote [recieved] 4 letters wrote 3 December 6, 1845 ~ Saturday 6th [FIGURES] I wrote 2 letters recieved 2 December 7, 1845 ~ Sunday 7th Sunday I Attended meeting in the Afternoon & spoke to the people & had a good time I preached in the evening to a good congregation in the Music Hall A plot was laid to assault me at the close of the meeting but the plan ...
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    December 5, 1845 December 6, 1845 December 7, 1845 December 8, 1845 December 9, 1845 December 10, 1845 December 11, 1845 December 12, 1845 December 13, 1845
  • Page 171

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    December 16, 1845 ~ Tuesday 16 I spent the day with the Saints in Manche- ster. And held A meeting in the evening & bid the Saints farewell. A good number of the Saints spoke we had a good time I dined with a number of the Elders at Br Sheldens & spent the Night at Br John Druces 6 miles December 17, 1845 ~ Wednesday 17th I took the parting hand with Elders D Johnes ...
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    December 16, 1845 December 17, 1845 December 18, 1845 December 19, 1845 December 20, 1845
  • Page 192

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    After regulating these accounts And writing A peace for the Star As An farewell Address All in the midst of A Hurricane of business I bid farewell to Elders Hedlock, Ward, Wilson And all others concerned And in company with Elder Joseph Albert Stratton I went on board of the Packet Ship Ashburton of the swallowtail line 1150 tons Capt Wm Howland 1st Mate Mr Williams 2nd Mate Wm Drummond with 4 cabin passengers 22 ...
  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 25, 1846 ~ Sunday 25 Sunday we have still & head wind And Are beating in the Channel Elder Stratton was sick last night, I Am sick today but it works downward January 26, 1846 ~ Monday 26th At is stormy today, beating against A strong head wind in the Irish Chan- nel do not gain any ownly hold our own besides in danger of being wreked on shore we are all sea sick in our state room. Mr Hastings is A Gentleman And A peaceable ...
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    January 25, 1846 January 26, 1846 January 27, 1846
  • Page 197

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    February 3, 1846 ~ Tuesday 3rd This is the first day on the voyage we have heard the command to square the yards wind is now favorable we run 8 not an hour in the morning at 12 oclok the wind changed again dead ahead we run the ship on the south- ern tack we again have to contend with a strong head wind, we shiped a vary heavy sea And wet many of the passengers And upset the Negros Cook galley there is one sail in sight on our lee bow Elder Stratten ...
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    March 2, 1846
  • Page 205

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    February 16, 1846 ~ Monday 16th The wind has changed to the South East so we have A fair wind again we run about 8 nots an hour on our course we are now about 800 miles from New York it is not quite as cold to day as yesterday as we are getting further South Elder J. A. Stratton Rehearsed Nto us A vary singular circumstan that fell under his obser- vation which was truly A singular pheno namen on the 22nd day ...
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    February 16, 1846