Joseph Cain

Joseph Cain (1822-1857) was born about 1822 in Douglas, Isle of Man. He was baptized in 1841 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He married Elizabeth Whitaker. He received Wilford Woodruff into his home at least twice in 1845. He died 20 Apr. 1857 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, and Wilford attended his funeral.

Footnotes

Joseph Cain (KJ69-4X8), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Joseph Cain, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-cain, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Joseph Cain, The Journal of George Q. Cannon (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/people/joseph-cain?letter=C&lang=eng, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 115

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

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    I confirmed 5 Blessed 6 children administered to 10 that was sick. In the evening I Preached a funeral Sermon upon the death of the Prophets the house was crowded to overflowing I addressed the congregation for about 2 hours & the people gave the most profound attention A good impression was made many Strangers were present that had never attended our meetings before. At the close I spent half an hour shaking hands then returned to Br Prints & spent the night I dined & took tea with Br ...
    Dates:
    June 30, 1845 July 1, 1845 July 2, 1845
  • Page 87

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

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    was killed but it soon revived the man was taken up by the poliece, & fined for being drunk & carelessness. When we arived at the water the tide was out we got three cars to take the candidates down into the water and Elder Stratten went down into the sea and baptized 12 persons we had a plesant and interesting time many of the saints were present & numbers of the world & the whole company left the beach singing by the way I took supper with ...
    Dates:
    May 30, 1845
  • Page 135

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

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    were good south. He came into the office & all the presidency sat for an hour together & herd History read July 16, 1856 ~ Wednesday 16th President B Young bought 33 Head of stray Cattle at auction paid $700 at $221.21 cts each I spent most of the day at the office. He called into the office & heard History read for about 2 Hours July 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 17th In company with Professor Carrington Elders
    Dates:
    July 16, 1856 July 17, 1856 July 18, 1856 July 19, 1856 July 20, 1856 July 21, 1856
  • Page 218

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

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    April 20, 1857 ~ Monday 20th The Legion is on parade to day I spent the day mostly in the office. Joseph Cain Died this morning at 6 oclok I called to see the corps He died of Consumption after a long Illness his health has been vary Poor for many years. I spent the day about the city April 21, 1857 ~ Tuesday 21st I spent the day in the Council House with the 12 and Presidents ...
    Dates:
    April 20, 1857 April 21, 1857 April 22, 1857 April 23, 1857 April 24, 1857 April 25, 1857 April 26, 1857 April 27, 1857 April 28, 1857 April 29, 1857 April 30, 1857 May 1, 1857
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel, 30 July 1856

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    again soon. Arrowpere Amen & othrs was with us on sunday all well with them. our settle◇t is bro◇ken up at Salmon River by the grasshoppers who have eaten up evry green thing, they will probably go there again when they make a [Ruin] of more provison. The Calafornia Mail came in last night & the Easten Mail is [expecting^d^] in evry hour, as it is but a few miles from us July 31st. The Mail came in last nght at 9 ock & b[ro]ught me your ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from George Q. Cannon, 20 February 1856

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    San Francisco Feb. 20/56 Dear Bro Woodruff I sent a large number & variety of cuttings to your care for you to distribute to the following persons. I attempted to do it but had so short a time before the steamer sailed that I was obliged to desist: Bro. Brigham Young Bro. H C Kimball Bro. J. M. Grant Bro. D. H. Wells Bro. W. Woodruff Bro. A Carrington Bro. A Hoagland Bro. C ...
    Dates:
    February 20, 1856
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John M. Bernhisel, 31 July 1856

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    have been this season, for the starving people commenced upon the grain before it was ripe. —worms are destroying the potatoes and corn a good deal. It is a general time of health, except I am a good deal troubled with the rheumatism in my right leg. Tintick and his band are in a valley west of Tooele Valley. It is expected that he will visit the settlements again soon. Arropene, Ammon and others were with us on Sunday all well with them. Our settlement is broken up ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel, 30 September 1856

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    Historian's Office, G. S. L. City September 30th 1856. Hon. J. M. Bernhisel, Dear Sir, I write to say that your wagon and three yoke of oxen and goods all came safe. I think Bro Millett has taken great pains to do well and get the cattle through. He and his wife have walked all the way, nearly. One of the oxen was sickly: They were delivered to Brothers Richards and Cain, and I suppose they ...
    Dates:
    September 30, 1856
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel, 30 September 1856

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    Brother Cain has drawn some wood with your oxen to your house. Houtz has begun to bring some flour of late. His Mill does all the grinding in that place: he runs it nearly night and day. I have written to Hon. Geo. A. Smith some of the news of the day with us, the arrival of the Hand Cart companies, the Reformation &c. Your family are all well. It is a general time of health. Yours truly, W. Woodruff ...