Joseph Fielding (1797-1863) was born 26 Mar. 1797 in Honeydon, Bedfordshire, England. He was the son of John Fielding and Rachel Ibbotson. He married Hannah Greenwood on 11 Jun. 1838 at Preston, Lancashire, England. He was baptized 21 May 1836 in Black Creek, Charleton Settlement, Upper Canada. He first met Wilford Woodruff in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio in May 1837. He died 19 Dec. 1863 in Millcreek, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.
Joseph Fielding (KWJW-65T), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Joseph Fielding, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-fielding, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Joseph Fielding, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/joseph-fielding, accessed 14 Jan. 2022).
Excerpt:quite splendid with the pulpit or stand in or near the centre of the house which is the english custom. Another thing has attracted my attention while visiting public places in England ie a great plainness of dress with both rich & poor male & female, their cloth may be equ⬦ally as good if not better than that worn in America but they do not appear as tasty & flashy. I think the Americans pattern more after the French than English in their dress. The Encllish deposit their dead in vaults in the church yard & ...
Excerpt:9th Feb 1862 In the afternoon President Heber C. Kimball spoke. Br Joseph Fielding spoke first Bore his Testimony & was followed by Brother Kimball. I met alone at the prayer Circle at 5 oclk and prayed at the altar. I went to the 13 ward Assembly room & Preached to the people 30 minutes was followed by Bishop Hunter. Then Bishop Woolley spoke about one hour February 10, 1862 ~ Monday 10. I went down to the farm ...Dates:February 10, 1862 February 11, 1862 February 12, 1862
Excerpt:AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. 129 ness, and that it was with difficulty that they could travel. After spending six days in New York, Elder John Taylor, in company with Elder Theodore Turley and myself sailed out of New York Harbor for Liverpool, on board the packet ship Oxford , on the 19th of December, 1839. We took steerage passage, which cost fifteen dollars each. We had storms and rough weather, but most of the winds were ...Dates:December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 17, 1840