Joseph Firkins

Joseph Firkins (1812-1867) was born in 1812 in Herefordshire, England. He was the son of John Firkins and Nancy Ann Wheeler. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 25 May 1840. He was ordained a Priest by Willard Richards and Wilford Woodruff on 14 Jun. 1840. He died 26 May 1867 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

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  • Page 24

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    James Bishop J Cheese Keysend street Joseph Firkins little Marcle Elizabeth Firkins J. Palmer May 25th John Pitt Elizabeth Matthews Ester Jones John Jones Richard Lilley T Kington May 31st John Hunt Mary Portman Mary Humphreys ^20^ Sarah Whitern ...
    Dates:
    May 25, 1840 May 31, 1840 June 7, 1840 June 9, 1840 June 11, 1840 June 11, 1840
  • Page 49

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

    Excerpt:
    Elder Joseph Pullen represented the Stan[ley] Hill Branch as containing members E P T D Rem 80 1 4 2 0 4 Elder Thomas Clark Do Froome Hill 137 3 4 4 1 2 Timothy Gittins Do Ridgeway Cross 49 1 2 3 1 [0] William Matthews Do Calwell 23 1 4 1 1 [0] ^-1^ Thomas Jones. P. Do Pale House 13 [0] 2 ...
  • Page 128

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    June 12, 1840 ~ Friday June 12th I walked to Dymock & had an interview with Elder Richards he had just returned from the South part of Herefordshire whare he had built up a Church of 11 members & ordained one Teacher John Castreo we preached at Br Kingtons Confirmed 2 & healed one tha was sick Elder Richards wrote a peace for the Star 12 June 13, 1840 ~ Saturday 13th I held a ...
    Dates:
    June 12, 1840 June 13, 1840 June 14, 1840
  • Page 134

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    John Preece Priest Ledbury Joseph Firkins Assistant Samuel Warren Priest Keysend Street Joseph Shinn Assistant James Shinn Teacher James Baldwin Priest Wind Point John Allard Teacher George Allen Priest Woferwood Common Rough Leasowe Birchwood Tunbridge & Duns Close will all be united in one branch called Duns ...
  • Page 20

    Part of Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts

    Excerpt:
    James Bishop J Cheese Keysend street Joseph Firkins little Marcle Elizabeth Firkins J. Palmer May 25th John Pitt Elizabeth Matthews Ester Jones John Jones Richard Lilley T Kington May 31st William Philips John Hunt Mary Portman Mary Humphreys ^20^
    Dates:
    May 25, 1840 May 31, 1840 June 7, 1840 June 9, 1840 June 11, 1840 June 11, 1840