Joseph T. Ball

Joseph T. Ball (1804-1861) was born 21 Feb. 1804 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Joseph Ball and Mary M. Drew. He served a mission to Fox Islands, Maine at the same time as Wilford Woodruff and served as presiding elder in Boston while Wilford was a missionary there in 1844. He died 20 Sep. 1861 in Boston.

Footnotes

Joseph T. Ball (MN5G-R29), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Joseph T. Ball, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-t-ball, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Joseph T. Ball, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/joseph-t-ball, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 346

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 6, 1844 ~ Sunday 5 6th Sunday I Preached to the saints in the forenoon & Br Sparks in the Afternoon I visited sister Adams in the evening who lade at the point of death we administered to her by the laying on of hands I returned to Br A. Deweys and spent the night [FIGURE] I wrote a letter in the evening [FIGURE] October 7, 1844 ~ Monday 7th I took cars & wrote rode to
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    October 6, 1844 October 7, 1844 October 8, 1844 October 9, 1844
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    March 14, 1838 ~ Wednesday March 14th Walked to the post office & returned to Father Luce's & spent the night distance of the day 10 m March 15, 1838 ~ Thursday 15 I held a prayer meeting at Mr Ebenezar Carver's & spent the night at father Luce. Distance 4 miles March 16, 1838 ~ Friday 16 I walked to Br Starretts & spent the night I found them in affliction I prayed with them {and laid ...
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    March 14, 1838 March 15, 1838 March 16, 1838 March 17, 1838 March 18, 1838 March 19, 1838 March 20, 1838 March 21, 1838 March 22, 1838 March 23, 1838 March 24, 1838 March 25, 1838
  • Page 29

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    April 21, 1838 ~ Saturday April 21. I wrote two letters one to Mrs Woodruff & the other to Elder Nathaniel Holmes & spent the night with Capt Benjn Coombs 2 miles April 22, 1838 ~ Sunday 22 I preached to a large congregation of Gentiles that were filled with unbelief hardness of heart & manifested malace against me & the cause which I advocated but notwithstanding their indignation I bore my last tes- timony unto them of the fulness of the everlasting gospel that ...
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    April 21, 1838 April 22, 1838 April 23, 1838 April 25, 1838 April 26, 1838
  • Page 31

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 5, 1838 ~ Saturday May 5 We rode to sister Sarah Foss walked from thence to father Carter's & spent the night 10 miles May 6, 1838 ~ Sunday 6 Sunday spent the day at father Carters May 7, 1838 ~ Monday 7 I took the parting hand with Mrs Woodruff & Father Carter & family & left in company with Elder Milton Holmes we travled to Saco 5 miles ...
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    May 5, 1838 May 6, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 9, 1838 May 10, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 33

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    which he constantly read. We conversed together about three hours in this solitary abode & our souls were made glad. He informed me of many things that had transpired while he was there in gaol & among the variety he made mention of the goal taking fire a few days previous to my visiting him, he said this looked sumthing like a dark hour the fire was roaring over his head while a scene of uproar confusion & distress was upon every hand engines were rapidly playing around the building—water pouring into every room the people hallowing in the streets ...
  • Page 34

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 12, 1838 ~ Saturday May 12th I spent the fore part of the day in visiting different parts of the city I saw many curiosities and vanities from different parts of the world...... I visited south Boston in the afternoon & spent a part of the day in writing. We again met the sisters of the church at the house of Sister Vose on Myrtle street No 9 to speak unto them the words of life we had an interesting time & felt refreshed by the spirit of ...
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    May 12, 1838 May 13, 1838
  • Page 37

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    churches of the day possessed. Brother Rogers was a Teacher among the saints he was a true & literal desendant of John Rogers who was burnt at the stake he was the six generation from John Rogers. we vis- ited a woman sick with the palsy we Prayed for her we again returned to the place of meeting. Elder O. Pratt delivered us a vary interesting discours from Nephi vision in the third chapter of the first Book of Nephi. The Lords supper was then administered unto us. There was one ...
  • Page 38

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    & the love of Christ we returned with Brother Foster & spent the night. Mr Willcox of the city of Phelidelphia offers to open his doors for the saints & wishes them to come & warn that people also. Elder Eligah Fordham resides in New York City Cherry Street No 327 May 21, 1838 ~ Monday May 21st I wrote a letter to the saints upon the Islands directed to Brother Nathaniel Thomas we dined with Brother
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    May 21, 1838 May 22, 1838 May 23, 1838 May 24, 1838 May 25, 1838
  • Page 39

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 26, 1838 ~ Saturday May 26 I returned to Mr Abers & spent a part of the day in reading, Prayer, & meditation we walked in the afternoon to Greenville & spent the night at Mr Benjamin Abers whare we were kindly recieved & entertained 4 mile May 27, 1838 ~ Sunday 27 Sunday we preached at Mr Abers upon the first principles of the gospel spent the night at Mr Abers May 28, 1838 ~ Monday 28 ...
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    May 26, 1838 May 27, 1838 May 28, 1838 May 29, 1838 May 30, 1838 May 31, 1838
  • Page 40

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    one year ago this morning I left Kirtland in company with Elder Hale to go to the Islands of the sea the Lord hath prospered our way & blessed be his name. Whare will another May day find me O, LORD thou knowest. After being refreshed by the breeze I drew my pen & wrote these lines & then returned to E. Elstons house & felt refreshed by our morning's walk. We dined at Mr Elstons & walked to Westtown & appointed a meeting ...
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    June 1, 1838 June 2, 1838 June 3, 1838 June 4, 1838 June 5, 1838 June 6, 1838