Joseph W. Sylvester

Joseph W. Sylvester (1815-1862) was born 30 May 1815 in Deer Isle, Hancock Co., Maine. He was the son of Crowell H. Sylvester and Hannah Sanders. He married Martha Burgess on 26 Sep. 1837 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine; Wilford Woodruff attended the wedding. He hosted Wilford Woodruff regulary in 1838. He died 27 May 1862.

Footnotes

Joseph Winthrop Sylvester (LRV2-9FW), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 13 Sep. 2022). Joseph W. Sylvester, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/joseph-w-sylvester, accessed 13 Sep. 2022). "Town, vital, and church records 1784-1867," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 13 Sep. 2022); Joseph Sylvester, birth, 30 May 1815, Deer Isle, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 30; citing Deer Isle, Maine, Town Clerk, image 253/500; DGS 8649920. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 13 Sep. 2022); Crowell H. Sylvester and Hannah Sanders, marriage, 1811, Deer Isle, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 305; citing Deer Isle, Maine, Town Clerk, “Vital records 1781-1940,” image 149/335; DGS 4255379. "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 13 Sep. 2022); Joseph W. Silvester and Sarah Burgess, marriage, 26 Sep. 1837, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 306; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 319/837; DGS 7596929." “Capt Joseph Winthrop Sylvester” (1815-1862), memorial no. 101019528; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 13 Sep. 2022).

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  • Page 15

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

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    I also wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes. spent the night at Capt B Coombs January 4, 1838 ~ Thursday Jan 4. I wrote a Letter to Aphek Woodruff in farmington Cont January 5, 1838 ~ Friday 5. I wrote a Letter to Asahel Woodruff. I rode in a wherry across the Bay in company with Mrs Woodruff & spent the night with Mr Thomas Arey 1st wrote ...
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    January 4, 1838 January 5, 1838 January 6, 1838 January 7, 1838 January 8, 1838 January 9, 1838 January 10, 1838 January 12, 1838 January 13, 1838 January 14, 1838 January 15, 1838
  • Page 17

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

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    January 20, 1838 ~ Saturday 22 20 Early in the morning I Baptized two persons viz capt Isaac Crockett & William Merchant. We then walked to Mr John Smith's whare I again met Mrs Woodruff we spent the night at Mr Smiths Distance 8 m January 21, 1838 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday met a large congregation in No 2 for a meeting Elder Ball addressed the people I followed him {The spirit of God rested upon me to a ...
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    January 20, 1838 January 21, 1838 January 22, 1838 January 23, 1838 January 24, 1838 January 25, 1838 January 26, 1838 January 27, 1838 January 28, 1838 January 29, 1838 January 30, 1838 January 31, 1838
  • Page 18

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

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    February 1, 1838 ~ Thursday Feb 1st I repaired in company with Elder Ball to a stream of water we their clensed our feet with pure water and bore testimony unto God through Jesus Christ against Mr Douglass the Methodest Priest for rejecting our testimony & offending our little ones this is the third witness borne to heaven against that man O God reward him according to thy Mercy, Judgment, Justice, & Truth. We call upon Br & Sister Merchant & found them possessing ...
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    February 1, 1838 February 2, 1838 February 3, 1838 February 4, 1838 February 5, 1838 February 6, 1838
  • Page 174

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    should come upon him for rejecting that Book as being the word of God &c. I took the minutes of his discours & when he closed I arose and informed the people I would hold a meeting at the meetinghouse on Sunday and answer his objections. I however rectifyed some of his mistakes in his presence. Spent the night with Brother Eames. 7 m[iles] September 12, 1837 ~ Tuesday Sept 12th We held a meeting at Mr. C. Sterretts & Baptized his whole ...
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    September 12, 1837 September 13, 1837 September 14, 1837 September 15, 1837 September 16, 1837 September 17, 1837 September 18, 1837 September 19, 1837 September 20, 1837 September 21, 1837 September 22, 1837 September 23, 1837 September 24, 1837 September 25, 1837 September 26, 1837