Josiah Gile Hardy

Josiah Gile Hardy (1813-1894) was born 17 Mar. 1813 in Bradford, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Sylvanus Hardy and Mary Boynton. He married Sarah Clark Parker on 17 Mar. 1835 in Bradford; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 6 Nov. 1842. He corresponded regularly with Wilford Woodruff in 1849, 1850, and 1886, and he hosted Wilford Woodruff in 1850 in Massachusetts. He died 12 Jan. 1894 in Colonia Pacheco, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Footnotes

Josiah Guile Hardy (KWN2-KVT), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 May 2022). Josiah Gile Hardy, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/josiah-gile-hardy, accessed 12 May 2022). "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 May 2022); Josiah G. Hardy, birth, 17 Mar. 1813, Bradford, Essex Co., Massachusetts, p. 40; citing Bradford, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, “Vital records, 1669-1848 [Bradford, Massachusetts],” image 49/194; DGS 7009579. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 May 2022); Josiah G. Hardy and Sally C. Parker, marriage, 17 Mar. 1835, Bradford, Essex Co., Massachusetts; citing Bradford, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, “Vital records, 1669-1848 [Bradford, Massachusetts],” image 145/194; DGS 7009579. Deseret Evening News, “Josiah G. Hardy” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 29 Jan. 1894, vol. XXVII, no. 58, p. 6; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 12 May 2022).

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  • Page 183

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 1, 1849 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1849 Monday this is the first day of 1849 we have traversed in our minds and recorded some things which has transpired during the past year what the present year will bring to pass time must determin. But I have no boubt [doubt] but the peresent year will chronicle events of equal importance with the past As the crices has commenced with the past it will progress with the future untill all nations will be constrained to acknowledg their is A God in Heaven whose hand is stretched out to ...
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    Ours As Brothers that his People should not steal from our People if any of them did let him know it And He would Punish them And stop it. the Brethren told him they did not want his men to steal from the calafornians for we were at peace with them. Walker replyed my men {Spaniards} [FIGURE] hate the spanyards And will steal from them And I cannot help it Brothers Daniel Browett, Allen And Cox were all killed by A Band of Diggers in ...
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    January 25, 1849 January 26, 1849 January 27, 1849 January 28, 1849 January 29, 1849
  • Page 195

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    February 16, 1849 ~ Friday 16th [FIGURE] I recieved A letter from Wm Low spent the day writi[ng] February 17, 1849 ~ Saturday 17th I visited Boston And obtained the New York weekly Her[ald] I[t] was full of news on Calafornia, gold digings, &c large Extra[cts] from the Calafornia Star. Advertisment of Samuel Brannan & Wm Stout merchantman took gold at $16 per oz. Murders were spoke of And Exhertion to form A ...
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    February 16, 1849 February 17, 1849 February 18, 1849 February 19, 1849 February 20, 1849 February 21, 1849 February 22, 1849 February 23, 1849 February 24, 1849
  • Page 196

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    February 26, 1849 ~ Sunday *256th [FIGURES] I wrote A letter to President Young & council concerning introducing school Books into the valley I sent them 13 school Books as A present from Sanborn & Carter of Portland Maine for their exhamination. I expressed my feelings upon the subject. I Also recieved A letter from Br Wm Maxfield of Wilmot Creek N. B. February 25, 1849 ~ ...
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    February 25, 1849 February 26, 1849 February 27, 1849 February 28, 1849 March 1, 1849
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    was 76 Seventy six years, and 3 three days old this day that I baptized him, I have now baptized my Father Woodruff & Father in law Carter this is a great consolation to my soul, Father Ezra Carter sen was the son of Ezra Carter 84 years old, who was the son of Daniel Carter who was the son of Ezekiel Carter, His Mothers Name was Phebe Whitemore the Daughter of Elias Whitemore. Father Carter ...
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    March 23, 1849 March 24, 1849 March 25, 1849 March 26, 1849 March 27, 1849 March 28, 1849 March 29, 1849
  • Page 203

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    March 30, 1849 ~ Friday 30th It is still a rainy day this past week has been almost one Universal scene of storm, wind, & rain. Rhoda Foss has lain at our house quiette sick with a fever Mrs Woodruff & myself prayed with her in the night & administered unto her and she began to recover, we also recieved a letter from Br Samuel Hard[y] saying that Br Josiah Hardy was vary sick & wished us to pray for ...
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    March 30, 1849 March 31, 1849 April 1, 1849 April 2, 1849 April 3, 1849 April 4, 1849 April 5, 1849
  • Page 207

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    May 4, 1849 ~ Friday 4th I took cars rode to New Haven, & spent the night with J. S. 13 m May 5, 1849 ~ Saturday 5th I parted with Father Jairus Sandford. After orda ining Br Sherman Barnes to the Office of an Elder, I took the cars rode to Boston, and arived home with my family in the edge of the evening, & found them well, after being absent more than a month, I ...
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    May 4, 1849 May 5, 1849 May 6, 1849 May 7, 1849 May 8, 1849 May 9, 1849
  • Page 209

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    & fired upon the people and killed 21 and wounded 33 the spirit of Mobing has been Manifest evry since in New York and the spirit of Mobing war confusion and anarchy is appearing all ove[r] the Earth. A mob of late arose in Canida of 7000, surrounded t[he] Parliament House broke in the windows stoned & egged the Govornour Lord Elgin & all members of Parliament burnt the Parliament House to the ground & all the Canidia Canadian Record[s] for 5000 years war is poured out upon all
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    May 15, 1849 May 16, 1849 May 17, 1849 May 18, 1849
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    May 25, 1849 ~ Friday 25th [FIGURE] I recieved a long letter from Mother Woodruff. May 26, 1849 ~ Saturday 26th Elders G. J. Hardy & Samuel Hardy visited me and in company with Father Hardy Carter we visited Boston went into the Common on to the state house, through the Quincy Market, through the Navey Yard, on board of the Franklin, visited the ships on the stocks went through the rope walk 75 rods long. saw the ...
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    May 25, 1849 May 26, 1849 May 27, 1849 May 28, 1849
  • Page 215

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    June 2, 1849 ~ Saturday June 2nd I rode in the cars in company with Elder Leon[ard] Hardy to Bradford and we spent the night with Br Sam[uel] Hardy 30 m June 3, 1849 ~ Sunday 3rd Sunday I met with the saints at Br Samuel Hardys I preached to them and had a good time we had a Church Meeting and all spoke. I administered to 3 that were sick. June 4, 1849 ~ Monday ...
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    June 2, 1849 June 3, 1849 June 4, 1849 June 5, 1849 June 6, 1849 June 7, 1849 June 8, 1849 June 9, 1849