Leonard Wilford Hardy

Leonard Wilford Hardy (1805-1884) was born 31 Dec. 1805 in Bradford, Essex Co., Massach. He was the son of Simon Hardy and Rhoda. He married Elizabeth Nichols Goodridge on 22 Oct. 1826, and they were the parents of Clarissa Harriman Hardy, who sealed to Wilford Woodruff. He was baptized 2 Dec. 1832. He served a mission with Wilford Woodruff to England from Dec. 1844 to Oct. 1845. He died 31 Jul. 1884 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Leonard Wilford Hardy (KWJH-XHQ), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 Feb. 2021). Leonard Wilford Hardy, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/leonard-wilford-hardy, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Vital Records of Bradford Massachusetts, to the End of the Year, 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1907), p. 67, 137. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: The Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 1:236-237. “Leonard Wilford Hardy,”Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 19 Feb. 2021). “Leonard Wilford Hardy,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, UT; Find A Grave, 20 May 2007, memorial no. 19460268 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Feb. 2021). “Bishop Leonard W. Hardy,” Deseret News, 6 Aug. 1884, p. 457.

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  • Page 46

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    March 6, 1845 ~ Thursday 6th I spent the day at the of[fice] [FIGURE] I recieved 3 Letters 4 miles March 7, 1845 ~ Friday 7th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Ilus F Carter & spent the day at the office 4 m March 8, 1845 ~ Saturday 8th I wrode to Preston with Elder Ward & spent the night at Sister Ellen Green 101 Bedford st 35 m ...
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    March 6, 1845 March 7, 1845 March 8, 1845 March 9, 1845
  • Page 48

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    we returned to the town dined together we then returned took the parting hand with Elders Banks & Hardy & all the Saints Elder Hardy has had the small pox of late but is getting well over it. We rode to Liverpool & I spent the night at home. 35 m I lade hands upon 10 sick while in preston March 11, 1845 ~ Tuesday 11th [FIGURES] I recieved two Letters & wrote one ...
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    March 11, 1845 March 12, 1845
  • Page 52

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    March 15, 1845 ~ Saturday 15 [FIGURES] I recieved a letter from Br Cuerden confessing his fault & asking forgivness it was a humble letter I wrote two Letters one to Br Cuerden & one to Br L Hardy March 16, 1845 ~ Sunday Glasgow Conference 16th The Glasgow conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints assembled at the ODD FELLOWS HALL in Glasgow at 11 oclok A.M. Meeting was called to ...
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    March 15, 1845 March 16, 1845
  • Page 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 1, 1845 ~ Wednesday JAN 1st 1845 This new years day finds me on board of the Packet Ship John R Skiddy in the british Channel beating against head wind trying to get to Liverpool. I am on a mission to England to take charge of the affairs both temporal & spiritual concerns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am accompanied by Mrs Woodruff, & our youngest child Susan ...
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    January 1, 1845 January 2, 1845 January 3, 1845
  • Page 16

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    getting on the boat I came near being pushed into the water & when the boat landed at the Dock before we gont on shore it pushed of[f] again & had to return to the dock in order to land us we took cab & called at 36 Chapel st Lverpool in order to find Elder Hedlock but no one was in so we spent the night at Pig & whistle No 20 chapel st & was truly glad to set our feet on shore again after ...
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    January 4, 1845 January 5, 1845 January 6, 1845
  • Page 17

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 7, 1845 ~ Tuesday 7th Spent a good part of the day at the emigrating Office No 36. Chapel St Liverpool in the evening we hired two rooms of 2 Mr Bagnall No 38 Highfield st. we moved into them I took the lower room at 3/ per week & Elder Clark the uper room at 2/. I settled the bill at Wm Powell No 11. key st £1–2s–2p we found Mr Bagnell &
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    January 7, 1845 January 8, 1845 January 9, 1845 January 10, 1845
  • Page 18

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    January 11, 1845 ~ Saturday Jan 11th Milton Holmes to W Woodruff Dr to 4 copies of vol 4. Times & Seasons 8/ £1—12s to 100 death of the Prophet 1 1/2 D. 12–6 to 25 fac similee 2 D. 4–2 £2–8–8 Jan 11th Leonard Hardy to W. Woodruff Dr to 4 copies of vol. 4 Times & Seasons 8/ £1—12 to 100 Death of the Prophet 1 1/2 D 12–6 to 25 fac similee 2 D. 4 2 £2–8–8 Jan 11th I ...
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    January 11, 1845 January 12, 1845
  • Page 21

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    as I came into the Music Hall Elder Ward spoke to me & wished me to go with him to Manchester to visit the church & attend meeting in the evening as there had been an appointment for an american Elder to preach & many was expected out & no American to Preach we took cars arived in Manchester arived at meeting Just at the commencement of it. Elder Ward spoke a few moments introduced me to the meet ing I arose addressed the meeting ...
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    January 20, 1845
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    February 15, 1845 ~ Saturday 15th In company with Elder Leonard Hardy & James Darling Ross I rode in the rail road to Manchester, met with Elder Milton Holmes I spent the night with Br Flint distance 33 February 16, 1845 ~ Sunday 16th Sunday Met in a Special Conference with Elders Hedlock, Ward, Holmes, Hardy, Ross ...
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    February 15, 1845 February 16, 1845
  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    we had one of the most interesting conference I ever attended abroad in the vineyard much of the spirit of the Lord & union rested ^upon^ the vast congregation of the saints I lade hands upon 12 & administered to them for sickness, at the close of the conference I went home with Br Flint & spent the night. And had the following [FIGURE] Dream. I visited the flouring mill in Farmington Ct whare I found my father Aphek Woodruff who ...
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    February 17, 1845