Leonora Cannon Taylor

Leonora Cannon Taylor (1796-1868) was born in 1796 in Peel, Isle of Man. She was the daughter of Captain Cannon. She married John Taylor in 1833 in Canada. She was baptized in 1836. She supported Wilford Woodruff in various locations, including Tennessee and Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio. She died in Dec. 1867 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Leonora Cannon (KWV4-J33), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Leonora Cannon Taylor, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/leonora-cannon-taylor, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Leonora Cannon Taylor, The Journal of George Q. Cannon (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/people/leonora-cannon-taylor?letter=T&lang=eng, accessed 17 Jan. 2021).

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  • Page 108

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

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    water & also with strong drink or spirits this not by commandment but from choice We then accor ding to commandment clensed our hands and feet and bore testimony unto God against the Ben ton County mob & also against Paris & many others who had rejected our testimony We enjo yed a solumn, spiritual, & interesting Season We retired from the water in the spirit of God & spent the night for the last time at Brother Levi Taylors ...
    Dates:
    October 13, 1836 October 14, 1836 October 15, 1836 October 16, 1836 October 17, 1836 October 18, 1836 October 19, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 21, 1836
  • Page 135

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

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    February 20, 1842 ~ Sunday Feb 20 Sunday I spent the day at home reading & writing February 21, 1842 ~ Monday to February 26, 1842 ~ Saturday 21 22 23 24 25 & 26 Was spent in the printing office Nothing remarkable transpired with us during the week excepting we prepared a plate [ink color change] for making a cut at the commencement of the Book of Abraham which is to be published in the 9 No of the 3 vol of the ...
    Dates:
    February 20, 1842 February 21, 1842 February 26, 1842 February 27, 1842 February 28, 1842 March 1, 1842
  • Page 196

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

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    Seal the hearts of the children to the fathers Malachi IV. Ch 6 vers [FIGURE] ^Wilford & Phebe W Woodruff receivd our 2d Anointing & sealings^ January 29, 1844 ~ Monday 29th Monday I met in the evening at Elder B Youngs for a Prayer meeting but few of us to gether January 30, 1844 ~ Tuesday 30 [FIGURE] Met with the quorum at Elder Youngs for a meeting [FIGURES] Br & Sister John Taylor was with us. ...
    Dates:
    January 29, 1844 January 31, 1844
  • Page 101

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

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    Elder Brigham Young house for meeting. President Hiram Smith opened the meeting by prayer after which the Presidency lade their hands upon my head & sealed a blessing upon me President Rigdon being speaker they also sealed a blessing upon the head of Elders George A Smith & Turley. Also upon the head of Sister Young sister Tailor & my wife. If we were faithful we had the promise of again returning to the bosom of ...
  • Page 78

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. CHAPTER XX. PREPARING FOR OUR JOURNEY AND MISSION—THE BLES- SING OF THE PROPHET JOSEPH UPON OUR HEADS, AND HIS PROMISES UNTO US—THE POWER OF THE DEVIL MANIFESTED TO HINDER US IN THE PERFORMANCE OF OUR JOURNEY. ON the first of July, 1839, Joseph Smith and his counsel- ors, Sidney Rigdon and Hyrum Smith, crossed the river to Montrose, Lee County, Iowa|Montrose, to spend the day with the Twelve, and set them apart and bless them ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1839
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

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    by brother Hyde - they are much company - for me wish you could see them a while I kiss them every day for their pa. My dear Willford did you know that 11 long months has passed away and you have not said one word about comeing home in your letters - is seames almost an age, do tell me something about it in your next letter - may the will of the Lord be done but I hope that it will be to send you home this fall is not pray the Lord that I ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

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    Brother and sister Smoot send their respects to you - Phebe W Woodruff sends hers to you and the brethren that went from Americ likewise all the saints in Eng. The family where I live are verry kind to me I am comfortable for provision now. - My cow has lately come in and she is so ugly about milking that I cant do much with her - shall I sell the calf in the fall or change it for a heifer - I have two calves now ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    oppen their way, brother Young has been verry sick on his way— brother Kimbal was in the state of N.Y. some where but do not know where— brother J. Page is near Lima preaching— has baptized 8 or 10 O. Pratt was expecting to start for England as soon as he has company the last that I heard of him— Brother L. White called here a few days since says that he thinks of ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    I do not know as you can find out this letter for I have to write it mostly with my babe in my armes and little Sarah around me – she calls aloud for pa-pa many times in a day but the poor child has no pa to hear her. she is quite lonely like myselfe can you not tell me some thing near when you shall y come home I shall look for you in the fall. I have written you three letters before this since you left this continent and d^i^rected ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    out the church. Lest you may not get my letters I would just say that brother Ilus is married and sister Shuah expects to be soon. sister Rhoda Scammans has a young daughter 13 days older than my babe. brother Luther wants to come to the west but sister R does not. Did you know of the correspondence between brother Webster and sister Eunice I knew nothing of it untill he came here