Levi Taylor

Levi Taylor (1802-1884) was born 13 Feb. 1802 in North Carolina. He married Nancy Ann Rowlett Smoot on 10 Mar. 1825 in Kentucky. He was baptized 22 Mar. 1835 in Henry Co., Tennessee. He attended the Blood River Branch in Henry Co., Tennessee in 1835 when Wilford Woodruff was a missionary there. He died 5 Apr. 1884 in Johnson Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

Levi T. Taylor (L7S9-NN3), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 May 2022). Levi Taylor, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/levi-taylor, accessed 2 Jun. 2022). Loretta Nixon1 (ldnixon@msn.com), “Bible Record of Ann Rowlett Smoot Taylor,” sources for Levi T. Taylor (L7S9-NN3), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Jun. 2022). Loretta Nixon1 (ldnixon@msn.com), “No Title" [image of grave marker], memories of Levi T Taylor (L7S9-NN3), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 2 Jun. 2022). 1850 U.S. Census, Johnson Co., Illinois, p. 361, Levi Taylor; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 May 2022). Gloria Ruth Goodman Andrus, To Luella and Ed with love: a history of Luella Hall and Edward Rothlisberget (Rexburg, Idaho: Rothlisberger Family Association, 1991), p. 33-40; digital images, Internet Archive (https://archive.org/, accessed 20 Jun. 2022).

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  • Page 68

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

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    December 18, 1835 ~ Friday Dec ^18^ Preached at Father Greenwoods at night December 19, 1835 ~ Saturday 19th Saturday Rode to Br Clapps ^on Tarapan Creek^ Preached at his house & Baptized 5 persons 4 men. 1 woman one of the men was A Campbellite Priest communed with the Saints had a good time 3 mile December 20, 1835 ~ Sunday 20th Rode on Sunday to Clarks River Preached at Mr
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    December 18, 1835 December 19, 1835 December 20, 1835 December 21, 1835 December 22, 1835 December 23, 1835 December 24, 1835 December 27, 1835 December 28, 1835 December 29, 1835 December 30, 1835 December 31, 1835
  • Page 72

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

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    The Second Book of Willford for 1836 January 1, 1836 ~ Friday Jan. 1st. Friday Spent the day at Brother Levi Taylors Bloody KY. January 2, 1836 ~ Saturday 2nd Wrote A Letter to Elder W. Parrish containing 200 lines in answer to his Dated Nov 29 1835 Which I receieved on the 1st of Jan 1836 January 3, 1836 ~ Sunday 3rd Preached on the Lords day at Joseph Chumbleys returned to ...
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    January 1, 1836 January 2, 1836 January 3, 1836 January 6, 1836 January 10, 1836 January 17, 1836 January 18, 1836 January 19, 1836 January 20, 1836 January 22, 1836 January 23, 1836 January 24, 1836 January 25, 1836 January 26, 1836
  • Page 73

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

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    January 27, 1836 ~ Wednesday 27 Jan Rode to Stephen Brady's distance 24 miles January 28, 1836 ~ Thursday 28 Preached at Stephen Brady's & rode to J Freemans: 14 m[iles] January 29, 1836 ~ Friday 29 Preached at John Rowlett's & Blessed 3 Children in the name of the Lord & rode to Br Taylors 5 miles January 30, 1836 ~ Saturday 30 Rode to Br
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    January 27, 1836 January 28, 1836 January 29, 1836 January 30, 1836 January 31, 1836 February 1, 1836 February 2, 1836 February 3, 1836 February 4, 1836 February 5, 1836 February 6, 1836 February 7, 1836 February 8, 1836 February 9, 1836 February 10, 1836 February 11, 1836 February 12, 1836 February 13, 1836 February 14, 1836 February 15, 1836
  • Page 74

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

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    February 16, 1836 ~ Tuesday Feb 16 Rode to Br Petty's Preached at his house. 10 miles & Wrote A Letter to John Whitmer & Jared Carter & sent them two subscribers for M[essenger] & Ad[vocate] & 8 baptised since Dec 1st 1835 & sent them in the Letter $40. dollars & an account of $5, dollars that I sent in Seth Utley's Letter. $45 dollars the whole $6, dollars was for ...
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    February 16, 1836 February 17, 1836 February 18, 1836 February 19, 1836 February 20, 1836 February 21, 1836 February 22, 1836 February 23, 1836 February 24, 1836 February 25, 1836 February 26, 1836
  • Page 76

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

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    February 28, 1836 ~ Sunday Feb 28 Sunday Rode to Father Greenwood's Preached at his house then rode to Br James Allen distance 6 miles Sister Margarett Clapp Was instantly healed at the laying on of hands of the Elders February 29, 1836 ~ Monday 29 Rode from Br Allens with Brothers Cathcart. Bo ydstun & Clapp to Mr John Clapp's on the Little ...
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    February 28, 1836 February 29, 1836 February 29, 1836 March 1, 1836 March 2, 1836 March 3, 1836 March 4, 1836 March 5, 1836 March 7, 1836 March 9, 1836 March 10, 1836 March 11, 1836 March 12, 1836
  • Page 77

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

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    March 13, 1836 ~ Sunday March 13 Sunday Preached at Br Taylors communed with the Saints[.] after meetings visited Sister Chumbley who lay apparently upon a bed of Death but was resigned to the will of God & After bidding her farewell I left in company with Elder Abram O Smoot who has now commenced travling with me to Preach the gospel of the Son of God may the Lord bless us & enable us to do much good rode to Mr John Landers Preached ...
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    March 13, 1836 March 14, 1836 March 15, 1836 March 16, 1836 March 17, 1836 March 18, 1836 March 19, 1836 March 20, 1836 March 21, 1836 March 22, 1836 March 23, 1836 March 24, 1836 March 25, 1836 March 26, 1836 March 27, 1836 March 28, 1836
  • Page 78

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

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    Soon after the meeting was dissmissed Miss Elizabeth Wilson was attacked with violent sickness {Elder Wells and myself assisted her throughout the night} we thought she would soon depart but the Lord was merciful unto her {Elizabeth was a lady possessing a generous heart a refined mind and adoring and expanded} thought {celebrated for her accomplishment and the knowledge and right she possesses and [uses] her} qualifications {to the best advantage} Elizabeth had much influence in the society of her acquaintance esspecially her sect March 29, 1836 ~ Tuesday March 29
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    March 29, 1836 March 30, 1836 March 31, 1836 April 1, 1836 April 2, 1836 April 3, 1836 April 4, 1836 April 5, 1836 April 6, 1836
  • Page 79

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

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    April 7, 1836 ~ Thursday Aprail 7th Rode to Br Simeon Hendricks & Spent the day in teaching them & strivings to reinstate them into their former faith & fellowship which had been shaken by wrong constructions upon the Law of the Church &c by Elder Cathcart these are days of trial Who is weak & I am not weak Who is offended and I burn not O my God give me wisdom & spirit to feed the flock & proclaim against every evil Spirit. held a debate with Mr
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    April 7, 1836 April 8, 1836 April 9, 1836 April 10, 1836 April 11, 1836 April 12, 1836 April 13, 1836 April 14, 1836 April 15, 1836 April 16, 1836 April 17, 1836 April 18, 1836 April 19, 1836
  • Page 80

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

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    it was A happy meeting he had Been with Elder Patten & his wife for several days Br Smoot related the news to me from Br Patten which was glorious in the first degree he gave me an account of the endowment at Kirtland Ohio the heavens was opened unto them Angels & Jesus Christ was seen of them sitting at the right hand of the father he also informed me that Elder W Parish (& his wife) ...
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    April 20, 1836 April 21, 1836 April 22, 1836 April 23, 1836 April 24, 1836 April 25, 1836 April 26, 1836 April 27, 1836 April 28, 1836 April 29, 1836 April 30, 1836 May 1, 1836 May 2, 1836
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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ADVENTURE IN BLOODY RIVER. I told him we did not really consider them essential to salva- tion. He said he did, and therefore should not join our Church. On the 4th of April, 1835, I had the happy privilege of meeting Elder Warren Parrish at the house of Brother Frys. He had been preaching in that part of Tennessee, in company with David W. Patten, and had baptized a number and organ- ized several small branches. Brother Patten had ...
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    April 4, 1835 August 15, 1835 October 20, 1835