Lyman Wight

Lyman Wight (1796-1858) was born 9 May 1796 in Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York. He was the son of Levi Wight Jr. and Sarah Corbin. He married Harriet Benton on 5 Jan. 1823. He was baptized 14 Nov. 1830. He and Wilford Woodruff were part of Zion's Camp, Nauvoo City Council, and the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge. He died 31 Mar. 1858 in Dexter, Medina Co., Texas.

Footnotes

Lyman Wight (KWJR-TLX), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Lyman Wight, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/lyman-wight, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Lyman Wight, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/lyman-wight, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 56

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    22 1860 Mill it will be ready to run in few weeks I spent a part of the afternoon in the office. June 23, 1860 ~ Saturday 23 I rode to Fort Harriman and spent the night 25 miles June 24, 1860 ~ Sunday 24 Sunday I preached at Fort Harriman and {{priesthood blessing|Blessed 2 children June 25, 1860 ~ Monday 25 I went up into the canyon with Wilford & Moroni & got a ...
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    June 23, 1860 June 24, 1860 June 25, 1860 June 26, 1860 June 27, 1860 June 28, 1860 June 29, 1860 June 30, 1860 July 1, 1860 July 2, 1860
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    Part of Letter from Orange Lysander Wight, 17 September 1858

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    Mountain Valley Sept 17—58 Dear cousins, a week or two ago we had the pleasure of reding letters from you and Elder Woodruff addressed to my Father. we morne to till [tell] you and Elder Woodruff that our fathers spirit is with his God that his body lies low in the dust from whence it came. peace be with his sole [soul], for he had trouble ennough in life to rest in peace. He he departed this life the 31 march A.D. 1858. he died verry suden ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1858
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Orange Lysander Wight, 17 September 1858

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    [sideways text] [Wilford Woodruff] Mountain Valley Sept 17, 1858 From Orin L Wight. giving an Accout of the Death of Lyman Wight the 31st March 1858 Directed to Stephen Wight or Wilford Woodruff [end of sideways text] ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Orson Pratt to Wilford Woodruff and George A. Smith, 6 November 1840

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    No 40, North Richmond St., Edinburgh, Scotland. Novr 6th 1840 Dear brethren Woodruff & Smith Yours of Nov. 4th came to hand this morning. I am pleased to hear from you so often but I am sorry that I cannot give you more news. I have however Just received a letter from Parley enclosing another from my Dear Sally containing news from Nauvoo up to Septr 11th. She writes that its ^has^ been sickly there this season that many have died sometimes two 3 & 4 per ...
    Dates:
    November 6, 1840
  • Page 162

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 26 1876 I spent the Afternoon in the council January 27, 1876 ~ Thursday 27 [FIGURE] I spent the Afternoon in the council and in the Evening I delivered a lecture ^in the 14 ward school House^ upon the History of the 30 Apostles of the last dispensatin Their names are as follows as they stand in there callings or Quorum I mark the dead & AP for Apost[atiz]ed The first Quorum of the Twelve Joseph Smith 1 Apostle
    Dates:
    January 27, 1876
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Chapter 2

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. 121 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. CHAPTER II. ORDAINED TO THE APOSTLESHIP--MY MIS- SION TO ENGLAND. Joseph Smith, the Prophet, asked the Lord what His will was concerning the Twelve, and the Lord answered in a revelation, given July 8th, 1838, in which He says: "Let them take leave of my Saints in the city Far West, on the 26th day of April next, on the building spot of my house, saith the Lord. Let my servant John ...
    Dates:
    July 8, 1838 April 26, 1839
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Chapter 2

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    122 TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE requirement of the revelation, on the 18th of April, 1839, I took into my wagon Brigham Young and Orson Pratt: and Father Cutler took into his wagon John Taylor and George A. Smith, and we started for Far West. On the way we met John E. Page, who was going with his family, to Quincy, Illinois. His wagon had turned over ...
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    April 18, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839
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    Part of An Epistle of the Twelve, 12 October 1841

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    AN EPISTLE OF THE TWELVE, TO THE BTETHREN SCATTERED ABROAD ON THE CONTINENT OF AMERICA, GREETING: BELOVED BRETHREN, It seemeth good to us to write unto you at this time concerning the great things of the kingdom of our God, and more especially as we have been called upon by the late General Conference so to do; that the work may not be hindered, but that all may understand their privi lege and duty in this day of glorious events, so that by exercising themselves therein, they may attain unto those ...
    Dates:
    October 12, 1841
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    Part of Letter from Orin L. Wight, 17 September 1858

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    Mountain Vallay Sept 17, 1858 From Orin L Wight giving an Account a the Death of Lyman Wight the 31[st] March 1858 Directed to Staphen Wight or Wilford Woodruff
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    Part of Letter to Brigham Young and Council, 15 February 1849

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    TO THE SAINTS SCATTERED ABROAD—GREETING: BELOVED BRETHREN AND FRIENDS:— After so long a time, we have heard direct from Elder LYMAN WIGHT, and have learned his whereabouts. He is in Texas, and I think on one of the tributaries of the Colorado River, about seventy five miles from the city of Austin. He has addressed a pamphlet of sixteen pages to the Latter Day Saints, scattered abroad, and to every body else, containing his appeals to them, and the cogitations of his own mind. If the Lord ...