Mephibosheth Sirrine (1811-1848) was born 27 Oct. 1811 in Philipstown, Dutchess Co., New York. He was the son of Isaac Sirrine and Sarah. He married Mariah Wheeler; widowed in 1844. He married Rachael Gillett in 1845. He was baptized before Aug. 1838. He and Wilford Woodruff attended a church conference in 1844 in Franklin, Oakland Co., Michigan. He died 25 Apr. 1848 on the Ohio River, and Wilford Woodruff attended his funeral.
Mephibosheth N Sirrine (KNQK-QS3), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 3 Sep. 2022). Mephibosheth Sirrine, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/mephibosheth-sirrine, accessed 3 Sep. 2022). Mephibosheth Sirrine, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/mephibosheth-sirrine, accessed 3 Sep. 2022). Hartford Courant, “Marriages” (Hartford, Connecticut), 11 Apr. 1845, vol. 9, no. 85, p. 2; database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com, accessed 3 Sep. 2022.
Excerpt:June 11, 1844 ~ Tuesday June 11th We rode to Franklin whare we had an interview with Elders C. C. Rich D. Fulmer and a num ber of Elders, here we found a branch of the church raised up by Elder Sarine our conference was to be here. But we found Elder Sarine in a deplo- able state he had been kicked in the face by a horse had his Jaw broken to pieces had been done seven weeks had mortifyed ...Dates:June 11, 1844 June 12, 1844 June 13, 1844
Excerpt:June 14, 1844 ~ Friday June 14th I spent the day at Mr Van Avery June 15, 1844 ~ Saturday June 15th Conference Minutes Conference opened in Franklin, Oakland, Co Michigan on the 15th Day of June 1844 There were present two of the Twelve, W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith. 5 High Priest, C. C. Rich. H. Green. Z. Colton, G. Coltrin, D. Fulmer. 2 Seventies ...Dates:June 14, 1844 June 15, 1844
Excerpt:trunk & bed from 21 Chatham st Br Simpsons to 24 second street, it was a rainy, freezing, sleeting day I recieved a deed to take to Elder Ward of Liverpool I sent an appointment to Pheladelphia church to attend a meeting on Tuesday November 29, 1844 ~ Friday 29th [FIGURES] I done up a package of papers Almanac's pamphlets &c & sent to the following persons Aphek & Ozem Woodruff Azmon Woodruff, Henry Woodford,Dates:November 29, 1844 November 30, 1844 December 1, 1844 December 2, 1844 December 3, 1844
Excerpt:May 18, 1848 ~ Thursday 18th Our babe is some better to day I was unwell myself. May 19, 1848 ~ Friday 19 I was quite unwell to day, rumours have reached us that the Indians had commenced slaughtering the inhabitants of Oregon. Also that the Queen of England had abdicated her throne & had shiped for Canida for Protection. our streets are thronged with waggons on their way for the Horn [FIGURE] I gave a ...Dates:May 18, 1848 May 19, 1848 May 20, 1848 May 21, 1848 May 22, 1848 May 23, 1848 May 24, 1848 May 25, 1848 May 26, 1848 May 27, 1848 May 28, 1848 May 29, 1848 May 30, 1848 May 31, 1848
Excerpt:High Priest and Patriarch on this twenty third day of October AD 1848 he being 85 years 10 months & 2 days old He has also done much good to the church he paid into the hands of Elder Sarine $267 dollars for his tithing and $163 for Sarine own use, and $17 dollars to E. T. Benson has given $700 dollars in all to help the Saints and for Tithing. He gave W Woodruff $3 to pay his fare &c &c I left the old Patriarch rejoicing ...Dates:October 24, 1848 October 25, 1848