Michel Geraud

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  • Page 37

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

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    January 16, 1835 ~ Friday Jan. 16th 1835 Jan 16th Left Brother Hitchcock and travled 12 miles south of grand river and was kindly receieved by Mr James Porter being 23 miles preached the gospel to him and his January 17, 1835 ~ Saturday 17th Left Mr Porter and travled within twelve miles of Harmony Mishion and was kindly receieved by Mr Walker being 26 miles saw deer and wolfs visited many January 18, 1835 ~ Sunday 18th Left ...
    Dates:
    January 16, 1835 January 17, 1835 January 18, 1835
  • Page 38

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

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    January 19, 1835 ~ Monday Jan 19th Left Mr Jerew and crossed the Osage River and travled through a long level fertile praire a Southeast course we traveled this day 60 long miles it being so dark we could not follow the road and we concluded to camp in the woods for the night as we could hear no sound but the howling of wolfs and as we were about to build a fire we herd the barking of a dog and the tinkling of a bell we ...
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    January 19, 1835 January 20, 1835 January 21, 1835
  • Page 21

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    REFUSED FOOD AND SHELTER. In some instances the Lord preserved us, as it were by miracle, from the mob. We dared not go to houses and get food, so we picked and ate raw corn, and slept on the ground, and did any way we could until we got out of the County. We dared not preach while in that County, and we did but little preaching in the State of Missouri. The first time I attempted to preach was on Sunday, in a tavern, in ...
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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. We were soon surrounded by Osage Indians, and kindly received by Mr. Jereu and his wife, who was an Indian. She gave us an excellent supper and a good bed, which we were thankful for after the fatigue of the day. As I laid my head on my pillow I felt to thank God, from the bottom of my heart, for the exchange of the barbarous treatment of a civilized Presbyterian priest, for the humane, kind ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 6

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 184.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- June [January] 18—We called at the Har- mony mission, and had an interview with the President, a Presbyterian minister. Although it was near sun- down, he would neither give us any- thing to eat, nor lodge us, because we were "Mormons." It was fifteen miles to the nearest house, which was Jerrew's Indian trading house. We asked the minister to direct us there. He gave us ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1835
  • Page 7

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    were having a pow-wow. As we ap- proached, we were met by a dozen large savage looking dogs; they smelt us in a friendly manner, but did not attempt to bite nor bark. We ar- rived about midnight, covered with mud, hungry and weary, and were kindly received and entertained for the remainder of the night by Mr. Jerrew, who had an Osage squaw for a wife; she prepared us a good supper, but marvelled that we did not drink coffee. She proffered us their best ...
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 200.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- June [January] 19—Mr. Jerrew gave us a good breakfast, put us across the Osage river in a canoe, and we started upon our long day's walk, it being sixty miles to the nearest house. We had not anything with us to eat. Most of our travels through the day was through prairie; before dark we en- tered timbered land; as we approached the timber, a large black bear met ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 1835
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    case of cholera in the camp. The people ^brethren^ covenanted to do this & the plague was stayed & there was not another case in camp. Joseph held several meetings with the ^Saints^ Saint Set them in order, & ^President Joseph Smith^ returned home with many other of the brethren I remained with Lyman Wight laboring with my hands till the following winter. * ^(*see paper apart & page 9th)^ At a meeting of the High Council at Lyman Wights in Clay County Missouri I was ordained to the office ...
    Dates:
    November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    kept by a Mr Jerrew, we asked the minister to direct us there. He gave us directi ^directions^ the Spirit said to me that he was decieving us, directeing us wrong, I asked the question 3 times over & he declaired he was telling us the truth we followed his direction & it led us into the Osage River swamp where we were lost in the darkness of the night ^we undertook to follow the river but it being about the crookedest one in earth America we made but slow progress^ ^and^ ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 1835