Moses Thatcher

Moses Thatcher (1842-1909) was born 2 Feb. 1909 in Sangamon Co., Illinois. He was the son of Hezekiah Thatcher and Alena Kitchen. He married Celestia Ann Farr on 7 Apr. 1861 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 29 Dec. 1856. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff from about 1860 to 1898, and he hosted Wilford Woodruff overnight in Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory many times. He died 21 Aug. 1909 in Logan.

Footnotes

Moses Thatcher (KWJC-56N), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). Moses Thatcher, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/moses-thatcher, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for Moses Thatcher, p. 8, image 14/160, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). “Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 Apr. 2022); Moses Thatcher, 21 Aug. 1909, Logan, Cache Co., Utah, certificate 164, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4120989. Sidney Egbert (sidegbert@gmail.com), “p1 Moses Thatcher,” memories of Moses Thatcher (KWJC-56N), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 Apr. 2022). “Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 Apr. 2022); Lettie Jane Thatcher, 21 Ju. 1921, Logan, Cache Co., Utah, certificate 164, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 4121314.

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  • Page 198

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 21 when we arived in Franklin we met a large processin of Men Women & Children. We stoped with James Backer. We held a Meeting in Franklin at the Meeting House at 5 oclok which was a stone Building filled with saints W. Woodruff Prayed D. H. Wells spoke 39 Minuts W H Hooper 35 M, President Young 39. We Met in council in the Evening & Herd several cases of Difficulty & President Young decided how they should be setled ...
    Dates:
    June 22, 1869 June 23, 1869
  • Page 199

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 23d 1869 & were shot dead By the guards June 24, 1869 ~ Thursday 24. We Met the sabbath school children at the Bowery they were addressed By G Q. Cannon, D H Wells & President Young who spoke to Parents & children we Met in the Bowery at 10 oclok J W Young Prayed, G Q Cannon spoke 61 Minuts. Several Missionaries were then called to go on Missions. B Young jr then spoke 37. We dined with Brother ...
    Dates:
    June 24, 1869 June 25, 1869 June 26, 1869 June 27, 1869 June 28, 1869 June 29, 1869 June 30, 1869 July 1, 1869 July 2, 1869
  • Page 305

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 21, 1871 J. F. Smith Prayed W Woodruff spoke 33 M, E F Sheets 15 M D P. Kimball 7 John W Young 5 M G. A. Smith 25 M we then rode to Logan 2 M July 22, 1871 ~ Saturday 22d We Met at the Bowery for a 2 days Meeting W Woodruff opened By Prayer President Young spoke 18 M Joseph Young spoke 61 G ...
    Dates:
    July 22, 1871 July 23, 1871 July 24, 1871 July 25, 1871 July 26, 1871 July 27, 1871
  • Page 330

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 22d 1872 over $200 in green backs the whole Party passed off plesantly I attended the lecture in the Evening of Mr McDonald January 23, 1872 ~ Tuesday 23d Preston is vary sick to day it is terminating in the Brain fever I spent the Afternoon in the Council & attended the lecture in the Evening Preston had a vary sick night January 24, 1872 ~ Wednesday 24. The babe seems some better this morning I spent the afternoon in the ouncil. Preston had a vary bad ...
    Dates:
    January 23, 1872 January 24, 1872 January 25, 1872 January 26, 1872 January 27, 1872 January 28, 1872 January 29, 1872 January 30, 1872 January 31, 1872 February 1, 1872 February 2, 1872 February 3, 1872 February 4, 1872 February 5, 1872 February 9, 1872 February 10, 1872
  • Page 338

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    May 21, 1872 I went to the farm & took 60 Bushels of wheat to Mill & got it ground I spent the night at the farm May 21, 1872 ~ Tuesday 21. I finished planting my Beets, Carrotts, Beans &c, today & went to the City & spent the night 6 M May 22, 1872 ~ Wednesday 22 I went to the field & Returned 6 M May 23, 1872 ~ Thursday 23. I went to the field & Returned & spent the day choreing 6 M May ...
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    May 21, 1872 May 22, 1872 May 23, 1872 May 24, 1872 May 25, 1872 May 26, 1872 May 27, 1872 May 28, 1872 May 29, 1872 May 30, 1872 May 31, 1872 June 1, 1872 June 2, 1872
  • Page 1

    Part of Religious – Dreams and Visions 1874–1886

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    These papers have been examined by me E L W These are visions. [Sideways on envelope] 15,000 shares of Sondown Stock Recept of Moses Thatcher $7000
  • Page 317

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

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    June 14, 1864 ~ Tuesday June 14 1864 I spent the day Journalizing & in my garden my Indian Boy got flung from a Horse & Badly injured in the face & arms June 15, 1864 ~ Wednesday to June 17, 1864 ~ Friday 15 16 & 17. I spent the time mostly in my Garden June 18, 1864 ~ Saturday 18. I spent most of the Time in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 45 persons H. C. Kimball ...
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    June 14, 1864 June 15, 1864 June 18, 1864 June 19, 1864 June 20, 1864 June 22, 1864 June 23, 1864 June 24, 1864 June 25, 1864
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, and Joseph F. Smith from Wilford Woodruff and Franklin D. Richards, 2 May 1883

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    [Sideways writing] Pres Woodruff City May 2/83 President's Office Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake City, U. S. May 2d 1883 President John Taylor and Counselers George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith. Beloved Brethren: At a meeting of the Council of the Twelve Apostles, at which eight of the Council and Counselor Wells were present, it was unanimously voted: That we recommend to the First Presidency the importance of translating and publishing a stereotyped edition of ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Taylor, George Q. Cannon, and Joseph F. Smith from Wilford Woodruff and Franklin D. Richards, 2 May 1883

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    of Mormon in the Spanish language is much needed in the Mexican Mission and among sev- eral of the larger tribes of Lamanites who speak more or less that language. As this is a labor that will require some length of time to perform, we shall be thankful to learn your conclusion as early as may suit your convenience that, if favorable, Elder Thatcher may get soon at the work. In the love of the Gospel and in behalf of the Council. W. Woodruff President F. D. Richards - Clerk ...
  • Page 27

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

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    April 8, 1873 ~ Tuesday Aprail 8, 1873 Conference Met at 10 oclok. Sin[g]ing & Prayer By G. B. Wallace A. O. Smoot spoke 47 Minutes & gave a vary interesting practical discours upon the Temporal affairs in Zion. He was followed By G. Q. Cannon who spoke 50 Minuts. Afternoon J. F. Smith Prayed President Young spoke 55 Minuts & gave much good instruction to the people upon Temporal things. Then the Authorities of the Church were presented to the Conference ...
    Dates:
    April 8, 1873 April 9, 1873 April 10, 1873