Osage River, Missouri

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  • 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 ...
  • Page 22

    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 directions ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1835
  • 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 us ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 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
  • Page 7

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    Wight, I certifying that I had faithfully performed my duties in Zions' camp. I took my On this day I took my valise in hand, weighing 15 lbs., mostly books of Mormon, and started in company with Elder Harry Brown, we ^&^ crossed the river into Jackson Co., and bowed our knees felt thankful. to God; we bowed our knees, and prayed that God "might protect us from the mob while going through the country, and that His judgements might ...
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    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 pro- ffered us their best bed, which was highly ornamented, but we de- clined ^ her accepting her kind offer, as we were wet and muddy; she then made us a good bed of Mackinaw blankets before a large fire, and we slept comfortably. May the Lord reward both Mr. Jerrew and wife, and the Presbyterian minister ...
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] Zion's Camp to Missouri, and we had passed through all the trials of that jour- ney, and had buried a number of our brethren, as recorded in history, the Prophet called the Camp together, and organized the Church in Zion, and gave much good counsel to all. He advised all the young men, who had no families, to stay in Missouri, and not return to Kirtland. Not having any family, I stopped with ...