Parley Parker Pratt

Parley Parker Pratt (1807-1857) was born 12 Apr. 1807 in Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. He was the son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. He married Thankful Halsey on 9 Sep. 1827. He was baptized 1 Sep. 1830. He served alongside Wilford Woodruff as an Apostle. He died 13 May 1857 in Van Buren, Crawford Co., Arkansas.

Footnotes

Parley Parker Pratt (KWNT-GX2), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Parley Parker Pratt, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/parley-parker-pratt, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Parley Parker Pratt, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/parley-parker-pratt, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 115

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

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    November 26, 1836 ~ Saturday Nov 26th I visited President & Doct Cowdery at the Printing office & made a general settlement with them for the M[essenger] & Advocate for the subscribers of the South I gave 9 new subscribers to them & Paid them $41.50 for the M & Advocate which setteled all matters between us. I receieved some counsel from Presidents Smith & Rigdon to Elder Parrishe's house & spent the day in writing November 27, 1836 ~ ...
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    November 26, 1836 November 27, 1836
  • Page 116

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

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    in the house of the Lord assembled together from the the east, west, north & south many with whom I had been intimately acquainted I truly felt to thank God that his promises had been verifyed unto me by giving me a seat & a name within his house & within his walls {[illegible]} as of sons & of daughters Their was four Confirmed after the sacrament under the hands of Elder O Hide[.] President J. Smith addressed the congragation & the meeting Closed Spent the night with Elder
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    November 28, 1836 November 29, 1836 November 30, 1836 December 1, 1836
  • Page 106

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Mooved by Er Young & Secd by P P Pratt that this Conference be adjourned till the 6th Day of July next to be held in Preston at 10 oclok A.M. Carried The Meeting then Adjourned Heber C Kimble President Wm Clayton Clerk The whole Number of the Saints in England & Scotland including official members is Saints 1671 Elders 34 Priest ...
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    for the Church. Mooved by Er Kimble & Sec. by Er P P Pratt that a Committy of three be appointed to make a selection of Hymns Mooved by Er Orson Pratt & Seconded. by Er Willford Woodruff that Elder Brigham Young Er P P Pratt & Er J. Taylor form the Committy for the Selection of the Hymns Mooved by Er W Richards Secd by
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Mooved by Er John Taylor Secd. by Er P P Pratt that the copy right of the Book of Doctrins & Covenants & the Book of Mormon be secured as soon as possible Mooved by Elr W Woodruff secnd by Er W. Richards that Elders Brigham Young Heber C. Kimble & Parley P Pratt be the Committy to secure the Coppy Right Mooved by Er H C. Kimble secd by Er W Richards ...
  • Page 112

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    John Tayler commence his Labours in Liverpool, that P. P. Pratt go to Manchester to publish the periodical & that George A. Smith go to the Potteries & that Elders Brigham Young & W Richards go with me into the field or vineyard which I had opened in Herefordshire & the adjoining county. So I took the parting hand with the Twelve & Saints ...
    Dates:
    April 19, 1840 April 20, 1840 April 21, 1840
  • Page 119

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    between & Ledbury with other villages in the wes[t] with a fine beautiful cultivated vale upon evry hand, & while standing upon this eminance & beholding this grand prospect or survey to add to the solemnity of the scenery the thu- nders began to roll & lightnings flash beneath my feet while the rain desended in torrents in the vale beneath while I was in the midst or above the clouds to behold the scene May 10, 1840 ~ Sunday 10th Sunday I met a company ...
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    May 10, 1840 May 11, 1840
  • Page 61

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    committee settle the financial or business matters thereof with Joseph Smith Jun to whom the profits rightly belong. Resolved that Elder Amos Fielding be appointed to superintend fitting out the Saints from Liverpool to America under the instructions of Elder P. P. Pratt Resolved that Brother G. J. Adams go to Bedford & Northampton and labour in that region. Adjourned till 10 o-clock tomorrow A.M Elder Kimball ...
    Dates:
    April 3, 1841 April 5, 1841
  • Page 62

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Elder Woodruff that the Twelve do business at the Conference as a quorum & call upon the Church or Conference to sanction it. Adjourned till the 6th Inst to meet in general Conference at Carpenters Hall at 10 oclock A.M. O. Hyde Clerk [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder John Taylor, Tailor April 6, 1841 ~ Tuesday CONFERENCE MINUTES The Council of the Twelve assembled at Manchester ...
    Dates:
    April 6, 1841
  • Page 63

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Locations By whom Represented Members Elders Priest Teachers Deacons Manchester P. P. Pratt 443 7 15 9 0 Clitheroe Conference H.C. Kimball 318 6 12 13 3 Preston Do P. Melling 675 11 15 13 3 Liverpool J. Taylor 190 9 8 4 3 Isle of Man Do Do 90 2 4 2 0 London Conference L. Snow 137 3 8 4 2