Phineas Howe Richards

Phineas Howe Richards (1788-1874) was born 15 Nov. 1788 in Framingham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. He married Wealthy Dewey on 24 Feb. 1818. He was baptized 13 Jun. 1837. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa and in Utah Territory. He died 25 Nov. 1874 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Phinehas Howe Richards (KWJB-N36), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Phineas Howe Richards, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/phineas-howe-richards, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Phineas Howe Richards, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/phineas-howe-richards, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 58

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    & destroyed it its much easier to keep your hands out of the fire than to cure them after they are burned. I would far prefer to bury any wife or child I have than to have them live to dishonor my name & disgrace themselves by commiting sin with the gentiles. If the Bishop sees any member of my family children or wives come here to meeting & take a seat in the back part of the House & spend the time in play instead of attending to the preaching I wish ...
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    February 19, 1855 February 20, 1855 February 21, 1855 February 22, 1855 February 23, 1855
  • Page 140

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

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    July 5, 1868 During the Evening I visited Brother Ott wohho was low with the consumption & administered to him July 6, 1868 ~ Monday 6. I spent the day hoeing in my Garden July 7, 1868 ~ Tuesday 7. [FIGURES] I received a letter from Wilford & Emily & wrote one to them in return I went to the Endowment House & we gave Endowmets to 29. D H Wells sealed 11 couple ...
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    July 6, 1868 July 7, 1868 July 8, 1868 July 9, 1868 July 10, 1868 July 11, 1868 July 12, 1868 July 13, 1868 July 17, 1868 July 18, 1868 July 19, 1868 July 20, 1868 July 21, 1868 July 22, 1868 July 23, 1868 July 24, 1868 July 25, 1868 July 26, 1868
  • Page 267

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    making it vary laborious upon us all so I took one of the cars myself And Assisted in ferrying in the Hot sun untill I was nearly melted I then drove teams up the Hills through the mud And bad roads untill I felt exhausted the ferry man tore open the belly of one of my best oxen which had to be sowed up & doctered And when I got through my days work I felt hardly able to stand up 6 mile July 27, 1846 ~ Monday 27th ...
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    July 27, 1846 July 28, 1846
  • Page 268

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    July 29, 1846 ~ Wednesday 29th Mrs Woodruff was quit unwell this morning in consequence of the exposure through the night we had A warm plesant day And A busy time in drying beds goods &c sundry articles July 30, 1846 ~ Thursday 30th spent the day Hunting Cattle July 31, 1846 ~ Friday 31st Went to the river with 12 yoke of cattle & 5 men of our company to draw up waggons from the river it was an exeeding hot ...
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    July 29, 1846 July 30, 1846 July 31, 1846 August 1, 1846 August 2, 1846
  • Page 275

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    August 19, 1846 ~ Wednesday 19th I spent the day at home was unwell August 20, 1846 ~ Thursday 20th I went in the morning & carried Mrs Woodruff in her carriage into a deep vale of a shaded grove to spend the day in solitude for her health I returned & met in council with the Twelve & 3 of the High Council from the Bluffs viz I Morley J. H. Hale & P ...
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    August 19, 1846 August 20, 1846 August 21, 1846 August 22, 1846
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 December 1839

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    parley for Orson & she said in her letter that Phebe & Sarah were getting better, so Brother Pratt told me. You may be assured those words were precious to me, for I dreamed a few nights before that Sarah was dead but I thought the dream might not be true, but come through multitude of business & though. I returned & took supper with Elder Pratt, he has got a good wife she often speaks of you, the whole family has had the fever ...
  • Page 302

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 1, 1851 ~ Wednesday Jan 1st AD 1851. Wednesday I met with the 14 ward of the city of the Great Salt Lake of Deseret to dedicate a new school house which we had built for the purpose of schooling our children. Elder P. P Pratt delivered a very interesting address on the occasion took for a tex[t] "the fear of the Lord is the begining of wisdom["] He was followed by President Richards in a few remarks & the dedication prayer ...
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    January 1, 1851 January 2, 1851 January 3, 1851 January 4, 1851 January 5, 1851 January 6, 1851 January 7, 1851 January 8, 1851
  • Page 125

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 1, 1848 ~ Saturday Saturday January 1st 1848 During the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I went to Br Wilds to spend a new years evening January 2, 1848 ~ Sunday 2nd Sunday I met with the saints in our ward I addressed them & was followed by Br Pulsipher Br Kington arived from garden grove & spent the night with me January 3, 1848 ~ Monday 3 I went ...
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    January 1, 1848 January 2, 1848 January 3, 1848 January 4, 1848 January 5, 1848 January 6, 1848 January 7, 1848 January 8, 1848 January 9, 1848 January 10, 1848 January 11, 1848
  • Page 130

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 30, 1848 ~ Sunday 30th Sunday we had one of the most terrible storms we have had for several Years it has been exeeding worm for many days the wind blew hard from the North commenced raining & freezing then snowing & exeeding cold & the storm lasted through the day and night which blew snow into many houses it was also tedious upon cattle. Mrs Woodruff was quite sick through the night & kept her bead through the day January 31, 1848 ~ Monday ...
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    January 30, 1848 January 31, 1848 February 1, 1848 February 2, 1848 February 3, 1848 February 4, 1848 February 5, 1848 February 6, 1848 February 7, 1848 February 8, 1848
  • Page 134

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 14, 1848 ~ Monday 14th I spent the day at home February 15, 1848 ~ Tuesday 15th I spent the day at home but had a good meeting at night February 16, 1848 ~ Wednesday 16th I spent this day at home reading February 17, 1848 ~ Thursday 17th I carried 9 bushels of wheat & 5 of buckwheat to the water mill I spent the day untill 12 oclok at night with Br Davis grinding in the mill Mrs ...
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    February 14, 1848 February 15, 1848 February 16, 1848 February 17, 1848 February 18, 1848 February 19, 1848 February 20, 1848 February 21, 1848 February 22, 1848 February 23, 1848