Richard B. Cowles

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  • Page 162

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

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    June 29, 1837 ~ Thursday June 29th Spent the day in writing walked in the evening to Colebrook river Litchfield County Conn Preached at night in the methodist meeting house Spent the night at the house of wid[ow] Mills distance of the day 4. mils June 30, 1837 ~ Friday 30th We had an interview with a methodist priest he rejected our testimony & said that God had neither body or parts & that it was rediculous to ...
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    June 29, 1837 June 30, 1837 July 1, 1837 July 2, 1837 July 3, 1837 July 4, 1837 July 5, 1837
  • Page 42

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    June 13, 1838 ~ Wednesday June 13th I spent the day at my fathers house I herd some most interesting letters read from Brother Asahel H. Woodruff Directed to Fathers family, Eunice &c. O Asahel may the LORD never suffer thy talents to be buried or spent upon the honours wealth glories or vanities of this world, but may they yet be in lively exercise in advocating the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ me thinks the spirit of Inspiration whispers that this will ...
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    June 13, 1838 June 14, 1838 June 15, 1838 June 16, 1838 June 17, 1838 June 18, 1838 June 19, 1838 June 20, 1838
  • 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 2

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    Philo born Nov 29 th 1811. Died by poison administered by a physician Nov 25 1827 aged 16 years. Asahel Hart born April 11 th 1814. Died ^in Terrahaut In^ October 18th, 1838. Aged 24. Franklin born March 12 1816 died June 1st 1816 aged 2 months 19 days. Newton born June 19, 1818 drowned Sept 1820 aged 2 years & 3 months. Julius born April 22nd 1821 died in infancy ...
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    March 1, 1807 November 29, 1811 April 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 June 19, 1820 April 22, 1821 November 25, 1827 July 1, 1838 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    26 years, leaving me 15 months old. My Father's married for his second wife, Azup^b^ah Hart, was born July, 31, 1792; they were married Nov., 9, 1810; and ^they^ had six children,. vizt.:— Philo born Nov., 29, 1811;, and died by poison administered by a physician Nov., 25, 1827; aged 16 years; Asahil Hart born April, 11, 1814, and died in Terrahaute, Oct., 18, 1838; aged 24 Franklin ...
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 my Aunt, Helen Wheeler. In May, 1830, I took charge of the flouring mill of Mr. Collins, at manufacturer south Canton, Conn. In March 1831 I took charge of flouring mill of Richard B Cowles, New Hartford, Conn. In spring of 1832, with my brother Azmon, I went to Richland, Oswego County ...
    Dates:
    December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] ing the Farmington Mills, until I was twenty years of age. In April, 1827, I took the flouring mill of my aunt, Hellen Wheeler, which I at- tended three years. In May, 1830, I took charge of the flouring mill of Mr. Col- lins, the ax manufacturer, in South Can- ton, Connecticut. At the end of one year it was demolished to make way for other machinery. In March, 1831, I took charge of the ...
    Dates:
    December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 7 July 1837

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    I took the stage in Canaan to visit Avon July 5th I made a short stop in New hartford shook hands with Richard B Cowles & past on I arived at Woodford tavern & once more trod the soil of Avon. I spent the night at aunt Wheelers I saw Daniel, & Luther, I went over to Nod to see the friends there Daniel Wheeler has had a hard time of it in the whaleing line, he ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    ing and saw mill, and continued about 50 years; most of this time he labored eighteen hours a day. He never made any profession of religion until I baptized him, with all his household, into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on the first day of July 1838. He was a man of great charity, honesty, inte- grity and truth, and made himself poor by giving to the poor, and accomoda- ting his fellow-men by loaning money and becoming surety for his neighbors, and always saying yes to ...