Richland, Oswego County, New York

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  • Page 154

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

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    M. Holmes at 12 oclock we reached Buffaloo at 6 oclock in the morning the 1st day of June the Ice was still in lake Erie distance of the day 184 miles fare to Buffaloo $2.50 cts. June 1, 1837 ~ Thursday JUNE 1st We went aboard the Indiana the U.S.A. line Capt foot on the Erie canal, travled as follows from Buffaloo to Black Rock 4 miles Black Rock to ...
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    June 1, 1837 June 2, 1837 June 3, 1837 June 4, 1837
  • Page 159

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

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    twelve in leaveing New York for England on the 20th day of JUNE AD 1837 to carry glad tidings of salvation to the inhabitants of Europe. Heber C Kimble & Orson Hyde were the first appointed to open the kingdom to England they are the two twelve above spoken of and will leave America on the 20th for that purpose accompanied by five other brethren. May the God of Israel be with them & make them an instrument in his hands of ...
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    June 17, 1837 June 18, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837
  • Page 344

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 2, 1844 ~ Wednesday October 2nd Wednsday, ^Tuesday 1st^ I returned to New Hartford called a few moments upon Charles Lyman. rode to Canton had an interview with John Woodruff called upon uncle Alson Thompson. & took dinner with him And I spent two hours with Br Thompson Woodruff [FIGURES] I had not seen him before for fourteen years except one evening in Richland NY about seven ...
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    October 2, 1844 October 3, 1844 October 4, 1844
  • Page 122

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

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    December 26, 1841 ~ Sunday Dec 26th Sunday I visited the sick in the morning & spent the fore part of the day in writing I received [FIGURE] a letter last evening from Br Azmon Woodruff of South Richland under Date Nov 15th 1841 Joseph the Seer called upon me & others of the Twelve to attend meeting at his house we did so in the evening & herd many good principles presented by presidents Joseph & Hyram Smith such ...
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    December 26, 1841 December 27, 1841 December 28, 1841 December 31, 1841
  • Page 10

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

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    December 29th 1833 were neither contending nor receievi ng the faith once delivered to the Sain ts I could not discover the Church or body of Christ visible among men. I believed the Church of Christ was in the wilderness and that there had been a falling away from the pure and undefiled religion before God And I was a looking for the Church to arise and again to be esstablished upon the foundation of the ancient Apostles and Prophets Christ Jesus the Chief Corner Stone. After ...
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    December 29, 1833
  • Page 12

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

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    December 31st 1833 Continued labouring with us for several days and on the 31st of Dec I with my Brother Azmon Woodruff with two yong females which had been hea led by the laying on of hands went forw ard in baptism. the day following there was several others followed our example among the rest was Noah Hatton a preacher in the freewill Baptist Church and several of the members of his Church followed him in the ordi nance of baptism. And on the 2nd of Jan ...
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    December 31, 1833
  • Page 13

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

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    Jan. 2nd 1834 To the Book of Mormon. I believed it was light out of darkness and truth out of the ground. The license which I receieved reads thus. A Power and authority given to Willford Woodruff provi ng that he is a Teacher in the Church of Christ by the will of God the Father according to his holy Calling and the gift ^& power^ of the Holy ghost agreeable to the Revelations of Jesus Christ signifying that he has been baptized and ...
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    January 2, 1834
  • Page 56

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

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    On the 31 which ^w^as the last day of Dec & of the year 1833 I Joined the Church of Latter Day Saints was Baptized by Elder Zerah Pulsifer on the 31 of Dec 1833 in company with with my Brother Azmon Woodruff we were the two first that was baptized by a latter day saint in Oswego Co NY. I was ordained a Teacher by Elder Pulsifer Jan 2nd 1834 Travled while A Teacher from the 11th of Aprail to 25^th^ of June 1834. — — ...
  • Page 11

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

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    PREFACE My parents were born and bred in the town of Farmington Hartford County Connecticut My father Aphek Woodruff was the son of Eldad Woodruff My mother Bulah Thompson was the daughter of Lot Thompson all of Farmington Cont The occupation of my father was a miller from his youth. I was born in the north part of the town of Farmington (now called Avon) Hartford County Connecticut on the 1st of March AD 1807. I was the third son of ...
  • Page 12

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

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    Elder Zerah Pulsipher I was ordained a Teacher under his hands on the 2nd of Jan 1834, in Richland Oswego Co NY. On the 5th of Nov 1834, I was ordained a Priest under the hands of Elder Simeon Carter by the direction of the High Council in Clay County Missouri. On the 28th of June 1835 I was ordained an Elder in the church of Latter Day Saints under the hands of Elder Warren Parrish at ...