Samuel James

Samuel James (1806-aft. 1880) was born 18 Jan. 1806 in Pennsylvania. He was the son of William James and Elizabeth Gallaher. He married Maria Evans on 6 Jan. 1841. His mission call to England was recorded by Wilford Woodruff who had spoken and traveled with him. He died after 1880.

Footnotes

Samuel James (974D-VDK), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Samuel James, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-james, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Samuel James, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/samuel-james, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 54

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

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    Bondage as the Children of Israel in Egypt I find that Elder Richards has had a hard school to pass through since he has been in England. I see that we have a great work to perform & we have need of much faith & humility before God January 15, 1840 ~ Wednesday 15th I dined at Brother Worselys & suped at Sister Dawsons & sp at Elder Richards. We Spent a plesant evening ...
    Dates:
    January 15, 1840 January 16, 1840
  • Page 74

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

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    & after preaching one came to be Baptized a female we called upon her Sister we ^as^ we passed along & she said she would obey the gospel also. We then called upon another woman who was believing, but she made objections to being Baptized then because she had a dead child in the house I told her to lett let the dead bury the Dead but rise & follow Christ & she did & we walked two miles & I baptized the three 3 females their husbands ...
    Dates:
    February 12, 1840 February 13, 1840
  • Page 37

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

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    April 17, 1843 ~ Monday 17th I spent my time in the printing Office April 18, 1843 ~ Tuesday 18th I met in Conference with the Twelve & President J Smith not being Presant the conf erance adjourned untill next day April 19, 1843 ~ Wednesday 19th Met again in Council with the Twelve President J. Smith met with us & counciled us to take a mission in the East to obtain means to build the
    Dates:
    April 17, 1843 April 18, 1843 April 19, 1843 April 20, 1843 April 21, 1843 April 22, 1843 April 23, 1843
  • Page 159

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

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    June 18, 1842 ~ Saturday June 18th Saterday The Citizens of Nauvoo both Male & female assembled near the Temple for a general meeting many thousands were assembled Joseph the seer arose & spoke upon several subjects Among other subjects he spoke his mind in great plainness concerning the iniquity & wickedness of Gen John Cook Bennet, & exposed him before the public. He also prophesied in the Name of the Lord concern- ing the merchants in ...
    Dates:
    June 18, 1842 June 19, 1842
  • Page 122

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

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    November 13, 1839 ~ Wednesday Nov 13th I took a walk this morning in the Rockway burying ground. I visited one grave eight rods in length in which was intered 125 bodies all at the same time & 30 at an other making 155 in all. They lost their lives by being wrecked on Rockway beach, by the ship Mexico on the 1st day of January 1837 and were intered on the 5 day I spent the day at widow D Motts the Lord is again restoring ...
    Dates:
    November 13, 1839 November 14, 1839 November 15, 1839 November 16, 1839 November 17, 1839 November 18, 1839 November 19, 1839 November 20, 1839
  • Page 123

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

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    left the conference & in company with Elder James we took the steem boat monmouth for Middletown at which place we landed, 30 miles we then took the stage rode to Freehold 10 miles & spent the night 40 miles November 21, 1839 ~ Thursday 21st We walked 8 miles & rode 8 to Br James Ivins from thence to New Egypt 7 miles & stoped at Mr Thomas Harrisons. I preached in the ...
    Dates:
    November 25, 1829 November 21, 1839 November 22, 1839 November 23, 1839 November 24, 1839 November 26, 1839 November 27, 1839 November 28, 1839
  • Page 124

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

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    [figure]a while about her domestic affairs I asked, whare Sarah Emma was (our ownly child) She says weeping {and kissing me} she is dead. We sorrowed a moment & I awoke, Phebe also said she had not received my letters. Is this dream true time must determin. ^This dream was a warning of what was to come Sarah Emma Died 17th of July AD 1840^ November 29, 1839 ~ Friday 29th I spent the day & night with Br
    Dates:
    November 29, 1839 November 30, 1839 December 1, 1839 December 2, 1839 December 3, 1839 December 4, 1839 December 5, 1839 December 6, 1839 December 7, 1839 December 8, 1839 December 9, 1839 December 10, 1839
  • Page 125

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

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    December 11, 1839 ~ Wednesday Dec 11th I took the Parting hand with Elder James & James Ivins & left at 11 oclock A.M. rode 16 miles to Freehold I there took the stage & rode to Middletown point 12 miles & then took steem boat wave to New York. I called upon Elder P. P Pratt in Mott street No 58, whare I found him & Elder Ball. I walked to the ...
    Dates:
    December 11, 1839 December 12, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 14, 1839
  • Page 1

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

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    Bowery 88. New York City, Dec. 13th. 1839. My Dear Phebe. Notwithstanding I sent you a long letter about twenty days since; I feel disposed to address you at this time; & could I but read a letter from you half as often as I write to you I should feel exceding thankful: but I make allowances for Sickness & miscarriage of letters &c. I have recieved one letter from you & that was great consola- tion to my feelings. This is the fifth letter I have written to ...
    Dates:
    December 13, 1839
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 November 1839

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    New Egypt, New Jersey, Nov 24th 1839 My Dear Phebe I once more sit down to write a letter to you, this is the fourth letter I have written you since we last parted, but whether you get my letters or not I do not know know. I have not recieved but one letter from you but I was truly thankful to hear from you once, and I have been sorry that I did not request you to write immediately to New York as soon as you recievied my letter ...
    Dates:
    November 24, 1839