Samuel S. Brannan

Samuel S. Brannan (1819-1889) was born 2 Mar. 1819 in Saco, York Co., Maine. He was the son of Thomas Brannan and Sarah Emery. He married Harriet Hatch in 1841 in Ohio; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in 1833. He was the presiding elder in New York City in 1844 while Wilford Woodruff was a missionary there, and he served on the Council of Fifty with Wilford Woodruff in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He died 5 May 1889 in Escondido, San Diego Co., California.

Footnotes

Samuel S. Brannan (LTH9-LGV), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Samuel S. Brannan, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-s-brannan, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Samuel Brannan, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/samuel-brannan, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 346

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

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    October 6, 1844 ~ Sunday 5 6th Sunday I Preached to the saints in the forenoon & Br Sparks in the Afternoon I visited sister Adams in the evening who lade at the point of death we administered to her by the laying on of hands I returned to Br A. Deweys and spent the night [FIGURE] I wrote a letter in the evening [FIGURE] October 7, 1844 ~ Monday 7th I took cars & wrote rode to
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    October 6, 1844 October 7, 1844 October 8, 1844 October 9, 1844
  • Page 348

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

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    slips of paper on the ground from whence he rose Br Whitmore picked up one of them & read the following words (Emma is not worthy of me) he wished to read the others but the person with him picked them up & put them in his pocket & did not let him read them; At the close of my meeting Elder Brannan prefered a charge against Elder Hardy for slander so did Elder Adams ...
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    October 13, 1844 October 14, 1844
  • Page 349

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

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    October 15, 1844 ~ Tuesday Oct 15th I visited Lowel and held a meeting with the Lowell branch. It with was rather a squally time dificulties appear to be rising in this quarter some dissatisfaction. after I closed I was followed by Elder Wm Smith. I was visited in the evening by Elders M. Holmes and 2 Hardys from Georgetown was glad to see them, they spent about one hour with me I was glad to ...
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    October 15, 1844 October 16, 1844 October 17, 1844 October 18, 1844
  • Page 25

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

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    February 9, 1845 ~ Sunday Feb 9th [FIGURE] I wrote A letter to Elder Davis of London. I spent the day at the office I perused the 9th No of the Star containing a long address to the Saints in the British Islands which I wrote 4 m February 10, 1845 ~ Monday 10th Sunday A severe cold snow storm I Preached at the music Hall, in the morning, partook of the Sacrament in the Afternoon, & preached in the evening ...
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    February 9, 1845 February 10, 1845 February 11, 1845 February 12, 1845 February 13, 1845 February 14, 1845
  • Page 69

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

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    April 16, 1845 ~ Wednesday April 16th [FIGURE] 10 P I went to the office & carried £40 which I had recieved at the conference for the covenants, Temple & Emegra tion. On my arival there I recieved 4 Letters one from President Young, one from Elder P. P. Pratt one from Father Carter, & one from Glasgow. the three letters from America were full of interest Br Young speaks of the Progress of the Temple & ...
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    April 16, 1845 April 17, 1845 April 18, 1845 April 19, 1845 April 20, 1845
  • Page 151

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

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    the commencing of mobing once more in Hancock County, the mob had burned 42 of the Houses of the Saints in Lima I wrot A letter to O. Pratt & S Brannan one to Freedom & Shuah Moulton, one to Father Carter, to Sarah B. Foss I sent sister Foss £2 in a letter And Mrs Woodruff sent to Phebe 12/6 in the same letter Also a Bundle of ...
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    October 18, 1845 October 19, 1845
  • Page 160

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

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    called the board of controll it was then Edited by William Smith And published by S Brannan from the 10th No to the 26 After which S Brannan was both publisher And Editor to the 50 No after which it was Edited by P P Pratt. The New York Prophet is Published by S Brannan & Edited by P P Pratt. thus end eth an account of the publications of our periodicals up to the present time. The Lord God has spoken concerning Zion ...
  • Page 165

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

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    November 21, 1845 ~ Friday 21st [FIGURES] I recieved 5 letters & wrote 6 I had a vary busy day in packing up Books, Stars, proclamations &c. I re^a^d A letter today from Br Brannan stateing that he had recieved council to take his press in Jenuary & ship for Callifornia around Cape Horn, so as to meet the brethren on the shores of the Pacific He informs us that the whole Church of the Saints will leave the United States in ...
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    November 21, 1845 November 22, 1845 November 23, 1845
  • Page 188

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

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    January 15, 1846 ~ Thursday 15th [FIGURE] I recieved 6 letters wrote 2 I recieved one letter from S Brannan New york Also the messenger And a times & seasons from Nauvoo. Mrs Woodruff & babe was quite unwell this morning It was Ascertained that the ship would not go out this day 8 January 16, 1846 ~ Friday [FIGURE] 16th 1846 January I went on board the Ship Liverpool with my ...
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    January 15, 1846 January 16, 1846 January 17, 1846 January 18, 1846 January 19, 1846
  • Page 189

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

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    Ours As Brothers that his People should not steal from our People if any of them did let him know it And He would Punish them And stop it. the Brethren told him they did not want his men to steal from the calafornians for we were at peace with them. Walker replyed my men {[illegible]} hate the spanyards And will steal from them And I cannot help it Brothers Daniel Browett, Allen And Cox were all killed by A Band of Diggers in ...
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    January 25, 1849 January 26, 1849 January 27, 1849 January 28, 1849 January 29, 1849