Samuel Walker West

Samuel Walker West (1804-1873) was born 30 Mar. 1804 in Dickson Co., Tennessee. He was the son of John West and Sarah. He married Margaret Cooper on 29 Jan. 1829 in Tennessee; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized Nov. 1834 in Tennessee. He was a member of the Chalk Level, Benton Co., Tennessee Branch in 1835 when Wilford Woodruff was a missionary there. He died 22 Feb. 1873 in Washington, Washington Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Samuel Walker West (KWJT-Y3Q), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 May 2022).Samuel Walker West, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-walker-west, accessed 24 May 2022). “Samuel Walker West” (1804-1873), memorial no. 53179; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 May 2022). "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 May 2022); Samuel West, Patriarchal Blessing, 1 Jun. 1857, Parowan, Iron Co., Utah Territory, p. 406; citing Salt Lake City, Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Department, LDS Reference Unit, image 5812/6364; DGS 7101209. Mary West Riggs, Our Heritage As It Glows From the West (FamilySearch International, Digital Publisher), p. 9, 11; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 May 2022). Deseret News, “Died” (Salt Lake City, Utah Territory), 28 May 1873, vol. 22, p. 13; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 25 May 2022).

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  • Page 53

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

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    May 11, 1835 ~ Monday May 11th Rode from Br Crawley's to Br Utleys 8 miles May 12, 1835 ~ Tuesday 12th Rode to Lewis Barkers. Preached at his hous. Br Parrish Baptized 2 persons distance 6 miles May 13, 1835 ~ Wednesday 13th Rode to Mr John Jackson. Preached at his house Baptized 2 one of them at the 11th hour of the Night distance 7 miles May 14, 1835 ~ ...
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    May 11, 1835 May 12, 1835 May 13, 1835 May 14, 1835 May 15, 1835 May 16, 1835 May 17, 1835 May 18, 1835 May 19, 1835 May 21, 1835 May 22, 1835 May 23, 1835 May 24, 1835 May 25, 1835 May 26, 1835 May 27, 1835 May 28, 1835 May 29, 1835 May 30, 1835 May 31, 1835 June 1, 1835 June 2, 1835
  • Page 82

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

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    May 23, 1836 ~ Monday May 23rd Travled to Br Crawley's from thence to Br Tittles with Elder Boydstun 10 miles May 24, 1836 ~ Tuesday 24 Spent the day visiting the Saints [of] the Cyprus branch of the Church the procedings of the day were as follows Travled to Mr Joseph Ash & found the family shaken in their faith three of which were members of the Church they were shaken by the conduct of Br John Jackson ...
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    May 23, 1836 May 24, 1836 May 25, 1836 May 26, 1836 May 27, 1836
  • Page 84

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

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    John Jackson was expeled by the conference Sister Jackson & Howard Williams had their names with drawn from the church by their request & the voice of the church. Deacon Abel B Wilson & Jesse Turpin was ordained Priest & Albert Petty [a] Teac her under the hand of Elder W Parrish the move was made by the chairman & a unanimous vote given by the church for the above ordinations ...
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    May 29, 1836 May 30, 1836
  • Page 87

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

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    I also on this 31st Day of May Wrote a Letter to Presi dent O Cowdery Kirtland Ohio containing one subsc criber for M[essenger] & Ad[vocate] & $2 dollars for M & Ad this Letter contained the substance of the two Letters I mailed for Kirtland Dated March 12. 1836 which we suppose are lost I sent this Letter & money by the hand of Elder Elias F Wells who was going direct to Kirtland & may God give him a safe return June ...
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    June 1, 1836 June 2, 1836 June 3, 1836 June 4, 1836 June 5, 1836
  • Page 93

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

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    July 28, 1836 ~ Thursday July 28 We herd that a mob was intending to come against us on Saturday & Sunday July 29, 1836 ~ Friday 29 Rode to Trenton Gibson County Tenn & returned. 14 m[iles] July 30, 1836 ~ Saturday 30 Saturday Preached at David Criders on the Book {of} Mormon July 31, 1836 ~ Sunday 31st Sunday Preached at David Criders to a large congre gation & no mobing manifest but I ...
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    July 28, 1836 July 29, 1836 July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 1, 1836 August 2, 1836 August 3, 1836 August 4, 1836 August 5, 1836 August 6, 1836 August 7, 1836 August 8, 1836
  • Page 94

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

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    August 9, 1836 ~ Tuesday Aug 9 Wrote a Letter to Br David Crider & rode a hors of Brother Murphys in company with Elder Smoot to Taropen Caloway County. distance of the day 25 miles August 10, 1836 ~ Wednesday 10 Rode to Bloody & Rode Wrote a Letter to BrWest 20 m[iles] August 11, 1836 ~ Thursday 11 Rode to John Gainer's Whare I had a ...
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    August 9, 1836 August 10, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 12, 1836 August 13, 1836 August 14, 1836 August 15, 1836 August 16, 1836 August 17, 1836
  • Page 100

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

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    As Elder W. Woodruff is about to leave for Kirtland and has been labouring for the last year & a half with the churches included in the Tennessee confer ence & stands in need of clothing & money to return to Kirtland Presidents Patten & Marsh called a contribution of the church & congregation in the time of the aforementioned conference to supply Elder Woodruffs necessities the list of the contr ibution taken down is as follows Brothers Henry Thomas $5 ...
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    September 5, 1836
  • Page 62

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

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    September 1, 1835 ~ Tuesday 1st Sept Rode to Br West's Preached at his house then Rode to Br Pettys distance 8 miles September 2, 1835 ~ Wednesday 2nd Preached at Br Pettys then Rode to Br ^H^ Williams ^4 miles^ September 3, 1835 ~ Thursday 3rd Rode to David Crenshaw Preached at his house 14 mile September 4, 1835 ~ Friday 4th Rode to
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    September 1, 1835 September 2, 1835 September 3, 1835 September 5, 1835 September 6, 1835 September 7, 1835 September 8, 1835 September 9, 1835 September 10, 1835 September 11, 1835 September 12, 1835 September 13, 1835 September 14, 1835 September 15, 1835 September 16, 1835 September 17, 1835 September 18, 1835 September 19, 1835 September 20, 1835 September 21, 1835 September 22, 1835 September 23, 1835
  • Page 63

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

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    September 24, 1835 ~ Thursday Sept ^24th^ Spent the day in Perusing the Book from Br Cowdery & found it to be A precious treasure A legacy from heaven September 25, 1835 ~ Friday 25th Rode to Lewis Barkers Preached at his house Baptized 1 distance 5 miles 1 Subscriber for M & Ad September 26, 1835 ~ Saturday 26 Rode to Br Wests Preached at his house dis 6 mile September 27, 1835 ...
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    September 24, 1835 September 25, 1835 September 26, 1835 September 27, 1835 September 28, 1835 September 29, 1835 September 30, 1835 October 1, 1835 October 2, 1835 October 3, 1835 October 4, 1835 October 5, 1835 October 6, 1835 October 7, 1835 October 8, 1835 October 9, 1835 October 10, 1835 October 11, 1835 October 12, 1835 October 13, 1835 October 14, 1835 October 15, 1835 October 16, 1835
  • Page 65

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

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    October 25, 1835 ~ Sunday Oct 25th Preached at Mr Chumley's on the Lords day October 26, 1835 ~ Monday 26th Rode to Col Copelands 10 miles October 27, 1835 ~ Tuesday 27th Rode to Paris 10 miles held A Council & Expeled Mrs Lucy Benton Maled A Letter to Br J Whitmer dated 27th October 28, 1835 ~ Wednesday 28 Rode ...
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    October 25, 1835 October 26, 1835 October 27, 1835 October 28, 1835 October 29, 1835 October 30, 1835 October 31, 1835 November 1, 1835 November 2, 1835 November 3, 1835 November 4, 1835 November 5, 1835 November 6, 1835 November 7, 1835 November 8, 1835 November 9, 1835 November 10, 1835 November 11, 1835 November 12, 1835 November 13, 1835 November 14, 1835