Sidney Rigdon

Rigdon, Sidney (1793-1876), was born on 19 Feb. 1793 at St. Clair, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was the son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. He was baptized in November 1830. He was married to Phebe Brooks on 12 Jun. 1820. He died on 14 Jul. 1876 at Friendship, Allegany County, New York.

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  • Page 115

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

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    November 26, 1836 ~ Saturday Nov 26th I visited President & Doct Cowdery at the Printing office & made a general settlement with them for the M & Advocate for the subscribers of the South I gave 9 new subscribers to them & Paid them $41.50 for the M & Advocate which setteled all matters between us. I receieved some counsel from Presidents Smith & Rigdon to Elder Parrishe's house & spent the day in writing November 27, 1836 ~ Sunday Nov ...
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    November 26, 1836 November 27, 1836
  • Page 117

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

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    December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord ...
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    December 2, 1836 December 3, 1836 December 4, 1836 December 5, 1836 December 6, 1836 December 10, 1836 December 11, 1836
  • Page 220

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

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    April 6, 1844 ~ Saturday A Special Conference held at Nauvoo April 6th AD 1844 Conference assembled at 10 oclock AM April 6 President B, Young, called the conference to order. President Joseph Smith said he should not occupy time in speaking of any difficulties that might have occured in our midst, said he was not a fallen prophet, & never in any nearer relationship to God than at the present time, & would show before the conferen closed ...
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    April 6, 1844
  • Page 226

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

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    king in heaven and quarrel about the office of constable on earth. The kingdom of God may rise up in the midst of the kingd of the world and live above all laws, and not be a law abiding man, I will live above all law I will pay my taxes & obey all requirments that the goverment has uppon me. the reason we was mob in Mo was because we would not have any thing to do with the laws we did not break any we lived above them so they sent a mob upon us ...
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    April 7, 1844
  • Page 143

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

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    April 8, 1837 ~ Saturday April 8th Spent the day in writing my Journal Spent the evening at Elder Milicans in Good Company April 9, 1837 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday morning I repaired to the house of the Lord to worship with the saints Father John Smith opened the meeting by prayer then read the twelvth chapter of the second Book of Nephi & preached from it unto the people. In the latter part of the ...
    Dates:
    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • Page 145

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

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    [FIGURE] MATRIMONY. WILLFORD. WOODRUFF. Born March 1st 1807 PHEBE. W. CARTER. Born March 8th 1807 April 13, 1837 ~ Thursday April. 13th 1837. Marriage being an institution of heaven & honourable in all. I accordingly accepted the honour upon this memorial day, by joining hands with Miss PHEBE W. CARTER in the bonds of matrimony and took upon ourse lves the marriage covenant. Elder Johnathan Holmes Also took the same responsibility ...
    Dates:
    April 13, 1837
  • Page 152

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

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    May 14, 1837 ~ Sunday May 14th we wrote two Letters to our friends in the state of Maine May 23, 1837 ~ Tuesday 23rd Spent several of the Last weeks in labour ing with my hands for Elder Joseph Young. Spent the fore part of this day in attending a Patriarch al meeting I wrote a Patriarchal Blessing for Brother Henry Harmon May 25, 1837 ~ Thursday ^25th I comenced boarding with Elder Jonathan ...
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    May 14, 1837 May 23, 1837 May 25, 1837 May 27, 1837 May 28, 1837
  • Page 336

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

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br
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    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 17

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

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    April 25th 1834 To travel towards Kirtland and arived there at night on the 25th of Aprail 1834 There for the first time I had a view of our beloved Brother Joseph Smith the Prophet & Seer which God hath raised up in these last days through whom the saints receieve Revelations from time to time. Brother Joseph invited [Text printed between lines of cursive text] I here [for the] first time became acquainted with Elder Milton Holmes who traveled with us in the camp to
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    April 25, 1834
  • Page 22

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

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    March 5, 1838 ~ Monday March 5th we left Mr Grants & walked from Hampden to Buxport from thence to the Penobscot {road with [illegible]} Farnham 25 m March 6, 1838 ~ Tuesday 6 walked to Castene & took passage on board the Two friends with Capt Carlton we were becalmed on the way & Capt Carlton with Brother Townsend & myself entered the small boat in order to row to the shore distance ...
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    March 5, 1838 March 6, 1838 March 7, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 9, 1838 March 10, 1838 March 11, 1838 March 12, 1838 March 13, 1838