Thomas Callister

Thomas Callister (1821-1880) was born in 1821 in the Isle of Man. His parents were John Callister and Catherine Murphy. He was baptized in 1841. He served in various church callings which brought him into contact with Wilford Woodruff regularly throughout his life, and he was ordained a Patriarch by Wilford on 31 May 1873. He died in Dec. 1880 in Fillmore, Millard Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Thomas Callister (KWNF-B8N), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Thomas Callister, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-callister, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Thomas Callister, The Journal of George Q. Cannon (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/people/thomas-callister?letter=C&lang=eng, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 214

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    October 25, 1869 ~ Monday Oct 25, 1869 [FIGURE] I spent the day in the High Council at the Trial of Wm S Godby & E. L. T. Harrison Both of which were cut off from the Church also Eli. B. Kelsey for Apostacy they manifested a dark wicked spirit President Youg G A Smith W Woodruff & G Q Cannon spoke. I pruned my Grape vines in the Evening
    Dates:
    October 25, 1869 October 26, 1869 October 27, 1869 October 28, 1869 October 29, 1869 October 30, 1869 October 31, 1869
  • Page 237

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    February 20, 1870 ~ Sunday Feb 20, 1870. Sunday I did not attend meeting in the Forenoon Milo Andrus spoke in the forenoon. Afternoon G. A. Smith spoke 25 Minuts and President Young 58 Minuts He spoke upon the gospel & made Evry thing Plain if the religion of the Sectarian world did not ketch or save us our religion would if sprinkling children was not Baptism & not acceptable to God Baptism By immeresion was & what harm was there in keeping the ...
    Dates:
    February 20, 1870 February 21, 1870 February 22, 1870 February 23, 1870
  • Page 56

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    January 6, 1867 ~ Sunday Jan 6th 1867 Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended meeting all day in the Tabernacle C. C. Rich Preached in the morning & W. Woodruff in the Afternoon followed by Joseph W Young I met in the Prayer Circle with the President & Twelve C. C. Rich Prayed & E. T. Benson was mouth I attended meeting at the 14 ward W. Woodruff ...
    Dates:
    January 6, 1867 January 7, 1867 January 8, 1867
  • Page 57

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    January 9, 1867 ~ Wednesday Jan 9 1867 Met in council at 10 oclok and attended to the business of the day [FIGURES] I met with G. A. Smith & others at the Endowment House and gave Silas Sanford Smith his second anointing. W Woodruff officiated Brther Pace opened by Prayer, Joseph W. Young was mouth, & R. L. Campbell closed Mouth. George Watt & 3 wives received his second Anointing at ...
    Dates:
    January 9, 1867 January 10, 1867 January 11, 1867 January 12, 1867
  • Page 58

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 12 1867 At [blank] oclok I met at the Historians office & we gave the Second anointing to William Byron Pace opened by Prayr W Woodruff was mouth dismissed By Prayer. I attended the Theater in the Evening January 13, 1867 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended meeting in the Tabernacle Bishop Maughn spoke 15 minutes in the forenoon followed by Warren S. Snow, 30 minutes ...
    Dates:
    January 13, 1867 January 14, 1867 January 15, 1867 January 16, 1867 January 17, 1867
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    May 11th 1867 at 6 oclock Prayer By C Spencer J. F. Smith spoke 40 Minutes. W Woodruff spoke 10 Minutes May 12, 1867 ~ Sunday 12 We drove to Filmore took breakfast at Bishop Collis- ters. Held a Meeting in the State House at 10 oclok Prayer by A. H. Raleigh. G. Q. Cannon read the 9 ch of Heb & 10 ch 28, 29 verses on ...
    Dates:
    May 12, 1867
  • Page 80

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    May 12, 1867 At the close of the Meeting we drove to Cipio 40. we held a Meeting in the Evening Bishop Collister Prayed C. Spencer spoke 20 Minutes J. F. Smith 30 and President Young spoke 24. May 13, 1867 ~ Monday 13 We drove to Nephi. I stoped with Brother Oakey we held a Meeting at 5 oclok in the Meeting House A. H. Raleigh ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1867 May 14, 1867 May 15, 1867 May 16, 1867 May 17, 1867 May 18, 1867 May 19, 1867 May 20, 1867
  • Page 89

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 28, 1867 ~ Sunday July 28, 1867 Sunday we held a meeting in the Bowery at willow creek at 10 oclok W Woodruff opened by Prayer G. A. Smith spoke 47 minutes G. Q. Cannon 40 & President B Young 8 minutes Afternoon President Young spok 68 minutes & W Woodruff 15 minutes A Cahoon spoke a few moments at the close of the meeting we rode home 18 [miles] July 29, 1867 ~ Monday 29 I commenced cutting ...
    Dates:
    July 28, 1867 July 29, 1867 July 30, 1867 July 31, 1867 August 1, 1867 August 2, 1867 August 3, 1867 August 4, 1867 August 5, 1867 August 6, 1867 August 7, 1867
  • Page 139

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 25, 1868 ~ Thursday June 25 1868 It rained in the morning at about 9 oclok Jeremiah Stockings took me in his carriage & we rode to Battle Creek called pleasant Grove we spent the night at John Neff's I held a meeting in the Evening & Preached to the people distance 38 mils June 26, 1868 ~ Friday 26. We rode to Provo & spent the night with my family there 12. June 27, 1868 ...
    Dates:
    June 25, 1868 June 26, 1868 June 27, 1868 June 28, 1868 June 29, 1868 June 30, 1868 July 1, 1868 July 2, 1868 July 3, 1868 July 4, 1868 July 5, 1868
  • Page 171

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Dec 24 1861 and so are his associates vary wicked men. I hop we will strive to magnify our lives which God has given us, for we shall either go on to life Everlasting, or descend to Everlasting destruction. if we were all pure in heart as we should be we would have porewer to hold our children & not bury them as we now do. Now go to & dedicate your hearts & your houses and all you have unto God. I feel to bless you in the name ...
    Dates:
    December 25, 1861 December 26, 1861 December 27, 1861 December 28, 1861 December 29, 1861 December 30, 1861 December 31, 1861