Thomas Dunlop Brown

Thomas Dunlop Brown (1807-1874) was born 16 Dec. 1807 in Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was the son of James Galt Brown and Agnes Johnston Dunlop. He married Sarah Godwin Sheratt on 18 Mar. 1839 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in Jun. 1844. He was ordained an Elder by Wilford Woodruff on 9 Apr. 1845. He died 30 Mar. 1874 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

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Thomas Dunlop Brown (KWJD-FVD), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jul. 2021). Thomas Dunlop Brown, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-dunlop-brown, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Thomas D. Brown, Juanita Brooks, ed., Journal of the Southern Indian Mission: Diary of Thomas D. Brown “Utah State University Press Western Text Society,” Brown’s Library (wchutah.org, accessed 19 Jul. 2021), p. 4. Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Stewarton (Ayrshire), Parish registers for Stewarton, 1693-1877, another filming 1952,” microfilm 102865, DGS 8058962, image 1525, FHL. Liverpool, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1935, database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 13 Jul. 2021), Thomas Brown and Sarah Sheratt; from Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool, England. British Mission Manuscript History and Historical Reports, 1841-1971, volume 13, 1842-1847, part 2, 1844-1846, p. 3, Thomas Dunlop Brown, image 82/219, LR 1140 2, CHL. Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 1830-2008, 1850-1859, 1852 July-December, p. 100, T. D. Brown, image 503/551, CR 100 137, CHL. “JD Brown,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 19 Jul. 2021). “Departures, Arrivals,” The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, vol 14, no. 7 (1 Apr. 1852), p. 104. “Thomas D. Brown,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 19 Jul. 2021). Thomas D. Brown, Thomas D. Brown’s Diary 1854 - Apr. - 1857 Jan., p. 218, image 226/262, MS 386, CHL. “Thomas D. Brown,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT; Find A Grave, 31 Dec. 2007, memorial no. 23659218 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 14 Jul. 2021).

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  • Page 66

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

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    April 7, 1845 ~ Monday April 7th Conference assembled this morning at Mr Haywood's room at the usual place of Meeting T at 10 oclock according to adjourn- ment. Meeting opened by singing & Prayers The first business Presented before the Confer- ence for consideration was the Joint Stock Company. A committy of ten was chosen to withdraw from the body & form an instrim- ent of writing as a constitution for the society to be governed by. The comittee withdrew & sat in council most of the ...
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    April 7, 1845 April 8, 1845 April 9, 1845
  • Page 67

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

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    brought up again this morning to be finished it was organized with a President, Secretary, Treasurer, And 15 Directers its capitol was to be £30000 Pounds divided into 60000 shares at 10/ each, its object to esstablish manufacturery in Nauvoo or other parts of America, to enter into those branches of business that would require the least capitol & employ the most hands & bring the greatest Profit. (The whole organization is published in the 11 No of the 5 vol of the Mil Star). After this ...
  • Page 81

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    for how can we Hate our Brother whom we have seen & love God whom we have not seen. again if we have ought against our Brother we should go to him & be reconciled & not go to law & if we do wrong or injure the feelings of another unjustly we should ask forgiveness & make recincileation & when a person gets a thorrough victory over themselves in thes matters they gain a far greater victory than they would in taking sebastipol. I listened with attention to the remarks of Brother
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    October 21, 1855
  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Great king to come to come sit upon the throne of David spake of the crusifixion of Christ. His blood was shed & that Nation had to be chastized in consequence of it & they deserved it for they were worthy we know the Blood of Christ was shed for the redemption of mankind He spoke of the Endowments in the temple said the people always were afraid of the truth & always prejudiced against the profits of God but that did not stop the spread of the work of God, some ...
  • Page 67

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Thomas P Smith gave me the following report of Fort Johnson 6 miles north of Cedar City it contains 6 families 40 persons the fort wall is 10 rods square 4 feet thick at the bottom 2 1/2 at the top is now built 8 feet high is to be carried up 12 feet the place contains many fine springs enough to watter 100 Acres of land a good grazing country for a large heard of cattle May 20, 1855 ~ Sunday May 20th Sunday ...
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    May 20, 1855
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    we set apart Brother Hulse to his mission to Israel remarks were made by W. Woodruff C. C. Rich & several others upon the subject of the mission May 21, 1855 ~ Monday 21st Mondiay I got an Indian boy of Brother James Bosnel He was about a doz years of age his name was Moroni. Eliza Bosnel his wife wishes her Endowment & they wish me to write & inform them when they can have it ...
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    May 21, 1855 May 22, 1855 May 23, 1855 May 24, 1855 May 25, 1855
  • Page 77

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 15, 1855 ~ Monday Oct 15th Monday night P. P. Pratt W. Woodruff G. A. Smith & Erastus Snow of the Twelve & others met at the House of P. P. Pratts to organize the Territory of Utah into missionary districts & appoints missionaries to the various fields of Labour the following are ^is^ the division of the Territory in 6 districts Utah Co 1: Juab Sanpete, & Millard Co[un]ties ...
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    October 15, 1855 October 16, 1855 October 17, 1855 October 18, 1855 October 19, 1855 October 20, 1855
  • Page 80

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    when I see a saint eat & lie down & sleep without praying I think that man is in the road to ruin. there is sufficient before our eyes to cause us to pray. I do not think there ever was a greater miracle than this people coming here & doing what they have done How has this been accomplished by the faith of the faithful of this people & the blessings of the Lord upon us. I have often wondered why so few out of the thousands who hear the testimony of the servants of God have ...
  • Page 34

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    to be located 6 miles from the base of the mountain on the east the fort on the west we then road to the present location of fort Harmony 3 miles making 18 1/2 miles by the rodeometer & 287 miles from Salt Lake City 287 this is a good grazing country & a splendid mountain scenery. The brethren are trying to take out the stream of waters called Ash Creek to water their farming land they have carried it 6 miles & have i to carry it 2 mils further to ...
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    May 20, 1854
  • Page 205

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

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    April 16, 1849 ~ Monday 16th I left Hornerstown & rode with two young men to Toms River our road lay through a level pine forest about 30 miles almost one universal sand bed, there is a small village in the midst of the pine forest called Manchester, I rode on a load of plank 3500 lbs drawn by 4 mules with wide tire yet they su[nk] into the sand over the felly which made hard travelling I calle[d] at Anthony Ivins and ...
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    April 16, 1849 April 17, 1849 April 18, 1849 April 19, 1849 April 20, 1849 April 21, 1849 April 22, 1849 April 23, 1849