Thomas Kington

Thomas Kington (1794-1874) was born 18 May 1794 in Bodenham, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Kington and Elonor Bowen. He married Hannah Pitt on 31 Jan. 1839; widowed about 1841. He married Margaret Myers on 5 Jan. 1842 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 21 Mar. 1840 in Fromes Hill, Herefordshire, England. He died 1 Jul. 1874 in Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Thomas Kington III (KWV7-58P), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Mar. 2022). Thomas Kington, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-kington, accessed 11 Mar. 2022). "Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 22 Mar. 2022); Thomas Kington and Hannah Pitt, 31 Jan. 1839, Dymock, Herefordshire, England, p. 9, no. 18; citing “Gloucestershire Anglican Parish Registers, Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucestershire, England." "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Mar. 2022); Thomas Kington and Margaret Myers, 5 Jan. 1842, Hancock County, Illinois, p. 48, no. 549; citing Hancock County, Illinois, County Clerk, "Marriage register, 1829-1915; marriage index, 1862-1933," image 56/356; DGS 4661306. Ogden Smi-Weekly Junction, “Another Veteran Gone," 2 Jul. 1874, p. 3; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 22 Mar. 2022). “Thomas Kington” (1794-1874), memorial no. 40861674; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 22 Mar. 2022).

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  • Page 109

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    I Willford Woodruff being led by the spirit visited Frooms Hill in Herefordshire ^England^ 5 miles North of Ledbury on the 5th day of March 1840 & commenced preaching the word of God unto the people & many recieved my testimony & I commenced Baptizing such as should be saved & in one month & 5 days I Baptized Mr Thomas Kington the superintendant of the Church of the United Brethren which came out of the methodist connextion & I also Baptized forty ...
  • Page 110

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    have again returned into this part of the vine yard, & Elder B. Young is with me & I expect Elder Richards soon to assist in pruning this part of the vineyard. this field that is now open is about 40 miles from Bristol 40 from Birmingham & 120 from London. I expect the church will number several hundred in this region soon. I fou nd on my return that Elder Kington had baptized 10, & ...
  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    most splended prospect of all the surrounging country for 30 miles, & on some of the highest peaks are large intrenchments whare men retreated to in the time of the roman war, The buildings in the village of Malvern are splendid standing on the side of these Hills. It has long been a place of retreat for the Kings Queens princis Lords & Noblemen of London & other parts of England to visit in the summer season. We had a view ...
    Dates:
    April 22, 1840
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    When it Was Motioned by Er W Woodruff & secd by Elder Kington that James Hill, James Barns, Charles Price, & John Parry, be ordained to the office of a Priest, & John Benbow to the Office of a Teacher Carried unanimously. Elder Brigham Young & W. Woodruff then proceded to ordain the above pers ons to the offices assigned them. Priest Charles Price was then chosen Clerk of the
    Dates:
    April 23, 1840 April 24, 1840
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 30, 1840 ~ Thursday 30th I spent the day in writing at Froomes Hill 30 Friday ^Thursday^ I walked with Elder Young to Dymock & had an interview with Elders Richards & Kington & spent the night with them [FIGURES] I recieved two ^3^ Letters one from Mother Woodruff & one from G. A. Smith & one from A Cordon 12 mil
    Dates:
    April 30, 1840 May 1, 1840 May 2, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 4, 1840 May 5, 1840
  • Page 67

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    1 Shawl 6/ 6 1 Do 9 5 1 Do 4 6 3 yards linen 2/2 6 6 20 Do Flannel 1/1 1 1 8 1 Veil 12 6 1/4 lb Silk 25/6 6 4 1 Ball Twist 3 3 1 lb of black sewing thread 4 2 pair of stockings 1/3 2 6 2 Do 1/6 3 2 Do 1/5 2 10 2 Cotton Hankerchiefs 2 1 Dress Pattern 4 7 £4 9 7 1/2 I also received a present of a dress pattern & 4 spools & 6 Balls of cotton ...
    Dates:
    April 13, 1841 April 14, 1841
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Silk work bag & needle ball from Sister Martha Brotherton I spent the evening preparing my things for going to Liverpool, I was called to administer to Sister Smith who was vary sick. I spent the night at Br Bewshers April 15, 1841 ~ Thursday 15th we sent our trunks & baggage on the baggage cars & we bid old Manchester with all their was in it farewell left Elder P. P. Pratt his
    Dates:
    April 15, 1841 April 16, 1841
  • Page 176

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    September 14, 1840 ~ Monday Minutes of A Conference held Sept 14, 1840 The Bran Green & Gadfield Elm Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held at Gadfield Elm Chapel in Worcestershire on the 14th day of Sept 1840. Their being present one of the Travling high council, one High Priest, 9 Elders, 19 Priest, & 4 Teachers. The meeting was called to Order by Elder Kington when ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1840
  • Page 177

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    M E. P. T. D. 204 6 21 6 0 Ditto Haw Cross Ditto Elder Wm Jinkins 13. 0 1 0 0 Do Cheltenham Do Thomas Browett 3 0 1 0 0 Do Bristol Do Elder H Glover 2 0 1 0 0 Do C Cranham Do Elder John Horlick 2 0 2 0 0 Do High Laden Do Elder Jinkins 3 0 0 0 0 ...
    Dates:
    September 15, 1840
  • Page 178

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    about to take a Journey there to see me & the other Brethren & Be baptized. She will not inform any of her relatives or rank of her intentions untill she is Baptized thinking she will then have more power to commence her testimony & warning among those sitting in high Places. She has two Brothers ministers of the Church of England. After sending her an address by letter, She returned me a virble answer by Sister Brooks thanking me kindly for the interest I manifested in her welfare, saying she ...
    Dates:
    September 16, 1840