Thomas Leiper Kane

Thomas Leiper Kane (1822-1883) was born 27 Jan. 1822 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania. He was the son of John Kintzing Kane and Jane Du Val Leiper. He married Elizabeth Denniustoun Wood on 21 Apr. 1853. He corresponded with Wilford Woodruff and other church leaders to facilitate the Saints' migration West with the cooperation of the U.S. government, he mediated communications during the Utah War, and he later contrubted to Utah's success at obtaining statehood. He died 26 Dec. 1883 in Philadelphia.

Footnotes

Thomas Leiper Kane (K8K9-SZ8), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr 2022). Thomas Leiper Kane, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-leiper-kane, accessed 30 Apr. 2022). "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr. 2022); Thomas Leiper Kane, 6 Jun. 1828, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, p. 279; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, “Pennsylvania, various records : Greens and Browns collection,” image 284/326; DGS 102471188. "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr. 2022); Gel. Thomas L. Kane, 26 Dec. 1883, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bureau of Health, “Registration of deaths, 1803-1903; arranged by year and cemetery,” image 758/1324; DGS 4058724. Tunis Garret Bergen, ed., Genealogies of the State of New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, vol. III, Long Island ed. (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915), p. 1156; digital images, Google Books (https://books.google.com, accessed 30 Apr. 2022).

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  • Page 100

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

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    December 29, 1855 ~ Saturday 29th [FIGURE] I spent the day writing I wrote 3 letters to I. F. Carter Col T. L. Kane. I rote to J. M. Bernhisel to Pay $105 form [illegible] & I wrote to I F Carter that I had requested Bernhisel to pay it. I wrote a full letter to col Thomas L. Kane & requested him to write to me A Quarterly conference commenced to day Erastus 30 Sunday Snow ...
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    December 29, 1855 December 30, 1855
  • Page 358

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

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    November 25, 1872 ~ Monday Nov 25, 1872 25 I spent the day at home choreing & attended A council in the Evening in the [FIGURE] City hall I received a letter from David November 26, 1872 ~ Tuesday to November 28, 1872 ~ Thursday 26, 27, 28. I spent the time husking corn & putting up fodder November 29, 1872 ~ Friday 29. I came to the City spent several hours with Col Saxe Paid him $145 the ...
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    November 25, 1872 November 26, 1872 November 28, 1872 November 29, 1872 November 30, 1872 December 1, 1872 December 2, 1872 December 3, 1872 December 4, 1872 December 5, 1872 December 6, 1872 December 7, 1872 December 8, 1872 December 9, 1872 December 10, 1872 December 11, 1872
  • Page 260

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

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    and John Taylor And many other friends I pithed my tent & encampemnt on a Bluff near Elders Taylor & P P Pratt we had hard rain at night. we held a council in the evening about raising 500 volunteers for the President of the U.S. to go to upper Calafornia via Santa fe we wrote A letter & signed it to be carried through the camp. Distance from Pisgah to the Bluffs 160 ...
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    July 10, 1846 July 11, 1846
  • Page 261

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

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    July 12, 1846 ~ Sunday 12th Sunday Elders Taylors company was encamped on the south of Chime ride of Redemption Hill & mine on the North about 5 rods apart. Elder P. P. Pratts was 10 rods north of my company we built A Bower between Elder Taylors Tent And my own And A large assembly of Saints met At an early hour. I was called upon to address them And give an account of my travels through England,
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    July 12, 1846 July 13, 1846 July 14, 1846
  • Page 269

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

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    August 2, 1846 ~ Sunday Aug 2nd Mrs Woodruff was quite unwell is vary weak & feeble in body will require great care in order to preserve herself in life I spent A part of the day hunting cattle I am now surrounded by two or three hundred waggons belonging to the Camp of Israel I have been so busy in Journeying taking care of cattle & herds And being so few men to assist according to the amount of labour to be done that I have not been able to do Justice to ...
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    August 2, 1846 August 3, 1846 August 4, 1846 August 5, 1846 August 6, 1846 August 7, 1846
  • Page 270

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

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    all business appertaining to the settlement during the winter. we had a council with col Cane some important things were said A resolution formed to address fcertain resolutions to the Hon president Polk with expressions of gratitude for his kindness to the Latter day saints in arming 500 of them & planting them in Calafornia And paying them as soldiers & offering other privileges spoke against Gov Boggs being Governor of California & Oregon As his friends were trying to make him. President Young ...
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    August 8, 1846
  • Page 282

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

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    we met some wolves in the road but they left before we got near enough to shot them. we arived home about 9 oclok at night 15 miles September 6, 1846 ~ Sunday 6th Sunday I was sick all day and did not leave my bed untill near night. Br Joseph ^Young^ Arived in camp & preached to day was followed by Brigham Young good instruction was given. Two young men was whiped 30 blows with Hickory gads upon the bare back by the Marshall of the city ...
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    September 6, 1846 September 7, 1846 September 8, 1846
  • Page 13

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

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    He gave some interesting teaching concerning the rights of men & the dealings of men with there wives and children, the raising of posterity, purity, holiness &c that if a wise and proper course was taken in the begeting and raising of children that they would soon become pure & holy and be administered to by Angels &c and many other things did the Apostle teach January 17, 1847 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday A cold day I preached to a congregation in Bishops
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    January 17, 1847 January 18, 1847 January 19, 1847
  • Page 237

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

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    October 21, 1849 ~ Sunday 21st I met with the Saints At my house & preached to them from the second ch of Daniel concerning the kingdom of God we had a good Meeting October 22, 1849 ~ Monday 22nd. [FIGURES] I wrote 5 letters to Orson Hyde, T. Cartwright George , Shippley, Joseph Crapo, Brown & Swett October 23, 1849 ~ Tuesday 23rd I recieved two letters from
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    October 21, 1849 October 22, 1849 October 23, 1849 October 24, 1849 October 25, 1849 October 26, 1849 October 27, 1849 October 28, 1849 October 29, 1849 October 30, 1849 October 31, 1849 November 1, 1849 November 2, 1849 November 3, 1849 November 4, 1849 November 5, 1849 November 6, 1849 November 7, 1849 November 8, 1849 November 9, 1849 November 10, 1849
  • Page 239

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

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    November 24, 1849 ~ Saturday 24th A rainy morning in company with Dr Bernhisel I called at the Office of Col Kane but He was not in I spent the day with Brother Gibson November 25, 1849 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I preached in the morning to the Church in Philadelphia Br Bernhisel in the Afternoon gave an account of the History of the valley And I preached in the evening to a full ...
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    November 24, 1849 November 25, 1849 November 26, 1849 November 27, 1849 November 28, 1849