Thomas Ward

Thomas Ward (1808-1847) was born 9 Sep. 1808 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Ward and Elizabeth. He was baptized before Dec. 1840 during Wilford Woodruff’s mission in England. He died 4 Mar. 1847 in Everton, Lancashire, England.

Footnotes

Thomas Ward (M343-FCL), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Thomas Ward, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-ward, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Thomas Ward, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/thomas-ward, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 62

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

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    Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Elder Woodruff that the Twelve do business at the Conference as a quorum & call upon the Church or Conference to sanction it. Adjourned till the 6th Inst to meet in general Conference at Carpenters Hall at 10 oclock A.M. O. Hyde Clerk [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder John Taylor, Tailor April 6, 1841 ~ Tuesday CONFERENCE MINUTES The Council of the Twelve assembled at Manchester ...
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    April 6, 1841
  • Page 65

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

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    the officers & members & to the whole Congregation consisting of about seven hundred people, A large fragmen[t] was left for some who were not present, while the cake was passing P. P. Pratt composed the following lines When in far Distant regions As strangers we roam Far away from our Country Our friends and our home When sinking in sorrow Fresh courage we'll take As we think on our friends And remember the CAKE Elder O Hide appealed powerfully to the meeting & covenanted with the ...
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    April 7, 1841
  • Page 44

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

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    [FIGURE] I spent the [fore part] [page smudged] of the day at home the afternoon I spent in company with my counsellors viz Elders Hedlock & Ward at my house I lade hands upon their heads & ordained them as counsellors & they laid hands upon me & blessed me. We partook of the sacrament together & then called upon God our heavenly Father by prayer in unity for hHim to bless us & frustrate the designs of our enemies & other ...
  • Page 46

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

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    March 6, 1845 ~ Thursday 6th I spent the day at the of[fice] [FIGURE] I recieved 3 Letters 4 miles March 7, 1845 ~ Friday 7th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Ilus F Carter & spent the day at the office 4 m March 8, 1845 ~ Saturday 8th I wrode to Preston with Elder Ward & spent the night at Sister Ellen Green 101 Bedford st 35 m ...
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    March 6, 1845 March 7, 1845 March 8, 1845 March 9, 1845
  • Page 50

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

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    Total Height 24 [ft] 6 [in] Circumference of outward Plinth 95— 4 Pedestial 58— 0 The figures are all of the proportions of 7 feet The weight of bronze of which the Monument is composed is estimated at upwards of 22 tons Lord Nelson was born the 29th of September 1758 The whole range of buildings called the exchange cost £110848 Pounds Flaging cost £36000 Pounds Town Hall cast £156000 Pounds After visiting this monument we went through several of the most splendid streets in the city & returned 6 miles ...
  • Page 52

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

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    March 15, 1845 ~ Saturday 15 [FIGURES] I recieved a letter from Br Cuerden confessing his fault & asking forgivness it was a humble letter I wrote two Letters one to Br Cuerden & one to Br L Hardy March 16, 1845 ~ Sunday Glasgow Conference 16th The Glasgow conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints assembled at the ODD FELLOWS HALL in Glasgow at 11 oclok A.M. Meeting was called to ...
    Dates:
    March 15, 1845 March 16, 1845
  • Page 53

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

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    one child blessed. Elder Hedlock addressed the meeting at length upon temporal subjects followed by Elders Ward & Banks. Met again at 6 oclok in the evening Elder W. Woodruff addressed a large audiance upon the rise & progress of the church endowment of the Twelve, Death of the Prophet, organization of the church on in the U.S.A. Temple &c I had the spirit of preaching & a good time & felt much interested in ...
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    March 17, 1845 March 18, 1845
  • Page 55

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

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    death & much poison run out of his mouth the interpetation is when we arive at Edinborough I shall be opposed by {the presiding elder} for appointing Br Banks to preside over that branch of the church & confer ence distance of the day 12 March 19, 1845 ~ Wednesday 19th I rode to Glasgow met with Hedlock & Ward we got two New York prophets which brought glorious News of the com- mencement of ...
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    March 19, 1845
  • Page 56

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

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    March 20, 1845 ~ Thursday March 20th 1845 [FIGURES] I had the privilege this plesant morning of walking in company with Elders Hedlock & Ward & Gillies through each appartment of the selebrated Sterling castle As we passed up the road leading to the castle we closely examined the Palace of Qeen Mary of Scotts & the Kings stables & went into them, while going through each appartment of the old castle we visited the armoury & old ...
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    March 20, 1845
  • Page 57

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

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    March 21, 1845 ~ Friday 21st I spent the fore part of the day in Sterling visiting the saints & at 2 oclock we Parted with them & took the Steem boat on the river fourth & had a view of Sterling Castle as we retreated from it & the whole scenery on both sides of the river untill we arived at Edinborough was highly inter- esting, we had a hard storm of wind & rain which made a rough ...
    Dates:
    March 21, 1845 March 22, 1845