Truman Osborn Angell

Truman Osborn Angell (1810-1887) was born 5 Jun. 1810 in North Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island. He was the son of James W. Angell and Phebe Morton. He married Polly Johnson on 7 Oct. 1832. He was baptized Jan. 1833. He served with Wilford Woodruff as a Seventy in 1837, accompanied Wilford Woodruff on an 1854 tour of Southern Utah Territory, and was later appointed Church Architect under the direction of Wilford Woodruff. He built a trunk for Wilford Woodruff's journals and other records, which is where Wilford's documents were preserved until 1976 when they were donated to the Church History Department. He died 16 Oct. 1887 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Truman Osborn Angell (K2QF-MM1), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Truman Osborn Angell, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/truman-osborn-angell, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Truman Osborn Angell, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/truman-osborn-angell, accessed 4 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 123

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

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    bakery. W. Woodruff followed & said that those that took his flour if they took it because they were suffering with Hunger & would ask a Blessing upon the bread when it was made & send him home the bags he would not bring an Accusation against them at the close of the meeting the bags were put in sight & brought to me next morning [FIGURE] I met in the Prayer circle in the evening And the following named persons received their blessings & was set apart for their Missions. Elders O. Pratt
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    April 14, 1856 April 15, 1856 April 16, 1856
  • Page 65

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

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    the outside wall making the wall one side of the dweling. Reuben Alread is bishop & Elijah Everett is president May 13, 1855 ~ Sunday 13th Sunday meeting at 10 oclock the Danish brethren sung. J. M. Grant preached was followed by H. C. Kimball & President Young. W Woodruff reported at the close of the meeting the company rode to Manti & held a meeting Broth Cherry lost his horses & as I rode with ...
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    May 13, 1855 May 14, 1855 May 15, 1855
  • Page 25

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

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    May 1, 1854 ~ Monday May 1st The Eastern Mail came in this morning [FIGURE] I received 5 Letters 3 from J M Bernhisel 2 from I. F. Carter & Mrs Woodruff 1 from Ilus [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters to I. F. Carter & J. M. Bernhisel May 4, 1854 ~ Thursday 3rd 4th JOURNEY May 3rd Presidents Young & Kimbal [Kimball] with a company Left the Salt Lake City ...
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    January 4, 1854 May 1, 1854
  • 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 304

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

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    when 104 came forward [and] were taken into the state house & ordain- ed under the hands of the presidency of the seventies they then returned to the congregation the assembly was addressed through the day & evening by many persons the spirit of God rested upon the congregation & we had a good meeting much instruct- ion was given January 19, 1851 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday The people assembled in a vast body the presidency Twelve & seventies were in their place. The meeting was opened as usual by singing & ...
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    January 19, 1851 January 20, 1851 January 21, 1851 January 22, 1851 January 23, 1851 January 24, 1851 January 25, 1851 January 26, 1851
  • Page 388

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

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    that could assist He said Brother Brigham Young was at the Head & his councellors were inspired of the Holy Ghost I select for my councellors Brigham Young & Heber C Kimball. Then Brother Kimball & W Richards laid Hands upon Bishop Hunters Head & blessed him in the following words O God the Eternal Father I ask in the name of Jesus Christ while we lay our hands upon thy head that all our words may be dictaited b[y] the Holy spirit ...
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    and then let your Neighbors woods poolls fence & evry thing he has got alone & let all of mine alone & I will yours And in this way you will restore confidence dont trespass upon any body but do right & the blessings of God will attend you Brother Richards said owe no man any thing I owe gratitude to God & to all mankigd in a measure but in a measure or anoth[er] sens owe no man any thing but do right in all things & ...
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    February 21, 1853 February 22, 1853 February 23, 1853 February 24, 1853 February 26, 1853 February 27, 1853
  • Page 220

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    May 15, 1857 ~ Friday May 15 It rained most of the day I spent the day mulching my peach orchard & door yard May 16, 1857 ~ Saturday 16th I spent the day in the office writing History May 17, 1857 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I attended meeting at the Tabernacle. E. D. Woolly spoke in the morning said he had been troubled with an evil spirit all night & He felt that the stand was lean & the ...
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    May 15, 1857 May 16, 1857 May 17, 1857 May 18, 1857 May 19, 1857 May 20, 1857 May 21, 1857 May 22, 1857 May 23, 1857 May 24, 1857 May 25, 1857 May 26, 1857 May 27, 1857 May 28, 1857 May 29, 1857
  • Page 229

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    my chin, my corn up to my arms ground mellons & formerly filled with weeds this year scearsly none at all & we have never had so large crops throug this Territory as this season & this has been promised us through our presidency & we have been told to lay up wheat & all the grain we can against the day of Famine. July 8, 1857 ~ Wednesday 8th I spent the day in the office writing on the History July 9, 1857 ...
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    July 8, 1857 July 9, 1857 July 10, 1857 July 11, 1857 July 12, 1857 July 13, 1857 July 14, 1857 July 15, 1857 July 16, 1857 July 17, 1857 July 18, 1857 July 19, 1857 July 20, 1857 July 21, 1857 July 22, 1857
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    with arms and aminition all we want if they do undertake is the Lord will lead them or let them go into a snare and ther folly will be manifest. G. A. Smith said if we defeat them you may look for 100000 men. President Young said it would be so much the worse for them but I do not believe that He will get a great force here for if they are defeated this year the people will be down upon Bucannon But I should not wonder if we heard he ...
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    August 3, 1857 August 4, 1857 August 5, 1857 August 6, 1857 August 7, 1857 August 8, 1857 August 9, 1857 August 10, 1857 August 11, 1857