Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine

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  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Rebeca Brown born ^June 15, 1804^ in vinal Haven Maine Oct 30. 1826 Sealed to WW Died Aug 1839 Aged 13 year Mary Webste Giles Born ^About 1806^ in Boston Mass sealed to W.W. March 28 1852 Died Oct 3rd 1852. Aged about 52 years On the 26 Febuary 1857 The following Persons were sealed to W Woodruff at the Alter in the Endowmt House By Brigham Young Phebe Whitmore Carter
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    April 6, 1838 ~ Friday April 6th This is the day for the annual solemn assembly of the Saints in Zion or her stakes may God bless the Saints in every condition walked to Br Maltire Luce & spent the night 3 miles April 7, 1838 ~ Saturday 7 I walked to Mr Ephraim Luce from thence to Br Stephen Luce & after reading singing & prayer I Baptized two Persons Mr Ephraim Luce & Margarett Crockett I confirmed them by the ...
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    April 6, 1838 April 7, 1838 April 8, 1838 April 9, 1838 April 10, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 12, 1838 April 13, 1838
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    January 1, 1838 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1838. I Willford am now standing upon one of the Islands of the sea in defence of the truth and for the word of GOD and the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. I am in North America North Lat 44. West Long 68 46 South Fox Islands Vinalhaven Maine. I am labouring in the ministry alone at this time, I am blessed, however, with the company of Mrs Phebe W Woodruff my companion & friend: O may the LORD bless us in all righteousness ...
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    January 1, 1838 January 2, 1838 January 3, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    February 1, 1838 ~ Thursday Feb 1st I repaired in company with Elder Ball to a stream of water we their clensed our feet with pure water and bore testimony unto God through Jesus Christ against Mr Douglass the Methodest Priest for rejecting our testimony & offending our little ones this is the third witness borne to heaven against that man O God reward him according to thy Mercy, Judgment, Justice, & Truth. We call upon Br & Sister Merchant & found them possessing a good spirit ...
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    February 1, 1838 February 2, 1838 February 3, 1838 February 4, 1838 February 5, 1838 February 6, 1838
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    August 10, 1837 ~ Thursday AUG 10th {Having the [illegible shorthand] of the [road in/and] their [3 illegible shorthand words]} I rode in company with Mrs Woodruff to Cyrus Fenderson's we had an interview with {sister} Aphia Woodmans Mother & Brother & Sister from thence we rode to Brother James Townsend & Saw Elders Hale & Holmes Sup'd with them & returned to Father Carters whare I was privileg'd with ...
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    August 10, 1837 August 11, 1837 August 12, 1837 August 13, 1837 August 14, 1837 August 15, 1837 August 16, 1837 August 17, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    the place of meeting. When we arived the meeting had commenced, we conversed with the Deacon of the church, & informed him we were ser vents of the Lord, had a message to the people & wished to be herd. He con versed with the Baptist Priest by the name of Gideon J. Newton upon the subject, he did not object. we were invited into the stand & Mr Ne wton gave out an appointment for us to Preach at 5 oclock PM. When he closed his ...
  • Page 10

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    There is great quantities of fish inhabit the waters, cooves & harbours around these Islands, such as Whale. Blackfish, Shark, ground Shark, PILOT fish, Hors Mackerel, Sturgeon, Salmon, Holloboat, Cod, Pollock, Tom Cod, Hake, Haddock, Mackerel, Shad, Bass, Ale wives, Herren, Pohagen, Dolphin, Whiting, Frost fish, Flounders, Smelt, Skate, Shrimp, Skid, Susk, Blebacks, Scollop Dogfish, Muttonfish Lumpfish, Squid, Fivefingers, Monkfish, Nursfish, Sunfish, Swordfish, Thrasher, Cat, Scuppog, Tootog, Eyefish, Cunner, Ling, Eels. Also Lobsters, Clams, Scollop, Mussles, Rincles, {[2 shorthand words]} and Porposes, Seal ...
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    August 21, 1837 August 22, 1837 August 23, 1837 August 24, 1837 August 25, 1837 August 26, 1837 August 27, 1837 August 28, 1837
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    October 30, 1837 ~ Monday Oct 30th I visited the Bangor I found a high sea & saw a vessel wreck'd October 31, 1837 ~ Tuesday 31. Spent the day at Mr Ezra Carter's we had a visit from our sister viz. Shuah & Rhoda. We spent the night on board the Bangor November 1, 1837 ~ Wednesday NOV 1st We left the wharf at Portland, at 7 oclock AM. on board the Bangor. Howse Captain ...
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    October 30, 1837 October 31, 1837 November 1, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 3, 1837 November 4, 1837 November 5, 1837 November 6, 1837 November 7, 1837 November 8, 1837 November 9, 1837
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    July 14th Our daughter Sarah Emma in half an hour after she was born performed a journey in the arms of Sister Sarah Foss through the garret, chambers, & lower rooms, & principly through the whole house. Is not this an omen of her being an extensive traveller in her day let time determin. Mrs Woodruff was comfortable through the day more so than could have been expected. Happy is that people whose God is the Lord July 15, 1838 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday ...
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    July 14, 1838 July 15, 1838 July 16, 1838 July 17, 1838 July 18, 1838 July 19, 1838 July 20, 1838 July 21, 1838 July 22, 1838 July 23, 1838 July 24, 1838 July 25, 1838 July 26, 1838
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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL CHAPTER VI. DESCRIPTION OF VINAL HAVEN—POPULATION AND PURSUIT OF THE PEOPLE—GREAT VARIETY OF FISH—THE IN- TRODUCTION OF THE GOSPEL. THE town of Vinal Haven includes both North and South Fox Islands, in lat. 44° north, and long. 69° 10' east. The population numbered, at the time of my visit, about 1,800. The inhabitants were intelligent and industrious, and hospitable to strangers. They got most of their wealth and living by fishing. The town fitted out over one ...