Willard Richards

Willard Richards (1804-1854) was born 24 Jun. 1804 in Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. He married Jennetta Richards on 24 Sep. 1838. He was baptized 31 Dec. 1836. He served alongside Wilford Woodruff as an Apostle. He died 11 Mar. 1854 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Willard Richards (KWJ5-X12), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Willard Richards, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/willard-richards, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Willard Richards, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/willard-richards, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 126

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

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    June 1, 1840 ~ Monday JUNE 1st [FIGURE]I wrote a letter to Elder Milton Holmes I Baptized 9 & Elder Richards confirmed them we then walked to Ledbury & preached & spent the night. The Churches in Herefordshire Now No 402. 8 m June 2, 1840 ~ Tuesday 2nd [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Tayler. we received the first No of the Milll Star. Elder Young ordained John
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    June 1, 1840 June 2, 1840 June 3, 1840 June 4, 1840 June 5, 1840
  • Page 128

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

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    June 12, 1840 ~ Friday June 12th I walked to Dymock & had an interview with Elder Richards he had just returned from the South part of Herefordshire whare he had built up a Church of 11 members & ordained one Teacher John Castreo we preached at Br Kingtons Confirmed 2 & healed one tha was sick Elder Richards wrote a peace for the Star 12 June 13, 1840 ~ Saturday 13th I held a ...
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    June 12, 1840 June 13, 1840 June 14, 1840
  • Page 129

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

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    that Priest Robert Clift have the care of the Church at Dymock James Palmer Priest care of the Church at Kilcott John Hill Priest care of the Church at Twigworth William Simmon Priest care of the Church at Haw Cross William Coleman Priest — — — — — Bran Green Thomas Brooks Priest — — — — — Ryton John Smith Priest — — ...
  • Page 130

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

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    appointing Elder Daniel Browett President & John Hill Priest Standing Clerk,on the South side of the river. & Also Elder on the North side by appointing Elder William Jinkins President & John Smith Priest Standing Clerk to assemble on the 26th of June^3rd of July^ next at Turkey Hall. after passing many other votes of minor impo rtance accompanied by much instruction from Elders Richards & Woodruff touching the duties of the several Officers ...
  • Page 131

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

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    June 15, 1840 ~ Monday June 15th We walked to Dymock. I walked to Ryton & Preached & returned to Dymock & spent the night confirmed 2 persons [FIGURE] I received a letter from Elder John Taylors 10 m June 16, 1840 ~ Tuesday 16th Walked to Lugwardine. Preached at the house of William Green, father of Elder Philip Green after meeting 3 were Baptized by Elder Green. Elder ...
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    June 15, 1840 June 16, 1840 June 17, 1840 June 18, 1840 June 19, 1840
  • Page 132

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

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    hendered a short time in looking for a suitable place for Baptizing a man by the name of Pitt came to us filled with the Devil & wrath at the head of a mob & commanded us not to be Baptized in that river & threatened us much if we did so. Elder Richard Preached to Mr Pitt & warned him to repent & be Baptized or he could not be saved. But the Devel raged to such a degree in this man & his company we thought it wisdom to omit it ...
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    June 20, 1840
  • Page 133

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

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    June 21, 1840 ~ Sunday Minutes of A Conference held at Standly Hill Bishop ^Castle^ Froome Herefordshire England on the 21st June AD 1840 The Preachers & members of the Frooms Hill Circuit of the United Brethren met at the house of Elder John Cheese on Stanly Hill Herefordshire England June 21st AD 1840 at 10 oclock AM according to previous notice, when the meeting was called to order by Elder Thomas Kington & Elder Willford ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1840
  • Page 134

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

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    John Preece Priest Ledbury Joseph Firkins Assistant Samuel Warren Priest Keysend Street Joseph Shinn Assistant James Shinn Teacher James Baldwin Priest Wind Point John Allard Teacher George Allen Priest Woferwood Common Rough Leasowe Birchwood Tunbridge & Duns Close will all be united in one branch called Duns ...
  • Page 135

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

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    Elder Philip Green Shucknell Hill Lugwardin Mardon Elder John Cheese Stokes Lane Woferwood Common Bishop Froome Elder Charles Price Ledbury Ridgway Cross Elder James Hill Hope Rough Stanly Hill Elder John Benbow Frooms Hill Carried Unanimously Mooved by the President & seconded by Elder
  • Page 136

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

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    assigned to the different Elders Viz) Standing Clerk Elder Thomas Clark President & James Meeks, Duns Close " Samuel Jones — William Williams — Wind Point " Philip Green — Francis Burnet — Lugwardin " John Cheese — George Allen — Stokes Lane " Charles Price — Thomas Jenkins — Moorend Cross " ...