William Earl McLellin

William Earl McLellin (1806-1883) was born 18 Jan. 1806 in Smith Co., Tennessee. He was the son of Charles McLellin and Sarah. He married Cynthia Ann on 30 Jul. 1829. He was baptized 20 Aug. 1831. He and Wilford Woodruff were part of Zion's Camp in 1834, and he spoke alongside Wilford in the 1870s in Utah Territory. He died 14 Mar. 1883 in Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri.

Footnotes

William Earl McLellin (KWJR-T82), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). William Earl McLellin, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-earl-mclellin, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). William Earl McLellin, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/william-earl-mclellin, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 54

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

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    A Coppy of a letter Written by Elder Thomas B. Marsh Directed to Elder Willford Woodruff Dated July 14. 1838 Elder W. Woodruff. [FIGURE] Sir; a fiew days since Prest. Joseph Smith jr and some others were assembled to attend to some Church business when it was thought proper to select those who was designed of the LORD to fill the places of those of the twelve who had fallen ^x^away^x^ namely Wm. E Mclellin, Lyman E. Johnson,
    Dates:
    July 14, 1838 August 10, 1838
  • Page 284

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

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    Dec 16, 1870 I Preached the funeral sermon of Sister Neighber &she was the Mother of 14 children Had 11 living, & 9 at her funeral. I also attended the dedication of the 14 ward Store & Female Relief society Hall. D. H. Wells Made the dedication Prayer Bishop Hoagland addressed the Meeting followed By W. Woodruff G. Q. Cannon J F Smith & D. H. Wells. We took Supper at Sister Horns & I spent the Night at Frank Turnbows taking ...
    Dates:
    December 17, 1870 December 18, 1870 December 19, 1870 December 23, 1870 December 24, 1870 December 25, 1870 December 26, 1870 December 27, 1870 December 28, 1870 December 29, 1870 December 30, 1870 December 31, 1870
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Thomas B. Marsh, 14 July 1838

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    Elder W. Woodruff. Sir; a fiew days since, Prest. Joseph Smith Jr. and somone others ware assembled togeather to attend to some church business, when it was thaught proper to select those who ware designed of the Lord to fill the places of those of the twelve who had fallen; mainely Wm. E McLellin, Lyman E. Johnson, Luke Johnson, and John F. Bointon. The persons selected were John E. Page, John ...
    Dates:
    July 14, 1838
  • Page 54

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    you an answer as soon as Saturday or Monday next. We can say for ourselves and in behalf of our brotherin that peace is what we desire, and what we dispose to cultivate with all men, and to effect peace we feel disposed to use all our influence as far as it whould be required at our hands, as free common citizens of the United States, and as fears have been expressed that we designed to commence hostilities against the inhabitants of Jackson County, we have pledged ourselves to them, and to the hospitable Citizens of
  • Page 70

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    entertain fears that our brethren in- tend to invade their territory in a hostile manner. We assure you that their fears are groundless,—such is not and never was our intention Signid W. W. Phelps W. E. McLellian A. S. Gilbert John Corrill Isaac Morley. To S. C. Owen and others of the Jackson Co. Committee." ^*2nd page 70 follows this^ June 22, 1834 ~ Sunday Sunday 22nd. Br. Lyman ...
    Dates:
    June 22, 1834
  • Page 93

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    To John Lincoln, Geo. R. Morehead } John Sconce, James H. Long, James Collins } July 3, 1834 ~ Thursday On the 3rd of July the High Priests of Zion assembled in the yard of Colonel Arthur's where Lyman Wight lived, in Clay County, and I pro- ceeded to organize a High Council agreeable to the revelation and pattern given at Kirtland, for the purpose of settling important business that ...
    Dates:
    July 3, 1834
  • Page 95

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    which resulted as follows, namely: Simeon Carter No. 1 Parley P. Pratt No. 2 William McLellin " 3 Calvin Beebe " 4 Levi Jackman " 5 Solomon Hancock " 6 Christian Whitmer " 7 Newel Knight " 8 Orson Pratt " 9 Lyman Wight " 10 Thomas B. Marsh " 11 John Murdock " 12 Father Whitmer came forward and blessed ...
  • Page 96

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    Church. After hearing the pleas, the President decided that it was the duty of W. W. Phelps to go to Kirtland to assist in printing and that his family remain in the region where they were, and that he have an honorable discharge from his station in Zion for a season. (as soon as he can accomplish his business) signed by the Pres- ident and Clerk. It was then proposed by W. W. Phelps that David Whitmer, the President of the Church in Zion, should go to Kirtland ...
  • Page 117

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    July 8, 1834 ~ Tuesday On the 8th I went to the eastern part of Clay County and held a meeting at the house of Thomas B. Marsh in the evening which was com- posed mostly of High Priests and Elders. July 9, 1834 ~ Wednesday And on the 9th I started for Kirtland in com- pany with my brother Hyrum, Frederick G. Williams, William E. McLellin and others ...
    Dates:
    July 8, 1834 July 9, 1834 July 10, 1834
  • Page 187

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

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    he did not take a diferent course in his Phylosophy & order of reasening he would not stay long in this Church. he made other remarks I arose to go out Brother Brigham said Brother BrighamWoodruff whare are you going come dont be in a hurry I shall be Jealeous of you does not the spirit of God dwell here I want men to stop here who has the spirit of God it rests me I am crowded all day with men & things which makes me weary. I said ...
    Dates:
    December 30, 1856 December 31, 1856