William Henry Seward

William Henry Seward (1801-1872) was born 16 May 1801 in Florida, Orange Co., New York. He was the son of Samuel S. Seward and Mary Jennings. He married Francis Adeline Miller on 20 Oct. 1824. He died 10 Oct. 1872 in Auburn, Cayuga Co., New York. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

Footnotes

Hon. William Henry Seward Esq. (LC8D-W6P), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Oct. 2022). William Henry Seward, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-henry-seward, accessed 8 Oct. 2022). Frederick W. Seward, Autobiography of William H. Seward, from 1801 to 1834 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1877); digital images, Seward Family Digital Archive (https://sewardproject.org/, accessed 8 Oct. 2022). The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Obituary” (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 11 Oct. 1872, p. 4; database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com, accessed 8 Oct. 2022).

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  • Page 199

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

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    June 23rd 1869 & were shot dead By the guards June 24, 1869 ~ Thursday 24. We Met the sabbath school children at the Bowery they were addressed By G Q. Cannon, D H Wells & President Young who spoke to Parents & children we Met in the Bowery at 10 oclok J W Young Prayed, G Q Cannon spoke 61 Minutes. Several Missionaries were then called to go on Missions. B Young jr then spoke 37. We dined with ...
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    June 24, 1869 June 25, 1869 June 26, 1869 June 27, 1869 June 28, 1869 June 29, 1869 June 30, 1869 July 1, 1869 July 2, 1869
  • Page 205

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

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    September 7, 1869 ~ Tuesday Sept 7th 1869 I am vary weak to day but sat up some towards night September 8, 1869 ~ Wednesday 8. I am still quite weak but better Able to walk around some September 9, 1869 ~ Thursday 9. I am quite weak this morning but about 9 oclock I left the City in company with Thomas Taylor to go with the Presidency & attend a 2 days Meeting at Box Elder, we drove ...
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    September 7, 1869 September 8, 1869 September 9, 1869 September 10, 1869 September 11, 1869 September 12, 1869
  • Page 271

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

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    Aug 134 1870 Afternoon the People met in the New Tabernacle to hear the finishing speeches in the Discussion O. Pratt spoke first one hour & answered Dr Newman arguments he was followed by Dr Newman who labored hard to make truth an Error He had no scripture to maintain his ground. I met with the Presidency & Twelve for Prayer August 15, 1870 ~ Monday to August 18, 1870 ~ Thursday 15 to 18. I spent the time stacking & Threshing wheat I met on Friday with ...
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    August 14, 1870 August 15, 1870 August 18, 1870 August 19, 1870 August 20, 1870 August 21, 1870 August 22, 1870 August 25, 1870 August 26, 1870 August 27, 1870 August 28, 1870 August 29, 1870 August 30, 1870
  • Page 266

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

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    March 22, 1850 ~ Friday 22nd March ^I wrote 11 letters^ [FIGURES] I wrote letters to the following persons H. Druce S. Tuttle C. SE. Brown J. Johnson, Sherman Barnes, Nathan Eldridge L Taft Samuel Wells, Mary Ann pratt S. B. Foss J. Johnson J. Gibson Thomas MCKenzie T. Cartwright. March 23, 1850 ~ ...
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    March 22, 1850 March 23, 1850 March 24, 1850 March 25, 1850 March 26, 1850 March 27, 1850
  • Page 352

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    April 2d Sunday 1865 and John Smith G Q Cannon & President Young in the afternoon I met with President Young & the Twelve for prayer B. Young Prayed & G. Q. Cannon was Mouth. April 3, 1865 ~ Monday to April 5, 1865 ~ Wednesday 3 4 & 5 I spent the Time making fence & gardning April 6, 1865 ~ Thursday 6, April The General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of ...
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    April 3, 1865 April 5, 1865 April 6, 1865 April 10, 1865 April 11, 1865 April 15, 1865 June 7, 1865
  • Page 273

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Aug 21 1877 Robert Treat Painee Samuel Huntington Elbridge Gerry William Williams Stephen Hopkins Oliver Woolcott William Ellery Mathew Thornton Roger Sherman. Baptized for the following Eminent Men Daniel Webster Edward Gibbon Washington Irving David Garrick Michael Faraday Sir Joshua Reynolds William Makepeace ...