William Jennings

William Jennings (1823-1886) was born 13 Sep. 1823 in Yardley, Worcestershire, England. He was the son of Isaac Jennings and Jane Thornton. He married Jane Walker on 2 Jul. 1851 in Buchanan Co., Missouri; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 24 Sep. 1852. He was set apart for a mission by Wilford Woodruff on 4 Feb. 1866 and interacted with him regularly in the 1870s and 1880s in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He died 15 Jan. 1886 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

William B.W. Jennings (KWVP-QC5), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Sep. 2022). William Jennings, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-jennings, accessed 10 Sep. 2022). "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946," database with images, FamilySearch (https//familysearch.org, accessed 10 Sep. 2022); William Jennings, 15 Jan. 1886, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah; Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. Salt Lake Democrat, "Death of William Jennings" (Salt Lake City, Utah), 15 Jan. 1886, p. 4; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org, accessed 10 Sep. 2022). "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Sep. 2022); William Jennings and Jane Walker, 2 Jul. 1851, Buchanan, Missouri, p. 119; citing Buchanan Co., Missouri, Recorder of Deeds, "Marriage records 1839-1916; marriage index, 1839-1927," image 183/600; DGS 7424539.

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  • Page 163

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

    Excerpt:
    Dec 17, 1868 we stoped at North Ogden & held a meeting W Woodruff & J. F. Smith spoke we stoped with Br West December 18, 1868 ~ Friday 18. we drove to Kaysville & held a Meeting in the Midst of a hard snow storm W Woodruff & J F. Smith spoke, we then drove in a hard storm to Farmington & spent the night with Brother Ezra Clark 26 miles ...
    Dates:
    December 18, 1868 December 19, 1868 December 20, 1868 December 21, 1868 December 22, 1868 December 23, 1868 December 24, 1868 December 25, 1868 December 26, 1868
  • Page 12

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

    Excerpt:
    The City Hall G. S. L. City Jan 8, 1866 G. Q. Cannon Mouth The Grantsville Meeting House July 14, 1866. G Q Cannon Mouth The Cooperative Store of Wm Jennings March 1, 1849 President Brigham Young was Mouth followed By G. A. Smith & Daniel H Wells The Springville Meeting House April 17, 1869 D. H. Wells Mouth The Coleville Meeting House Sept 21, 1869 D ...
  • Page 43

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

    Excerpt:
    July 6, 1873 spoke one hour & 20 Minuts I met with my Quorum at Noon & with the Presidency & Twelve in the Evening July 7, 1873 ~ Monday to July 12, 1873 ~ Saturday 7th to 12 [FIGURE] I spent the week Haying I received 3 letters July 13, 1873 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday I attended Meeting at the Tabernacle E F Sheets spoke 37 Minuts O Pratt 29. Afternoon G. Q. Cannon spoke one ...
    Dates:
    July 7, 1873 July 12, 1873 July 13, 1873 July 14, 1873 July 18, 1873 July 19, 1873 July 20, 1873 July 21, 1873 July 22, 1873 July 23, 1873
  • Page 44

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

    Excerpt:
    July 24, 1873 ~ Thursday July 24, 1873 Bulah Boy Wilford is vary sick with Teething Diareah & feve July 25, 1873 ~ Friday 25 The child is vary sick to day Mrs Woodruff spent the day there July 26, 1873 ~ Saturday 26. I spent the day at the farm the child was some better I returned [FIGURE] to the City in the Evening I received a letter from
    Dates:
    July 24, 1873 July 25, 1873 July 26, 1873 July 27, 1873 July 28, 1873 July 29, 1873 July 30, 1873 July 31, 1873 August 1, 1873 August 2, 1873 August 3, 1873 August 4, 1873 August 5, 1873 August 6, 1873
  • Page 112

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

    Excerpt:
    January 23, 1875 ~ Saturday Jan 23 1875 I rode with Br Davis to Paris Met with the Priesthood & spoke to them one hour & had much of the spirit of the Lord with me I spent the night with Elder C. C. Rich 8 Miles January 24, 1875 ~ Sunday 24. Sunday I met a large assembly at Paris & spoke to them one hour, took dinner with Brother Rich & Budge ...
    Dates:
    January 23, 1875 January 24, 1875 January 25, 1875 January 26, 1875 January 27, 1875 January 28, 1875 January 29, 1875 January 30, 1875 January 31, 1875 February 1, 1875 February 2, 1875
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to the Presiding Elders of the Different Settlements, 1 December 1870

    Excerpt:
    Salt Lake City, December 1, 1870. To the Presiding Elders of the Different Settlements. DEAR BRETHREN: Pursuant to instructions from the DESERET PARENT SOCIETY, we respectfully solicit your Co-operation in carrying out the objects of the Society, viz: the general introduction, improvement and culture of HORSES, HORNED STOCK, SHEEP, BEES, FISH, FOWLS, etc., in the various Wards of the Territory. We have appointed a Standing Committee from the members of the Parent Society, in each of these departments. Their names are as follows: ON HORSES, H. J. FAUST ...
    Dates:
    December 1, 1870
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and George Q. Cannon, 20 August 1886

    Excerpt:
    [WWoodruff Aug 20 1867 3 Historian's Office, P. O. Box 321 Salt Lake City, Utah, ........188 through rugged mountains and deep Canyons to 9 mile creek via Price station Castle Valley Huntington Castledale through Salina Richfield up clear creek canyon struck the southern road below Cove Fort through Beaver and arrived at St George on the evening of the 7 of August having traveled 448 miles we traveled some days 30 x 40 x 45 and one day ...
  • Page 199

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

    Excerpt:
    June 17, 1882 Gen McDowell McCook, W Woodruff & Mayor Jenning In the Evening the company went west to Garfield & took supper I went to the field and assisted Henry Woodruff load up Betsey Alvards things and in the Morning of the 18 he started to take her back to North Ogden June 18, 1882 ~ Sunday 18 Sunday I attended my Prayer Circle at the Historians office and attended the ...
    Dates:
    June 18, 1882 June 19, 1882 June 20, 1882 June 21, 1882 June 22, 1882 June 23, 1882 June 24, 1882 June 25, 1882
  • Page 203

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    July 15, 1882 ~ Saturday July 15 [FIGURE] I wrote Letters to Sarah July 16, 1882 ~ Sunday 16. Sunday I attended Meeting at the Tabernacle Brother Irvin ^[FIGURE]^ and Penrose spoke President John Taylor wife Harriet died at night July 17, 1882 ~ Monday 17 [FIGURE] I met the Presidency & Twelve & others at the Hospital to dedicate it at 10 oclok Prayer By W Woodruff Rules of of the Institution ...
    Dates:
    July 15, 1882 July 16, 1882 July 17, 1882 July 18, 1882 July 19, 1882 July 20, 1882 July 21, 1882 July 22, 1882 July 23, 1882
  • Page 248

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

    Excerpt:
    Feb 7, 1883 [FIGURES] At our council to day Br Christopher Layton was set apart as President to preside over A new stake to be organized in the southern part of Arizona bordering upon Mexico and James H Martineau as his seconed councillor. D H Kimball was appointed as his first councillor but not set apart. President Taylor said he wished Br Layton to understand that this Mission is for the purpose of esstablishing a settlement in
    Dates:
    February 8, 1883 February 9, 1883 February 10, 1883 February 11, 1883