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 234

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Dec 14, 1882 with the Americans. They say they do not hear the Mormons sware, and get Drunk and fight and abuse them as the Americans do. there is a good Many more of them visiting us than usual [FIGURE] I dedicated the Prayer Circle room at Kayesvill on Sunday Dec 10. 14 [FIGURE] I wrote Letters to Bishop Farrill, Sarah, Bleak, & spent most of the day in writing I met a party at Nicholas Gorosesback his ...
    Dates:
    December 15, 1882 December 16, 1882 December 17, 1882 December 18, 1882
  • Page 362

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Sunday May 18, 1884 Statisctical Report of the stake was read as follows Apostles 1, Patriarchs 8, Seventies 540, High Priests 481, Elders 1632, Priests 446, Teachers 364, Deacons 616 Members 8317, Officers & Members 12405, Children under 8 year 5791, Total of Souls 18196. The Authorities of the Church were then Presented & sustained I called a vote of the people to turn the meeting into a testimony Meeting which was voted unanimously. G Teasdale spoke 10 M, A Carrington 12 M, Wm Jennings 10 M ...
    Dates:
    May 19, 1884
  • Page 481

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    I dedicated the Cornor Stone of Z.C.M.I. Nov 25, 1875 I dedicated the Z.C.M.I. Building After it was finished March 13, 1876. I dedicated the Relief Society House in the 2 ward Feb 28, 1875. I dedicated the Mill Creek ward Meeting House May 21, 1876 I dedicated the St George Temple under the direction of Brigham Young in connexion with Erastus Snow & Brigham Young Jr Jan 1, 1877. ...
  • Page 409

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    December 7, 1884 ~ Sunday Dec 7, 1884 Sunday I was quite unwell did not attend Meeting G Q Cannon spoke about 1 Hour & 30 M. December 8, 1884 ~ Monday 8 I was quite unwell but spent the day mostly in the office I took Mr Henry R. Rhone down to the field to see Wilford & Julia, Rhone & Julia were cousins Mrs Woodruff is quite Poorly with severe ...
    Dates:
    December 7, 1884 December 8, 1884 December 9, 1884 December 10, 1884 December 11, 1884 December 12, 1884 December 13, 1884
  • Page 392

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Sept 3, 1884 Sister Smoot was buried in a deep vault it was walled up with brick laid in cement to the top of the Box when the coffin was placed in the box & the top of the Box sc^r^ewed down then the top of the Box was covered with stone slabs 2 inches thick which covers the whole Box the grave is then filled with Earth to the top at the close of the funeral the Grove was then we returned to S L C [FIGURE] and I receive 2 letters ...
    Dates:
    September 4, 1884 September 5, 1884 September 6, 1884 September 7, 1884 September 8, 1884 September 9, 1884 September 10, 1884
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    April 5, 1881 ~ Tuesday April 5, 1881 I met in the Conference at 10 oclok John Henry Smith Prayed F M Lyman spoke 36 M, B Young 26 M G Q Cannon spok 30 M Afternoon L Snow Prayed John Henry Smith spok 25 M I met at Noon with the Twelve & discussed the case of John W Young. In the Afternoon we had reported up to this date Expended on the Salt ...
    Dates:
    April 5, 1881 April 6, 1881 April 7, 1881
  • Page 16

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    I sealed 9 dead Persons to Joseph Smith the Prophet 5 to Hyram Smith the Patriarch, 4 to Father John Smith 3 to Samuel H. B. Smith, 3 to Don Carloss Smith, 3 to Wilford Woodruff Jr I dedicated the Baptismal Font in the 14 ward 1857. AI dedicated the Assembly Room in the 13 ward Jan 1, 1861, The Assembly Room in the 14 ward Dec 24, 1861, The Farmington Meeting ...
  • Page 51

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    July 27, 1886 Sister Crandle nursed me up with Milk porridge & cured me up with that & Chicken Broth July 28, 1886 ~ Wednesday 28 I am much better this morning I had an interview with Brother Crandle we changed Horses this morning we took his & he kept ours which was a Blessed change for us for the Journey as our Horses had nearly given out we drove through Castle Dale to Ferron Emery County we stoped with
    Dates:
    July 28, 1886 July 29, 1886 July 30, 1886 July 31, 1886
  • Page 176

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    September 6, 1888 ~ Thursday Sept 6, 1888 [FIGURE] Horace S Eldridge Born Febuary 6, 1816 in Brutus Ny Died Sept 6, 1888 At 7.30 AM Aged 72 years & 7 Months His Funeral was held at his house sunday Sept 8/88 Horace S Eldridge died this Morning at his residence in Salt Lake City at 7.30 AM Aged 72 years & 7 Month He was one of the seven first Presidents of the seventies He was supposed to be the most wealthy ...
    Dates:
    September 6, 1888 September 7, 1888 September 8, 1888
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to the Editor of Star, 12 September 1857

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    Historian's office G. S. L. City Sept. 12 1857 Editor of Star. Dear Brother, In consequence of the annulment of our [Past] arrangements by the U. S. government, we are obliged to write by such opportunities as may present themselves for communicating with our friends. Dr. J. M. Bernhisel our delegate & Captain Stewart Van Fleet assistant Quartermaster of the U.S. army for Utah, start on Monday for Washington by whom I forward this. You have no doubt heard ...
    Dates:
    September 12, 1857