William Kay

William Kay Jr. (1810-1875) was born 11 Apr. 1810 in Chaigley, Lancashire, England. He was the son of William Kay and Elizabeth Mercer. He married Mary Twinberrow Wattis Bennet on 10 Feb. 1845; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in 1837 in England. He served a mission in England from 1840 to 1844 with Wilford Woodruff and others. He died 25 Mar. 1875 in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

William Kay (KWV7-GVB), Family Tree, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Nov. 2021). William Kay, Wilford Woodruff Papers https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-kay, accessed 29 Jul. 2021). Colonel John Parker, comp. The Parish Registers of Waddington, Yorkshire, 1599-1812, (Yorkshire, England: Yorkshire Parish Register Society, 1930), 358. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 4:549. “William Kay,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 8 Dec. 2021). Lynn W. Cook, Nauvoo Deaths and Marriages, 1839-1845 (Orem, UT: Grandin Book, Co., 1994), 113. Camp of Israel Schedules and Reports, 1845-1849, Roll of Company Number 1, 1845, p. 5, image 3/17, MS 14290, CHL. “William Kay,” Pioneer database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 7 Dec. 2021). 1850 US Census, Davis, Davis Co, Utah Territory, p. 6, William Kay. 1860 US Census, Ogden, Weber Co., UT, p. 130, William Kay. “William Kay,” Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber Co., UT; Find A Grave, 6 May 2006, memorial no. 14189490, (https://findagrave.com, accessed 7 Dec. 2021).

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  • Page 4

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    The Conference met pursuant to adjournment. Opened by Prayer Scattering members were then represented consisting of near 50 not included in any of the Above branches The President then proceded to make some remarks on the Office of Patriarch and concluded by moving that Elder Albertson be ordained to that Office. This was seconded by Elder Kimball and carried unanimou- sly. Resolved that D. Watt Thomas Richardson G. J. Adams James ...
  • Page 176

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

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    September 14, 1840 ~ Monday Minutes of A Conference held Sept 14, 1840 The Bran Green & Gadfield Elm Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held at Gadfield Elm Chapel in Worcestershire on the 14th day of Sept 1840. Their being present one of the Travling high council, one High Priest, 9 Elders, 19 Priest, & 4 Teachers. The meeting was called to Order by Elder Kington when ...
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    September 14, 1840
  • Page 180

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

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    Also Charles Fields Jonathan Davis Charles Taysom Thomas Vernal James Shinn James Evens John Hill Thomas Harber William Foxsel Thomas Hardane Henry Fidler William Jones Joseph Need Edward Oakey George Brooks & James Watkins William Johnson John Bailey Be Ordained Priest &
  • Page 244

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

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    darkened by removing the lights & a show was Presented in the form of a Magic lantern presented a man in evry stage of drunkenness, & a score of other things rivers, ships, cities, Lions Leopords, Bonapart Victoria, & many other things, & we retired quite satisfyed with our evenings entertainmen[t] 8 miles December 29, 1840 ~ Tuesday 29th Elder Kimball went to take a sitting for his portrait I staid at home & wrote I sent G. A. Smith a letter a paper ...
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    December 29, 1840 December 30, 1840 December 31, 1840
  • Page 154

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

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    August 1, 1840 ~ Saturday Aug. 1st We walked to Haw Cross & to Dymock & spent the night 8 miles August 2, 1840 ~ Sunday 2nd Sunday I Preached twice in Dymock & Elder G. A. Smith Preached in Ledbury I am happy to learn on our return to the Church es in Herefordshire & adjoining Country that the work of God [is] rolling on rapidly upon evry hand The Elders ...
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    August 1, 1840 August 2, 1840 August 3, 1840
  • Page 1

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    is taken from the history of Rome by Edward Coxe After reading this History I walked to Br Thomas Rooke & met in council with the officers had a good time from thence to Br John Holley & spent the night {Distance of the day} 3 miles March 7, 1841 ~ Sunday 7th Sunday I preached in the morning at the house of Br Thomas Rook & in the evening at the kitchen, upon the Book of mormon had ...
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    March 7, 1841 March 8, 1841 March 9, 1841
  • Page 2

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    to be fals & so he arose & read the same old Spalding story. when he got through Elder Richards arose & informed the people that instead of its being a new story it had been published for two years through the United States & also through England, this creat ed a great uproar among the people, for while some were for driving the man out of the place for lying others were crouding around Elders Richards & Kay to hear them preach, but ...
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    March 10, 1841 March 11, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Elder Joseph Pullen represented the Stan[ley] Hill Branch as containing members E P T D Rem 80 1 4 2 0 4 Elder Thomas Clark Do Froome Hill 137 3 4 4 1 2 Timothy Gittins Do Ridgeway Cross 49 1 2 3 1 [0] William Matthews Do Calwell 23 1 4 1 1 [0] ^-1^ Thomas Jones. P. Do Pale House 13 [0] 2 ...
  • Page 11

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Thus the Lord has given me the desire of my heart & Blessed me far beyound my expectations for I am now privleged of thaving more than fifteen hundred Saints in this interes ting field which I first opened one year ago the 5th of this present months, all of which have embraced the work since that Date many of which the Saints have gatherd to Zion from that region & the rest are anxious to go & ownly waiting for a door to be open for them ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    [Two thirds of the page blank] March 23, 1841 ~ Tuesday March 23rd I arose in the morning refreshed by sleep & after conversing several hours with Elders Richards Kington, Kay, & Ockey & others I was under the ne cessity of taking the parting hand with the Saints in this region, & among others with Br Edward & Sister Ann Ockey, these are a Brother & sister of one family & the ownly ones of ...
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    March 23, 1841