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 53

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

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    were in his house he has boldly stood up in defence of the faith bore record of the truth of the work & faithfully warned his Brethren to obey the gospel, he is making evry preperation to gather with the Saints & help as many as he can to Do the same. Sister Ann appears willing to do the same. But has some fears that her Brothers will hender her getting ready & gathering with the saints she wishes me to Pray that God will deliver her. As ...
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    March 24, 1841
  • Page 44

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

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    November 19, 1854 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday H C Kimball preached in the foren[oon] & Ltoeren Far in the Afternoon November 20, 1854 ~ Monday to November 25, 1854 ~ Saturday 20 to 25 I spent this week drawing wood November 26, 1854 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday I attended meeting at the tabernacl President Kimball Preached in the forenoon upon a variety of subjects & Aaron Far in the aftern[oon] November 27, 1854 ~ ...
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    November 19, 1854 November 20, 1854 November 25, 1854 November 26, 1854 November 27, 1854 November 28, 1854 November 29, 1854 November 30, 1854 December 1, 1854 December 2, 1854 December 3, 1854
  • Page 290

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

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    January 22, 1871 ~ Sunday [FIGURE] Jan 22d 1871 Sunday I took cars to Kays ward to attend the funeral of Mary Philips who died in her 98 year. I Baptized her into this Church in 1840 31 years ago the funeral commenced at 11 oclok we had a large congre- gation. I spoke one hour but had a severe cold upon my lungs which troubled me much about speaking. G. D. Watt reported my Discourse I was followed By Brother Wm Kay & Bishop
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    January 22, 1871 January 23, 1871 January 24, 1871 January 27, 1871 January 28, 1871 January 29, 1871 January 30, 1871 January 31, 1871 February 1, 1871 February 2, 1871 February 3, 1871 February 4, 1871
  • Page 94

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

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    Sept 1, 1867 Sunday Afternoon Erastus Snow spoke 55 Minutes [FIGURE] President Young spoke 43 Minutes advised the sons & daughters of Zion to get married I wrote 2 letters September 2, 1867 ~ Monday 2d President Young ^10 of^ the Twelve & a Number of others left G. S. L. City at 9 oclok to visit the Northern Settlements we drove to Farmington & held a meeting at 12 oclok I went in company with Brother
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    September 2, 1867 September 3, 1867 September 4, 1867 September 5, 1867
  • Page 145

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

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    the best collections of paintings in Europe and there is nothing in that gallery that will begin to compare with this work when carried out and as brother Dibble has been moved upon to get up these paintings I feel to bid him God Speed & if he will get up the seeneries of this Church commencing at the Begining and go through it untill now & onward and fit up a gallerry in Zion It will be the continuation of the rise and Progress of the Church & Kingdom ...
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    April 8, 1848 April 9, 1848
  • Page 49

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] time in London before my return to Nauvoo. Next day I parted from Lor- enzo Snow and the London Saints and took train for Bristol, to visit the branch which had been raised up there by my convert Elder Thomas Kington, who it will be remembered was the superin- tendent of the Frome's Hill Circuit of United Brethren. Leaving Bristol I visited the churches which I had ...
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    March 8, 1841
  • Page 51

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] through Great Malvern to Crowcat; I held a meeting at Brother George Brooks' and had an interesting time with a large number of Saints whom I had baptized about a year before. I went to Dunclose the day after, visiting many of the Saints by the way, laying hands upon the sick, and blessing and counseling others of the flock. They all were happy to see me, for I had baptized most ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 5, 1859 ~ Monday Sept 5th I visited the Hand cart camp on the square the company was dispersing vary fast & getting homes I Bought a waggon of Claudious Spencer at $60. I spent the evening in the offic September 6, 1859 ~ Tuesday 6th I called at the House of Brother Wm ^P^ Mcintyre at 11 oclok Amasa Lyman soon arived & sealed Edwin Henry Moss to
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    September 5, 1859 September 6, 1859 September 7, 1859 September 8, 1859 September 9, 1859 September 10, 1859 September 11, 1859
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    June 14, 1864 ~ Tuesday June 14 1864 I spent the day Journalizing & in my garden my Indian Boy got flung from a Horse & Badly injured in the face & arms June 15, 1864 ~ Wednesday to June 17, 1864 ~ Friday 15 16 & 17. I spent the time mostly in my Garden June 18, 1864 ~ Saturday 18. I spent most of the Time in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 45 persons H. C. Kimball ...
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    June 14, 1864 June 15, 1864 June 18, 1864 June 19, 1864 June 20, 1864 June 22, 1864 June 23, 1864 June 24, 1864 June 25, 1864