William Marks

William Marks (1792-1872) was born 15 Nov. 1792 in Rutland, Rutland Co., Vermont. He was the son of Cornell (Cornwall) Marks and Sarah Goodrich. He married Rosannah R. Robinson on 2 May 1813. He was baptized before Apr. 1835. He and Wilford Woodruff were both in church leadership, the Nauvoo City Council, and the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge until 1844. He died 22 May 1872 in Plano, Kendall Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

William Marks (LCJC-R3F), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). William Marks, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-marks, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). William Marks, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/william-marks, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 184

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    for the Elders Journal. The spirit of God is like leaven in the midst of these Islands of the sea. the solemnities of Eternity is resting upon the People, the word of God is like a sharp two edged sword in the hearts of men I am now preachi -ng & Baptizing almost daily. O may the Lord roll on his work amid the Islands of the sea and give me a rich harvest of souls. I spent the night with Mr Charles Brown distance of the day 4 miles THUS ends the year of ...
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    January 3, 1838
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    January 1, 1838 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1838. I Willford am now standing upon one of the Islands of the sea in defence of the truth and for the word of GOD and the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. I am in North America North Lat 44. West Long 68 46 South Fox Islands Vinalhaven Maine. I am labouring in the ministry alone at this time, I am blessed, however, with the company of Mrs Phebe W Woodruff my companion & friend: O may the LORD bless us in all righteousness ...
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    January 1, 1838 January 2, 1838 January 3, 1838
  • Page 307

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    the business without calling the whold Church I dont want you to abide my council alone but act for yourselves. If you want Sidney Rigdon to lead you vote for him but if you dont intend to follow him, and support him as you did Joseph and I would say the same for the Twelve dont make a covenant to support them unless you intend to abide by their council. But we want to know if this people will support the Priesthood If you build the house you ...
  • Page 147

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

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    This was truly an interesting time more Elders were ordain on this occasion than were ever ordained in the Church of Latter Day Saints in one day before while this was going on Elder Taylor was delivering a discourse from the stand to the multitude, & also their was baptizing and confirming (from or) at the font in the afternoon Elders Amiza Lyman & Wm Smith, occupied the stand in the afternoon & was followed by Joseph ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1842
  • Page 186

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    January 1, 1844 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1844 Eighteen hundred forty four enters the stage with a cold blustering rain storm I spent the day plastering and white washing the printing office. I spent a few moments however in planting some choice stones in my garding I planted 4 Apricotts, 13 Plums, 11 shugar cherry & 30 choice peach stones. President Smith had a large company at his house as he did on the eve of christmas January 2 ...
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    January 1, 1844 January 2, 1844 January 3, 1844 January 4, 1844 January 5, 1844 January 6, 1844
  • Page 159

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    And Edited By W A Cowdery & published by Wm Marks to the end of the vol. The Elders Journal being ownly 4 No ever published was Edited by Joseph Smith & Published by Thomas B Marsh The Times & Seasons was Edited & published be by E Robinson & Don Carlos Smith untill the 4th No of th 2nd vol which was Edied & publi[sh]ed By D. C. Smith Alone untill ...
  • Page 90

    Part of Religious – Book of Revelations 1838-1842

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    fifteen thousand dollars stock in that House nor under Fifty dollars neither can any other man saith the Lord. And their are others also who wish to know my will concern- ing them for they have asked it at my hands. Let my Servent Isaac Galland put stock into that house for I the Lord loveth him for the work he hath done & will forgive all his sins, therefore let him be remembered for an interest in that house from generation to generation. Let my Servent Isaac Galland be appointed among you ...
  • Page 398

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

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    March 31 And the Zion on the Earth will ere long metet with the Zion of Enoch and there we will greet each other and we shall have such Joy as we have never seen on the Earth President Heber C Kimball then spoke a short time He said in regard to what had been said by O. Pratt is all good. In regard to the abobe [abode] of departed spirits I have no doubt but this wourld will stand forever. Jesus says in this world ye have tribulation but in me ...