William Wines Phelps

William Wines Phelps (1792-1872) was born 17 Feb. 1792 in Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey. He was the son of Enon Phelps and Mehitabel Goldsmith. He married Sally Waterman on 28 Apr. 1815. He was baptized 16 Jun. 1831. He worked alongside Wilford Woodruff in church leadership positions from 1834 to 1872. He died 7 Mar. 1872 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

William Wines Phelps (KWJT-SN4), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). William Wines Phelps, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-wines-phelps, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). William Wines Phelps, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/william-wines-phelps, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 262

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

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    November 4, 1857 ~ Wednesday 4th Nov 4th I spent most of the day in the office it rained all day & night November 5, 1857 ~ Thursday 5th It rained all day and night I spent the fore noon at home & the afternoon in the office. their is about 2 feet of snow at Echo Canyon no express to day to day from the seat of war General D H Wells is in command ...
    Dates:
    November 4, 1857 November 5, 1857 November 6, 1857 November 7, 1857 November 8, 1857 November 9, 1857
  • Page 277

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

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    December 21, 1857 ~ Monday Dec 21st Monday I met with the Legislative council most of the time in the Joint session. Resolutions were offerd upon the merits of the Govornors Message which resolutions were like a Declaration of independance against wicked and ungodly men this drew speeches from John Taylor G. A. Smith W. Woodruff O. Hyde, H. Stout, Bishop Rowberry J. C. Litle W W Phelps &c many ...
    Dates:
    December 21, 1857
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Stephen Markham, 20 June 1856

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    Fort Supply June 20th 1856 Bro W. Woodruff Sir according to your request I Proceed to give you an account of the conversation I had with Pres Joseph Smith previous to his Massacre. the first conversation I had with the Prophet On the following subjects was the Night; the Guard come in to Take him with a Rit we walked togather towards the River & sat down. I asked him How this thing was going to come out. he replied if the Brethern would Let him Manage the Business; there should be ...
    Dates:
    June 20, 1856
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Stephen Markham, 20 June 1856

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    to us with the 8 Oclock Boat, then go home & sleep till 10 Oclock & go & get all the Men you can to delver themselves up with you at 10 Oclock & stand your Triel [illegible] it may do some good. I tell you in the name of Israels god the[y] shall not have power to hurt you: he repeated these Last words 3 Times, we walked down to the River & he & Hyrum W. Richards W. Clayton W. Law General
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to William Wines Phelps, 9 October 1845

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    Stanley Buildings Bath Street Liverpool Oct 8 ^9^, 1845 Dear Brother Phelps I Reccevd your kind letter by the hand of A Fielding which I was glad to get for it is at all times cheering to hear from old friends. I rejoice much at the Choice glorious news I hear concerning Zion by all the letters, & papers I get from the goodly land of Joseph. I at times feel a^i^t a great sacrafice to be deprived of ^the^ society of my friends in that ...
    Dates:
    October 9, 1845
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, circa October 1843

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    W Woodruff to Phebe At Brother John Neffs in Strasburg Pa Oct 8th 1843 My Dear Phebe I presume ere this time you are looking for me [here] But I have been detained in consequence of my Business. I have been here at Br Neff's most a week waiting for him to get some money for me out of the Bank to buy paper with the bank will. be open tomorrow & then I shall know what I get shall go to Philadelphia ...
    Dates:
    October 8, 1843
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    Part of Letter to William Wines Phelps, 29 October 1845

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    Oct 29th Brother W W Phelps I Recved your kind letter under date of Sept 15 the most of which you will find in the 10 No of the star. I am truly glad to hear from you or any of my friends often from Nauvoo during these interesting times. And I hope even in the midst of the Endownt I shall not be forgotten by my frinds but hope some of them will steal time enough to occ⬦⬦ssonlly drop me a few lines. I have forwarded the ...
    Dates:
    October 29, 1845
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to William Wines Phelps, 9 October 1845

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    We have cleared the Ship Palmyra again to day with about 60 passengers on her ownly about 13 Sants the rest were transcint psssengers ths is the same ship that A. Fielding went over in ^the^ last time Mrs Woodruff joines me in respects to Bros and Sister Phelps, Brother Richards, Mother Smith, Sister Emma and Sister Mary Smith and their families with the Twelve and all inquiring friends. I still remain Your brother ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Brigham Young, 13 January 1845

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    fast as they come & thinks in consequence of the prejudices & feelings of the Saints in this country, that it would be much better for the Temple money to be sent to Nauvoo than to be paid on Orders here, thinks if it should be known that it would be a blow up to collecting funds for the Temple here they not knowing the circumstances that their money is used for other purposes than for the temple. I see from papers & Letters that the Saints in Nauvoo are about entering unto [into] a ...
  • Page 66

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

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    January 1, 1874 ~ Thursday Jan 1st 1874 I spent the day at Utah Lake January 2, 1874 ~ Friday 2nd we drove to Battle Creek took dinner at Brother Ashtons then drove to the point of the Mountain there we met a furious snow storm we spent the night in an open House 30 M[iles] January 3, 1874 ~ Saturday 3rd we drove to Salt Lake City & I spent the night at home 25 M[iles] ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1874 January 2, 1874 January 3, 1874 January 4, 1874 January 5, 1874 January 6, 1874 January 7, 1874 January 8, 1874 January 9, 1874 January 10, 1874 January 11, 1874 January 12, 1874 January 13, 1874 January 14, 1874 January 16, 1874