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 174

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

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    November 28, 1842 ~ Monday to November 30, 1842 ~ Wednesday 28th, 29, 30, Spent the time in the printing Office & running about town to get a team ready to go to St Louis for paper we had another severe snow storm on the 29th on the 30th a team & man came to the printing office to go to St Louis but Wm W Phelps who was going was sick & postpond it untill the day ...
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    November 28, 1842 November 30, 1842 December 1, 1842 December 2, 1842 December 3, 1842 December 4, 1842 December 5, 1842 December 6, 1842 December 7, 1842 December 8, 1842 December 10, 1842
  • Page 286

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

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    Sister Foss gave me $1. Calvin 50 cts Rhoda Scammans $2.50 cts to help bear my expenses home I had to pay $2.75 cts to Boston July 11, 1844 ~ Thursday 11th All accounts from the west confirm the report of the Death of the Prophet & Patriarch of the Church viz Joseph & Hiram Smith & some reports say that Elders Richards & Phelps were ...
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    July 11, 1844 July 12, 1844
  • Page 28

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

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    November 5th 1834 Brother Lyman Wight called a vote to recommend Brother Stephen Winch ester, Heman T Hide and myself to the high council for ordination it was a full vote and at the next meeting of the high council we were recommended by Lyman Wight, Amasa Lyman Elias Higby and Zebedee Colton all high priests to the council and there was a vote taken and carried by the high council to ordain us priests. And Brother ...
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    November 5, 1834
  • Page 177

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

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    December 2, 1843 ~ Saturday [FIGURES] Dec 2nd 1843 Seventh Day morning I felt quite unwell yet I met with the quorum & conversed upon a variety of subjects among which were the progress of the work of God & the emegration of the Saints, the light blessings & glory that awaiteth Zion & the blessings that approach those who keep the Law of God. Truth & virtue will bring exhaltation to the soul in the security of knowledge while Bigotry & superstition will Join vice in debasing ...
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    December 2, 1843 December 3, 1843
  • Page 179

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

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    December 9, 1843 ~ Saturday [FIGURE] 9th We met in council at the store with the quorum Elders W. W. Phelps Levi Richards & C Lott met with us. ^received their anointing^ Their was a meeting of the citizens in general & the ordinance passed yesterday was read before the multitude & speaches made by several persons the last of which was President Joseph Smith who gave an interesting address to the assembly spoke of our persecution, the manner ...
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    December 9, 1843 December 10, 1843 December 11, 1843 December 12, 1843 December 15, 1843 December 16, 1843 December 17, 1843
  • Page 160

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

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    & shall be an active assistance unto Bishop Hunter in gathering the Tithing of the people that the Temples of our God may be built & his works carried on. Let your heart be comforted you shall be blessed with evry hgood thing your heart shall desire & your heart words shall be like a two Edged sword among the people & we seal you up unto Eternal Life & no man shall take your Crown we seal all these Blessings upon your head in the name of Jesus Christ ...
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    October 13, 1856 October 14, 1856
  • Page 99

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

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    we can be made vessels of honour what can we be made vessels of honour after we have moved in the hands of the potter & ground over again yes this will be the case with man but it is far better to be passive in the hands of God & be made a vessel of honor the first time than to wait thill till we have to be ground over again this is a figure which the prophet Jeremiahah made use of. Now President Young is the Master Potter here on ...
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    December 17, 1855 December 18, 1855 December 19, 1855 December 20, 1855 December 21, 1855 December 22, 1855 December 23, 1855 December 24, 1855 December 28, 1855
  • Page 68

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

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    we set apart Brother Hulse to his mission to Israel remarks were made by W. Woodruff C. C. Rich & several others upon the subject of the mission May 21, 1855 ~ Monday 21st Mondiay I got an Indian boy of Brother James Bosnel He was about a doz years of age his name was Moroni. Eliza Bosnel his wife wishes her Endowment & they wish me to write & inform them when they can have it ...
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    May 21, 1855 May 22, 1855 May 23, 1855 May 24, 1855 May 25, 1855
  • Page 72

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

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    July 13, 1855 ~ Friday 13th The conference opened at Provo this morning by Prayer & the People were addressed by President Brigham Young in the fore part of the day & followed by H. C Kimball in the afternoon by J. M. Grant & Samuel Richards in the afternoon July 14, 1855 ~ Saturday 14th President Young, Joseph Young, E. T. Benson & Brother
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    July 13, 1855 July 14, 1855 July 15, 1855 July 16, 1855 July 17, 1855 July 21, 1855 July 22, 1855 July 23, 1855 July 28, 1855 July 29, 1855
  • Page 54

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

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    February 2, 1855 ~ Friday Feb 2nd I visited Brother Pulsipher & family in the afternoon & attended the grammar school in the evening February 3, 1855 ~ Saturday [FIGURES] I spent most of the day at home but at 6 oclok in the evening I Attended the Universal sccientific Association it received its organization this evening the following persons were Appointed the board of the society Wilford Woodruff President. John Taylor Orson Spencer Ezra T. Benson
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    February 2, 1855 February 3, 1855 February 4, 1855