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 139

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

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    June 25, 1868 ~ Thursday June 25 1868 It rained in the morning at about 9 oclok Jeremiah Stockings took me in his carriage & we rode to Battle Creek called pleasant Grove we spent the night at John Neff's I held a meeting in the Evening & Preached to the people distance 38 mils June 26, 1868 ~ Friday 26. We rode to Provo & spent the night with my family there 12. June 27, 1868 ...
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    June 25, 1868 June 26, 1868 June 27, 1868 June 28, 1868 June 29, 1868 June 30, 1868 July 1, 1868 July 2, 1868 July 3, 1868 July 4, 1868 July 5, 1868
  • Page 149

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

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    ten minutes As with the voice of God for I was constrained by the voice [&] spirit of God thus to speak & reprove sin when I closed the council felt that it was right It put a veto upon there drinking Ardent spirits & Mault liquor to assist them to preach the gospel several told me at the close that I had opened there eyes upon the subject, we had a good time & we A profitable meeting we spent the night at Br [blank] distance of the day 25 ...
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    October 7, 1845 October 8, 1845 October 9, 1845 October 10, 1845 October 11, 1845 October 12, 1845 October 13, 1845 October 14, 1845
  • Page 154

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

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    I should judge from my feelings And intimations of the spirit of God that the endowment had commenced & that the Lord had commenced pouring out some special blessings upon the Saints in Nauvoo but time will determin whether this is the case. My soul has been much refreshed and edefyed of late in reading the Book of Mormon the time has come for its sayi[n]g[s] to be fulfilled October 28, 1845 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I recieved three Nauvoo Letters to day one from ...
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    October 28, 1845 October 29, 1845
  • Page 158

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

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    struck off July 1845 & is published up to the present time, thus from A little musterd seed the kingdom of God has grown in 15 years untill the sound thereoff has gone as it were over the earth, the church are now publishing four Papers two weekly & two semi monthly the Book of Mormon has had three editions published in America And only one in England Doctrins & Covenants or Revelations of God given through his serva[n]t Joseph have been published in three ...
  • Page 185

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

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    January 1, 1846 ~ Thursday JAN 1st 1846 [FIGURES] I wrote Elder Samuel Downs a letter and sent him as A New years gift some Hair from the heads of Joseph Smith the Prophet And all the Smith family of Male members Also Mother Somith and from most all the quorum of the Twelve Also A peace of Joseph Smith Handkerchief. I recieved 4 letters & wrote 3 January 2, 1846 ~ Friday 2nd It is A vary ...
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    January 1, 1846 January 2, 1846 January 3, 1846 January 4, 1846
  • Page 186

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

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    town of Preston And it may be the last time that one of the quorum of the Twelve may ever speak in the Preston cock pit January 5, 1846 ~ Monday Jan 5th The Preston Saints made me a present of £5 to Assist me to Calafornia I bid the Saints farewell many sent there love to the Twelve & there friends in Nauvoo I took cars rode to Liverpool called at the office & returned home vary weary ...
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    January 5, 1846 June 1, 1846 July 1, 1846 August 1, 1846 September 1, 1846
  • Page 216

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

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    March 3, 1846 ~ Tuesday 3rd we have still A fair wind North east gale closs reef top sails run 11 not an have now about 200 mile to reach New York if the wind continues fair we shall expect to reach soundings to night & get a pilot tomorrow morn[in]g & reach New York to morrow which may God Gorant I pray March 4, 1846 ~ Wednesday 4th [FIGURE] I wrote 3 Letters one to B. Young to
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    March 3, 1846 March 4, 1846 March 5, 1846 March 6, 1846
  • Page 217

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

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    our voyage for th we assertained that the Rossius was out 55 days the Drollinger 50 the Europe 50, some of which were Dismassted & all suffered much. we spent the night at Br Beers at 42 Clarkson Street in the Rear And had A good nights Rest Distance from Liverpool to New York 3,800 miles March 7, 1846 ~ Saturday 7th [FIGURE] I wrote to M Holmes & L Hardy to Br
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    March 7, 1846 March 8, 1846
  • Page 246

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

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    I went to the Temple at an early hour found the House filled Elder Phelps opened by Prayer. IAddressed the saints from the words of Solomon "there is a time to all things And for evry purpose under heavens there is a season" I was followed by A. Fielding B. Clapp And others. I had a good day perhaps the last time I shall preach in that House May 11, 1846 ~ Monday 11th I again crossed ...
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    May 11, 1846 May 12, 1846 May 13, 1846 May 14, 1846 May 15, 1846 May 16, 1846
  • Page 17

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

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    January 27, 1847 ~ Wednesday 26 27th I spent the day at home & in the evening I attended meeting with our ward & Br Taylors word together Br Phelps addressed the meeting and I followed him & we had a good time January 28, 1847 ~ Thursday 278th [FIGURE] This was a vary busy day I let Br Burgess have my team to go to Hunsakers ferry I also fitted out Br
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    January 27, 1847 January 28, 1847 January 29, 1847 January 30, 1847 January 31, 1847 February 1, 1847 February 2, 1847 February 3, 1847 February 4, 1847