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 302

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

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    January 1, 1851 ~ Wednesday Jan 1st AD 1851. Wednesday I met with the 14 ward of the city of the Great Salt Lake of Deseret to dedicate a new school house which we had built for the purpose of schooling our children. Elder P. P Pratt delivered a very interesting address on the occasion took for a tex[t] "the fear of the Lord is the begining of wisdom["] He was followed by President Richards in a few remarks & the dedication prayer after which ...
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  • Page 305

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

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    January 27, 1851 ~ Monday 27th I rode Horse Back to porters Mill in Mill kcreek kcanyon & back again & spent the night with R. Allexander 20 January 28, 1851 ~ Tuesday 28th I returned to the city with my family I there learned that some brethren had arived from Calafornia bringing a mail with them bearing the news that Brigham Young was appointed our Governor L. W. Heywood state Marshall ...
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    January 27, 1851 January 28, 1851 January 29, 1851 January 30, 1851 January 31, 1851 February 1, 1851 February 2, 1851
  • Page 311

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

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    March 8, 1851 ~ Saturday 8th I drew 3 loads of sand for making morter & commenced again to lay up my sullar wall March 9, 1851 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday The meeting was addressed in the fore part of the day By Elder J. M. Grant who spoke well on Prayer, faith industry & other things was followed By President Kimball who spoke much to our edifycation He prophesyed that we should have an increase of work & labour to all ...
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    March 8, 1851 March 9, 1851 March 10, 1851 March 11, 1851 March 12, 1851 March 13, 1851 March 14, 1851 March 15, 1851 March 16, 1851 March 17, 1851 March 22, 1851 March 23, 1851 March 25, 1851 March 26, 1851 March 27, 1851 March 28, 1851 March 29, 1851
  • Page 331

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    shot forth from their domestic circles dressed as in the robes of beauty concentrating towards the scene of a congregated throng of life whare the ebullitions of Joy the rose of Health the glaness of intelligence & the combined feelings of an united & redeemed people shed a lustre of glory through all the congregated Saints "The order of the day was kept up by the fireing of cannon 110 times the organization & parading of streets by an escort consisting of the Nauvoo Brass band the Military Band the Pioneers of 47 ...
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    July 25, 1851 July 26, 1851 July 27, 1851
  • Page 341

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

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    done it yet but it was time it was done. The Bishops are reproved they dont do their duty. N.H. Felt & John Banks was ordained Travelling Bishops. E. T. Benson J. M. Grant & O Hyde were set apart to go to Kanesville & gather out all the Saints in that region of country Samuel Richards was appointed to go to England. Willard Snow & A. O. Smoot ...
  • Page 345

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

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    A Lyman & company for days not to go I could not stay them Now I want you to go & you wont go I want to have you go to Iron Co. the people here are so full of wheat & good things that they loath it. If you dont want to pay your tithing the Lord dont want you tithing untill you go into Hell if you dont want to save yourself nor your children nor your dead dont pay your tithing ...
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    October 6, 1851
  • Page 374

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

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    do for ourselves or ask him to do for us the more we are humble & labour & prepare for the gathering of Israel the faster they will gather the Esstablishment of this Tabernacle was the result of my meditations while upon a sick bed If their is any man that is full of the Holy Ghost & wishes to speak let him rise up & speak & use his liberty I feel as usual to praise the Lord with all my heart. The hand of God ...
  • Page 378

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

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    could lay up one Idea each day for a year we should have a store of knowledge that no man could exhaust in a speech of three hours in length and the wicked could not stand before you. the most learned man of the day is Burrett A Blacksmith He was a self learned & made man pay attention to this Brethn & improve you by it we now have the privilege of speaking in one of the Best Halls in the world thak God Amen Zera Pulsipher ...
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    April 8, 1852
  • Page 27

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

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    March 7, 1847 ~ Sunday 7th Sunday I met with the saints in our ward Bishop Smoot addressed the people concerning the I followed him and requested the people that had means to carry sumthing to the Bishop to the poor to carry flour, meal, meat, coffee shugar &c & I promised I would do the same we dismissed the meeting & I called in to hear Br Kimball speak a few moments I then went home & carried the Bishop 30 lbs flour half bushel ...
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    March 7, 1847 March 8, 1847 March 9, 1847 March 10, 1847 March 11, 1847 March 12, 1847 March 13, 1847 March 14, 1847 March 15, 1847
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    March 27, 1847 ~ Saturday 267th I attended the funeral of sister Burnham & took the family to the grave after the return Br G. A. Smith had my team to go to the grave to bury one of his family during the evening I took a ride out with my family & friends around the city & down the river Bank I wet my feet & returned home March 28, 1847 ~ Sunday 28th ...
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    March 27, 1847 March 28, 1847 March 29, 1847 March 30, 1847 March 31, 1847 April 1, 1847 April 2, 1847