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 116

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    Missouri, United States} July 1834.} (Signed) W. W. Phelps. David Whitmer John Whitmer. Edward Partridge John Corrill Isaac Morley Parley P. Pratt. Lyman Wight Newel Knight Thomas B. Marsh Simeon Carter Calvin Bebee. [rest of page blank] ...
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    July 1, 1834
  • Page 119

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    and heard the report of Edward Partridge, Orson Pratt, Zebedee Coltrin and Isaac Morley, concer- ning the mission appointed them at the previous council. President David Whitmer gave the council some good instruction; that it was their duty to transact all business in order, and when any case is brought forward for investigation every member should be attentive and patient to what is passing in all cases and avoid con- fusion and contention, which is offensive in the sight of the Lord. He also ...
  • Page 207

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

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    March 7, 1857 ~ Saturday 7th I am still unwell. President Young came in this morning & Herd a part of his History read & corrected it I spent most of the day in the office March 8, 1857 ~ Sunday 8th Sunday I attended meeting in the officetabernacle. O Hyde Preached in the morning upon the text "strait is the gate & narrow the way that leadeth unto Eternal life & few ...
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    March 7, 1857 March 8, 1857 March 9, 1857 March 10, 1857
  • Page 220

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

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    May 15, 1857 ~ Friday May 15 It rained most of the day I spent the day mulching my peach orchard & door yard May 16, 1857 ~ Saturday 16th I spent the day in the office writing History May 17, 1857 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I attended meeting at the Tabernacle. E. D. Woolly spoke in the morning said he had been troubled with an evil spirit all night & He felt that the stand was lean & the ...
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    May 15, 1857 May 16, 1857 May 17, 1857 May 18, 1857 May 19, 1857 May 20, 1857 May 21, 1857 May 22, 1857 May 23, 1857 May 24, 1857 May 25, 1857 May 26, 1857 May 27, 1857 May 28, 1857 May 29, 1857
  • Page 227

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

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    June 26, 1857 ~ Friday 26th I called upon the president in the morning I spent the day in the office June 27, 1857 ~ Saturday 27th I wrote a Letter to Brother Robert H. Porter & to the Rush valley Branch of the Church signed by O Hyde W Woodruff & F D Richards. The Nauvoo Legion came out to day G A Smith A Lyman & ...
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    June 26, 1857 June 27, 1857 June 28, 1857 June 29, 1857
  • Page 286

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

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    Jan 7th 1858 I also sent Luther Wheeler 2 papers June 6th 1858 and Extra I also sent Samuel Demming 2 papers June 6th 1858 and Extra News President Brigham Young called into the office and heard the History read of Phineas Young I spent the day and evening in the office January 8, 1858 ~ Friday 8th I went to the office at 11 oclock whare I spent the rema- inder of the day President ...
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    January 8, 1858 January 9, 1858 January 10, 1858
  • Page 327

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

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    Sept 1 stoop so low as to create a fight with Thomas Williams as he did and to mingle and drink with the wicked there is silence in Zion, no warning voice in the streets or in the tabernacle of the Lord evry one is left to go his own way and many are turning away from the Lord and in this hour of temptation and darkness it is our duty to live our religin & to set a good example before all men & watch & ...
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    September 2, 1858 September 3, 1858 September 4, 1858 September 5, 1858 September 6, 1858 September 7, 1858 September 8, 1858
  • Page 348

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

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    Nov 25 I spent the evening with the regency with President Young there were present Brigham Young D. H. Wells O. Hyde W. Woodruff G. A. Smith E. T. Benson F. D. Richards A. Carrington W. W Phelps, Hosea Stout, Samuel Richards G. D. Watt & R. L. Campbell & Joseph A Young we agreed ...
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    November 26, 1858 November 27, 1858 November 28, 1858 November 29, 1858
  • Page 371

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

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    January 28, 1859 ~ Friday Jan 28th I spent the forenoon in the office I was not well I delivered to W. W. Phelpls the Nautical Almanac of J M Bernhisels for 1860. Their will be a great Eclips of the Sun 17th July 1860 [FIGURE] S. M. Blair conversed with President Young upon the subject of Manufacturing sugar molasses, tobaco & hemp he wishes companies to enter into the business upon a large scale so as to ...
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    January 28, 1859 January 29, 1859 January 30, 1859 January 31, 1859
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    July 23, 1859 ~ Saturday 23rd I called at Presidents Youngs office & herd 2 letters read to him from Joseph W. Young & Coward from St Louis. Brother Busby will start with a train on the 5 of June. The Hand cart train on the 10 with 200 men 52 cart, ^s^ & 8 waggons. The Church train on the 15 with 59 waggons for the Church & 11 of other men in the charge of ...
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    July 23, 1859 July 24, 1859 July 25, 1859 July 26, 1859 July 30, 1859 July 31, 1859 August 1, 1859 August 2, 1859