Zebedee Coltrin

Zebedee Coltrin (1804-1887) was born 7 Sep. 1804 in Ovid, Seneca Co., New York. He was the son of John Coltrin and Sarah Graham. He married Julia Ann Jennings in Oct. 1828. He was baptized 9 Jan. 1831 in Strongsville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; widowed in 1841. He married Mary Mott on 5 Feb. 1843. He and Wilford Woodruff were part of Zion's Camp in 1834, and he traveled with Wilford Woodruff in the pioneer company of 1847. He died 21 Jul. 1887 in Spanish Fork, Utah Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Zebedee Coltrin (KWJH-352), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Zebedee Coltrin, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/zebedee-coltrin, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Zebedee Coltrin, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/zebedee-coltrin, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 273

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

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    June 8, 1844 ~ Saturday Conference Minutes Plesant Valley conference met at Br B. B. Searl on the 8th day of June 1844 when the following churches were represented Plesant Valley Branch Livingston Co. 27 M 1. P 1. T. Rose Branch Oakland Co Members 9 — — 1 — Napolian " Jackson Co — 8 2 E — 1. 1. D. Jackson " Jackson " 21 3 " 1. P. 1. 1. Ceder " Livingston Co " 20— 1. D
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    June 8, 1844 June 9, 1844 June 10, 1844
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    June 14, 1844 ~ Friday June 14th I spent the day at Mr Van Avery June 15, 1844 ~ Saturday June 15th Conference Minutes Conference opened in Franklin, Oakland, Co Michigan on the 15th Day of June 1844 There were present two of the Twelve, W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith. 5 High Priest, C. C. Rich. H. Green. Z. Colton, G. Coltrin, D. Fulmer. 2 Seventies ...
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    June 14, 1844 June 15, 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
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    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 21. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 8, 1839—I attended a conference at Springfield, Illinois. —13—I took my family and started for Quincy, where I arrived on the 16th. I dined with Emma Smith at Judge Cleveland's. I then went on to the bank ...
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    March 8, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 15, 1839 July 22, 1839 July 25, 1839 August 8, 1839 August 21, 1839 August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 18, 1840 January 21, 1840 January 29, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 6, 1840 March 22, 1840 April 9, 1840 April 22, 1840 July 17, 1840 August 18, 1840 April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841
  • Page 321

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

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    Dec 13, 1871 Brigham Youngs coming home to stand his trial before the unjust judges now holding court in Salt Lake City out of 15 Men all thought it wisdom & good policy for him to come to the City & stand his trial (although He could not have a fair impartial trial) Except 4 of us were of the oposite opinion viz J Taylor W. Woodruff A Carrington & Wm C. Stanes, yet all agreed to leave it ...
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    December 14, 1871 December 15, 1871 December 16, 1871 December 17, 1871 December 18, 1871 December 22, 1871 December 23, 1871 December 24, 1871 December 25, 1871 December 26, 1871 December 27, 1871 December 28, 1871 December 29, 1871 December 30, 1871 December 31, 1871
  • Page 179

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

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    April 16, 1869 ~ Friday April 16 1869 I left Salt Lake City this morning for a Journey to St Georg we had the painful intelligence that Franklin Woolley was Murdered By the Indian near Calafornia & they were Bringing his body home in a Metalic coffi[n] J. V. Long was found dead in a ditch on the 14th Died a drunkard found dead with 2 Bottles of whiskey with him many smart men are ...
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    April 16, 1869 April 17, 1869 April 18, 1869 April 19, 1869
  • Page 29

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    I landed, I laid down upon the bank of the river on a side of sole leather. The Prophet Joseph came along and looked at me, and said, "You are starting on your mission." I said yes, but I look like a poor instrument for a missionary; I look more fit for a hospital or dissecting room than a mission. He replied, "What do you say that for? Go ahead in the name of the Lord, and you shall be healed and blessed on your mission." I ...
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    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    I attended this school through the winter I attended ^the evening^ meetings with the ^Seventies^ 70s during and other Quorums as I had an opportunity during the winter of 1836 & 7 and received much valuable instruction. On the evening of the 20th Dec 1836 I was present at the organization of the third Quorum ^of seventies^ & their was 27 ordained ^among them A. O. Smoot^ into that Quorum during this meeting among the number ^of seventies^ was A. O. Smoot who had accompanied me to Kirtland On ...
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    December 20, 1836 December 25, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 6, 1837 January 8, 1837 January 10, 1837 January 16, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    on your mission". I thanked him. A Bro., came along with a wagon and carried me a few miles on my road, I started without purse or scrip; I ^&^ passed by Parley P. Pratt who was hauling ^e^ ^hewing^ logs for a house, he was bare-foot, bare-headed, with- out coat or vest on, he said "I have no money but I have an empty purse, I will give you that." I went a few rods and found Elder ^H. C.^ Kimball building a ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    I committed him into the hands of God; and the family promised to do all in their power to make him comfortable; I parted with ^from^ him with a heavy heart. Sep. On the 2nd, Novr. I continued my journey with Father Coltrin to Cleveland, Ohio, I there took steamer on the 10th for Buffalo; had a severe gale and did not reach Buffalo until the 12th. I traveled to Albany on a canal ...