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 21

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    and spent the night with with a Brother Merrills the day following a Brother Perkins ^we rode 10 miles to Br Perkins and he^ took us in his waggon and carried us to McComb from thence to Brother Carloss Smith I rode for hours during the day over a very rough road of stones and stumps lying on my back in the bottom of the waggon shaking with the ague and I suffered much. We held a meeting in a grove ...
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    August 24, 1839
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    On the day following Sept 1, being Sunday Br Taylor concluded to spend the day & hold a meeting it was a German settlement Elder Taylor wished me to speak which I did upon the first principles of the Gospel Elder Taylor followed me & spoke untill he was quite exhausted not realizing his bodily [condition] we returned to the Inn where we were staying & stopping I was taken with a chill & fever & had a sick night and Br Taylor was quite sick. And the following day sept ...
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    September 1, 1839 September 2, 1839
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    into the Hands of God though painful I took the parting hand with him I left him in German- town Wayne Co Indiana and in the Hands of a Merciful God and a kind and benevolent family who promised to do every thing in their power to make him comfortable untill his recovery, which they did do though he passed through a severe course of the Billious fever and was sick night [nigh] unto death but through the mercy of God he recovered from his sickness and contiued his journey and we next ...
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    September 10, 1839 September 21, 1839
  • Page 23

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    in such circumstances so as not to injur each other. We traveled acrast the prairie, and encamped in a strip of timber, where we stopped to dine. I wrote a letter to the brotherin in Missouri (dated camp of Israel) requesting some of them to meet us as soon possiable, and give us information of the state of things in upper Missouri; and sent the letter to Springfield Post-Office, by Dr Willams. At this place I discovered that part of my company had been served with ...
    Dates:
    May 30, 1834
  • Page 34

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    on brother Zebeda Colton, (our cook) and told him to be quick and fry some ham, as I had not had my hunger fairly appeased for forty eight hours; he amediately commenced cooking the ham, and for once my company feasted to their full satisfaction. We had just retired to rest, when the picket guard announced, Luke Johnson. He came into our tent, and made his report. He had visited a number of influential men, among the rest a baptist minister, who expressed great anxiety that our company should be ...
  • Page 118

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    as soon as possible, that we may know whether we can have the arms upon said order, or not, also when. Send where we can receive them and we will appoint an agent to receive and receipt the same. Be assured that we do not wish to obtain them from any hostile inten- tions, but merely because the right of property is ours. If I remember right, there is one gun and a sword more then the order clalls for. John Corrill." There followed a copy of the Governor's order, similar ...
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    July 12, 1834 July 31, 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, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    April 2d 1862 had never occupied it, and the grant which was given to Lorenzo Young the right of which Riter bought was repealed by the Legislature in 1860. I told President Young about the circumstances & he said if he was in my place He should go ahead & put up a carrell I spent the Evening in the printing office. it snowed most of the night April 3, 1862 ~ Thursday 3d The ground is covered with some 3 inches of snow this morning
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    April 3, 1862 April 4, 1862 April 5, 1862 April 6, 1862 April 7, 1862
  • Page 37

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 27, 1873 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Arabella Woodruff May 28, 1873 ~ Wednesday 28. I spent the day diging in the Garden May 29, 1873 ~ Thursday 29. I Assisted D. H. Wells in setting apart Brother Nale to go on a Mission to Europe May 30, 1873 ~ Friday 30. In company with President Young J. F. Smith J. W. Young I took cars & ...
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    May 28, 1873 May 29, 1873 May 30, 1873 May 31, 1873 June 1, 1873
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 1, 1873 ^[FIGURE]^ President Brigham Youngs Birth Day He is 72 years old to day we met in the Meeting House at 10 oclok there was nearly people Enough to fill the House 2twice Prayer By David Evans John Taylor spoke One hour & 30 Minuts, President Young 10 M[inutes]. [FIGURE] President said I have asked the Lord what a kind of a Temple we should Build & the Answer of the Lord was that He did not Make two things alike & we ...
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    June 2, 1873 June 3, 1873 June 4, 1873 June 6, 1873 June 7, 1873 June 8, 1873