Zerah Pulsipher

Zerah Pulsipher (1789-1872) was born 24 Jun. 1789 in Rockingham, Windham Co., Vermont. He was the son of John Pulsipher and Elizabeth Dutton. He married Polley Randall on 6 Nov. 1810; widowed in 1811. He married Mary Brown about 1815. He was baptized in 1832. He taught Wilford Woodruff the gospel, baptized and confirmed him 31 Dec. 1833, served a mission with him in 1837 in Upper Canada, and served in other church positions with him throughout his life. He died 1 Jan. 1872 in Hebron, Washington Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Zera Pulsipher (K2HH-5XK), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Zerah Pulsipher, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/zerah-pulsipher, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Zera Pulsipher, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/zera-pulsipher, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 116

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    $20 dollars in silver & am to pay him the other $24 dollars in a year the ground is ploughed. I met in the evening with the company owning the land they appointed me to sell some of the land to raise the money to pay Brother Daniel S. Miles part on the land November 17, 1841 ~ Wednesday 17th I sold 5 acres of Daniel S. Miles land in section 32 for $10 dollars per acre to Sister Mary Pitt for which ...
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    November 17, 1841 November 18, 1841 November 19, 1841 November 20, 1841 November 21, 1841
  • Page 15

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    I EMBRACE THE GOSPEL. your generation. There is no fruit of the church of Christ upon the earth. There is no man ordained of God to administer in any of the ordinances of the gospel of salvation upon the earth in this day and generation. But, in the next generation, I the Lord will set up my kingdom and my church upon the earth, and the fruits of the kingdom and church of Christ, such as have followed the prophets, apostles and saints in every dispensation, shall again be found in all their fullness upon the earth. You will ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 142

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

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    September 2, 1856 ~ Tuesday 2nd I spent the day in the office preparing History I called upon President Young Brother Kimball & Grant was there reading the Calaforn[ia] News President Young called upon me at the office & conversed upon the subject of his history & Journal R. L. Campbell T Bullock & Myself walked with him to see the Font which is building in the public or temple Block. I ...
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    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 September 2, 1856 September 3, 1856
  • Page 157

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

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    the people to sleep & to Hell you are guilty of some great sins either of commission or omission have committed Adultery or some great sins & you ought to be droped. Brother Harriman might preach a month then you might put it all in the Eye of a Cambrick Needle & there would be as much room in it as there would be for a bulfrog in the Atlantic ocean. Albert P Rockwood if you would preach the people to sleep then to Hell you are asleep ...
  • Page 88

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

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    November 9, 1855 ~ Friday 9th In company with H. S. Eldridge Joseph Young & Henry Harriman I rode to Toeele & spent the night at E. T. at Brother Moss. Brother Thomas Grover stoped with me distance 25 mls November 10, 1855 ~ Saturday 10th Saturday we rode to Tooele City to attend the Quarte- rly conference the people Assembled at 11 oclok meeting opened by singing & ...
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    November 9, 1855 November 10, 1855 November 11, 1855
  • Page 89

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

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    the spirit of God rested upon us & we had a good time November 12, 1855 ~ Monday 12th we returned home to day distance 35 mils November 13, 1855 ~ Tuesday to November 16, 1855 ~ Friday 13 to 16 I spent the time at home hunting an ox & butchering him & working on the high way November 17, 1855 ~ Saturday 17th In company with Orson & Parley Pratt & wife I rode to the city
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    November 12, 1855 November 13, 1855 November 16, 1855 November 17, 1855 November 18, 1855
  • Page 54

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

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    February 2, 1855 ~ Friday Feb 2nd I visited Brother Pulsipher & family in the afternoon & attended the grammar school in the evening February 3, 1855 ~ Saturday [FIGURES] I spent most of the day at home but at 6 oclok in the evening I Attended the Universal sccientific Association it received its organization this evening the following persons were Appointed the board of the society Wilford Woodruff President. John Taylor Orson Spencer Ezra T. Benson
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    February 2, 1855 February 3, 1855 February 4, 1855
  • Page 301

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

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    June 27, 1871 G. A. Smith spoke 17 M President Young 45 M we then took Dinner I went with Wilford to lay out a place to build a House, we then started & drove over the Mountain to Laketown 22 Miles We held a Meeting in the Bowery the grass hoppers eat up all the grain in the place. Brother T W Elebeck opened By prayer President Young spoke 35 Minuts he said 27 years ago today Joseph ...
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    June 28, 1871 June 29, 1871 June 30, 1871 July 1, 1871 July 2, 1871
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 168.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- At an early age my mind was exer- cised upon religious subjects, although I never made a profession until 1830. I did not then join any church, for the reason that I could not find any denomination whose doctrines, faith or practice, agreed with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, or the ordinances and gifts which the Apostles taught. Although the ministers of the day taught that the faith, gifts, graces, miracles and ordinances, which ...
    Dates:
    December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834