History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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found at , , and , ready to render every assistance in our power towards the location of emigrants; and that we shall occasionally visit the other places of gathering as necessity requires.
We recommend to the brethren in England &c. to emigrate in the fall or Winter; by so doing they will likely to spare themselves much affliction in being becoming accustomed to this climate.
Further communications may be expected from the Twelve in the next and succeeding papers. . . , , . .
Augt. 26th. 1841. N. B. ! ! ! The Elders will please direct their letters to Mr. , , Hancock Co. Ill and no one need expect letters to be taken from the office which are not first paid.
Addenda • 27 August 1841
<1841 Aug 27> The following synopsis of his life is from the pen of his .
<P 1223> was born October 1. 1811 in great Driffield Yorkshire— England was educated at Dunnington in the same County. He united with the Methodists at an early age and preached what he believed to be the Gospel in connection with that sect for a number of years. Emigrated to in 1834. Embraced the Gospel there; being baptized and confirmed by Elder in May 1836, was ordained an Elder by <Elder> at a Conference held in July 22d. 1836, removed to in May 1837, where he married June 4th. 1837, and being appointed to take a mission to he returned in the same month and commenced preaching in Churchville and the villages adjacent, baptized a considerable number, continued his labors there until he was called upon to remove to he arrived at in March and started from thence in Company with and family, arrived in June 3d. where his daughter Mary Jane was born on the 14th. of June.
He remained there until Nov when he with many of the Brethren had to flee into the Wilderness to escape the fury of the Mob who swore they would kill every man who had been engaged in the crooked river battle, he stood near to brother [p. 29]
found at , , and , ready to render every assistance in our power towards the location of emigrants; and that we shall occasionally visit the other places of gathering as necessity requires.
We recommend to the brethren in England &c. to emigrate in the fall or Winter; by so doing they will likely to spare themselves much affliction in becoming accustomed to this climate.
Further communications may be expected from the Twelve . . . , , . .
Augt. 26th. 1841.
Addenda • 27 August 1841
1841 Aug 27 The following synopsis of his life is from the pen of his .
P 1223 was born October 1. 1811 in great Driffield Yorkshire— England was educated at Dunnington in the same County. He united with the Methodists at an early age and preached what he believed to be the Gospel in connection with that sect for a number of years. Emigrated to in 1834. Embraced the Gospel there; being baptized and confirmed by Elder in May 1836, was ordained an Elder by Elder at a Conference held in July 22d. 1836, removed to in May 1837, where he married June 4th. 1837, and being appointed to take a mission to he returned in the same month and commenced preaching in Churchville and the villages adjacent, baptized a considerable number, continued his labors there until he was called upon to remove to he arrived at in March and started from thence in Company with and family, arrived in June 3d. where his daughter Mary Jane was born on the 14th. of June.
He remained there until Nov when he with many of the Brethren had to flee into the Wilderness to escape the fury of the Mob who swore they would kill every man who had been engaged in the crooked river battle, he stood near to brother [p. 29]
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