1834, Mexico, Maine - 1919 Woodruff, Utah
Joseph Smith III from Wikipedia
The Semiannual Conference convened in North Star branch, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, October 6, 1863. Joseph Smith presided, Alphonso Young and Edward W. Knapp were clerks. The following-named elders reported: Joseph Smith, E. C. Briggs (by letter), Hugh Lytle, Colby Downs, Eli Clothier, Wheeler Baldwin, W. A. Litz, J. A. McIntosh, William Redfield, Alphonso Young, D. M. Gamet, George Morey, Nathan Lindsey, Frank Reynolds, E. Page, George Medlock, Lehi Ellison, George Sweet, John Jamison, D. H. Bays, and W. W. Blair.
“On the 7th Barton Parker and S. W. Condit reported. The following branch reports were presented: Plum Creek, Camp Creek, Fremont, Union, Little River, Glenwood, Nephi, North Star, Galland’s Grove, Bigler’s Grove, Omaha, Farm Creek, Raglan, Crescent City, Onawa, Council Bluggs, Boyer, Boomer, Weeping Water, Wheeler’s Grove, Little Sioux.
Elder D. H. Bays baptized Elizabeth Frazier, Sumantha A. Coldwell, Benjamin E. Ballowe, and J. F. Speight. On the 8th Elder Colby Downs baptized Ellen Chadburn, William Traver, David Wilding, Emily Smith, William Bowers, and Jacob Stoker.
Elijah B. Gaylord, Uriah Roundy, James Newberry, John Smith, and John Outhouse were ordained high priests, by Joseph Smith and W. W. Blair.
The following resolutions were adopted:-
“Resolved, that the counties of Shelby, Crawford, Audubon, Guthrie, Dallis, Polk, and Sac, be under the presidency of J. A. McIntosh; Mills, Fremont, Page, and Taylor counties, under Wheeler Baldwin; Decatur and vicinity, under George Morey; Central Nebraska, under George Hatt; South Nebraska, under Elders A. Young and William A. Litz; Harrison and Monona counties, under Silas W. Condit; Pottawattamie and Cass counties, under Hugh Lytle.
"Resolved, that this conference authorize the committee of publication to publish the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, with such corrections in arrangement as may be necessary."
-True Latter Day Saints' Herald, vol. 4, p. 122.
Anna's cemetery headstone late summer 2011.
Stephen Vestal Frazier's vacant Rock Home on the old Frazier Ranch.
Consider this a call to Walton/Frazier family members to support Samanthy Ann's headstone repair. Last summer I received a couple of bids and it will be $400 to have the stone up-righted, repaired, and re-attached to the base. You can contact me at the e-mail on this blog for donation mailing instructions.