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Blessing for Frederick G. Williams, 2 October 1835

Blessed be brother Frederick [G. Williams]

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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, for he shall never want a friend, and his generation after him shall flourish: The Lord hath appointed him an inheritance

Generally referred to land promised by or received from God for the church and its members. A January 1831 revelation promised church members a land of inheritance. In March and May 1831, JS dictated revelations commanding members “to purchase lands for an...

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in the land of Zion. Yea, and his head shall blossom with old age, and he shall be as an olive branch that is bowed down with fruit. And he shall be blessed with the abundance of the good things of the earth because of the liberality of his soul, even with the precious things that couch beneath; even with gold and with silver in abundance, and with antiquities of every kind: with precious stones, and with platina [platinum]; with houses and with lands, and with cattle, with charriots and with horses, and asses and with she asses, with mules and camels, and dromedaries, and all swift beasts, at home and abroad, among governors, rulers and kings, and nations afar off: and all these because of the liberality of his soul, always abounding unto the poor. Therefore, the hand of his God shall be over him and his seed after him, from generation to generation. And his head shall blossom and be as white as the pure wool— and his rest shall be glorious: He shall be caught up to meet the Lord in the cloud, and ever be with the Lord. Amen.
Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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, Clerk and Recorder.
Recorded in this book, October 2, 1835. [p. 13]
Blessed be brother Frederick [G. Williams]

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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, for he shall never want a friend, and his generation after him shall flourish: The  Lord hath appointed him an inheritance

Generally referred to land promised by or received from God for the church and its members. A January 1831 revelation promised church members a land of inheritance. In March and May 1831, JS dictated revelations commanding members “to purchase lands for an...

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in the land of Zion. Yea, and his head shall blossom with old age, and he shall  be as an olive branch that is bowed down with fruit. And he shall be blessed with the abundance of the good things  of the earth because of the liberality of his soul, even with the precious things that couch beneath; even with gold  and with silver in abundance, and with antiquities of every kind: with precious stones, and with platina [platinum];  with houses and with lands, and with cattle, with charriots and with horses, and asses and with she  asses, with mules and camels, and dromedaries, and all swift beasts, at home and abroad, among  governors, rulers and kings, and nations afar off: and all these because of the liberality of his soul, always  abounding unto the poor. Therefore, the hand of his God shall be over him and his seed after him,  from generation to generation. And his head shall blossom and be as white as the pure wool— and his  rest shall be glorious: He shall be caught up to meet the Lord in the cloud, and ever be with  the Lord. Amen.
Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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, Clerk and Recorder.
Recorded in this book, October 2, 1835. [p. 13]
Blessing, JS to Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 2 Oct. 1835; in Patriarchal Blessing Book 1, p. 13; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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