Friday, April 4, 2014

Ann Prior Jarvis Diary — April 25–28, 1884

John Taylor, President of the Church.

Friday 25. Weather fine Father Amelia & I went through the Temple John Taylor G Q Cannon & company was there. was a large company there. I felt better in health after going through the Temple that day.
I had a nice ride in the after part of the day.

Saturday 26. Weather warm we went to meeting John Taylor preached all the forenoon. showed us how men of God was tried anciently Christ was perfected by suffering
AM Cannon and several of the brethren spoke in the afternoon Priesthood met at night

Sunday 27. Weather Cold  G Q Cannon preached on celestial marriage in the Afternoon our Presiding Bishop & Moses Thacher. I enjoyed the Teaching very much it was the principles that we might expect God himself to teach

Monday 28. Weather dull  Father is sick has taken a bad cold I have put warm irons to his feet I hope he will soon get better) we ate supper at Em last night she is feeling better than she has been I have washed dishes knited etc and etc

John TaylorJohn Taylor (1808-1887) was President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1880 to 1887.
G Q Cannon — Long-time Church leader George Q. Cannon (1827-1901) was First Counselor of the First Presidency in 1884.
Our Presiding BishopWilliam B. Preston (1830-1908) had just become Presiding Bishop on April 6, 1884. He was released shortly before his death in 1908.
Moses ThacherMoses Thatcher (1842-1909) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve from 1879 until 1896, when he was relieved from his duties in the Quorum.

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