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  • ID: I0001
  • Name: Thomas Jefferson OSBORN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 7 8
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Jefferson /Osborn/
  • Birth: 20 FEB 1829 in Green County, Indiana
  • Birth: 20 FEB 1829
  • Death: 9 JUN 1861 in East Weber, Weber County, Utah
  • Baptism: 1839 L.D.S. (Mormon), in Pike Co. IL. Became a Bishop of Weber UT. ward.
  • Event: Diary BET 1857 AND 1858 In possesion of Brigham Young University Library. MOR M270.1 Os27. 9
  • Event: Also known as Thomas J. Osborne/Osburn
  • Event: Also known as Thos. Jefferson Osborn
  • Burial: JUN 1861 Utah
  • Note:
    L.D.S. Church Emigration:
    Jefferson Osborne
    From Aldnago Branch
    1852 crossed plains in 3rd company
    Captain Thos. C.O. Howell J.H. Dec 31 1852 supplement p. 15
    [Thomas came with his father & siblings. His mother died on the trail, this was the same wagon train as his in-laws the Alexander S. Standley family.]

    ancestry.com [image #20]
    1860 U.S. Census, Utah Territory, Davis County, Post Office: Kaysville, Enumeration District #20, Page #70, 28 June 1860, Lines 13-20, Dwelling #507, Family#456
    Osborn, Thos.J.; age 31; male; laborer; property value: $400.; personal value:1500; born Indiana.
    Osborn, Ellen; age 27; female; born O [Ohio].
    Osborn, Elizabeth; age 22; female; born U.T. [Utah Territory]
    Osborn, Lydia; age 4; female; born U.T. [Utah Territory]
    Osborn, Rebecca; age 2; born U.T. [Utah Territory]
    Osborn, Sarah; age 1; female; born U.T. [Utah Territory]
    Osborn, Harriet; age 3/12; female; born U.T. [Utah Territory]
    Hammer; Adalade; age 7; female; born U.T. [Utah Territory]
    [Adalade Hammer was daughter of Elizabeth Osborn Hammer, Thomas' sister, who died in 1856. Ellen & Elizabeth were Standley sisters. A polygamous household, Lydia & Sarah are daughters of Ellen & Thomas. Rebecca & Harriet are daughters of Elizabeth & Thomas. Both Ellen & Thomas would die the next June. The household below this one on this census page is the Perkins family, sister to Thomas.]

    "An Enduring Legacy", Local Histories, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1985
    Page 119: [East Weber] In March of 1858, Jefferson Osborne was installed as bishop. He served until June 1861, when he died, leaving David Bybee to preside until 1863.

    Obituary Index: http://www.rootsweb.com/~utsaltla/obit_DeseretNews_1860s.html#1861
    26 Jun 1861 Died, Salt Lake City, 9 Jun 1861, Thomas Jefferson OSBURN, b. 24 Feb 1824. [Obit]
    Obituary: http://www.rootsweb.com/~utsaltla/Scans/Obit097.jpg
    Departed this life at East Weber, June 9th of consumption, Thomas Jefferson Osborn.
    Br. Osborn (the son of David and Cynthia) was born February 20, 1829, in Green county, Indiana; was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when nine[?] years old, in Pike County, Illinois, from whence he gathered with the Church to Missouri, in company with his father, thence removed to Nauvoo, Illinois, and emigrated to these valleys in 1852. He was appointed Bishop for East Weber Ward in the spring of 1858, in which capacity he was acting at the time of his death, to the general satisfaction of all.------Com.
    [Also obituary can be seen at: http://udn.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/deseretnews2&CISOPTR=3391&CISOSHOW=3409&REC=4

    Sketch of Thomas Jefferson Osborn by Spencer F. Allen
    Thomas Jefferson Osborn was born in Greene County, Indiana, 20 February 1829. His father David Osborn Senior, was born in Virginia and from there his parents moved to Kentucky. Thence to Ohio, thence to Indiana where Jefferson was born.
    After Jefferson's parent's joined the church, persecution began. Their friends and relatives tried to discourage them in their new religion. The family moved to Missouri and Jefferson as a small boy witnessed the driving of his parents, along with other church members, from one county to another. He saw mobs make church members sign their property over to mobocrats, the enemy come into towns and take calves, sheep, horses, and cows and drive them away , what he called the bad men come into the homes of the Saints and take food and clothing. Finally the Saints were compelled to leave Missouri and most of them went to Illinois and located at Nauvoo. Jefferson's folks stcyed at different places and finally located four and one half miles northeast of Nauvoo.
    While in Pike County, Illinois, Jefferson was baptized into the Church in 1839. In the fall Jefferson went with his parents to Indiana to visit their relatives and returned in the spring of 1840. The family then moved to Adams County, and in 1844 to Hancock County. While there, Jefferson was very sick and his parents did not expect him to recover but he did.
    The family did not join the Saints who left Nauvoo in 1846 for Utah. They however, went west into Iowa and settled at Garden Grove in the spring of 1846. In the fall they moved back into Iowa and located in Potawatamie County. In the spring of 1848, when Jefferson was 19 years old, he went to Missouri and worked there three months at $13 per month, then returned home and left at once for St. Joseph Missouri and worked until Christmas. Then he returned to St. Joseph in the spring 1849. Also the spring of 1850. Quoting from Jefferson's journal: On 3 September, I started for Indiana to visit my relatives and returned in November, went to school that winter, worked at St Joseph in the spring of 1851. I married 14 September, 1851, Ellen, daughter of Alexander Standley, left my parents and moved to Belleview and worked in a blacksmith shop six months. June 1st I started for Salt Lake and arrived there 9 September 1852. I settled in East Weber and put up a house in October. Our child, Cynthia, was born 25 Oct. 1852. The Indians were troublesome and we had to move into a fort. 24 of January 1854 I was married again, (to Elizabeth Standley, sister to Ellen). December 31 we went to my father-in-law, A.S. Standley's burial. My daughter Cynthia took sick the 5th of February 1855 and died and left us without a child. Lydia, our fourth child was born 3 January 1857. Two girls had died in infancy before Cythia's birth. Two children, Sarah and Thomas Jefferson Jr. were born later to Ellen, the first wife.
    Thomas Jefferson had married Elizabeth, a sister of his first wife, in the endowment House at Salt Lake City, October 24, 1854. To this marriage, two girls were born, Rebecca, who married Simeon Franklin Allen, and Harriet, who married Andrew Jackson Mikesell. Jefferson was appointed captain of 50 men in the Nauvoo Legion when the Governor of Utah Territory put Utah under martial law. Brother Hunter ordained Thomas Jefferson Osborn a Bishop to preside over East Weber Ward. His father, David Osborn Sr. was retained as Ward Clerk. On June 12, Jefferson attended the meeting of the U.S. Commissioners and Brigham Young. He saw the U.S. soldiers enter the valley on July 25. Jefferson as a minute-man spent several days in Echo Canyon when Johnson's army was sent to Utah. While there in the winter of 1857, he contracted a bad cold which resulted in his death several months later, 9 June 1861, at East Weber. Jefferson's first wife Ellen, died 17 June 1861 and left two children, Sarah and Lydia.
    Division of Property: After the death of his first wife, Ellen, President Farr and Bishop West of Ogden came to East Weber and divided his property. Elizabeth received one third, her children one third and his first wife's children one third.
    In those days the women and order children helped to make the living while the men were in the fields or canyon, or building roads and ditches. The women would care for the cows, hogs, chickens and sheep. They would shear the sheep and then wash, card and spin the wool from which they made stockings, shirts, dresses, underwear, quilts, blankets and sometimes mens pants, caps, coats, etc. They churned the cream and made cottage cheese from sour milk. Products they might sell to neighbors brought: for a fat hen 15 to 25 cents; eggs, 9 to 15 cents per dozen; pork chops, ribs and bacon 5 to 10 cents per lb. From beef tallow, the women made candles for lighting their one room home or dugout.

    Guide To Mormon Diaries And Autobiographies LDS Rec Table 0l6a 2893 B549G, page 264 OSB:
    1870 Osborn, Thomas Jefferson, 1829- , Diary (1857-1858) Holograph 9 pp BYU (MSS 242) Typescript 11 pp. BYU
    Covers 28 September 1857 to 1 December 1858. Utah War activities. A bishop. ("I find my office as Bishop is quite a task.") Raised and equipped local troops for Echo Canyon operations. Home was in Weber County. Move South to cedar Valley. Return home. List of men in First Company.
    [Jeff's diary below, is scanned here just the way it is on the Brigham Young University typed transcription, with mispelled words & little or no punctuation. I have photocopies of the original hand-written diary, pages 8-15 plus two pages of lists of donors to the army, a one page poem "The ravings of a disappointed lover", 3 pages of two songs "Dear Zion" & "Mountain Dell". The song he had titled "Dear Zion" is an old Mormon hymn "O Ye Mountains High", author Charles W. Penrose, composer H. S. Thompson and "Mountain Dell" is "The Mountain Dell", an old Mormon ballad. LMW]

    [Typed transcription of pages 8-15 of T.J. Osborn's journal/diary]:
    MOR M270.1 Os27 "Diary of Thomas Jefferson Osborne" Brigham Young University Library 1961
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Leave for Echo Canyon war
    Illness in family ----------------------------------------------------------------1
    Disband and leave for home---------------------------------------------3
    Bishop court for men stealing meat on public range
    Ordained Bishop---------------------------------------------------------------4
    Wedding of Brother, David
    Settle difficulty
    Work on school house------------------------------------------------------5
    Send tithing wheat to city
    Men chosen for standing army-----------------------------------------6
    Battalion organized
    Army boys received endowments-------------------------------------7
    Begin moving south-------------------------------------------------------7-8
    Stop in Cedar Valley
    Return to Weber County
    Fear horse stealing due to soldiers--------------------------------- 9
    List of 1st Company---------------------------------------------------------11
    NAME INDEX
    Allred, John, 2; Allred, R. N.; Beckstead, T., 4;
    Beckstead, G., 4; Beckstead, Sidney, 11; Beckstead, Thomas 6, 11;
    Bingham, Alonzo 6, 11; Brimhall, bro., 2; Brown, Bro., 7;
    Bryson, Thomas, 11; Burton, Robert T., 7; Butler, Cyntha, see Osborn;
    Bybee, David, 11; Bybee, John, 11; Bybee, Robert, 6;
    Caine, Thomas L., 7; Carey, George, 11; Chase, Molan, 11;
    Connellon, John, 2, 5; Corbitt, Thomas, 6; Cossings, John, 11;
    Culver, Sarah (Sally), 11; Cummings, Gov., 3, 8; Dainy, Bro., 7;
    Daniels, Wm., 7; Derry, Charles, 2; Dilley, Bro., 5;
    Dunn, Thomas, 6; Farr, Bro., 5, 6; Garner, 1, 2; Gigson, Bro., 5, 6;
    Gover, Justin, 2; Gurgison, Gen., 3; Hammer, Austen, 5, 9, 11;
    Hammer, John, 6, 11; Hammon, Levi, 11; Hansen, Hans, 11;
    Harris, Alma, 2; Higley, George, 1; Hingsberry, Joseph, 11;
    Hunter, Bp., 5, 6; Hyde, Orson, 7; Jones, Bro., 7 Jones, Col., 3;
    Jones, Elizabeth, 9; Kendell, Henry, 11; Laten, Bro., 11;
    McSane, Harrison P., 11; Merrick, Doc., 2; Moffitt, Bro., 5, 6;
    Monroe, 1, 2 Mullen, Henry, 11; Mullen, Wille, 1; Munson, John, 6, 11;
    Munson, Yantz, 11; Nielson, Andrew, 11; Nielson, Fredrick, 11;
    Nielson, George, 11; Nielson, Hans, 11; Nielson, Niels, 11;
    Osborn, Cyntha Butler, 1; Osborn, David, 1, 5, 6, 11;
    Osborn, Elizabeth Standley, 1, 9; Osborn, Lydia, 1, 4, 5;
    Osborn, Mary 1; Osborn, Rebecca, 9; Osborn, T., 2, 11; Owens, James, 2;
    Parker, W. M., 11; Parks, David, 6, 8, 11; Parson, John, 1, 11;
    Penrol, Singleton, 11; Perkins, David, 11; Peterson, Charles S., 11;
    Peterson, George, 6, 11; Pierce, Edmond, 11; Pierce, Evan, 6;
    Poulter, Bro., 2; Ragley, George, 2; Reed, Joseph, 11; Robinson, Henry, 6, 11;
    Robinson, Lawrance, 6, 11; Robison, Henry, 6, 11; Shellen, W. G., 9;
    Shurtliff, Bro., 5; Spaulding, Eli, 11; Standley, Alex Schoby, 11;
    Standley, Elizabeth, see Osborn; Standley, F., 9; Standley, E11en , 4, 9;
    Stoddard, Judson, 9; Stoker, Bp., 5; Stubbs, John, 11; Stubbs, W., 11;
    Thompson, R., 2; Thorn, Nancy, 5; Thorn, Richard, 9; Trave, Nelson, 11;
    Upson, Philinda, 10; Vane, Elizabeth, 8; Wadsworth, Joseph, 1, 2, 6, 11;
    Walker, Wm., 5; Watts, Edmond, 11; Welch, Bro., 1; Wells, Daniel H., 3;
    West, C. W.; Winward, John W., 11; Worlton, James, 11; Young, Brigham, 3, 8
    Diary of Thomas Jefferson Osborn
    Sept the 28, 1857 to day I raised 10 men armed mounted on horses &c men & baggage waggon (wit)h 30 days provisions they went under Maj Taylor (T)hey all appeared willing to go the brethren & sisters are to do their best to fit them out with but two exceptions Br Parsons is unwell but had rather go himself & take his boots than have some one else take them Wille Mullen told his wife his gun was broke when it was not & when I went to se him he was loading his gun for a fuss as he said with me or an other man that might come to take it to use in defense of our country. the next day I started 10 more with 10 day provision the 8th Lydia is very sick

    12th Lydia is better there is a great deal of sickness flucks & diaharea Marys child is very sick & J Wadsworths child is lying at the point of death. it is said our boys have burn 75 waggons & taken the oxen that drew them

    13th I Stayed in Ogden last night. we are standing ready I have been for some time the 19th about noon Maj. Monroes comd arrived here our boys stayed & 12 others went in their place the 20th we were all called to march North 8 ocl in the evening 2.3. of us started & traveled 22 miles that night. the next day to cache valley 22. miles the next 12 miles the next 18 miles the next 20 to bear river the next 13 the next 8 miles & stoped in marsh valley on the 24th I with 2 Welch boys went & explored bear river canyon abov(e) cache valley the 27th I went with 7 others & examined the pass from Soda Spring valley to Marsh creek the 29th we started for home traveled 28 miles the next 27 m(iles) the next 23 the next 23 which brought us home we remained at home 7 days & we was ordered east with the same number of men, some of the boys were not able to go & I caled another to fi(ll) their place Joseph Wadsworth would not go after promising M Monroe & myself Lemuel Davis backed out & did (not)

    9th Aj Gamanel Maj Monroe Doc Merrick Poulter Brimhall R Thompson & Fife sayed all night with me on trusday the 10th we started for Ekho I went by George Ragley & got 7 mules & 2 horses one of the mules I rode in the after part of the day we had some snow we camped on Weber 3 miles above simons & had a very blustery night the 11th I was appointed to take charge of the wagon (ov)er the mountain the road was slick & we had a hard task I had to keep with the waggons until we got through that night we camped on lost creek the weather was better but cold the 12th about 2 or 3 oclock we arrived in the general camp my company was filed with Justin Govers & I Garners tens from Ogden hole & one of Poulters the Music from Ogden city we was put in Alreds Battalion there was a part of the boys on fatigue daily repairing ditches & breast works the remainder were required to cut bush & clear the growng on the creek nothing more of importance until the 21st the weather warm & pleasant we moved our camp I assisted the Maj in building a wickeup & there was 8 of us lived & messed together namely Mag Alred John Donellon Majs Aj Capt James Owens his Aj Charles Derry Capt T. J. Osborne his Aj W. M. Parker & John Alred & Alma Harris the 25th I had to act as officer of the day the first was to march the guard up in front of Col Jones's then march the relief around in rear of the old guard & form them on the right & appoint two liets & two serjs' then find out the different posts to be guarded then divide the_men so as to have three reliefs for each post have the Lieuts take the names of each relief one Lieut & one serj stands 6 hours on & 6 off the Lieut keeps the time & calls out each relief & the serj marches them to their posts & relieves the guard I was to visit the guard once through the day & once after midnight after I had posted the guard I went to the Cols' for further instruction that night I got two guns one I gave back that night the other I carryd to col Jones the 27th I assisted Maj Monroe overseing the work on the batteries the 28 & 29th we had a little snow & warm cloudy

    28th we heard Gov Cummins had got to Bri(gham) we also heard the proclation ordering all honest & peacable citizens to disperse & go home or else they consider us treasoners & treat us as such we also heard that Brigham had sent th(e) soldiers 1 load of salt as a present

    Dec the 1rst we received orders for marhing home our roll was thus the names of the men the place & time of enlistment & by whom the kind of guns the number of lbs of amunition the horses waggons harness saddles & bridles the owners of each piece of property & the man who has the care of each. the 2nd we started for home we traveled to Weber where Gen Wells was there halted front faced & presented arms in honor to our gen he returned the salute when Aj Gen Furgison addressed us in relation to the cause we were engaged in he gave us the praise of being as well if not the best diciplined regiment in the Teritory in the evening I took a prisoner for 24 hours we traveled to round valey & camped the 3rd we traveled to weber valley opposite g. Eecksteads there I returned the animals I had got as we went up the 4th we started before dad light there was 40 men called out of each Battalion to assist the wagons through the canyon & I had orders to divide the men & se the waggons safe through the canyon I got home about 3 oclock & found the folke well & doing very well. I found some of the men in the fort had been laying in their winters meat by taking it from the public range & to fulfil a previous agrement I went to the President of the stake & reported their conduct & there was a meting & the men of the ward was called together at 11 oclock A.M. on the 7th the meeting commenced about noon there was a great deal of quibling & shuning the truth the Bishop was suspended for the present & all hands have to pay for the stock used & 25 per cent interest & I was appointed to act as a president until there is a Bishop again the 14th Elen & I went to her mother's we found Sarah her sister had been very sick but wa(s) fast recovering

    15th we went to Salt Lake City & returned to her mothers that evening the 16th we got home the 17th our oldest child Lydia was taken very sick something like the coleramorbitus I had a letter instructing me to go to G S L city to receive the ordination of a bishop & also wishing me to furnish two men with a horse & equipage each to go to Echo for a guard the 18th I went to the city & left Lydia quite sick the 19the I was ordained a bishop to act in east weber under the hands of Bp Hunter & Stoker this was a great undertaking for me that evening I returned home & found our child some better the 20th Brs Shirt1iff & Dilley preached to us & stayed to my house over night they told us the necessity of reviving & said we would have two missionaries from Ogden city here every Sunday

    Dec the 25th I went to three mile creek to a wedding my brother David & Nancy Thorn was married we had a verry pleasant visit & good weather it was the first couple I ever married I returned home on the 26 & left Elen & Lydia with the remainder of the party I stoped to Ogden city got some instruction relating to bookkeeping & also a blank book the 27th Sund&y warm & pleasant & Br Gibson & Morfett preached to us through the day & in the evening they spoke first rate & gave us good instruction the 30th is warm & pleasant we expect Br Farr here to night to settle our dificulty we are finishing our school house but shant get it done to day

    31 last night Br Farr preached us a good discourse he & B Wm Walker stayed all night with us he was with us to day & we had a church trial & the most who were in the muss have made the thing right as far as they could & are restored but Br Corbitt was cut off from the church for lying & br. Hammons acknowledgement was not received & he has to wait until he becomes more humble the weather warm & clowdy the 1st of Jan in the evening we had a dance & enjoyed our selves very well though it was rather noisy the people seem to be trying to do beter & make amendments for their wrongs Rebecca Elisabeth's child was blessed at our fast meting on the 7th we have good lively meetings & on Sundays there is some of the brethren from Ogden city to instruct us on the 11th we had the most orderly & lively dance I have been in for a great while the

    Returned on the 2 of Apr on the 15th of Feb we furnished 3 men for the Lost creek guard & 2 on the 5th of Apr report is that there will be 17 thousand troops here next Spring I find my office as Bishop is quite a task I sent two loads of tithing wheat to the city to day & am getting it done as fast as I can the 14th last night the children had a dance & conducted very well but there was some men & boys on the outside of the house that were very troublesome & ill mannerly we had lO inches of of snow fall last night the weather is
    Pleasant the 20 I traded my yearling colt to Evin Pierce for 3 calves

    25 to day I traded my oldest mare & a 3 year old heifer for Thomas Corbitts sourel mare, we have very good metings & the ward is improving in coming to meting

    26 Br Gibson & Morfit preached to us last Sunday last night we had a dance
    it went off tolerable well the talk is there is to be one thousand men raised for a standing army. the weather is fine I have been up tithing with the brethren the past week & I want to get done to day the 27 there was a meting & Pres Farr C W West R N Alred & Br Laten were here there is ten men chosen namely David Osborn Jun David Parks Jun Robert Bybee Thomas Beckstead John Hammer Lonzoe Bingham Georg Peterson Lawrance Robinson John Munson Joseph Wadsworth also Henry Robison is for a company ajutant for Capt Thos Dunn we have them to fit out with two good horses & one saddle revolver gun two good suits of clothes blankets provisions cooking utensils &c amounting to over $600.00 for each man the 29 we had a meting & laid our plans for one suit of clothes the saddles & most of the horses feb the 9th I attended a meting at south weber Br Jones & Burton was there & organized one battalion & gave us good instruction the 11 we are trying to trade & fix up the boys as fast as possible the weather is fine the 13th I went to the city took some cattle bought 4 revolvers & 3 sides of leather to fix up saddles elder Hyde preached in our school house while I was gone the weather warm & fine

    28th we getting our saddles fixed as fast as we can we heard yesterday that there is a man from Washington city arrived in GSL City but we have not learned the news yro? have fine weather we have had the worst time for bad colds for the last 2 weeks I think I ever seen March come in fair & pleasant our fall wheat is most all froz out the 7th br Brown & Dainy preached to us to day the weather is fine good time for sowing wheat last thursday the 4th the army boys received their endowments the 9 there was an express came requiring me to send 5 mounted men & one baggage waggon with 4 horses & ten days rations for men & animals to go to Salmon river to help bring the brethren in as we heard the indians had kiled 2 of our men the 10 the boys started about noon the 12 rain all day & 13th it snowed the most of the day & is about 2 inches deep at night last night Wm Daniels stayed all night with us as he returned after helping Col Caine & company out

    15th heavy mountain wind

    17 & 18th snow all day
    19th snow all day but melts about as it falls & is 6 inches deep
    20 cloudy not snowing. No news. I have been in the house for several days
    I measured my wheat & corn to day I shall have 40 bu of wheat & 30 of corn when my debts are paid. there is 36 square inches in one lb. of good wheat D. Park has returned from north his horse was sick with the distemper the weather has cleared of fine & warm

    24 a severe wind & snow storm on the 21st there was a speceil council held in G.S.L. Citty & resolved to vacate the Territory north of Provo & burn our improvements

    25 to day I received some written instruction relative to our moveing nexte sunday there is a conference to be held in Ogden city. the order of moving is to move the poor that have no teams first we held a meeting and divided the poor among those that had teams the best we could

    11 we are moving as fast as we conveniently can Gov Cummins here to day
    going to So L City I sent Elisabeth Vane part of our thing to S. L City on the 8th the 13th I sent another load the 15 I am washing wheat on the 11th we sent 3 men 2 mounted & 1 with a four horse team help escort the government teamsters out of the territory on the 16th I went to S.L. city & returned on the 18th the same night my mare had a colt

    April 7 we started on a visit to the south county & arrived in Payson on May the 8th & returned home on July the 11th

    June the 12th I attended a treaty or meeting between the US commissioners on one part &c Gov Young on the other the 25 the US. soldiery came in to the valley and have taken up quarters in Cedar valley for the present I traded my little mare to F. Standley for a horse I let Ira Spaulding have my wheat to cut on shares. he cuts & shocks & I with my team help draw it furnish half the help thrashing & pay half the bill of the thrashers.

    July the 5 I bought a grass claim of W. G. Shellen it lies on Strawberry creek up Weber canyon Aug the 7 I have got my wheat drawn and have been haying a little I sold one cow & one heifer & bought a yoke of oxen of Judson Stoddard price $75. dol & traded my old horse to Wm Smith for a Small yoke I hired Austen Hammer to help get my winter wood as my heath was poor we did not have a general conference but had a special one on Oct 6 & another Nov 13 for the officers of the church the first of Dee we took Elisabeth Jones to board

    Dec the first we had as cold weather I think as I ever felt in Jan I took a very bad cold & have been unable to cut my own fire wood. on the 7th of feb Franklin Standley died about the first of march there was a division of the estate by arbitration there was $713.. belonging to Ellen & Elisabeth I received 10 acres of Land lying in session settlement price $250 & 8 in Weber 75. one horse E. 80 one steer & one cow at 75 one wagon and harness at $50. We have had a long and tedious winter it is now the 19th of march and snowing & storming very bad my heath is getting better. Ther is a great many soldier teamters and some deserters in the country and there is likely to be a great deal of stealing of horses this spring on the 25th of Dec 1858 Rebecca was married to Richard Thorn at our house and
    [The diary just abruptly ends here. Jeff became ill with consumption & died 09 Jun 1861.]

    [The next two donor lists were transcribed by Leslie Mikesell Wood from photocopy of original journal/diary]:
    Amount paid in for the benefit of the standing army
    Jan 15 - cr. to cash Myron Higley $17.50
    feb 15 - Bent [Bendt] Neilsen cr. to 2 steers $32.50
    feb 15 - Hans Neilsen cr to 1 cow $25.00
    feb 15 - David Bybee cr to 1 calf $ 7.00
    feb 15 - Byram Bybee to diference in calfes $ 5.50
    do 15 - Edmund Wattis cr to 7.00 [the word cow crossed out] $ 7.00
    do 15 - David Perkins to 1 steer $10
    do 15 - Mr. Bevington cr to 1 heifer $16.00
    T. J. Osborn cr to 32.00 in cash & calves $32.00
    feb 4 - Mr. Bevington cr to 8 yds of old cotton cloth $ 1.50
    feb 15 - Neils Neilsen ct to one ox $33.00
    do - Andew [Andrew] Neilsen ct to one calf $ 7.00
    do - T. J. Osborn to $4.50 cts $ 4.50
    - Sidney Beckstead to $6.00 $ 6.00
    A list of donors Chart:
    "Grain, also stock, paid for the general outfit of the standing army Mar 10th"
    B. Bybee; L. Hammon; J. Spaulding; B. Neilsen; N. Neilsen; Bevington; D. Bybee; H. Neilen; S. Beckstead; T.J. Osborn; D. Osborn; M. Higley; A. Neilsen; D. Perkins; J. Winward; G. Beckstead; G. Neilsen; W. Parker; C. Bingham; A. Bingham; G. Wyggon [?] J. Wadsworth; J. Munson; D. Park; J. Hammer; W. Mullen; H. Mullen; E. Wattis; J. Bybee

    The following information was with the B. Y. University diary transcription, but not in the original journal pages 8-15. [no source listed]:
    Philinda Upson, wife of Alex, Schoby Standley. Born: May 1st, 1814 in Randolph, Portage County, Ohio Married: March 1829 Died: 27 Jan. 1892 Father--Freeman Upson Mother--Sara or Sally Culver.
    1st Company of the 5th bond or band or battalion
    Capt. T. J. Osborn; Adj. W. M. Parker; 1st Lieu Henry Robinson; Serj. John Robinson; Larance Robinson; Alonzo Bingham; John Munson; Yantz Munson; John Bybee; Jon Hammer; Austin Hammer; 2nd David Bybee; David Parkes; Hantz Nielson; Nielse Nielson; Edmond Wattis; Eli Spaulding; Hanse Hansen II; Edmond Pierse; George Carey; Jooeph Hingsberry; 3rd David Osborn; Henry Mullin; Andrew Nielson; George Nielson; Levi Hammon; Rovert Bybee; Singleton Penrol; Molan Chase;
    Joseph Wadworth; Nelson Trave; 4th Fredrick Nielson; Thams Bryson; Henry Kendell; John Stubbs; James T. Worlton; John Parson; David Perkins; Wu Stubbs; Thomas Becksted; John H. Winward; Sidney Becksted; Joseph Reed; John Cossins; George Peterson; Hantz Hanson; George Higley; Charles S. Peterson; Harrison P. McSane; Hillard G. Mc llic




    Father: David OSBORN II b: 31 MAR 1807 in Greenbriar County, Virginia (now WV)
    Mother: Cynthia BUTLER b: 19 NOV 1811 in Gallia Co., Ohio

    Marriage 1 Ellen STANDLEY b: 8 MAR 1833 in Suffield, Portage, Ohio
    • Married: 14 SEP 1851
    • Note:
      [The two slightly different versions of the Journals below were provided by Nancy Miles, 31 July 2009, the first one was 3 pages, small, neat handwriting and the second one was 3 pages of larger, more messy handwriting:
      From Thomas Jefferson Osborn's journal: [some spelling corrected and punctuation added for clarity]
      "Thomas J. Osborn son of David Osborn and Cyntha Butler Osborn, was born Green Co. Ind. [Indiana] Feb. 20, 1829 & moved to Missouri in the faul [fall] of 1836 & was driven out in Feb. 1839. stoped [stopped] in Pike Co. Ill & was baptized into the church of latterday Saints in June. I went in the fall to visit my relation in Ind. & returned the next Spring, moved to Adams Co. in 1841 & in 1842 moved to Hancock Co. in the fall of 1844. I had the ague 3 or 4 weeks in 1845, near the 1 of Sep I was taken very sick & at times I never expected to recover. I was not able to perform any kind of labor until the next Spring when we moved to Garden grove Ioa [Iowa] & in the fall I sold our crop & moved 50 miles to Mercer Co Missouri and wintered there & in the Spring of 1844 moved to Potowatomie [Pottawattamie] Co Ioa [Iowa] & in the spring of 1848 I went to Missouri & worked 3 months for 13 dollars a month & in the fall I went to St Joseph to work & returned Christmas in the Spring of 1850. I commenced work for S. B. Frost on the 3 of Sep.

      I started for Ind [Indiana] to see my relatives & returned in the Spring to my Fathers house, went to School during the winter. There I became acquainted with my future wife. I continued working for Frost comeing [coming] home at intervails [intervals]. Frost moved about 3 miles. He had one old cow that kept running back. I was obliged to go for her on foot, this aggrevated [aggravated] me being of a quick temper so one night I procured a Hickery [hickory] cudgel and taking her by the tail I whipped her severely. I retained my hold and ran all the distance home, the consequence was I had over done. before I got the chores done I took a chill, bled at the lungs and was dangerously sick all the rest of the winter. In the spring I recovered and went to work again.

      On the 13 of Sep 1857 I was married to Ellen Standley daughter of Alexander Schoby and Philinda Upson Standley. I took my wife back to Missouri, rented a room and we took 4 boarders while I still worked for Sam Frost in the Blacksmith shop. We burned a coalpit, we had to stay with it night and day. We took turns comeing [coming] home for food. I very foolishly tried to test my wifes bravery accordingl [accordingly] I slipped a wedge out so that I could raise the window and slip into the house unperceived by her. O how can I ever make amends. My naturay [naturally] brave wife fell to the floor in a swoon or fit, it was hours before she regained conciousness [consciousness], she never again was the same merry healthy brave woman. But was ever nervous, sleepless and an invalid. Troubled with Nightmare [nightmares] and constant fear or dread of some unseen intruder. She bore her misfortune uncomplainingly. Was industrious, equinomical [economical], very Religious, loving and obedient. Being a helpmete [helpmate] in its true sense. To her wise council [counsel] I often attribute in a measure my success in after life.

      In the spring of 52 we started for Utah enduring all the privations incident to that long journey with Ox teams. We had not been long on our journey when My sainted mother passed away to the great beyond to meet two children William and John, one laid in Missouri and one at Garden grove, both in infancy. We burried [buried] her on the plains with out a coffin, having fallen a prey to the hardships and privations of the journey.

      We arrived in the valley of the Great Salt Lake Sep 14th. I went to Sidney B. Kent's, My wife's cousin to wait for my father inlaw who was on the road. I worked in the Canyon for Kent 2 weeks & bought flour, pork and potatoes. I and my Father inlaw went in search of a suitable place to locate. We moved to East Weber, Weber Co., Utah, Oct 12, 1852. here I cut down Cotton wood logs and constructed a rude dwelling house Minus floor, door, shutter or window, only a cloth hung up to exclude the cold and let it down on warm days to admit light.

      We moved in to our first home except a wagon Oct 24th. On the 26th of October our first child was born. We called her Cyntha Philinda. As it was required of every L D S to be baptised [baptized] I went early in the fall and attended to that ordinance and was ordained a Teacher and joined the Ward in which I lived.

      In the summer of 53 the Indians were hostile, we were obliged to move into forts, all who had moved out on their farms. Accordingly I had to pull up and move into a fort 3 miles from my farm. We were obliged to stand guard nights, take our guns with us to the field. Two or three must go out together as a safe precaution against Indians, forcibly reminding us of our trip across the plains when every able boddied [bodied] man must take his turn standing guard while the rest slept.

      Jan 24th 1854 I married Elizabeth, daudter [daughter] of Alexander S. Standley and Philinda Upson Standley. In May 18th we had another daughter born. We called her Martha Ellen. She did not live long, she died May 31st 1854. I spent my time working on the farm. Through the fall my wife Ellen and our child Cyntha had very poor health. in Feb 5th Cyntha died leaving us childless. The 9th of March my sister Elizabeth Hammer died. In May 19th we had another daughter born we called Mary Elizabeth."
      _____________________________________________________________________
      A mystery. Another slightly different version of Thomas Jefferson Osborn's Journal, in it his surname is incorrectly spelled Osborne, and some of the letters are written completely different. Perhaps it was written by someone other than Jefferson, a copy of what he wrote:

      "Thomas J. Osborne was born Feb 20th 1829, Green Co., Ind. [Indiana] & moved to Missouri in the fall of 36 and was driven out Feb. 1839, Stopped in pike Co., Ill. & was baptized into the church of L. D. S. June 1839. I went in fall to visit my relations in Ind. & returned the next spring, moved to Adams Co., in 1841 & in 42 moved to Handcock in the fall of 44. I had the ague 3 or 4 weeks and in 1845 near the first of Sept. I was taken very sick and at times never expected to recover. I was not able to preform [perform] any kind of labor until the next spring when we moved to Garden Grove Ioa [Iowa] and in the fall sold out & moved 50 miles to Mercer Co., Missouri and wintered there & in the spring of 47 moved to Potowatomie [Pottawattamie] Co. Ioa [Iowa] & in the spring of 48 I went to Missouri & worked 3 months for $13. per month, I went home & in the fall went to St. Joseph to work and returned Christmas in the spring of 50. I commenced work for A. B. Frost in 49. I worked in St. Joseph for Horner the 3 of Sept. I started for Ind to see my relatives & returned the 11th of Nov. to my Fathers, went to school during the winter. I finished work for Frost in May 51.

      I got married Sept 14. I left my fathers & moved to Belle view & worked in the Government Black Smith Shop 6 months. the 1 of June I started to Salt Lake & arrived the 9 of Sept 52. My Mother died July 2nd on wood river.

      I settled in East weber, weber Co., put up a house in Oct. Our oldest child Cyntha was born 26th of Oct. Cyntha Adaline my sister died in March. I was rebaptized & ordained a Priest. The winter was very hard, the summer of 53 I raised 60 bu. wheat, the last of July I moved to the Settlement, the Indians were troublesome and we was obliged to move into a fort. Our child was unwell.

      [Oct] 24th 54 I was married again. May 18th 54 Martha Ellen was born & died on 31st 54. In 54 I raised 67 bu of wheat. The 31 of Dec we went to my Father in law A. S. Standley's burial. Cyntha took sick Feb 5th 55. She died and left us alone again & Cyntha Adalade, my sister's child came to live with us. I raised140 bu of wheat and the same of corn. Jan 3rd 57 Lydia our 4 child was born, their [there] had been a general refermation [reformation] and in March we was rebaptized. In May I was apointed [appointed] Capt. of 50 in the Nauvoo legion and was ordained into the 54 quorum of Seventies on July 28th. We anticipate trouble with our enimies [enemies]. I have raised 167 bu of wheat. Sept 12th their [there] was a general muster. I have two A. of wheat Sept 12. The 14 of Spt [Sept] Rebecca our fifth was born. I brought brock & the colt from Ogden. dull cloudy weather the 15th the Govener [Govenor] declared the Terr. under Martial law and ordered the legion to be ready to move at a moments warning. On the 28 at one oclock had orders to start by 9 oclock in the afternoon and 2 men with a bagage [baggage] wagon and 30 days provisions the same evening I had orders for the same number to be ready"

      "Our Pioneer Heritage" Vol. 10, Eleven Autobiographies, Michael Standley Tells His Story, Page 116:
      "About the first of June 1861, Mother was called to Weber for sickness in the family there. In those days the mail was supposed to be tri-weekly, that is, they went over one week and tried to get back the next. Lydia and I were alone and Mother was gone a long time with no word. When she came home she brought Ellen and her three children with her. The baby had been born soon after Mother had reached there and the husband, Jefferson Osborn, had died a few hours afterward. All this seemed more than Ellen could stand in her weakened condition. She felt she would not live long and requested Mother to care for her children. She followed her husband in a week or so and the baby went a few months later. Mother went to a cousin, Sidney Kent, who often advised and helped her, to see about what to do about some property that should belong to the little girls so they could have it to help raise and educate them. They obtained a small bunch of young growing stock and he agreed to take care of them on shares, thinking that would be better than turning them immediately into cash. In the fall of 1863 there came a snowfall of six to eight feet all over Summit County where Kent's place was located. The stock were bunched in small groups all over that country, keeping the snow packed close around them while they gnawed the hair off each other and finally died before the owners could get to them. There were a few head close around the home place that were saved. In the summer of 1865 he returned all that was left of them without keeping any for his trouble."

      http://www.rootsweb.com/~utsaltla/obit_DeseretNews_1860s.html#1861
      26 Jun 1861
      Died, Salt Lake City, 9 Jun 1861, Thomas Jefferson OSBURN [sic], b. 24 Feb 1824 [sic]. [Obit] [See Thomas Osborn's "More".]
      03 Jul 1861
      Died, East Weber, 09 Jun 1861, Thomas J OSBORNE, 30 years.
      Died, East Weber, 17 Jun 1861, Ellen wife of T J OSBORNE, 28 years.
      No newspaper published between 10 Jul 1861 and 11 Sep 1861. [Did not find their baby Thomas Jr.'s obit]
    Children
    1. Has No Children Cynthia Adaline OSBORN b: 26 OCT 1852 in East Weber, Weber, Utah
    2. Has No Children Martha Ellen OSBORN b: 18 MAY 1854 in East Weber, Weber County, Utah
    3. Has No Children Mary Elizabeth OSBORN b: 19 MAY 1855 in East Weber, Weber County, Utah
    4. Has Children Lydia OSBORN b: 3 JAN 1857 in East Weber, Weber, Utah
    5. Has Children Sarah OSBORN b: 5 JUL 1859 in East Weber, Weber County, Utah
    6. Has No Children Thomas Jefferson OSBORN , Jr. b: 7 JUN 1861 in East Weber, Weber County, Utah

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth STANDLEY b: 7 MAR 1838 in Suffield, Portage, Ohio
    • Married: 24 OCT 1854 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, second wife of T. J. Osborn.
    • Note:
      ancestry.com
      Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia
      Volume 4
      Stake and Ward Officers
      Mount Ogden Stake
      Petty, William H.
      Osborn, Thomas Jefferson, presiding Elder of the Uintah Ward (formerly the East Weber Ward), Mount Ogden Stake, Utah, from 1858 to 1861, was born Feb. 20, 1829, in Green County, Indiana, a son of David and Cynthia Osborn. He was baptized when nine years old, emigrated to Utah in 1852, and was appointed presiding Elder in March, 1858.

      http://overlandtrails.byu.edu./search.html
      Brigham Young University, Trails of Hope, Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869
      Young, Joseph, 1797-1881, page 98:
      "Dec. 16th 1854
      Thomas J Osborn delived 16 Bushel wheat from East Weber Fort By the Brethern of that Place 26.00
      One pare socks 1.00
      To Cash 1.00"

      Below are songs that were sung in the Osborn's Mormon community. Thomas Jefferson Osborn wrote the lyrics in his diary/journal. The first Mormon ballad was found on this website:
      http://www.sma.shs.nebo.edu/swap/piuottinger.html
      The Mountain Dell
      Chorus [after each verse]
      Away, away to the mountain dell,
      The valley of the free:
      Where faith has broke the tyrant's yoke,
      That bound fair liberty.

      We'll plow, and sow, and joyful reap,
      The land our God has given;
      To bless our friends, to bless our foes,
      And make our home-a heaven.

      Away, away, &c.

      No famished children there shall pine,
      Nor frantic mother wild,
      Ere seek to take that life away
      She gave her infant child!

      Where red men trail the buff'lo's track,
      O'er mountain's desert sand-
      We'll tell them of their father's acts'
      Who once possessed the land.

      Then while this hour of vengeance low'r,
      And sinners find no rest;
      Then hie ye home, ye Saints who roam,
      Your hope is in the west!
      (Millennial Star 1850, 80)

      This following Mormon hymn can be heard on this website:
      http://www.wardell.org/gen/hymns.htm and the words are on:
      http://www.geocities.com/ddstone48/hymn_texts_o.htm
      Author: Charles W. Penrose, Composer: H. S. Thompson

      [Thomas Jefferson Osborn wrote this in his diary/journal, dated at top, Jan 28th 1858]: O Ye Mountains High
      O ye mountains high, where the clear blue sky Arches over the vales of the free,
      Where the pure breezes blow and the clear streamlets flow, How I've longed to your bosom to flee!
      O Zion! dear Zion! land of the free,
      Now my own mountain home, unto thee I have come; All my fond hopes are centered in thee.

      Tho the great and the wise all thy beauties despise, To the humble and pure thou art dear;
      Tho the haughty may smile and the wicked revile, Yet we love thy glad tidings to hear.
      O Zion! dear Zion! home of the free,
      Tho thou wert forced to fly to thy chambers on high, Yet we'll share joy and sorrow with thee.

      In thy mountain retreat, God will strengthen thy feet; Without fear of thy foes thou shalt tread;
      And their silver and gold, as the prophets have told, Shall be brought to adorn thy fair head.
      O Zion! dear Zion! home of the free,
      Soon thy towers shall shine with a splendor divine, And eternal thy glory shall be.

      Here our voices we'll raise, and we'll sing to thy praise, Sacred home of the prophets of God.
      Thy deliv'rance is nigh; thy oppressors shall die; And thy land shall be freedom's abode.
      O Zion! dear Zion! land of the free,
      In thy temples we'll bend; all thy rights we'll defend; And our home shall be ever with thee.

      [Below is my transcription of some verses that Thomas Jefferson Osborn had written in his diary/journal. I have been unable to find the author. This might have been a silly song they sang or a poem he wrote. I wish I knew. LMW]:

      The ravings of a disappointed lover
      I want to sell the universe, I'll sell it cheap for cash
      I want to buy a smacking team and cut a rousing dash
      I want to show to Sally Ann that I can scoot around
      and leap from all my cares away with sudden easy bound

      You see I loved said Sally Ann, I thought her good & true
      And never dreamed she'd fly from me and go for Isaac Drew
      Sometimes I feel that I fly and tear the northern lights
      And fight and rant around and speak on women's rights

      And then again I try to dire forget my Sally Ann
      And make myself believe I am another man
      I guess if I should see Ike Drew, I'd make an awful smash
      I'd wring his nose and tramp his toes and cut him into hash

      But when I come to think again, I think it would be wrong
      I'll let the fellow live awhile at best it won't be long
      I'll tear my hair for Sally's sake, I'll bear my mark in peace
      I'll go to town next monday night and buy a thousand geese

      I'll walk up on the mountains, I'll roost upon the tree
      I'll charge upon the [this line is crossed out]
      I'll fly across the china sea and go to polings[?] peas
      I'll get a board and slide adown the great Pacific slope
      I'll buy some thred [thread] and turpentine and make a cable rope
    Children
    1. Has Children Rebecca Adaline OSBORN b: 14 SEP 1857 in East Weber, Weber, Ut.
    2. Has Children Harriet Esther OSBORN b: 21 MAR 1860 in East Weber, Weber, Utah Territory, USA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Sketch of Thomas Jefferson Osborn
      Author: Unknown
      Note: 2 typed pages.


      Note: fair
      Repository:
      Note: Copy in possesion of Leslie Mikesell Wood.
      Media: Other
      Page: 1 of 2
      Text: Thomas Jefferson Osborn was born in Greene County, Indiana, 20 February 1829. His father David Osborn Senior, was born in Virginia and from there his parents moved to Kentucky. Thence to Ohio, Thence to Indiana where Jefferson was born. (Read entire text in"more about Thomas Osborn - Notes.")
    2. Title: Diary of Thomas Jefferson Osborn.
      Author: Thomas Jefferson Osborn
      Publication: Typed copy beginning at page 8 of original diary. Brigham Young University, 1961
      Note: Typed copy contains Title page, Table of Contents page, 2 page Name Index, Nine pages of diary numbered 1 thru 9 (which in the original diary were pages 8 thru 15) and 1 page (numbered page 11) which contains 6 lines of info on Philinda Upson Standley and a list of men in the 1st Company of the 5th battalion.
      Note: good
      Repository:
      Note: Brigham Young University Library, Utah
      Media: Manuscript
    3. Title: Photocopy of Original- Diary of Thomas Jefferson Osborn
      Author: Thomas Jefferson Osborn
      Note: Photocopy of some pages of the original diary. Contains pages 8 thru 15 where he stopped writing in the middle of a sentence. Also contains one page with the names of men who paid in for the benefit of the standing army, one page of those who paid with grain for the general outfit of the standing army, the one page poem or song "The ravings of a disapointed lover" and three pages of "Song dear zion" dated Jan. 28th 1858. Author of these songs or poems was not noted.
      Note: fair
      Repository:
      Note: Brigham Young University Library, Utah
      Media: Other
      Note: Photocopy of original diary.
    4. Title: L.D.S. church records
      Repository:
      Media: Church Record
    5. Title: Biography of David Osborne, Senior
      Publication: Copied from original journal, 25 Oct. 1939 as a Federal Writers Project.
      Note: The original journal is is possession of the L.D.S. Church Historians office, but is on microfilm (#1036668) at the Family History Library. This copy is incomplete . Pages 1 to 33 are complete and from 33 on just special items of interest. Total of 46 typewritten pages. Another version is "Autobiography of David Osborn", microfilm #0982487, parts of his journal that David transcribed to send to a relative.
      Repository:
      Note: Mormon Diary Collection, MS 18, Utah State University, Logan Ut. 84322-3000
      Media: Manuscript
      Note: "Biography of David Osborne, Senior," Copied from original journal, 25 Oct. 1939 as a Federal Writers Project..
    6. Title: Journal of David Osborn-1860-1893
      Note: Original journal is in the possesion of the L.D.S. Church Historians office, Salt Lake , Utah. 200 pages on microfilm. Last 4 pages written by David's son David, closing his fathers life story.
      Repository:
      Note: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.
      Media: Microfilm
    7. Title: Autobiography of David Osborn
      Note: David Osborn transcribed part of his original journal to send to a relative.
      Repository:
      Note: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT.
      Media: Microfilm
      Note: Autobiography of David Osborn, containing parts of his original Journal.
    8. Title: An Enduring Legacy
      Publication: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Ut. 1985, Volume Eight.
      Note: Page 117 starts a locality history of Uintah, Utah (Weber County). Page 119 contains the only mention (two sentences) of Jefferson Osborn.
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: 119
      Text: In March of 1858, Jefferson Osborne was installed as bishop. He served until June 1861, when he died, leaving David Bybee to preside until 1963.
      Note: An Enduring Legacy, (Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Ut. 1985, Volume Eight.), page 119, In March of 1858, Jefferson Osborne was installed as bishop. He served until June 1861, when he died, leaving David Bybee to preside until 1963.
    9. Title: Diary of Thomas Jefferson Osborn.
      Author: Thomas Jefferson Osborn
      Publication: Typed copy beginning at page 8 of original diary. Brigham Young University, 1961
      Note: Typed copy contains Title page, Table of Contents page, 2 page Name Index, Nine pages of diary numbered 1 thru 9 (which in the original diary were pages 8 thru 15) and 1 page (numbered page 11) which contains 6 lines of info on Philinda Upson Standley and a list of men in the 1st Company of the 5th battalion.
      Note: good
      Repository:
      Note: Brigham Young University Library, Utah
      Media: Manuscript
      Page: Table of Contents.
      Text: Leave for Echo Canyon War, Illness in family (pg.1)
      Disband and leave for home. (pg. 3)
      Bishop court for men stealing meat on public range., Ordained Bishop. (page 4)
      Wedding of brother, David., Settle difficulty., Work on school house. (page 5)
      Send tithing wheat to city., Men chosen for standing army. (page 6)
      Battalion organized., Army boys received endownments. (page 7)
      Begin moving south. (pages 7-8)
      Stop in Cedar Valley., Return to Weber County., Fear horse stealing due to soldiers. (page 9)
      List of 1st Company. (page 11)

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