145 years ago today - Mar 1, 1878

This is the 71 Annaversary of my birth day. ... One year ago to day I spent in this St Georg Temple and 154 sisters went into the Temple and got Endowments for my dead. To day 214 Came into the Temple and got Endowments. 167 were for my Dead, 56 Men and 111 Females. I ordaind 56 Elders for the dead. I took through the veil 70 persons. I sealed 3 C McA 24 total 27. 11 Children were sealed to parents. WW gave 3 seconed Anointings McAllister 1.

Mary Crook dead was sealed to Wilford Woodruff Allice Jeffrey Pendleton Acting for Mary Crook. Thomas Alfred Jeffrey, Mary Ann Hibbill Jeffrey, Allice Jeffrey Pendleton, John Jeffrey (dead) Jane Jeffrey Green (dead) all Adopted to Wilford Woodruff, and Mary Crook Woodruff. We had a vary interesting day. The spirit of the Lord reigned in the House.

I spent the Evening in Company with Brother J. D. T. McAllister, Bleake & Nixon, and had a pleasant Evening.

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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