180 years ago today - Jun 4, 1844

[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal]
.... During this days travel we Called upon Br Samuel Graham. He was 87 years of age & was Baptized By Elder Zebedee Coltrin in the fall of AD 1832. As he was tortering for the grave we lade hands upon him & ordained him unto the office of an high Priest. Elder Z. Colttin was spokesman, After which Elders W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith lade hands upon him & sealed upon him the following blessing:


... We seal the up unto eternal life. ...

[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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