John Albiston (1782 - 1849)

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Place of Burial: England (Cheshire, Dukinfield)
Birthplace: Congleton, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Cause of death: 4th stroke of palsy / 3rd attack of apoplexcy
Occupation: Manager
Managed by: Carson Wheeler
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About John Albiston

Note: Death Cert.

1 NOTE Congleton was a higher chapelry in the parish of St.Mary'sAstbury from 1720 to 1867, when St. Peter's Congleton wasformed.

John Albiston was an early Mormon convert in England. His second wifeand children James (#1), John Jr. (#6), Hannah (#7), Lucy (#8), Joseph(#9), Mary Ann (#11) and Nancy (#12) were also baptized Mormons, however,not all continued practicing that faith. Before converting toMormonism, it is appears that John Albiston and his wife Hannah Thackerattended Methodist services and had some of their children christened atthe Tiviot Dale Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Heaton Norris, Lancashire,England.

Mormons In England. "The Mormon Church sent missionaries to England themid 1830s. Mormon missionaries began their proselytizing at Preston,Lancashire in 1836 or 1837 and soon there were some some 500 converts.""The importance of England as a field from which to draw emigrants to thenew settlement ... at Nauvoo [Illinois], and in 1840 ... Brigham Young,Heber C. Kimball, Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, John Taylor, WilfordWoodruff and George A. Smith, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, weresent to cultivate that field. There they ordained Willard Richards anApostle, preached and labored for over a year, established aprinting-office which turned out a vast amount of Mormon literature,including their Bible and "Doctrine and Covenants," and began thepublication of the Millennial Star." "... the first General Conference[c. 1840] reported a membership of 4019 in England. Source -- William A.Linn, The Story of the Mormons (1902), pps. 229-233.

Source: (Christening) Abbreviation: Rector's Wife, St. Mary's Astbury Title: Rector's Wife, St. Mary's Astbury Author: Mrs. Gwendoline M. Crane Note: 1 TYPE Letter 1 DATE 9 Feb 1974 1 LOCA Craig L. Albiston

Source: (Christening) Abbreviation: Christening Record of John Albiston Title: Christening Record of John Albiston Author: Gwendoline M. Crane (Rector's wife) Publication: St. Mary's Astbury, Cheshire, England Text: I found the baptism of John (Albiston) born June 3rd 1782. ... He wasactually baptised at the Higher Chapelry in Congleton which was a type ofchapel of ease to Astbury (not a chapel in the nonconformist sense of theword). Note: Correspondence to Craig Albiston dated 09 Feb 1974

Source: (Death) Abbreviation: Doctrinal History of the LDS Church 1849:87 Title: Doctrinal History of the LDS Church 1849:87 Text: J.H. 2 Jun 1849, John Albiston, Patriarch, died of a 4th stroke of palsy,at Ashton-under-Lyne, England. He was ordained a patriarch April 6, 1841at Manchester, under the hands of several of the Twelve. Brigham Youngbeing the mouth. The last few years of his life are described as onescene of poverty and crosses and trials of an afflicting nature which hebore with the greatest patience and resignation. To the last he bore afaithful testimony to the truth.

Source: (Death) Abbreviation: Death Certificate of John Albiston Title: Death Certificate of John Albiston Note: The death certificate states that the cause of death was a 3rd attack ofapoplexcy (not certified)Repository: Name: General Register Office Address: General Register Office PO Box 2 Southport Address1: PO Box 2 Address2: Southport

Source: (Individual)

Abbreviation: Millennial Star, v. 10, pps. 158 & 256 Title: Millennial Star, v. 10, pps. 158 & 256 Publication: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT

Given Name: John

Occupation: Manager, Cotton Yard Dresser

Occupation: Manager Place: Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England

Occupation: Cotton Yarn Dresser <br> Date: 1849 Place: Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England

Religion: C. of E., Methodist (poss.), LDS since before 1841

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John Albiston's Timeline

1782
June 3, 1782
Congleton, Cheshire, England
June 9, 1782
England (Cheshire, Congleton, St. Peter's)
1802
May 6, 1802
Age 19
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
1803
April 9, 1803
Age 20
Stockport, Cheshire, England
1805
September 19, 1805
Age 23
September 19, 1805
Age 23
England (Cheshire, Stockport)
1808
August 22, 1808
Age 26
Cheshire, England
1810
December 7, 1810
Age 28
England (Cheshire, Stockport, Heaton Norris, Bridgefield)
1813
March 20, 1813
Age 30
March 20, 1813
Age 30