Blockhouse/Kanesville Branch

congregation #480501
created 2012-10-02 by bplewe
has the name: Blockhouse Branch   which was valid starting on: 27 Dec 1846, : after 3 Aug 1851
Named after a small military post built and abandoned before 1846. As the only sizable building in the area, it was the original meetinghouse for the branch.
assertion #3723309 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
has the name: Kanesville Branch   which was valid starting on: before 6 Mar 1851
Probably only in later years
assertion #3724972 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 80%.
is of type: branch   
assertion #3723745 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
started on: 27 Dec 1846   which is supported by: Blockhouse Branch record
assertion #3721586 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
ended on: 1853   
assertion #3735586 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
has religion: LDS   
assertion #4003483 by mpra on 2017-07-29: confidence 100%.
is located at: Iowa, United States   
assertion #3712501 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
location: 41°15'50"N, 95°50'24"W   
assertion #3718663 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 90%.
is a part of: Pottawattamie (Stake)   
entity #480719, assertion #3751189 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 100%.
has as a member: Kanesville?   which was valid starting on: 1848?, : 51?
entity #481377, assertion #3751081 by bplewe on 2012-10-02: confidence 0%.
has as a member: Carbonca   
entity #481329, assertion #4004890 by bplewe on 2018-03-06: confidence 100%.
is in the group: Winter Quarters Era   
assertion #3725901 by bplewe on 2012-10-28: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 3   which has specific reference to: sheet 36
Blockhouse Branch reports to HC, August 30 1851
entity #850411, assertion #4004529 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 3   which has specific reference to: sheet 10
Pres. Evan M. Greene, April 3 1851
entity #850411, assertion #4004527 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 1:80   
Feb 5 1848
entity #850413, assertion #3772624 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 14   
Jonathan Russel a HP, Feb 4 1849
entity #850416, assertion #3772627 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 18   
Rufus Fisher a HP, May 13 1849
entity #850418, assertion #3772630 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 24   
several new high priests, Aug 5-Oct 7 1849
entity #850419, assertion #3772633 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 3   
2 new high priests, April 2 1848
entity #850422, assertion #3772643 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 35   
several new high priests, Sep 29 1850
entity #850424, assertion #3772650 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 38   
3 new high priests, Jan 5 1851
entity #850426, assertion #3772658 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 4   
Several new high priests, May 7 1848
entity #850427, assertion #3772661 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HP Quorum Minutes 5   
several new high priests, July 2-Aug 6 1848
entity #850431, assertion #3772671 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie High Priest Quorum Roll   
18 charter members of high priest quorum, 2 Jan 1848
entity #850434, assertion #4004490 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 1   which has specific reference to: p.150
Silas Richards appointed to look after the poor in this branch [acting bishop]
entity #850382, assertion #4004517 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 1   which has specific reference to: p.98
Bishop Daniel A. Miller, April 29 1848
entity #850382, assertion #4004513 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 1:105   
Bishop Joseph Knight, July 15 1848
entity #850383, assertion #3772552 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 3:13   
letter from Pres. Evan M. Greene, 3 Apr 1851
entity #850404, assertion #3772606 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Blockhouse Branch record   
Covers Dec 27 1846 (organization of branch) to Oct 1 1849
entity #850008, assertion #3770011 by bplewe on 2018-02-12: confidence 80%.
is further described at: HOJ   which has specific reference to: box 1 V.10 p.13
Leaders visit the branch and order the construction of a large meetinghouse, December 3 1847
entity #700100, assertion #4004488 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Kanesville Branch Lesser Priesthood Record   
Priests and teachers in "Kanesville Branch" March 16 1851
entity #850007, assertion #3770010 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Kanesville Branch Records   
Records of unnamed branch in Kanesville, Aug 22 1852 until Spring 1853, Pres. Barnum B. Messenger, Bishop Thomas W. Taggart
entity #850005, assertion #3770008 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 80%.
is further described at: Pottawattamie HC Minutes 2   which has specific reference to: p.267
Blockhouse Branch, March 15 1851
entity #700103, assertion #4004525 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: EM Greene Diary   which has specific reference to: folder 5 p.28
Evan M. Greene replaces Aaron Johnson as branch president, May 26 1850
entity #700102, assertion #4004484 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Emigration Company Schedules   which has specific reference to: box 2 folder 24
At least two companies of 10 organized under captains Silas Richards and James Sloan, February 1848
entity #700101, assertion #4004491 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Frontier Guardian 1:2:2:6   
Silas Richards recently appointed as acting Bishop of Block House Branch
entity #850049, assertion #4004519 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Frontier Guardian 1:11:2:2   
Traveling elders to hold 2-day conference at Kanesville 1st week of each month
entity #850062, assertion #4004520 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.
is further described at: Richards 10/10/1848   
President Moses Clauson, Bishop Joseph Knight
entity #850165, assertion #3770961 by bplewe on 2018-02-05: confidence 100%.
has notes: By far, the largest branch in the area, with several hundred members. The names Blockhouse (earlier) and Kanesville (later) overlap, with no direct documentation of a name change.   
assertion #3715501 by bplewe on 2018-02-13: confidence 100%.

Members:

presidency counselor: Thomas Guymon (KWJ2-ZD6)
assertion #11 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
bishop: Daniel Arnold Miller (KWJ6-74X)
assertion #14 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
valid starting: 1847-12-30
bishop: Joseph Knight (KWJC-1S1)
assertion #25 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
valid until: 1849-01
presidency counselor: Daniel Mackintosh (KWJD-N89)
assertion #29 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
bishop: Silas Richards (KWJH-865)
assertion #30 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
valid until: [1849-02..1849-10]
valid starting: 1849-01
president: Moses Clawson (KWJX-K5M)
assertion #40 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
valid until: 1849-06-10
valid starting: 1846-12-27
president: Aaron Johnson (KWN5-6SX)
assertion #46 by bplewe on 2018-02-23: confidence 100%.
valid starting: 1849-06-10
valid until: 1850-05-26