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Nov 28, 1839

Journal Entry

November 28, 1839 ~ Thursday

28th I spent the day at Mr Tiltons & the night, & had a dream while upon my bed and
[FIGURE 5] in my Dream I saw Mrs Woodruff & notwithstanding we rejoiced much at having an
interview with each other yet our embraces were mixed with sorrow for after conversing

[FIGURE 5]

a while about her domestic affairs I asked, whare Sarah Emma was (our ownly child) She says
weeping ({and kissing me}) she is dead. We sorrowed a moment & I awoke. Phebe Also said she had
not recieved my letters. Is this dream true time must determin. ^This dream was a warning of
what was to come Sarah Emma Died 17th of July AD 1840^

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Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1555 mentions
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Woodruff, Sarah Emma
14 Jul 1838 - 17 Jul 1840
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November 28, 1839 ~ Thursday 28th I spent the day at Mr Tiltons & the night, & had a dream while upon my bed and [FIGURE] in my Dream I saw Mrs Woodruff & notwithstanding we rejoiced much at having an interview with each other yet our embraces were mixed with sorrow for after conversing
~ Wilford Woodruff
a while about her domestic affairs I asked, whare Sarah Emma was (our ownly child) She says weeping {and kissing me} she is dead. We sorrowed a moment & I awoke, Phebe also said she had not received my letters. Is this dream true time must determin. ^This dream was a warning of what was to come Sarah Emma Died 17th of July AD 1840
~ Wilford Woodruff

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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1
On the eveni ^night^ of the I had another dream of my wife. I saw her and notwithstanding that we rejoiced much at meeting each other yet our joy was mixed with sorrow for after conversing awhile about her domestic affairs I asked where Sarah Emma was
Daybook (8 August 1839 - 12 January 1840)
28th I spent the day at Mr Tiltons & also the night & had a dream while upon my bed, & in my dream I saw phebe my wife & notwithstanding we rejoiced much at having an inter view with each other yet our embraces were mixed with sorrow for after conversing with her awile about her domestic affairs I asked whare Sarah Emma was (our ownly child) Phebe says (weeping {and kissing me}) she is dead. We sorrowed a moment & I awoke {shorthand} {shorthand}

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Times and Seasons, official Church newspaper, first published in Nauvoo, Illinois (continuously published until February 1846).
Church membership is 16,800; population of the 26 United States is 17,100,000.

Nov 28, 1839