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Dec 8, 1846

Journal Entry

December 08, 1846 ~ Tuesday

Dec 8th 1846 [FIGURE 11] At half past 3 oclock
this morning Mrs Woodruff was delivered
of A son which was untimely six
weeks before her time the boy was alive
smart and active yet we cannot suppose
him to live but a short time. We call
his name Ezra Mrs Woodruff is doing
as well as can be expected


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Woodruff, Ezra
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8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
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Autobiography Volume 2 circa 1865
Mrs Woodruff gave Birth to a Son whom we called Ezra and he Died two days afterwards at half past nine oclock in the evening. We buried


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Wilford severely injured by falling tree while cutting logs to build his family a cabin: breaks breastbone, three ribs, suffers internal injuries.
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Dec 8, 1846