Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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    OFFICE OF The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints P. O. Box, B. Salt Lake City, Utah. [blank] 189_ Editor Deseret News. ¶ You have asked me to give my you a page of Hhistory from my jourls ^journals^ for the News. I can barely answer that request, in the time allotted me to me, in a manner ^manner^ to satisfy my own minded. But it being the ownly Church paper devoted entirely to the Church I will ^endeavor to^ give you a few items ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1807
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    And the Apostls taught. These principles were so finely imprinted in my mind ^that^ I could never join any chor^urch,^ [receive] the churches of to ^that^ day did not Believe in them, untill I heard Zera Pulsipher, a Mermon^ormon^ Elder preach to me & my Brother Azmon ^* and a large congregation of neighbors^ in Richland, Oswego Co., N^ew^ York, ^before^ with a large congregation of Neighbours, at the same time on the 30th day of ...
    Dates:
    December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833
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    OFFICE OF The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints P. O. Box, B. Salt Lake City, Utah. [blank] 189_ untill the 13th of Jan., 1835, when I left Lyman Wight's, in company with Harry Brown, to go on a Mission to the Southern States. We passed through Jackson Co.^unty^ Mo.^issouri^ and through Arkansas, and from Little Rock to Memphis
    Dates:
    January 13, 1835
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    In Jan 1837, I was ^appointed to^ ordained into the ^first^ Quorom of Seventies. In 1838 [rest of page blank]
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 Great Grandfather, Josiah Woodruff lived to near 100 years. ^Iron Constitution.^ Wifes name Sarah. Had nine children—Josiah, Appleton, Eldad, Elisha, Joseph, Rhoda, Phebe, and two others. Grandfather, Eldad Woodruff. Third son of Josiah. born in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut, in 1751. ...
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 Ozem " Acksah Merrill. " " Hannah Hart. all had large families. Grandfather died in Farmington, of spotted fever, 1806, being 55 years old. Grandmother died in 1824, same place, of cancer in left breast. Father, Aphek Woodruff born in Farmington Nov. 11, 1778. Married Beulah ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 April 11, 1814 November 25, 1827
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 Terre-haute Oct. 18, 1838; Franklin, born March 12, 1816, died June 1; Newton, born June 19, 1818, drowned Sept. 1820; Julius, born April 22, 1820, died in infancy; Eunice, born June 19, 1821. I married her to Dwight Webster, in Farmington, Conn., Aug. 4, 1841 ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1804 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 April 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 my Aunt, Helen Wheeler. In May, 1830, I took charge of the flouring mill of Mr. Collins, at manufacturer south Canton, Conn. In March 1831 I took charge of flouring mill of Richard B Cowles, New Hartford, Conn. In spring of 1832, with my brother Azmon ...
    Dates:
    December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 1678. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 May 1. I starte left Kirtland ^on my way^ to go to Missouri with a company, known as Zion's Camp. Nov 5. I was ordained a Priest Jan 13, 1835. With Harry Brown I started on a mission into the Southern states through Arkansas, Tennessee, & Kentucky. June, 28, I was ...
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    May 1, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 June 28, 1835 May 31, 1836 November 25, 1836 January 3, 1837 April 13, 1837 May 31, 1837 July 1, 1838
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    daughter born July 14, called Sarah Emma.
    Dates:
    July 14, 1838
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 321. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 Aug 9, 1838. Letter from T B Marsh, saying I appointed to Quo. of 12. Apl 26, 1839, was ordained one of the 12, on corner stone of Temple at Far West, BY being mouth. Geo A. Smith ordained at same time. Aug 8, started on mission to England, though sick and feeble, from ...
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    August 9, 1838 April 26, 1839 August 8, 1839 December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 21, 1840 August 18, 1840 April 20, 1841
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    L. D. S. Historian's Office, P. O. BOX 321. Salt Lake City, Utah, [blank] 189 on Rochester Apl 20/41, arrived in NY. May 20. Arrived at Nauvoo Oct 6, 1841. 5 Mch 42, Phebe Amelia born. Engaged in printing office. 7 July 1843, left on mission to Eastern states, to collect funds for Temple & Nauvoo House. back in Nauvoo 4 Nov ...
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    April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841 March 5, 1842 July 7, 1843 November 4, 1843 May 9, 1844 August 6, 1844
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    Ozem Thompson Woodruff Born Dec 22, 1804 " " " Died Dec 28, 1893 Aged 89 years & 6 days Married O T Woodruff [written in red ink] Jan 29, 1839 Electa Nelson Born Oct 6, 1819. " " Died May 3 1888 Aged 69 years Their Children Eliza Ann Woodruff Born Feb 6th 1840 " " " ' Julius A. Woodruff " Dec 1st 1844 John D. Woodruff ...
    Dates:
    December 22, 1804 October 6, 1819 January 29, 1839 February 6, 1840 December 1, 1844 November 23, 1846 March 23, 1847 April 22, 1847 March 1, 1849 May 12, 1849 December 29, 1850 November 28, 1852 March 13, 1855 April 10, 1855 August 26, 1857 August 1, 1859 May 3, 1888 December 28, 1892
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    [page upside down] [FIGURE] PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST. OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, P.O. BOX B. CA◊ON MILLER [&] RICHARDSON [illegible] Salt Lake U.T. [blank] 188_ [written upside down] Ozem T Woodruff [family]