Adna Thompson Hart

Adna Thompson Hart (abt.1797-1839) was born about 1797. He was the son of Asahel Hart and Anna Kilborn and the brother of Azuba Hart, Wilford Woodruff's step-mother. He married Lydia Woodruff on 20 Jan. 1820 in Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 4 Oct. 1839 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was baptized posthumously on 26 Aug. 1844, and Wilford Woodruff served as proxy.

Footnotes

Adna Thompson Hart (KZZL-H9R), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 May 2022). Adna Thompson Hart, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/adna-thompson-hart, accessed 24 May 2022). “Adna Thompson Hart” (1797-1839), memorial no. 26056907; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 24 May 2022). Alfred Andrews, Genealogical history of Deacon Stephen Hart and his descendants, 1632 - 1875 (Hartford, Connecticut: The Case, Lockwood and Brainard Co., Printers, 1875), p. 210; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 May 2022). Susan Emma Woodruff Abbott, Woodruff Genealogy Descendants of Mathew Woodruff of Farmington, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: The Harty Press, Inc, 1963), p. 81; digital images, GoogleBooks (https://books.google.com, accessed 24 May 2022).

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  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839

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    with peculiar feelings as I journied by land the places whare you suffered with your sickness [Eunice’s handwriting, Wilford’s words] with regard to crossing the Lake, we had a very tedious time of it. were caught in a line storm, and was in it 3 days on our way to Buffalo, at which place on the 13th we ^I^ took line boat for Albany, arrived at Albany on the 19th. during which time in consequence of the cold I took on the Lake with the crowded situation of the boat ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    when the meeting was closed, after shaking hand with many friends, and taking many letters to convey to England, I returned to my family all our children were at home. Br & Sister Benbow was present August 26, 1844 ~ Monday 26th I went to the River in Company with Mrs Woodruff to be baptized, for some of our dead friends I was baptized for five of my friends under the hands of G. A. Smith ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1844 August 27, 1844
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    The following are the names of the dead that Elder Willford Woodruff was baptized for in Nauvoo in the River in AD 1844 Gnd Father Asahel Hart Aug 26th " Mother Hart " " ^Geo. A. Smith.^ Uncle Asahel Hart " " " Joseph Hart " " Aunt Sophrona Hart" " Uncle Adna Hart " " Aunt Eunice Hart " " Friend Rob
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    September 13, 1839 ~ Friday 13th I took passage at Buffaloo for Albany on board the Col Worth on the Erie Canal at 1 1/2 cent per mile for 365 miles to Albany we rode to Lockport 90 miles 90 September 14, 1839 ~ Saturday 14 Rode to Palmira near the place whare the book of Mormon was found I was sick with the chills & fever distance of the day 50 September 15, 1839 ...
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    September 13, 1839 September 14, 1839 September 15, 1839 September 16, 1839 September 17, 1839 September 18, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 20, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 22, 1839 September 23, 1839 September 25, 1839 September 26, 1839
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    September 27, 1839 ~ Friday to September 28, 1839 ~ Saturday ^[FIGURE] 84 27th Sept 1839 My Grand Mother Anna Thompson Died this day Aged 84 years^ 27-28th I still continue at Fathers house was quite Ill. I parted with Br Webster September 29, 1839 ~ Sunday 29th Sunday I spent the day at Fathers I had an interview in the evening with Br Ozem Woodruff I was truly glad to see him ...
    Dates:
    September 27, 1839 September 28, 1839 September 29, 1839 September 30, 1839 October 1, 1839 October 2, 1839 October 3, 1839 October 4, 1839
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    October 5, 1839 ~ Saturday Oct 5th 1839 I was called upon by my relatives to attend the funeral sermon of Uncle Adna Hart I had suffered with the chills & fever almost daily for about 15 days & to undertake to preach a sermon in my weak state & to commence at the hour my ague was to come on required much resolution confidence & faith, however I promised to go & gave out the appointment. It was a chilly day I rode in company with my
    Dates:
    October 5, 1839 October 6, 1839
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    July 6, 1837 ~ Thursday A view of the place of my nativity July 6th This was a day of great interest to me I left aunt Wheelers, after visiting Daniel Luther, and many in the place I walked in Comp any with Elder Hale on the Canal to Uncle Adna Hart's from thence to Woodfords mills built and formerly owned by my father Aphek Woodruff I was born and spent my youth upon the ...
    Dates:
    July 6, 1837
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    After Baptizing the before mentioned friends I walked in company with Elder Hale to Simsbury to visit aunt Cossett's house hold they receieved us kindly & believed our teachings. I was truly glad to behold them face to face & teach them the things of the Kingdom. Spent the night with them distance of the day 10. m July 13, 1837 ~ Thursday July 13th I took the parting hand with Aunt Anna Cossett & Bulah Hart ...
    Dates:
    July 13, 1837 July 14, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 16, 1837 July 17, 1837 July 18, 1837 July 19, 1837 July 20, 1837
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    June 24, 1838 ~ Sunday June 24th Sunday I called upon William Cowles to see a sick child of Brother Ozem Woodruff. I Preached in the lovly street schoolhouse in the forenoon I preached upon the reign of Christ from Job 19th 23 to 28 I also preached in the afternoon at the same place it being the last time I ever preached to my friends in that place I dissmissed the meeting & bid them farewell & walked in company with Brother Ozem Woodruff to ...
    Dates:
    June 24, 1838 June 25, 1838 June 26, 1838 June 27, 1838 June 28, 1838 June 29, 1838 June 30, 1838