Amos Wheeler, b. 1779

Amos Wheeler (abt. 1779-1822) was born about 1779. He married Helen Woodruff, an aunt of Wilford Woodruff, on 7 Apr. 1801 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 28 Feb. 1822 in Avon. He was baptized by proxy on 31 Aug. 1869.

Footnotes

Amos Wheeler (L78D-XN8), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 Jun. 2022). Amos Wheeler, b. 1779, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/amos-wheeler-b-1779, accessed 27 Jun. 2022). "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Jul. 2022); Amos Wheeler and Hellen Woodruff, marriage, 7 Apr. 1801, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, vol. 3, p. 67; citing Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 159/484; DGS 8137283. "Church Records, 1798-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 27 Jun. 2022); Amos Wheeler, death, 28 Feb. 1822, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, vol. 4, p. 42; citing Avon, Connecticut, Congregational Church, image 399; DGS 8616441.

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  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

    Excerpt:
    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 375

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 6, 1869 Wilford Woodruff sen & Phebe W Woodruff was sealed at the Altar in the Endowment House for the following Persons By D. H. Wells Titus Woodruff & Lewie Allen Woodruff Lua Amasy Frisby & Elizabeth Woodruff Frisby Amos Wheeler & Hellen Woodruff Wheeler Abijah Barber & Cyntha Thomson Barber Erastus Hart &
  • Page 378

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Aug 31, 1869 On the 31, Aug 1869 Wilford Woodruff was Baptized in the Font in the Endowment House Temple Block Salt Lake City For the Following Persons Samuel Smith Baptized Joseph F Smith was mouth in confirming Edmund Eastman, Timothy Carter, Amos Wheeler Total 10 Amasa Frisby, Titus Woodruff Abijah Barber Erastus Hart, Thadeus Thompson, Alson Thompson ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

    Excerpt:
    History of Wilford Woodruff In traceing the history of my Fathers I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family (from whom I descended) for more than three generation. I learn from the English Book of Heraldry that Woodruff supposed to be one of my Ancestors was Lord Mayor of the City of London at the time of the great fire in AD 1649 My Great Grand Father Josiah Woodruff lived nearly one hundred years of age and possessed a strong Iron Constitution and performed a ...
    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
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

    Excerpt:
    History of Wilford Woodruff. (From his own pen) In tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family, for more than three generations. My ^Great^ Grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, of age and possessed an strong iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up to the time of his death. His wife's name was Sarah; she bore to him nine children as follows;— Josiah,
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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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. ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. No. I. OCTOBER, 1883. VOL. III. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF [Column 1] CHAPTER I. FAMILY SKETCH. MY EARLY DAYS AND MINISTRY. In tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three generations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and pos- sessed an iron constitution, and per- formed a great amount of manual labor nearly up to the time of his death. His wife's name ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 April 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 April 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- In tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satis- factory account of the Woodruff family for more than three generations. My great grandfather, Josiah Wood- ruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution, and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up to the time of his death. His wife's name was Sarah; she bore to him nine children, as follows: --