Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut

Mentioned in

  • Page 2

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

    Excerpt:
    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 ...
  • Page 109

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

    Excerpt:
    after musing a while on past scenes with a mixture of pleasure & pain rather more pain than pleasure I returned to the house spent the day with the family & in the evening I preached to the people had a goodly number present, after meeting I Baptized two persons James Hooker & [blank] Smith & spent a plesant evening & another night under my Fathers roof September 4, 1843 ~ Monday 4th [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to
    Dates:
    September 4, 1843 September 5, 1843 September 6, 1843
  • Page 332

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

    Excerpt:
    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I ...
    Dates:
    October 1, 1844
  • Page 52

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Excerpt:
    April 27, 1835 ~ Monday 27th Aprail Baptized one. Left Chalk Level, Hawkins County, Tennessee for Brother Freys [at] Eagle Creek Hy. Co Distance 10 miles April 28, 1835 ~ Tuesday 28th Preached at Ea[gle] Creek visited the sick & prayed with them travled 4 miles April 29, 1835 ~ Wednesday 29th Spent the day at Brother Frey in writing wrote one letter to the Saints in Zion. Also to the Saints in the ...
    Dates:
    May 10, 0835 April 27, 1835 April 28, 1835 April 29, 1835 April 30, 1835 May 1, 1835 May 2, 1835 May 3, 1835 May 4, 1835 May 5, 1835 May 6, 1835 May 7, 1835 May 8, 1835 May 9, 1835
  • Page 115

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

    Excerpt:
    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 ...
    Dates:
    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
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

    Excerpt:
    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
  • Page 162

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Excerpt:
    June 29, 1837 ~ Thursday June 29th Spent the day in writing[.] walked in the evening to Colebrook river Litchfield County Cont Preached at night in the methodist meeting house Spent the night at the house of wid[ow] Mills distance of the day 4. mils June 30, 1837 ~ Friday 30th We had an interview with a methodist priest he rejected our testimony & said that God had neither body or parts & that it was rediculous to worship one ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1837 June 30, 1837 July 1, 1837 July 2, 1837 July 3, 1837 July 4, 1837 July 5, 1837
  • Page 164

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Excerpt:
    Azubah Hart born July 31st 1792 Married to Aphek Woodruff NOV 9th 1810 Philo born NOV 29. 1811. Died NOV 25th 1827 aged 17. years Asahel Hart born April 11th 1814. ^Died Oct 18 1838 24 years^ Franklin born April ^march^ 12th 1816 Died June 1st 1816 Newton born June 19th 1818 Died September 1820 {drowned} Julius born April 22 1821 Died EUNICE born June 19th 1820 Died Aug 4th 1841 ...
    Dates:
    July 7, 1837 July 8, 1837 July 9, 1837
  • Page 166

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Excerpt:
    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
  • Page 176

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Excerpt:
    October 7, 1837 ~ Saturday Oct 7th Spent the day visiting the Saco branch of church, the night at fathers 23 miles October 8, 1837 ~ Sunday 8 Sunday rode in company with Elder Hale from Scarborough to South Berwick we Preached at candlelight at Mr Moses Coopers. We found sister Sophia ia Cooper strong in the faith of the saints distance 33 ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1837 October 8, 1837 October 9, 1837 October 10, 1837 October 11, 1837 October 12, 1837 October 14, 1837 October 15, 1837 October 16, 1837 October 17, 1837 October 18, 1837 October 19, 1837 October 20, 1837 October 21, 1837 October 22, 1837 October 23, 1837 October 24, 1837 October 25, 1837 October 26, 1837 October 27, 1837 October 28, 1837 October 29, 1837