Azmon Woodruff, b. 1802

Azmon Woodruff (1802-1889) was born 29 Nov. 1802 in Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Aphek Woodruff and Beulah Thompson and a brother of Wilford Woodruff. He married Elizabeth Norton Hart on 9 Dec. 1824 in Farmington; widowed in 1851. He married Harriet Ann Newell Cole on 24 May 1852 in Oswego, Oswego Co., New York; widowed in 1870. He married Elizabeth Barber Pierce on 7 Jan. 1871. He was baptized with Wilford Woodruff on 3 Jan. 1834 in Oswego Co., New York. He died 14 Jan. 1889 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Azmon Woodruff (KWVS-6QT), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Feb. 2021). Azmon Woodruff, b. 1802, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/azmon-woodruff-b-1802, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, vol. 3 (Hartford: CT: Connecticut State Library, 1962), p. 133. Lorraine Cook White, ed., The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Farmington Vital Records 1645-1850, vol. 1-55 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002), p. 337. Wilford Woodruff, “History of Wilford Woodruff: From His Own Pen,” Millennial Star, vol. 27, no. 11 (18 Mar. 1865), p. 168. LDS Church, Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Book B, p. 50, image 51/148, CR 301 22, CHL. 1850 U. S. Census, New York State, p. 24, Azmon Woodruff. “U.S. International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 24 Feb. 2021), Azmon Woodruff and Harriet Ann Newell Cole. “Death of a Veteran,” Deseret Weekly News, 26 Jan. 1889, p. 153 [25]. “Azmon Woodruff,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, UT; Find A Grave, 5 Mar. 2010, memorial no. 49136518 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 24 Feb. 2021). “Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1846-1976.” p. 18, 1889, Armon [sic] Woodruff; Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, UT.

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  • Page 117

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

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    December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship ...
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    December 2, 1836 December 3, 1836 December 4, 1836 December 5, 1836 December 6, 1836 December 10, 1836 December 11, 1836
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    M. Holmes at 12 oclock we reached Buffaloo at 6 oclock in the morning the 1st day of June the Ice was still in lake Erie distance of the day 184 miles fare to Buffaloo $2.50 cts. June 1, 1837 ~ Thursday JUNE 1st We went aboard the Indiana the U.S.A. line Capt foot on the Erie canal, travled as follows from Buffaloo to Black Rock 4 miles Black Rock ...
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    June 1, 1837 June 2, 1837 June 3, 1837 June 4, 1837
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 5, 1837 ~ Monday June 5th I called in the morning at Brother Azmons & conversed with him & also Brother Thompson upon temporal as well as spiritual subjects. Neither of them manifested any hardness towards me in the morning but both appeared affected Brother Azmon said he was still seeking for light & truth & should not have left the truth or the Church of latter day saints had it not been for his temptations trials &c. But I commended him to God & was ...
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    June 5, 1837 June 6, 1837 June 7, 1837
  • Page 109

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

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    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
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    September 4, 1843 September 5, 1843 September 6, 1843
  • Page 340

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

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    we traveled 7 miles & stoped for the night September 20, 1844 ~ Friday 20th We passed through the locks slowly. I spent the day in perusing an interesting work entitled "Narrative & recollections of Van Demans Land During a three years captivity of Stephen S Wright together with an account of the battle of Prescot in which he was taken prisioner; his imprisonment in Cannda; Trial, Condemnation and transportation to Australia. His terrible sufferings in the british Penal colony of Van Demands ...
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    September 20, 1844
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    September 21, 1844 ~ Saturday 21st A vary high wind so much so the boats stoped saying they were wind bound. but it is an odd thhing to be wind bound in the locks of a canal we traveld about 1 mile to day September 22, 1844 ~ Sunday 22nd Traveled about 9 miles and came to lake Ontario we left the canal & entered lake Ontario at 6 oclok Sunday night sail well untill midnight September 23, 1844 ~Monday 23rd A gale ...
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    September 21, 1844 September 22, 1844 September 23, 1844 September 24, 1844 September 25, 1844 September 26, 1844
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    APHEK WOODRUFF's FAMILY RECORD ^Medad^ ^Ozem 90 ye Elijah^ NAMES BORN MARRIED DIED First Gen. JOSIAH WOODRUFF lived nearly 100 years 2d Gen. ELDAD WOODRUFF 1751 1806 = 55 y ^3d Gen^ APHEK WOODRUFF BORN BULAH THOMPSON BORN ...
  • Page 122

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    December 26, 1841 ~ Sunday Dec 26th Sunday I visited the sick in the morning & spent the fore part of the day in writing I received [FIGURE] a letter last evening from Br Azmon Woodruff of South Richland under Date Nov 15th 1841 Joseph the Seer called upon me & others of the Twelve to attend meeting at his house we did so in the evening & herd many good principles presented by presidents Joseph & Hyram Smith such ...
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    December 26, 1841 December 27, 1841 December 28, 1841 December 31, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Lots No [blank] in Block [blank] January 11, 1842 ~ Tuesday 11th I walked across the Missisippi river on the Ice to Father Clarks & spent the night 12 mile I dreamed Br Azmon was in prison with his head off January 12, 1842 ~ Wednesday 12th I led my cow home from Br Clarks to Nauvoo. 12 m January 13, 1842 ~ Thursday 13th I took my note up of $20 dollars which ...
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    January 11, 1842 January 12, 1842 January 13, 1842 January 14, 1842 January 15, 1842 January 16, 1842 January 17, 1842 January 18, 1842 January 19, 1842 January 20, 1842 January 21, 1842 January 22, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    darkened by removing the lights & a show was Presented in the form of a Magic lantern presented a man in evry stage of drunkenness, & a score of other things rivers, ships, cities, Lions Leopords, Bonapart Victoria, & many other things, & we retired quite satisfyed with our evenings entertainmen[t] 8 miles December 29, 1840 ~ Tuesday 29th Elder Kimball went to take a sitting for his portrait I staid at home & wrote I sent G. A. Smith a letter a paper ...
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    December 29, 1840 December 30, 1840 December 31, 1840