Betsey Cossett Alvord

Betsy (Betsie) Cossett (Cossitt, Corset) Alvord (1806-1884) was born 19 Jan. 1806 in Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut. She was the daughter of Samuel Cole Cossitt and Anna Hart and a second cousin of Wilford Woodruff. She married Thaddeus Alvord on 15 May 1853 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. She was baptized 14 Jul. 1838. She died 5 Feb. 1884 in North Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Betsy Corset Alvord (KWVQ-WR4), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 Mar. 2021). Betsey Cossett Alvord, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/betsey-cossett-alvord, accessed 28 Dec. 2021). Cossitt, Pearl Steele, The Cossitt Family: A Genealogical History of Rene Cossett (Pasadena, CA: unknown, 1925), p. 18. "Connecticut, U.S., Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 21 Mar. 2021); Connecticut State Library, Connecticut State Newspaper Notices, vol. 36, Hartford, CT. “U.S. International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 24 Feb. 2021), Thaddeus Alvord and Betsey Cossett. “Gideon William Alvord,” Alvord Family History, in “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 Mar. 2021), Betsey Corset, (KWVQ-WR4), Memories. Betsey Corset Alvord, Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden, Weber County, UT; Find A Grave, 14 Aug. 2007, memorial no. 20948897 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 20 Mar. 2021).

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  • Page 9

    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 18

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

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    Americans Retreated & a part of them surren- dered it was near Chadds ford saw whare Gen Washington led away the remainder of the army August 16, 1843 ~ Wednesday 16th In company with Elder Moore I rode to Br John Neff's in Strasburgh Lancaster Co Pa & spent the night with him found him strong in the faith & manifested a disposition to do the will of God to sell his property & go to
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    August 16, 1843 August 17, 1843 August 18, 1843 August 19, 1843
  • Page 15

    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
  • Page 16

    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 ...
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    September 27, 1839 September 28, 1839 September 29, 1839 September 30, 1839 October 1, 1839 October 2, 1839 October 3, 1839 October 4, 1839
  • Page 17

    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
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    October 5, 1839 October 6, 1839
  • Page 17

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    July 9, 1845~ Wednesday 9th I went to the office to day And attended to such temporal affairs as I had on hand [FIGURE] I recieved 3 letters 4 miles July 10, 1845 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURE] I wrote 4 letters one to Br Player, one to Clithero, to Wm Miller & G. Slator I sent 1 & 2 Numbers of the 6 vol of the Times & Seasons Star ...
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    July 9, 1845 July 10, 1845 July 11, 1845 July 12, 1845 July 13, 1845 July 14, 1845 July 15, 1845 July 16, 1845 July 17, 1845
  • Page 5

    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 ...
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    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 4

    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 ...
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    June 24, 1838 June 25, 1838 June 26, 1838 June 27, 1838 June 28, 1838 June 29, 1838 June 30, 1838
  • Page 8

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

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    July 2, 1838 ~ Monday July 2nd I took the parting hand With Brother Webster & I bid him God speed & he returned to his friends I also took the parting hand with sister Anna Cossett & her two daughters Betsey & Anna, may the Lord bless them. I enjoyed a plesant walk with sister Eunice at the setting sun we walked upon the canal we viewed the river & plesant fields and partook of some buries by ...
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    July 2, 1838 July 3, 1838 July 4, 1838 July 5, 1838 July 6, 1838
  • Page 11

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

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    July 14th Our daughter Sarah Emma in half an hour after she was born performed a journey in the arms of Sister Sarah Foss through the garret, chambers, & lower rooms, & principly through the whole house. Is not this an omen of her being an extensive traveller in her day let time determin. Mrs Woodruff was comfortable through the day more so than could have been expected. Happy is that people whose God is the Lord July 15, 1838 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday ...
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    July 14, 1838 July 15, 1838 July 16, 1838 July 17, 1838 July 18, 1838 July 19, 1838 July 20, 1838 July 21, 1838 July 22, 1838 July 23, 1838 July 24, 1838 July 25, 1838 July 26, 1838