Collinsville, Hartford County, Connecticut

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  • Page 165

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

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    July 10, 1837 ~ Monday 10th I walked in Company with Elder Hale to Collinsville I had an interview with Samuel Barber Uncle Ozem was assisting in building a stone dam across the river at Collensville. I visited a pine grove that I often retired to in 1830 for prayer & meditation I had many interesting seasons by day & by night while tending a mill for Collins in 1830, in the pine grove above spoken of. I spent ...
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    July 10, 1837 July 11, 1837 July 12, 1837
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and ...
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes, accidents and dangers. The last named ...
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    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    saved my life, for had I struck upon any other part of my body, it must have killed me instantly, as it was my bones crushed from under me as though they were reeds, it broke my left leg twice in two places and put out both my ankles in a shocking manner and the Horse came near rolling over me in his struggles to get up; my uncle, Titus Woodruff, saw me fall got assistance me and carried me to his house I lay from 2 O'clock ...
  • Page 17

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 265.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- May 5—While laboring for Joseph Young, Kirtland was visited with a sudden storm of wind and rain, a cur- rent passed south of the Temple in the form of a whirlwind or tornado, which destroyed and injured several build- ings, it crushed one of Joseph Young's buildings, and removed the one we were in some 10 feet, but no person was ...
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    May 5, 1837 May 10, 1837 May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 July 6, 1837 July 10, 1837
  • Page 35

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    I went over both his head and the rocks, about one rod, and struck the ground square on my feet, being the only thing visible that saved my life; for, had I struck upon any other part of my body, it must have killed me instantly; as it was, my bones crushed from under me as though they were reeds. It broke my left leg in two places, and put out both my ankles in a shocking manner, and the horse came near rolling over me in his strug- gles to get up ...
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    July 23, 1842
  • Page 24

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    Vinal Haven bordering East upon the State of Maine although it was a country I never had visited. I named my feelings upon the subject to Elder Kimball Sidney Rigdon, and some others they incoraged me to go, Elder Kimball blessed me and said in the name of the Lord I should be blessed and prospered on my mission & do a good work I made a proposition to Elder Johnathan H. Hale to accompany me upon my mission which he excepted ...
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    May 10, 1837 May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 July 6, 1837 July 10, 1837
  • Page 22

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    taken from the Kirtland bank, – having been a Clerk in that institution., He We cossed the lake Ontario, visited upper Canada, and attended a Conference, May 10th, with Elders John E. Page and James Blakesly, in the township of Bastard, Leeds Co. there was eight branches represented containing 300 members, 13 elders, 5 priests, 8 teachers and 6 deacons. Elder Wm. Draper and ...