Edwin Dilworth Woolley

Edwin Dilworth Woolley (1807-1881) was born 27 Jun. 1807 in East Bradford Twp., Chester Co., Pennsylvania. He was the son of John Woolley and Rachel Dilworth. He married Mary Wickersham on 24 Mar. 1831. He was baptized 24 Dec. 1837. He and Wilford Woodruff were members of the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge and the Utah Territorial Legislature. He died 14 Oct. 1881 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Edwin Dilworth Woolley (KWN2-GPW), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Edwin Dilsorth Woolley, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/edwin-dilworth-woolley, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). Edwin Woolley, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/edwin-woolley, accessed 10 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 217

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 12, 1857 ~ Sunday 12th Sunday I attended the meeting at the Tabernacle Franklin Woolley [spoke] followed B[y] Clinton OMiner, Whitney & Wells in the afternoon Brother Chase President Young, & O Hyde in the after noon I attended the prayer Circle then went & took supper with J. C. Little & preached in the 13th ward was followed by Joseph Young & ...
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    April 12, 1857 April 13, 1857 April 14, 1857 April 15, 1857 April 17, 1857 April 17, 1857 April 18, 1857 April 19, 1857
  • Page 220

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 15, 1857 ~ Friday May 15 It rained most of the day I spent the day mulching my peach orchard & door yard May 16, 1857 ~ Saturday 16th I spent the day in the office writing History May 17, 1857 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I attended meeting at the Tabernacle. E. D. Woolly spoke in the morning said he had been troubled with an evil spirit all night & He felt that the stand was lean & the ...
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    May 15, 1857 May 16, 1857 May 17, 1857 May 18, 1857 May 19, 1857 May 20, 1857 May 21, 1857 May 22, 1857 May 23, 1857 May 24, 1857 May 25, 1857 May 26, 1857 May 27, 1857 May 28, 1857 May 29, 1857
  • Page 298

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    March 3, 1858 ~ Wednesday March 3rd I spent most of the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 53. My Men commenced gardning to day March 4, 1858 ~ Thursday 4th [FIGURES] I wrote a lengthy communication to Col T. L. Kane giving a reason of our hope and faith and the cause of ofur defending ourselves in these vallies of the mountains it contained 6 pages of fools cap I spent most of the day in the
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    March 3, 1858 March 4, 1858 March 5, 1858 March 6, 1858 March 7, 1858 March 8, 1858 March 9, 1858 March 10, 1858
  • Page 369

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Dec [Jan] 20th of land in order to keep from Drowning but he got out safe January 20, 1859 ~ Thursday 20 I Attended the Legislature & we sat till 8 oclok at [FIGURE] night we had a Petition again to day from the Rush valley settlement wanting the herd grant to Brigham Young & co Repealed. President Young said let it be repealed & we Repealed it through both Houses without any oposition. {Men lied about it} [blank] Miller [blank] ...
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    January 20, 1859 January 21, 1859 January 22, 1859 January 23, 1859
  • Page 398

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    March 31 And the Zion on the Earth will ere long metet with the Zion of Enoch and there we will greet each other and we shall have such Joy as we have never seen on the Earth President Heber C Kimball then spoke a short time He said in regard to what had been said by O. Pratt is all good. In regard to the abobe [abode] of departed spirits I have no doubt but this wourld will stand forever. Jesus says in this world ye have tribulation but in me ...
  • Page 399

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 1, 1859 ~ Friday April 1st It is a cold day. I had some conversation with S. M. Blair upon affiairs in Provo, there is some excitement throughout the Territory arests are being made all over the country as far as they can find men but most of them flee as they do not wish to be put under military guard. I spent the night in the Historians office & printing office till midnight [FIGURE] I wrote a Letter to
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    April 1, 1859 April 2, 1859 April 3, 1859
  • Page 411

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 28th The Funeral of James Johnson was attended at 2 oclok W. Woodruff opened by Prayer. G. A. Smith spoke upon the evil consequences of the introduction of so much swhiskey into this Territory which was was adulterated by strichnine & this was introduced by the followers of the Army sutlers Merchants and a great Many persons were making use of it and much crime was the consequen. When a man was found in the Gutter or had killed somebody he would make for an excuse that He ...
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    May 29, 1859 May 30, 1859 May 31, 1859 June 1, 1859 June 2, 1859
  • Page 431

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    July 23, 1859 ~ Saturday 23rd I called at Presidents Youngs office & herd 2 letters read to him from Joseph W. Young & Coward from St Louis. Brother Busby will start with a train on the 5 of June. The Hand cart train on the 10 with 200 men 52 cart, ^s^ & 8 waggons. The Church train on the 15 with 59 waggons for the Church & 11 of other men in the charge of ...
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    July 23, 1859 July 24, 1859 July 25, 1859 July 26, 1859 July 30, 1859 July 31, 1859 August 1, 1859 August 2, 1859
  • Page 162

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    October 19, 1856 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday I spent the fore part of the day in the Historians office in committee with the board of Directors on prepari[ng] matter for the prest. Elder MCarty E. D. Woolley & J. M. Grant In the afternoon President H. C. Kimball J M. Grant F D. Richards & Z Pulsipher occupied the time President Kimball & Grant flung the Arrows of God into the Hearts of the Transgressor ...
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    October 19, 1856 October 20, 1856
  • Page 173

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    I attended the Prayer Circle in the evening I however spoke in the afternoon a short time at the close of the meeting & had the spirit of the Lord at the close of prayers I went in company with H. C. Kimball F D Richards J. C. Little D. H. Wells & we all laid Hands upon J. M. Grant & rebuked his sickness he was vary sick. There was a call made at noon for more men & ...
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    November 24, 1856 November 25, 1856 November 26, 1856 November 27, 1856 November 28, 1856 November 29, 1856