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 376

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Sept 25 1865 W Woodruff dismissed President Young & others drove to Fillmore September 26, 1865 ~ Tuesday 26. We drove to Fillmore took Breakfast with Brother Robinson who was sick with the consumpsion, we administered to him. We held a meeting in the State House L Snow Prayed. L Snow spoke 28 Minutes E. D. Woolley 10.. W Woodruff dismissed F D Richards 25,
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    September 26, 1865 September 28, 1865 September 29, 1865
  • Page 377

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Sept 29 1865 We gave her cayanne, Hen dung, salt & water she died with the bloat A Brother Smith said if we had bled her in the mouth & given her a table spoone full of powdered Indigo with salt on the top of it pulled out her tongue & layed it onto the roots of it that it would removed the wind in her September 30, 1865 ~ Saturday 30. We buried the mare this morning in my garden & Brother Robinson left for home I spent the day at home ...
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    September 30, 1865 October 1, 1865 October 2, 1865 October 5, 1865 October 6, 1865 October 7, 1865 October 8, 1865 October 9, 1865
  • Page 341

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    January 1, 1865 ~ Sunday Sunday Jan 1, 1865 Jan 1, 1865 This is the commencement of a New Year The past year has been an Eventful year in many respects Esspecially in the history of the United States war has contine- ued to rage with awful carnage through the year between the North & South, and apparently with No prospect of peace. All Nations steem to be prepareing for war and great calamity await the wicked. yet Zion still prospers and God is with her He defends Zion & sustains his servants ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1865 January 2, 1865 January 3, 1865 January 4, 1865 January 6, 1865 January 7, 1865 January 8, 1865 January 9, 1865 January 10, 1865 January 11, 1865
  • Page 345

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    January 28, 1865 ~ Saturday Jan 28, 1865 I spent most of the day at the Endowment house we gave Endow- ments to 42 persons. W. Woodruff sealed 12 couple & G. Q. Cannon 9 couple [blank] [FIGURE] I sat for a likeness with Emma & her two children and Sarah Delight & her two children I spent some time in the Office writing in my Journal. I conversed with Capt Walter Holebrook who was in the Battle ...
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    January 28, 1865 January 29, 1865 January 30, 1865 January 31, 1865 February 1, 1865 February 2, 1865 February 3, 1865 February 4, 1865 February 5, 1865
  • Page 281

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Sept 7. 1862 I attended the club meeting in the Evening September 8, 1863 ~ Tuesday 8. [FIGURE] I wrote a Letter to My Son Willford & mailed a letter to him from his Mother & Sisters Phebe, Bulah, & Eliza Snow & R L Campbell I also wrote a Letter to G. Q. Cannon sent in the same letter September 9, 1863 ~ Wednesday to September 10, 1863 ~ Thursday ...
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    September 8, 1863 September 9, 1863 September 10, 1863 September 11, 1863 September 12, 1863 September 13, 1863 September 14, 1863 September 16, 1863 September 17, 1863 September 18, 1863 September 19, 1863 September 20, 1863 September 21, 1863 September 24, 1863 September 25, 1863 September 26, 1863 September 27, 1863
  • Page 285

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    1863 the gold of the world. I know the feelings of the people, they might have the Loright of the Lord but they are seeking for gold & will not do as they should I know the feelings of the people where they are Justified before the Lord & where they are not, we have to bear with them chastize them, then comfort them &c, and do the Best we can with them I know the standing of this people before the Lord all the time I do not say much ...
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    November 1, 1863
  • Page 299

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Jan 112, 1864 He converse with me untill abut 12 oclok He asked me to pray with him that he might have strength to go to his Execution & pay the penalty of his crimes. I prayed with him according to his requ- est & then bid him good ^by^ as did others who were with him He then walked to his place of Execution. there was a large number out side the wall & some one hundred in the Court House placed at the windows to witness the Execution Jason Luce sat in a ...
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    January 13, 1864 January 14, 1864 January 15, 1864 January 16, 1864 January 17, 1864
  • Page 244

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    December 22, 1862 ~ Monday Dec 22, 1862 I was quite poorly this morning. I met with the Twelve at the theater this morning. I spent the day mostly at home December 23, 1862 ~ Tuesday 23d I met with the Legislative Council at 1 oclok we did but little [FIGURE] Business. I wrote 2 letters One to Azmon Woodruff & one to I F Carter December 24, 1862 ~ Wednesday 24 I met with the council in the afternoon. We soon ...
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    December 22, 1862 December 23, 1862 December 24, 1862 December 25, 1862 December 26, 1862 December 27, 1862 December 28, 1862 December 29, 1862 December 30, 1862 December 31, 1862
  • Page 271

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    June 16, 1863 of the D A & M. Society and the afternoon at home June 17, 1863 ~ Wednesday to June 19, 1863 ~ Friday 17 18 & 19 I spent the time mostly at home I wrote a Letter to Elder [FIGURE] Richard Bentley June 20, 1863 ~ Saturday 20. I spent the fore part of the day in the Endowment House I sealed 8 couple & D. H. Wells 168 couple June 21, 1863 ...
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    June 17, 1863 June 19, 1863 June 20, 1863 June 21, 1863 June 22, 1863
  • Page 190

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    9th Feb 1862 In the afternoon President Heber C. Kimball spoke. Br Joseph Fielding spoke first Bore his Testimony & was followed by Brother Kimball. I met alone at the prayer Circle at 5 oclk and prayed at the altar. I went to the 13 ward Assembly room & Preached to the people 30 minutes was followed by Bishop Hunter. Then Bishop Woolley spoke about one hour February 10, 1862 ~ Monday 10. I went down to the farm ...
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    February 10, 1862 February 11, 1862 February 12, 1862