Eldad Woodruff, b. 1812

Eldad Woodruff (1812-1881) was born 23 Feb. 1812 in Connecticut. He was the son of Ozem Woodruff and Achsah Merrill and a cousin of Wilford Woodruff. He married Julia Clark on 4 Sep. 1839 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 24 Oct. 1881 in Avon.

Footnotes

Eldad Woodruff (L7NQ-NTZ), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022). Eldad Woodruff, b. 1812, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/eldad-woodruff-b-1812, accessed 11 May 2022). Susan Emma Woodruff Abbott, Woodruff Genealogy: Descendants of Mathew Woodruff of Farmington, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: The Harty Press, 1963), p. 112; digital images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org, accessed 11 May 2022). 1850 U.S. Census, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 269 (back), Eldad Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org, accessed 13 May 2022). "Land Records, 1830-1894," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 13 May 2022); Eldad and Julia Clark, marriage, 4 Sep. 1839, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 375; citing Avon, Connecticut, Town Hall, "Land Records v. 1-2 1830-1851," image 572/579, DGS 8398207. “Eldad Woodruff” (1812-1881), memorial no. 29226149; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 11 May 2022).

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  • Page 154

    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
  • Page 190

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

    Excerpt:
    WILLFORD. WOODRUFF's FAMILY RECORD Names Born Married Died Age ^4th Gen^ Willford Woodruff Phebe W. Carter March 1. 1807 March 8 1807 April 13 1837 April 13 1837 Nov. 10/85 Nov. 10/85 ^y 78 6M^ SARAH EMMA 5. Gen WILLFORD OWEN ...
  • Page 43

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

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    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
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    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
  • Page 94

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

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    August 7, 1841 ~ Saturday 7th One of the Menda Africans was drowned in the canal a few rods from Fathers house I saw the body soon after it was taken out of the water his name was Fawney many persons were gatherd together on the occasion, among others Cousin Eldad Woodruff. Cousin Betsey Cossett parted with us to day & returned home. August 8, 1841 ~ Sunday 8th I preached at my
    Dates:
    August 7, 1841 August 8, 1841 August 9, 1841 August 10, 1841 August 11, 1841 August 12, 1841 August 13, 1841 August 14, 1841 August 15, 1841 August 16, 1841 August 17, 1841
  • Page 173

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    February 13, 1869 ~ Saturday Feb 13, 1869 13 [FIGURE] I spent the forenoon in the Legislature. I sent papers to I. F. Carter Azmon, Thompson, Seth & Willford Woodruff and A. L. Woodruff. I spent the Afternoon in the school of the prophets February 14, 1869 ~ Sunday 14. I attended meeting in the Tabernacle G Q Cannon spoke in the forenoon spoke 40 minutes O Pratt ...
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    February 13, 1869 February 14, 1869 February 15, 1869 February 16, 1869 February 17, 1869 February 18, 1869 February 19, 1869
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 7 July 1837

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    Farmington, Hartford, county Connecticut, in company with Aphek & Azubah Woodruff in the front room of a house built upon the bank of the farmington river which room is decorated by historical charts, Atlass, portraits, paintings, &c &c whare Aphek Woodruff & his family have spent many of his former years which have gone gone forever JULY 7th 1837 Asahel H. Woodruff. Beloved & Affectionate Brother It is under peculiar circumstances & amid peculiar feelings that I take up my pen to once ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 7 July 1837

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    I took the stage in Canaan to visit Avon July 5th I made a short stop in New hartford shook hands with Richard B Cowles & past on I arived at Woodford tavern & once more trod the soil of Avon. I spent the night at aunt Wheelers I saw Daniel, & Luther, I went over to Nod to see the friends there Daniel Wheeler has had a hard time of it in the whaleing line, he ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

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    & quite a number manifested their faith in the work & several offered themselves for Baptism but it was finally omitted for a season & 9 fondly left without Baptism any in the places but I sowed the seed some of which will bring forth fruit I next traveled by land to Farmington & was again joyfully receeved at a Fathers House I have often wished I could have had your company while on this visit. I never have enjoyed a visit of my fathers house more agreeable than this, every thing looks ...
  • Page 110

    Part of History – Book of Revelations 1838-1842

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    Recollections First four years, in North [Hampton]. 1. Lying in the bed room on the lower floor sick with measles taking black pills. 2. Standing in the chair at table at meals. (Sleeping with Aunt H) playing with her letters etc. incensed at the interference of Uncle Ozem.) Quarrelling with cousin Eldad and in the event throwing the post axe at him cutting him in the back [written up side down] Trade M ...