Elias Smith Woodruff

Elias Smith Woodruff (1873-1941) was born 15 Dec. 1873 in Randolph, Rich Co., Utah Territory. He was the son of Wilford Woodruff Jr. and Emily Jane Smith and a grandson of Wilford Woodruff. He married Nellie M. Davis on 20 Jun. 1901 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. He was baptized 15 Dec. 1881. He died 16 Nov. 1941 in Salt Lake City.


Elias Smith Woodruff (KWZS-CGW), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 May 2022). Elias Smith Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/elias-smith-woodruff, accessed 28 May 2022). "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 May 2022); Elias Smith Woodruff, 16 Nov. 1941, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, file no. 1719, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; DGS 2260357. "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 May 2022); Elias S. Woodruff and Nellie M. Davis, 20 Jun. 1901, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, certificate 10560; citing Salt Lake County, Utah, County Clerk, “Marriage records, 1887-1965,” image 251/538; DGS 4624218.

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    Lorenzo Snow Married Phebe Amelia Woodruff Daughter of Wilford & Phebe W. Woodruff Lorenzo Snow born April 14. 1814. Married April. 4. 1854 Names Births Marriages Deaths Age Mary Amanda June 1st Sept 4 1860 Sept 5. 1860 ...
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    Wilford Woodruff Jr Born March 22 /40 Married Emily Smith Born [blank] Died May 8. 1878 Their Children Lucy ^Emily^ Born Jan 10 1869 Wilford 3rd Born Sept 25. 1871 Elias S Born Dec 15. 1873 Asahel Born March 30. 1876 Emily Died Married Julia Spences ^May^ 18 ^1879^ George Born March 1, 1880 Died Sept 22. 1881 [blank] Born March 15 1882 at ...
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    Dec 14, 1873 Funeral serm of a Grand child of Elder John Taylors I spoke at the funeral some 40 Minuts December 15, 1873 ~ Monday 15 [FIGURE] Elias Smith Woodruff son of Wilford Jr & Emily Jane Woodruff was born at 20 Minuts to 10 oclok P M. at Randolph Rich Co Utah I spent the day at home went to the Endowment House a short time December 16, 1873 ~ Tuesday ...
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    to die Evry Minute I hardly think it will be satisfactory to me when published I am to overwhelmed & crouded with Mail Letters of Business & company to give the attention to the subject that it Needs If in fact it tires me out to keep up with my Daily Business I have a New Album of yours sent to me I suppose you want me to write in it that I will try to do as soon as I can I was at Your Fathers last night and talked to the boys quite plainly I ...
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    March 1, 1884 ^[FIGURES]^ Wilford Woodruff sen then offered up Prayer and dedicated the House and his family unto the Lord At the close of the prayer W. Woodruff then addressed the family and Expressed his feeling to them upon the occasion and Exhorted his wives his sons & daughters to righteousness & Holiness before the Lord at the close of his remarks his son Wilford Woodruff Jun made a request that they be permitted to lay their hands upon their fathers head and
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    January 7, 1884 ~ Monday Jan 7, 1884 I have written from Jan 1 to 6 By mistake before suming up my Labors for 1883. I Attended the sabbath school union Meeting on Monday night we had a vary interesting Meeting speeches made By G Q Cannon & W Woodruff January 8, 1884 ~ Tuesday 8 I attended the funeral of Mary Vancott Young. G Q Can- [FIGURE] non J F Smith & President Taylor ...
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    October 30, 1885 ~ Friday Oct 30, 1885 I spent the day reading mostly I had an interview in the Evening with Robert Pope from Ashley October 31, 1885 ~ Saturday 31 [FIGURE] I wrote 7 Letters to J. Jaques, Sarah, Newton Mary to James Jack Delight & Emeline gave orde[r] on Jake $25. November 1, 1885 ~ Sunday Nov 1st [FIGURE] ...
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    August 5, 1885 ~ Wednesday Aug 5, 1885 [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to H. J. Grant, Wm George, ^8 pages^ G. Teasdale Jesse N. Smith I Received 1 Letter from A K Thurber August 6, 1885 ~ Thursday 6 [FIGURE] Fast day I wrote Letter to A K Thurber August 7, 1885 ~ Friday 7th [FIGURES] I received 2 letters from Presidents John Taylor &
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    September 9, 1885 ~ Wednesday Sept 9, 1885 [FIGURE] I ^4^ wrote Letters to Mrs A. S. B. Jennings, Presidents Taylor & Cannon, J. T. Cain Matilda Teasdale I went up the clara field in the Evening 6 mils September 10, 1885 ~ Thursday 10 [FIGURE] I wrote Letters to G Teasdale & Wm George MPR and Lucy Woodruff September 11, 1885 ~ Friday ...
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    March 1, 1889 ~ Friday March 1, 1889 [FIGURE] Wilford Woodruff Born March 1, 1807 Aged 82 Years May God Preserve me to finish my work [FIGURE] Emma Smith Woodruff Born 1838 March 1 Aged 51 Years God Bless her to Council my Children March 1, 1889 This is my Birth day I gathered together My family At Emmas at the farm House. I had of Emmas Children Asahel & wife