Emily Jane Smith Woodruff

Emily Jane Smith Woodruff (1850-1878) was born 28 Oct. 1850 in Salt Creek Twp., Davis Co., Iowa. She was the daughter of Elias Smith and Lucy Brown. She married Wilford Woodruff Jr., the son of Wilford Woodruff and Phebe Whittemore Carter, on 12 Oct. 1867 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. She died 8 May 1878 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Emily Jane Smith (KWJC-KDF), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 Apr. 2021). Emily Jane Smith Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/emily-jane-smith-woodruff, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Elias Smith Journals, 1836-1888: Journal, 1867 Apr. -1868 July, p. Oct. 1867, image 102/227, MS 1319, CHL. “Emily Jane Smith,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 21 Apr. 2021). Archibald F. Bennett, “The Lineage of Wilford Woodruff,” Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, vol. 22, no. 1 (Jan. 1931), p. 61. 1860 U.S. Census, 17th Ward Great Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, p. 184, Emily Smith. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 50 (1878) Emily Jane Woodruff; citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, UT. “Died,” The Deseret News (Salt Lake City, UT), 15 May 1878, p. 15.

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  • Page 189

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

    Excerpt:
    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 1. day Wilford Leslie Woodruff Feb 7
  • Page 196

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

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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 ...
  • Page 242

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

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    March 27, 1870 A sorrel mare colt. I did not attend meeting in the fore noon I Attended in the Afternoon. A visitor Layman spoke in the Afternoon 66 minuts his whole subject was to Believe in Jesus He was followed By S. W. Richards who gave an account of his mission East I went to President Youngs office & conversed with D. H. Wells G Q. Cannon & Joseph A Young upon the signs of the times then ...
    Dates:
    March 28, 1870 March 29, 1870 March 30, 1870 March 31, 1870 April 1, 1870
  • Page 244

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

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    April 8, 1870 ~ Friday April 8, 1870 I Bought a swarm of Bees to day from Brother Roberts in the Longstroth Hive I Paid $35 for it I made a Bee House for it April 9, 1870 ~ Saturday it9. I attended the school of the Prophets J F. Smith W Woodruff Joseph Young & D. H. Wells, spoke I Received 2 letters from Wilford [FIGURE] & Phebe Wilford spok ...
    Dates:
    April 8, 1870 April 9, 1870 April 10, 1870 April 11, 1870 April 12, 1870 April 13, 1870 April 14, 1870 April 15, 1870
  • Page 273

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

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    Sept 5, 1870 since the war commenced & Finally a French Army has surrendered of some 120000 men to the King of Prussia including the Emperor Napoleon whether the war will scease or whether the Prussians will besiege Paris time will determin. [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Azmon Woodruff September 6, 1870 ~ Tuesday to September 9, 1870 ~ Friday 6 to 9. I spent the time on the farm. September 10, 1870 ~ Saturday 10. I attended the ...
    Dates:
    September 6, 1870 September 9, 1870 September 10, 1870 September 11, 1870 September 12, 1870 September 13, 1870 September 14, 1870 September 15, 1870 September 16, 1870 September 17, 1870 September 18, 1870
  • Page 288

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

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    January 1, 1871 ~ Sunday Jan 1, 1871 Jan 1, 1871. Sunday I met with my Prayer Circle in the Morning & attended Meeting in the Tabernacle all day. Broth George G Bywater spoke in the Morning 45 M Elder C. C. Rich spoke in the Afternoon 37 Minuts & W Woodruff spoke 35 Minuts, there was a full House. I refered to the various periods & years which we had looked forward to with interest. I refered to 1831 The great Eclips upon the ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1871
  • Page 310

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

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    September 25, 1871 ~ Monday to September 29, 1871 ~ Friday Sept 25, 1871 25 to 29. I spent the week working on my House Building my Kitchen September 30, 1871 ~ Saturday 30. I Attended the school of the Prophets October 1, 1871 ~ Sunday Oct 1. Sunday I met with my Quorum in the Morning. Brother Morris Prayed & David Candling spoke 50 Minuts & Lorenzo Young 45. Afternoon O Pratt spoke one hour ...
    Dates:
    September 25, 1871 September 29, 1871 September 30, 1871 October 1, 1871 October 2, 1871 October 3, 1871 October 4, 1871 October 5, 1871
  • Page 315

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

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    Oct 329, 1871 I Married Christian A Dahl & Huldeh Lund on saturday MNight Oct 29, 1871 October 30, 1871 ~ Monday Oct 30. D H Wells got Bail to day in the sum of $50,000. L Snow went to court with me but we did not get in I went home & covered my Grape vines & done other choreing October 31, 1871 ~ Tuesday 31. We loaded our waggons with flour & Provision for the portion of ...
    Dates:
    October 30, 1871 October 31, 1871 November 1, 1871 November 2, 1871 November 3, 1871 November 4, 1871 November 5, 1871 November 6, 1871 November 7, 1871 November 8, 1871 November 9, 1871
  • Page 332

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

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    February 26, 1872 ~ Monday Feb 26, 1872 [FIGURES] I spent most the day in writing I wrote 10 letters to Col Peter Sax, And to Wilford sent him $50, to Sarah $5, to Emily $4, to David $5, to Lucy $2, to Arrobell $2, to Sylvia $2, to Mary $2, to Newton $2, Total $75 dollars. I put these all up in one package to ...
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    February 26, 1872 February 27, 1872 February 28, 1872 February 29, 1872 March 1, 1872 March 2, 1872 March 3, 1872 March 4, 1872 March 5, 1872 March 6, 1872 March 8, 1872 March 19, 1872
  • Page 353

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

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    September 26, 1872 ~ Wednesday Sept 25, 1872 G. A. Smith & myself attended the boat race in the morning the Pioneer beat I sent a Telegram to P. W. Woodruff My Bill at Sacramento was about $50 including $10 to assist to Emigrate a family of Saints. We left Sacramento at 2 oclok On the sleeping cars. I rode oin the Engine room to the summit Sira Nevada Mountain whare I had a good view of the Country September 26, 1872 ~ ...
    Dates:
    September 26, 1872 September 26, 1872 September 27, 1872 September 28, 1872 September 29, 1872 September 30, 1872 October 1, 1872 October 2, 1872 October 3, 1872