Emma Manella Woodruff

Woodruff, Emma Manella (Nellie) Woodruff (1860-1905), was born on 4 Jul. 1860 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory. She was the daughter of Wilford Woodruff and Emma Smith. She married her cousin, Henry Azmon Woodruff, on 15 Jan. 1880 and they had seven children, six surviving to adulthood. They settled in what is now Vernal, Uintah County, Utah. Emma died there from complications following an appendectomy on 30 Nov. 1905.


Emma Manella Woodruff (KWVS-D1S), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Feb. 2021). “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 12 Feb. 2021); Utah Department of Health Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death certificates, series 81448, file no.56/361 (1905) Emma Minella Woodruff. Archibald F. Bennett, “Lineage of Wilford Woodruff,” Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, vol. 27, no. 2 (Apr. 1931), p. 61. 1860 US Census, Great Salt Lake City Ward 14, Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, p. 60, Emma M. Woodruff. 870 US Census, Sugar House Ward, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, p. 12, Emma Woodruff. “Emma Smith Woodruff,” Biographical Record of Salt Lake City and Vicinity (Chicago; National Historical Record Co., 1902), p. 199. 1880 US Census, Farmers Ward, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, ED 54, p.31, Emma M. Woodruff. “Mrs. Woodruff’s Demise,” Deseret News, 1 Dec. 1905, p. 1. “Emma Minilla Woodruff Woodruff,” Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, Uintah County, Utah; Find a Grave, 27 Aug. 2012, memorial no. 96077509 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 12 Feb. 2021).

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

    Emma Smith was Born at Diahman Davis County Missouri. March 1st 1838 Emma Smith Daughter of Samuel & Martecia Smith Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 Names Born Married Died Age Hiram Smith at 4 oclock pm Oct 4 1857 Nov 24 1858 1 year. 1.M ...
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    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

    Editorial Note: Days of the week, month, day, and year of each journal entry have been inserted in the typescript in bold before each entry to aid the reader in differentiating between journal entries. see July 23rd 1835 Stenography Henry A Woodruff Son of Azmon and Harriet Woodruff Born [May 20th 1855] Married Emma Manella Woodruff She was born July 14th 1860 at SLCity Names Births Marriages ...
    July 23, 1835