Emma Manella Woodruff

Emma Manella (Nellie) Woodruff (1860-1905) was born 4 Jul. 1860 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. She was the second child of Wilford Woodruff and Emma Smith. She married Henry Azmon Woodruff on 15 Jan. 1880, and they had seven children. She died 30 Nov. 1905 in Vernal, Uintah Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Emma Manella Woodruff (KWVS-D1S), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Feb. 2021). Emma Manella Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/emma-manella-woodruff, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database with 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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  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    December 10, 1876 ~ Sunday Dec 10, 1876 Sunday Met at 10 oclok B Young spoke 50. ^Afternoon^ E Snow spoke 1 Hour & 7 M[inutes] W Woodruff spoke 35 Minuts. At the close of the Meeting we drove to Solon Fosters and spent the night 10 M[iles] December 11, 1876 ~ Monday [FIGURE] ^11th^ On our return to the city we found President Young vary poorly with Rheumatic fever the pain in hise feet was so ...
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    December 10, 1876 December 11, 1876 December 12, 1876 December 13, 1876 December 14, 1876 December 15, 1876 December 16, 1876 December 17, 1876
  • Page 195

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 17, 1876 Sunday Meeting opened by Prayer By Br G Hougan B Young jr spoke 44 M[inutes], T O Angel 4 W Woodruff 30 M[inutes]. I then rode with Br Hougan to Tokerville & held a Meeting in the Meeting House W Woodruff spoke to the People 55 Minuts then the Meeting was Dismissed I spent the Evening in conversation with the Brethren & visiting John M Higby He was 72 yers old & in poor Health I spent the night with Bishop ...
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    December 18, 1876 December 19, 1876 December 20, 1876 December 21, 1876 December 23, 1876 December 24, 1876
  • Page 220

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 In the last remark the President made he struck the pulpit with a hickery cane filled with knots with such power that he buried three of the knots into the solid wood that they may remain ther for a generation if they are not filled up, his feet began to amend from the time he made his speech. Thus I have recorded in my Journal 20 Pages of the Prayers and procedings of the dedication of this the Temple of the Lord in St George ...
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    January 2, 1877 January 3, 1877 January 4, 1877 January 5, 1877 January 6, 1877
  • Page 223

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 18, 1877 [FIGURE] I wrote 1 Letter to A. O. Smoot we received the Jan 13 No of the News containing the account of the Dedication of the Temple [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Phebe, Brigham, & Emeline. we ordained 8 Elders for the dead W Woodruff ordain 3, gave Endowment to 18 for the dead 1 for the living, B. Young Jr sealed 12 for the dead January 19, 1877 ~ Friday 19. Endowments given 1 ...
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    January 19, 1877 January 20, 1877 January 21, 1877 January 22, 1877 January 23, 1877 January 24, 1877 January 25, 1877
  • Page 226

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 7, 1877 ~ Wednesday Feb 7, 1877 I spent the day in the Temple W Woodruff gave second Anointing to (Josiah ^Guile^ Hardy and his wife Ann Dunston Hardy) (Matthew Clayton) (Elizabeth Graham Macdonald for and in behalf of Sarah Johnson Macdonald, & Fanny Vancott Macdonald Anointed to Allexander Findley Macdonald) H. W. Bigler held the Horn J L Nuttall Recorder we baptized ...
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    February 7, 1877 February 8, 1877 February 9, 1877 February 10, 1877 February 11, 1877
  • Page 229

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 21, 1879 I sealed 1 couple, L John Nuttall Prayed February 22, 1877 ~ Thursday 22nd I presided at the Temple we gave Endowments to 161, E. Snow sealed 33 W. Woodruff sealed 22, W. Woodruff ordained 290 J. M. Mody 9, A. H. Raleigh 13, D. H. Cann 9, J L Smith 2 ^[FIGURES] while praying at the Alter I received a Revelation concerning the redemption of my dead^ ...
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    February 22, 1877 February 23, 1877 February 24, 1877 February 25, 1877 February 26, 1877 February 27, 1877 February 28, 1877
  • Page 252

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 16, 1877 I drank sweet Oil, No 6, and cayenne pepper tea which finally eased my distress there was quite a change came over my whole system in the Evening. I rested well through the night Br George Jarvis watched with me for several nights May 17, 1877 ~ Thursday 17 This is the first day I have steped out of Doors since my sickness commenced. I walked about a Block in the morning [FIGURE] I then got into a carriage in the morning and rode to the
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    May 17, 1877 May 18, 1877 May 19, 1877 May 20, 1877 May 21, 1877 May 22, 1877 May 23, 1877
  • Page 253

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 23, 1877 we gave Endowments to 130, Ordained 44 Elders J. D. T McAllister sealed 26 Eldcouple and 2 Adoptions May 24, 1877 ~ Thursday 24. we gave Endowments to 134, Ordained 44 Elders. J D T McAllister sealed 15 couple D H Cannon 21 J McAllister Adopted 3 persons & gave second Anointings to 4 persons This is the first day W Woodruff has presided at the Temple since he was sick May 25, 1877 ~ ...
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    May 24, 1877 May 25, 1877 May 26, 1877 May 27, 1877 May 28, 1877 May 29, 1877 May 30, 1877
  • Page 255

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 3rd 1877 Hold a local conference commencing tomorrow morning May peace abundant Blessings and Great Joy attend your lives and Labors. Brigham Young I had the foregoing Telegram red to the congregation after which C P Liston spoke 30 Minuts John L Smith spoke 18 M[inutes] A R Whitehead 6 M[inutes], H Eyring 2 M[inutes]. Judge Spicer was present through the day June 4, 1877 ~ Monday 4. [FIGURES] I received 3 letters from John Gabbolt ...
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    June 4, 1877 June 5, 1877 June 6, 1877 June 7, 1877 June 8, 1877 June 9, 1877 June 10, 1877
  • Page 264

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    July 7, 1877 Father Parkins Prayed Thomas J Jones spoke 20 M Wm Bringhurst 8 M George Crosby 15 M Charles N Smith 22 M, Henry Eyring 30 M. July 8, 1877 ~ Sunday July 8. Sunday D H Cannon prayed Luke Syphos spok 4, Miles P Romney 16 M, Walter Granger 5 M, J. W. Nixon 4 M ...
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    July 8, 1877 July 9, 1877 July 10, 1877 July 11, 1877 July 12, 1877 July 13, 1877 July 14, 1877