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, Great Salt Lake Co., 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 271

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

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    August 14, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 14, 1877 we drove to St George over a vary rough road as it was yesterday. I telegraphed to President Young of my arival and had one in return August 15, 1877 ~ Wednesday 15. I spent the day in the Temple we gave 55 Endowments Ordained 22 Elders J D T McAllister sealed 5 couple & ^[FIGURE]^ D. H. Cannon 6 I wrote 2 letters to Mr
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    August 14, 1877 August 15, 1877 August 16, 1877 August 17, 1877 August 18, 1877 August 19, 1877 August 20, 1877
  • Page 305

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

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    February 20, 1878 ~ Wednesday Feb 20 1878 I presided in the Temple and officiated as El we [FIGURES] gave Endowments to 244 the most Ever given I had 20 female & 5 Males got Endowments for my Dead, it being Brother MCAllisters Birth day. He had 34 Males and 72 Femals got Endowments for his dead ^106^. I took through the veil some 30 person, 90 Elders were ordained, 32 sealings there were 16 children sealed to parents WW sealed 4 children February ...
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    February 20, 1878 February 21, 1878 February 22, 1878 February 23, 1878 February 24, 1878 February 25, 1878 February 26, 1878
  • Page 310

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

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    March 13, 1878 ~ Wednesday March 13. [FIGURES] I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 96. 38 Elders Ordained W Woodruff was sealed at the Altar for 141 couple of the Woodruff family and had 1 dead person Isabella Sproul sealed to him. John D T McAllister done the sealing D& David Cannon sealed 41 couple I resceved 5 letters to day from Roskelly, Phebe & Bulah, ...
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    March 13, 1878 March 14, 1878 March 15, 1878
  • Page 311

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

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    March 15 1878 since it was dedicated up to this date. We ordained 56 Elder WW 1. We sealed 16 couple W. Woodruff 1 and Adopted 2. We gave second Anointing to 6. I wrote 8 Letters to Brothers [FIGURE] Roskelley L. J. Nuttal, Phebe, Bulah, Emma Nellie & Asahel I expect this is the last days work of Endowments I shall give in this Temple for a season I do not know when I shall ...
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    March 16, 1878 March 17, 1878 March 18, 1878
  • Page 398

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

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    April 6, 1879 find me alive and a free man God knoweth April 7, 1879 ~ Monday 7. we had a terrible sand storm to day the wind blew so hard that it was almost impossible for a man to work out of Doors John W Young Placed his water ram in the creek to day He had 12 feet fall water rum through a 1 1/2 inch p[i]pe 100 feet rise which brought the water into the fort on top of the hill which was a vary ingennous invention April ...
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    April 7, 1879 April 8, 1879 April 9, 1879 April 10, 1879 April 11, 1879 April 12, 1879 April 13, 1879 April 14, 1879 April 15, 1879 April 16, 1879
  • Page 407

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

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    May 19, 1879 ~ Monday May 19, 188179 [FIGURE] I wrote to day 8 Letters to McAllister ^4^ Bleak LB Phebe, Emma, Nellie, Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanch & J Jaques May 20, 1879 ~ Tuesday 20 I wrote 4 Letters to day to McAllister LB & Bleak & Julia Spencer I sent to
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    May 19, 1879 May 20, 1879 May 21, 1879 May 22, 1879 May 23, 1879
  • Page 414

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

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    June 20, 1879 ~ Friday June 20, 1879 ^[FIGURES]^ I received 6 letters from Jaques, Emma, Nellie, Clara Owen & a long letter from Bulah & J G Bleak I wrote 4 letter to Br Bleak, McAllister, Farnsworth and L.Y.. I had a Dream in the night we were going on a Journey some where and President Brigham Young ...
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    June 20, 1879 June 21, 1879 June 22, 1879 June 23, 1879 June 24, 1879 June 25, 1879
  • Page 416

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

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    June 28, 1879 Church was then Presented and sustained Br Lot Smith then spoke 25 M[inutes]. Several Missionaries were then called Br Lake spoke 25 M[inutes], W Woodruff spoke 34 M[inutes], L Haws 17, Jesse N Smith 5 M[inutes]. June 29, 1879 ~ Sunday June 29 Sunday Met at 10 oclok, Br Mann Prayed, W Woodruff then Read 121 sec in D.C. & 130 sec 15 to 21 verses and spoke One hour & 20 M[inutes], & ...
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    June 29, 1879 June 30, 1879 July 1, 1879 July 2, 1879 July 3, 1879
  • Page 417

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

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    July 3, 1879 Joseph James 3 M[inutes], Br Wright 5 M[inutes], Lot Smith 15 M[inutes] Samuel Jones 5 Br Flake 8 M[inutes], Lot Smith 5 M[inutes], W Woodruff 40 M[inutes], and the Meeting closed. Word came to us that a child 8 years of age Belonging to Moses & Elizabeth Curtis was Drowned below the dam at the Mill. He belonged to Brigham City I received two ^[FIGURE]^ letters from Phebe ...
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    July 4, 1879 July 5, 1879 July 6, 1879 July 7, 1879 July 8, 1879 July 9, 1879 July 10, 1879
  • Page 439

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

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    September 10, 1879 ~ Wednesday Sept 10, 1879 I returned to Snow Flake and spent the day with the Brethren 3 M[iles] September 11, 1879 ~ Thursday 11 In company with Jesse N Perkins I rode to Woodruff and spent the night there 25 M[iles]. September 12, 1879 ~ Friday 12. We drove to St Joseph & spent the night & held meeting I spoke one hour I gave an account of my visit to the ...
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    September 10, 1879 September 11, 1879 September 12, 1879 September 13, 1879 September 14, 1879 September 15, 1879 September 16, 1879