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 443

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

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    Oct 12, 1879 The word of wisdom was spoken upon Tobaco, liquor, Coffee, tea &c was dwelt upon October 13, 1879 ~ Monday 13 I read Judge Hunters charge to the grand Jury which was a venemous spout against Mormonism I rode to Brigham City and administered to Br Orvil Bates who was vary sick Br Lake who had been vary sick also administered with me. We had a hard rain all night October 14, 1879 ~ ...
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    October 13, 1879 October 14, 1879 October 15, 1879 October 16, 1879 October 17, 1879
  • Page 463

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

    Excerpt:
    Dec 11,0 1879 I also drank a surrup made of Hops and Onions. I received [FIGURE] 4 letters to day from Bulah, Leslie, Nellie, & A M Tenney concerning the Purchase of St John I got an interesting letter from Bulah. Brother Wakefield arived as a Messenger from Br Tenney with the Letters December 11, 1879 ~ Thursday 11 I received Letters from G Teasdale & J. C ...
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    December 11, 1879 December 12, 1879 December 13, 1879 December 14, 1879 December 15, 1879 December 16, 1879
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 25 November 1876

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    Saturday Midnight. St George. Nov 25 1876 My Dear Nellie It was a great pleasure to get your letter. I hope you will write to me often. It is a great Blessing to a parent to have good Children. I wish I could drop down in the Dooryard & spend an Evening with you, and the Rest of the Children, and your Mother, but I will some time. I hope you will be able to go to school, also Asahel &
    Dates:
    November 25, 1876
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    Part of Letter to Abraham Owen Woodruff, 6 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    the m◊◊t because she would wat to ◊ne th◊◊◊◊ ◊t famil◊ I cannot write much now for I wat to say s◊◊◊◊◊◊ to the other Children Yo◊r Affecti◊ate Father W. Woodrff Dear Clarrie I want you to be a good girl and help your mother, and mind her, you are g◊tt◊ old Enough to lay aside all childish and na◊◊◊ way◊ and begin to be a good youg Lady I wi◊◊ to hear a good report of you I wat to hae you learn what you Can this winter I hear a ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 6 January 1877

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    fall to ◊y lot to do it. I have got ◊y Eyes open to see that it would take me 3 years to go through the Endow◊◊ts of one thou◊d of ◊y dead, and that to ◊◊y day as I could owy be wash and anoted for washed anointed [word cut off] ownly one per◊◊n each day, but I will stop talkg about this now, and say I sent a letter to you by Br Wilcken and a Box with packages to all of your family and some of the Nei◊◊◊er which I exp◊t you will ...
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    Part of Letter to Winnifred Blanche Woodruff, 22 January 1877

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    St. George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good Kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I wat you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as interesting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so far I two to one a Canek wath with I hope you will be able to ...
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    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 22 January 1877

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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thak yo◊ for yo◊ good ki◊d Letter, It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I wat you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is goig on for it is as interstg to me to get letters fr◊ my children as it is for them to get lettes fr◊ me. I am gettg so fat I have to use a Cane to walk wit◊ I hope you will ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 6 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    the m◊◊t because she would wat to ◊ne th◊◊◊◊ ◊t famil◊ I cannot write much now for I wat to say [illegible] to the other Children Yo◊r Affecti◊ate Father W. Woodrff Dear Clarrie I want you to be a good girl and help your mother, and mind her, you are a g◊tty old Enough to lay aside all childish and na◊◊◊ way◊ and begin to be a good youg Lady I wi◊◊ to hear a good report of you I wat to hae you learn what you can this winter I ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 22 January 1877

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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I tha[n]k you for your good kind letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my childr[en] and I wa[n]t you to write to me one a week abo[u]t family affairs and let me know abo[u]t all that is going on for it is as interstng to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get lette[r]s from me. I am gu[i]lty so far I [have] to use a Cane to walk with I hope you will be able ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Smith Woodruff, 22 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    St. George Jan 22[nd] 1877 Dear Emma I received your good letter and Nellis next morning after I sent my last in whole I spoke of the death of Sister Martha Smoot. I went next dy to Broth & Sister Smoot of provo. I thank you for your kind feeling towards me. I pray the love of my family and will to do what I can to make them Comfortable but being called of God and the president of the Church ...