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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    Part of Letter to Emma Smith Woodruff, 22 January 1877

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    St. George Jan 22, 1877 Dear Emma, I received your good letter and Nellies next morning after I sent my last in which I spoke of the death of Sister Martha Smoot. I wrote next dy to Broth & Sister Smoot at Provo. I thank you for your kind feeling towards me. I prize the love of my family and wish to do what I can to make them comfortable but being called of God and the presidt of the ...
    Dates:
    January 22, 1877
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 22 May 1877

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    St George May 22 1877 Dear Daughter Nellie I have felt that that I wanted to write to you but sickness has preceded me, and I am not vary well at present. I would like very much to visit with you and all the family how is your health and how does Clarrie, Owen & Blanch do & get along we have had a very cool spring for this County we are in the midst of mid Summer figs and ...
    Dates:
    May 22, 1877
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    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 7 June 1877

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    Dear Clarrie, I sent you a little letter on the 28 May I hope you got it, I am glad you have joined the young Ladies Society I hope you will be a good young Lady and learn all you can I want to have you be good and kind to your Mother and help her all you can, and be kind to all the children and get along the best you can I would like you to tell me what you are studying and whare you read and how you get along ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Smith Woodruff, 7 June 1877

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    St George Temple June 7, 1877 Dear Emma I Received the letters of Nellie and Asahek of May 28, also your Note I read over your Note near ten times before I could understand it. I did not know that it was the outside of an Envalope that I had sent to you. I thought for some time you had written it yourself but It finelly flashed into my mind that I had said to you that I done my own composition and my own writing ...
    Dates:
    June 7, 1877
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 7 June 1877

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    St George Temple June 7, 1877 Dear Daughter Nellie I Received your good letter of May 28 And I sent you one on the same day that yours was written Also one to Asahel, Clarie, & Owen, was glad to hear that you and Clarie had joined the Young Ladies society I hope it will be a benefit to you both. They have organized Female relief societies and young Ladies Society of late in each ward of this ...
    Dates:
    June 7, 1877
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    Part of Letter to Abraham Owen Woodruff, 20 August 1877

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    St George Aug. 20 Abram Owen Woodruff My Dear Son How do you do? and how do you get along How is your garden this year how many crops have you had on it, this season? I expect you are getting to be a big boy how do you and Blanch get along together? I expect you are vary good to her, and help her all you can I want you to help your Ma Nellie and
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    Part of Letter to Emma Smith Woodruff, 22 May 1877

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    could not Breath while lying down I was holstered up in a chair abot half of the time I took evry kind of Medicine that was recommended for the Lung desease, including Lobelia [Emetets] and vapor baths but Nothing seemed to reach the foundation of my desease but on the 16, it gave way all of a sudden without any outward known cause and on the 17 the first day that I had steped out of Doors for some 10 days I rode to the Temple and walked in a few moments and have ...
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    Part of Letter to Winnifred Blanche Woodruff, 31 January 1879

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    [S]t George Temple Jan 31, 1879 My Dear Emma Do you know I hardly ever had a letter that done me more good than the one I got to Night at 8 oclok from you for I was so anxious to hear from home. I wrote you and all the family on the 24, which you will gat all safe I trust. I told Asahel about my Deer hunt. But I was so gratified to hear that you and the family were well duri[n]g this ...
    Dates:
    January 31, 1879
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    Part of Letter to Emma Smith 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 want 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 intersting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so fat I have to use a cane to walk with I hope you ...
    Dates:
    January 22, 1877
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 16 October 1879

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    Sumit Arizona Oct 16, 1879 Dear Nellie I wish you would write me a letter; and tell me how your Mother is and what she is doing, & how Asahel is gettg along and how you are (and when you are going to get Maried) how is Clara Owen Blanche & Allice are any of them going to School Clara & owen ought to go I have not heard from any of you for as ...