Emma Smith Woodruff

Emma Smith Woodruff (1838-1912) was born 1 Mar. 1838 in Adam-ondi-Ahman, Daviess Co., Missouri. She was the daughter of Samuel Smith and Martisha Smoot. She was sealed to Wilford Woodruff on 13 Mar. 1853 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, and they had eight children. She died 4 Mar. 1912 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Emma Smith (KWN1-2NY), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Emma Smith Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/emma-smith-woodruff, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Emma Smith Woodruff, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/people/emma-smith-woodruff?letter=W&lang=eng, , accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 192

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

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    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 ...
  • Page 195

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

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    Rebeca Brown born ^June 15, 1804^ in vinal Haven Maine Oct 30. 1826 Sealed to WW Died Aug 1839 Aged 13 year Mary Webste Giles Born ^About 1806^ in Boston Mass sealed to W.W. March 28 1852 Died Oct 3rd 1852. Aged about 52 years On the 26 Febuary 1857 The following Persons were sealed to W Woodruff at the Alter in the Endowmt House By Brigham Young Phebe Whitmore Carter
  • Page 101

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    SAVED FROM A STEAM-BOAT DISASTER. While returning to Utah in 1850 with a large company of Saints from Boston and the east, on my arrival at Pittsburg I engaged a passage for myself and company on a steamer to St. Louis. But no sooner had I engaged the passage than the Spirit said to me, "Go not on board of that steamer, neither you nor your company.'' I obeyed the revelation to me, and I did not go on board ...
  • Page 105

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    January 1, 1856 ~ Tuesday JAN. 1st, 1856 ^Tuesday^ I spent the day at home writing January 2, 1856 ~ Wednesday 2nd I spent the day in Joint session. All the officers of the Territory were Elected the Judges, & Notary Public of the co[u]nties The commissioners, Treasurers, Auditors, Marshalls, surveyors & Attorney Generals, The Chancellors & Regency of the University of Deserett. I was appointed as one of the Regency. January 3, 1856 ~ Thursday 3rd I spent the day In the ...
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    January 1, 1856 January 2, 1856 January 3, 1856 January 4, 1856 January 5, 1856 January 6, 1856
  • Page 95

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    mormon to the various Indians Chiefs from the Cherekees to Florida He gave Ross the Cherikee chief one he made many remarks upon that subject. He made one Error in saying that the Indians would not imbrace the work of God or be gathered by the Gospel untill they had gone through among the Gentiles & trodden them down as the Book of mormon declairs. But the book of Morm- on declairs that they shall be gathered He was followed by Lorenzo Snow &
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    December 15, 1855 December 16, 1855
  • Page 99

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    we can be made vessels of honour what can we be made vessels of honour after we have moved in the hands of the potter & ground over again yes this will be the case with man but it is far better to be passive in the hands of God & be made a vessel of honor the first time than to wait thill till we have to be ground over again this is a figure which the prophet Jeremiahah made use of. Now President Young is the Master Potter here on ...
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    December 17, 1855 December 18, 1855 December 19, 1855 December 20, 1855 December 21, 1855 December 22, 1855 December 23, 1855 December 24, 1855 December 28, 1855
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    spent the day we were quite chilled when we arived here I spent the day & night at Daniel Thomases He killed a fat pig for our dinner we had a [FIGURE] meeting at 4 oclock W Woodruff preached was followed by H C Kimball T Bullock & W Woodruff reported. the people had a dance in the evening I did not attend 9 mils May 30, 1854 ~ Tuesday Tuesday May 30 we left Lehi & drove to Unionvill & ...
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    May 30, 1854 May 31, 1854 June 1, 1854 June 2, 1854 June 3, 1854 June 4, 1854 June 5, 1854 June 6, 1854 June 7, 1854 June 8, 1854 June 9, 1854 June 10, 1854 June 11, 1854 June 12, 1854
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Dec 22d 1865 Elder Taylor followed & backed up the Testimony of those who had spoke. He was followed by Elder Cannon all the Twelve present spoke & much of the Spirit of God rested upon us & we were Blessed & felt it good to be there Elder Taylor Prophesyed that the Twelve should be delivered from the bondage of the poverty under which they had been weltering for years At the close of the Meeting I went & got my sleigh & ...
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    December 23, 1865 December 24, 1865 December 25, 1865 December 26, 1865 December 27, 1865
  • Page 209

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    September 27, 1869 ~ Monday Sept 27, 1869 I was quite unwell this morning But I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 54 D H Wells sealed 31 couple & W Woodruff sealed 28 couple total 59. I spent the Evening at Br Pettits September 28, 1869 ~ Tuesday 28 [FIGURE] I wrote 5 Letters to Azmon & Ozem Woodruff, to Wilford to Luther Wheeler &
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    September 27, 1869 September 28, 1869 September 29, 1869 September 30, 1869 October 1, 1869 October 2, 1869 October 3, 1869
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    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    November 5, 1869 ~ Friday Nov 5, 1869 We drove to Pason Dined & drove to Provo 50 Mile I spent the night at Brother Smoots & Evening at Presidt Youngs November 6, 1869 ~ Saturday 6. Started at 6 oclok & drove to Salt Lake City 50 Miles [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Azmon, son Wilford & Luther Wheeler November 7, 1869 ~ Sunday 7 ...
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    November 5, 1869 November 6, 1869 November 7, 1869 November 8, 1869 November 9, 1869 November 10, 1869 November 11, 1869 November 12, 1869 November 13, 1869 November 14, 1869