Emma Smith Woodruff

Woodruff, Emma Smith (1838-1912), was born on 1 Mar. 1838 at Adam-ondi-Ahman, Davis County, Missouri. She was the daughter of Martishia Smoot and Samuel Smith. She married Wilford Woodruff on 13 Mar. 1853 in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City. She had eight children, two of which died in their infancy. Emma was Wilford's wife when he served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1889 to 1898. She died on 4 Mar. 1912 in Salt Lake City.

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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 105

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    January 1, 1856 ~ Tuesday JAN. 1st 1856 Tuesday I spent the day at home writing January 2, 1856 ~ Wednesday Tuesday 2d I spent the day in Joint session. All the officers of the Territory were Elected the Judges, & Notary Public of the cou[n]ties 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 3d I spent the day In the council ...
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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 1854 – December 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 & Samuel ...
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    December 15, 1855 December 16, 1855
  • Page 99

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    we can be made vessals 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
  • Page 36

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 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 miles May 30, 1854 ~ Tuesday Tuesday May 30 we left Lehi & drove ...
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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 1

    Part of Autobiography 1897 Deseret Weekly

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    [Deseret Weekly News, March 6, 1897, 366.] THE DESERET WEEKLY. [Column 1] PRESIDENT WOODRUFF'S BIRTHDAY. BIOGRAPHICAL. On Sunday, February 28, 1897, at 2 p. m., and on the following day, Mon- day, March 1, at 10 a.m., were exer- cises in the Tabernacle in honor of the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Elder Wilford Woodroff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, and one of the first com- pany of Utah Pioneers that entered the valley of the Great Salt Lake. ...
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    March 1, 1807 December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 13, 1835 April 26, 1839 December 7, 1844 January 4, 1845 April 7, 1847 July 24, 1847 April 9, 1850 October 14, 1850 August 29, 1877 October 10, 1880 July 25, 1887 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 February 28, 1897 March 1, 1897
  • Page 428

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    At the close of the prayer the presidency & Twelve walked to the South East cornor of the ground laid out for the Temple the ground being frozen President Heber C Kimball commced breaking the ground with a pick then Presidet Richards then Orson Hyde Parley Pratt. W Woodruff, J Taylor A. Lyman C. C. Rich E. T. Benson L. Snow E Snow &
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    February 15, 1853
  • Page 436

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    March 7, 1853 ~ Monday March 7th [FIGURE] I wrote 4 letters to I F Carter Maine & Mo St Louis J M. Bernhisel washington H. S. Eldridge St Louis Mo. Requesting them to let I F Carter have $1000 or $1400, & I would pay them here & I spent the day on the public work March 8, 1853 ~ Tuesday to March 12 ...
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    March 7, 1853 March 8, 1853 March 12, 1853 March 13, 1853 March 14, 1853 March 19, 1853 March 20, 1853