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 221

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

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    Dec 15, 1869 we fed him a tumbler full that satisfied him & he fell asleep & slept for half an hour and After He awoke he vomited up a good deal of flem But finally became distresed again in the lungs & continued sinking through the night December 16, 1869 ~ Thursday 16. The child is dying this morning Delight the Mother of the child is feeling vary bad Emma, Sarah, & myself was with the child nearly ...
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    December 16, 1869 December 17, 1869 December 18, 1869 December 19, 1869 December 20, 1869 December 21, 1869 December 22, 1869 December 24, 1869 December 25, 1869
  • Page 231

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

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    Jan 10, 1870 There were some 1500 present including all the Military officers of Camp Douglass except one, & the United States officers of the Territory including the Judges all seemed to Enjoy themselves well I took with me Phebe, Sarah, & Emma, we took our supper at the Townsend House. 11Our Utah Legislature assembled at 10 ock in the Morning & organized The Council Appointed G. A. Smith President P. Lynch secretary & Slainer assistant secretary,
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    January 11, 1870 January 12, 1870 January 13, 1870 January 14, 1870 January 15, 1870
  • Page 236

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

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    Feb 12 1870 a long speech upon the subject of Poligamy. He contended that no person could have a celestial glory unless He had a plurality of wives. Speeches were made By L. E. Harrington O Pratt Erastus Snow, D Evans J. F. Smith Lorenzo Young. President Young said there would be men saved in the Celestial Kingdom of God with one wife with Many wives ...
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    February 13, 1870 February 14, 1870 February 15, 1870 February 16, 1870 February 17, 1870 February 18, 1870 February 19, 1870
  • Page 277

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

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    October 8, 1870 ~ Saturday Oct 8, 1870 Conference opened at 10 oclok. Erastus Snow Prayed & then spoke 44 Minuts G. A. Smith 20 D. H. Wells 24 & President B. Young 5 Minuts. We held a council at noomn at Pres- ident Youngs office the Presidency & all of the Twelve & By unanimous [FIGURE] vote cut of Isaac Haight, John D. Lee & Wood for ...
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    October 8, 1870 October 9, 1870 October 10, 1870
  • Page 283

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

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    Dec 3d 1870 Dec 3d at 1 oclok in the Morning but did not go to bed till near morning was called up Early to visit Emma who was taken sick at the House of Mary Jackson I went to see her & found her vary sick she had Miscarried. I attended the school of the Prophets & followed G. Q Cannon & J. F. Smith. Distance of my travels South 150 M [FIGURE] I received 5 letters on my return home One from ...
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    December 4, 1870 December 5, 1870 December 6, 1870 December 9, 1870 December 10, 1870 December 11, 1870 December 12, 1870 December 13, 1870 December 14, 1870 December 15, 1870 December 16, 1870
  • Page 284

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

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    Dec 16, 1870 I Preached the funeral sermon of Sister Neighber &she was the Mother of 14 children Had 11 living, & 9 at her funeral. I also attended the dedication of the 14 ward Store & Female Relief society Hall. D. H. Wells Made the dedication Prayer Bishop Hoagland addressed the Meeting followed By W. Woodruff G. Q. Cannon J F Smith & D. H. Wells. We took Supper at Sister Horns & I spent the Night at Frank Turnbows taking ...
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    December 17, 1870 December 18, 1870 December 19, 1870 December 23, 1870 December 24, 1870 December 25, 1870 December 26, 1870 December 27, 1870 December 28, 1870 December 29, 1870 December 30, 1870 December 31, 1870
  • Page 356

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

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    October 21, 1872 ~ Monday Oct 21, I1st872 I spent the day at the farm & night at home in the city. Rosanna Sarah Delights child was vary low she has been wasting away for months I was up with her the latter part of the night October 22, 1872 ~ Tuesday 22d [FIGURE] Rosanna Died this morning 15 Minuts to 8 oclok I made arangements for the funeral tomorrow at 11 oclok October 23, 1872 ...
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    October 21, 1872 October 22, 1872 October 23, 1872 October 24, 1872 October 25, 1872 October 26, 1872 October 27, 1872 October 28, 1872 October 29, 1872 October 30, 1872 October 31, 1872 November 1, 1872 November 2, 1872 November 3, 1872 November 4, 1872 November 7, 1872 November 8, 1872 November 9, 1872 November 10, 1872
  • Page 357

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

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    Nov 10 1872 [FIGURE] The City of Boston has been burning now for 24 hour ^$^100000000 dollar worth of property Destroyed. Telegraph say 300 Acres of the Heart of the City burned. I red in Meeting the latter part of the 4' section of the Doctrins & Covenants containing the commandment of the Lord to Newel K Whitney to go to the cities of Albany New York, & Boston & warn those cities of the utter Desolation which awaited them if they rejected the gospel & the ...
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    November 11, 1872 November 12, 1872 November 13, 1872 November 14, 1872 November 15, 1872 November 16, 1872 November 17, 1872 November 18, 1872 November 19, 1872 November 20, 1872 November 21, 1872 November 22, 1872 November 23, 1872 November 24, 1872
  • Page 358

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

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    November 25, 1872 ~ Monday Nov 25, 1872 25 I spent the day at home choreing & attended A council in the Evening in the [FIGURE] City hall I received a letter from David November 26, 1872 ~ Tuesday to November 28, 1872 ~ Thursday 26, 27, 28. I spent the time husking corn & putting up fodder November 29, 1872 ~ Friday 29. I came to the City spent several hours with Col Saxe Paid him $145 the ...
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    November 25, 1872 November 26, 1872 November 28, 1872 November 29, 1872 November 30, 1872 December 1, 1872 December 2, 1872 December 3, 1872 December 4, 1872 December 5, 1872 December 6, 1872 December 7, 1872 December 8, 1872 December 9, 1872 December 10, 1872 December 11, 1872
  • Page 64

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

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    February 12, 1867 ~ Tuesday [FIGURE] Feb 12, 1867 I met at the Historians office at 2 oclok and S A Woolley and 2 wives also Emma Woodruff received their second Anointings. G. A. Smith Anointed. I Attended a party At President Brigham Youngs Lion House commenced at 4 oclk we had a magnificet supper my Daughter Bulah went with me Govornor Durkee & many other Gentiles were present as wer ...
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    February 12, 1867 February 13, 1867 February 14, 1867 February 15, 1867 February 16, 1867 February 17, 1867 February 18, 1867 February 19, 1867 February 20, 1867