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 92

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

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    Sept 6, 1874 Sunday [FIGURES] I wrote to Mrs Woodruff in the Evening Bulah, Emma, Brigham & the children was riding in a Buggy from the farm East to the county road Emma & Asahel were sitting in chairs in the Hind End Nelly struck the horse he sprung forward & flung Emma & Asahel chairse & all over the hind End & they struck on there heads & shoulder & hurt them Badly they sent for me ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 1874 September 8, 1874 September 9, 1874 September 10, 1874
  • Page 94

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

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    Sept 210, 1874 Emma was taken vary sick & I went to the field & spent the night I had not Been gone long untill I was sent for [FIGURES] to go to Presidents Youngs to administer to him with the Twelve He spent a vary severe night & was dangerously sick September 21, 1874 ~ Monday 21. [FIGURES] President Young is Better this morning I returned to the City about 12 oclok & learned of the critical position of ...
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    September 21, 1874 September 22, 1874 September 23, 1874
  • Page 96

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

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    Sept 213, 1874 My wife Emma was taken very sick I went down to the family of James & found them quite in Distress we Administered to his wife & youngest child which was vary sick with the Hooping cough the same as the child died with which we had Just Buried. while I was there the young Man was brought there to Brother Taylors He was still alive & we administered to him by the ...
    Dates:
    September 24, 1874 September 25, 1874 September 26, 1874 September 27, 1874
  • Page 101

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

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    Oct 27, 1876 off with the Beding to meet them & carry their Beding to them He travelled in the rain 14 miles & found them at Brother Hardies vary wet & cold October 28, 1874 ~ Wednesday 28. It has rained & snowed Hard all day Wilford left for the summit of the Mountain in the Morning which is the last I have herd from him Brigham returned home I spent the day in the Endowment House we Baptized 482 persons ...
    Dates:
    October 28, 1874 October 29, 1874 October 30, 1874 October 31, 1874 November 1, 1874 November 2, 1874 November 3, 1874 November 4, 1874 November 5, 1874 November 6, 1874 November 7, 1874
  • Page 114

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

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    Feb 17, 1875 ^[FIGURE] Baldwin^ I preached the funeral sermon of Brother Baldwin of Herefordshire I then went to the Endowment House & we Baptized 484 persons for the dead D H Wells sealed 51 couple & W Woodruff 38. February 18, 1875 ~ Thursday 18 [FIGURE] A Daughter of Wm A. Smoot died this morning at 5 oclok aged 7 years I called upon them with Emma & visited them
    Dates:
    February 18, 1875 February 19, 1875 February 20, 1875 February 21, 1875 February 22, 1875
  • Page 145

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

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    September 21, 1875 ~ Tuesday Sept 21, 1875 I spent the day laboring at the suller & spent the night at the farm September 22, 1875 ~ Wednesday 22nd Emma has been vary sick for several days I spent a part of the day in the Endowment House we baptized 325 W Woodruff sealed 32 couple & G. Q. Cannon [blank] September 23, 1875 ~ Thursday 23 I spent the day at work on the House September ...
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    September 21, 1875 September 22, 1875 September 23, 1875 September 24, 1875 September 25, 1875 September 26, 1875 September 27, 1875 September 28, 1875 September 29, 1875 September 30, 1875 October 1, 1875 October 2, 1875
  • Page 168

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

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    April 8, 1876 The Priesthood met in the Old Tabernacle in the Evening when the subject of the building of the Temple was taken up, and the the People in Mass called upon to rise up & build the Temple at the close of the Priesthood meeting, John Henry Smith Br Hardy and one of President Youngs sons Addressed the meeti[ng] they being the Presidents of the Young Mens mutual Improvement association W Woodruff then Addressed the meeting ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1876 April 10, 1876 April 15, 1876
  • Page 176

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

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    June 22 Emma Smith Woodruff for 62, Emma M Woodruff 106, Sarah B Foss for 21, ESarah Elizabeth Foss Fox 33, Rhoda H Richards 25, Elizabeth Pierce 40 Ida Foss Woolly 93, & Sarah Elizabett Richards 32 I then Returned home and went to the field & back 6 [miles] 23I sealed 2 dead women to my Brother Azmon Woodruff Harriet Cole & ...
    Dates:
    June 23, 1876 June 24, 1876 June 25, 1876 June 26, 1876 June 27, 1876 June 28, 1876 June 29, 1876 June 30, 1876
  • Page 190

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

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    Nov 10, 1876 The Temple in St George is 143 feet long, 93 feet wide, 84 feet high to the square and is as white as snow both inside and out and is a Beautiful contrast with the red appearance of the surrounding country. The stands at the Melchedizedek and Aaronic Priesthoods were Plain but vary Beautiful. The following are the letters to be placed upon the East Stand P. M. P. H. President of the Melchizedeck Priesthood P. S. Z ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1876 November 12, 1876
  • Page 192

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

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    November 20, 1876 ~ Monday to November 24, 1876 ~ Friday Nov 20, 1876 20 to 24. [FIGURES] I spent this week and most of the time since I have been in St George In preparing the names of the Hart family for sealing in the Temple when I have an oppertunity also the Woodruff family. I have 360 sealing for the Hart family, and a good many for the Woodruff November 25, 1876 ~ Saturday 25 [FIGURES] I received 5 Letters from Phebe,
    Dates:
    November 20, 1876 November 24, 1876 November 25, 1876 November 26, 1876 November 27, 1876 November 28, 1876 November 29, 1876 November 30, 1876