Erastus Woodruff

Erastus Loomis Woodruff (1778-aft. 1850) was born 1 Sep. 1778 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Moses Woodruff and Anna and a second cousin of Wilford Woodruff. He married Sarah before 1799. He died after 1850.

Footnotes

Erastus Loomis Woodruff (LHFT-M8Q), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 May 2022). Erastus Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/erastus-woodruff, accessed 17 May 2022). "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 May 2022); a male child to Moses Woodruff, 1 Sep. 1778, Avon, Connecticut, p. 14; citing Avon Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, images 70/484; DGS 8137283. "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 May 2022); Erastus Loomis, 22 Nov. 1778, Avon, Connecticut, p. 24; citing Avon Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, images 75/484; DGS 8137283. "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 May 2022); a male child to Erastus Woodruff and Sarah, 26 Jan. 1799, Avon, Connecticut, p. 7; citing Avon Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, images 133/484; DGS 8137283. "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 May 2022); Sarah Woodruff, 1 Jul. 1845, Avon, Connecticut, p. 209; citing Avon Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, images 228/484; DGS 8137283. 1850 U.S. Census, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 507, Erastus Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 May 2022).

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  • Page 343

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

    Excerpt:
    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I next called upon Uncle
    Dates:
    October 1, 1844
  • Page 163

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

    Excerpt:
    July 6, 1837 ~ Thursday A view of the place of my nativity July 6th This was a day of great interest to me I left aunt Wheelers, after visiting Daniel Luther, and many in the place I walked in Comp- any with Elder Hale on the Canal to Uncle Adna Hart's from thence to Woodfords mills built and formerly owned by my father Aphek Woodruff I was born and spent my youth upon the ...
    Dates:
    July 6, 1837
  • Page 43

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

    Excerpt:
    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
  • Page 95

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

    Excerpt:
    August 18, 1841 ~ Wednesday Aug 18th I spent the day at Fathers House it being the last day that I spent there this makes 41 days that I have spent at my Fathers house the longest visit I have made with any of my friends for the last 10 years. During my stay on this occasion I have had the privilege of performing the marriage cerimony of my ownly sister, Eunice Woodruff & Elder Dwight Webster. Also baptized & ...
    Dates:
    August 18, 1841 August 19, 1841 August 20, 1841 August 21, 1841
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 7 July 1837

    Excerpt:
    I took the stage in Canaan to visit Avon July 5th I made a short stop in New hartford shook hands with Richard B Cowles & past on I arived at Woodford tavern & once more trod the soil of Avon. I spent the night at aunt Wheelers I saw Daniel, & Luther, I went over to Nod to see the friends there Daniel Wheeler has had a hard time of it in the whaleing line, he ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

    Excerpt:
    & quite a number manifested their faith in the work & several offered themselves for Baptism but it was finally omitted for a season & 9 fondly left without Baptism any in the places but I sowed the seed some of which will bring forth fruit I next traveled by land to Farmington & was again joyfully receeved at a Fathers House I have often wished I could have had your company while on this visit. I never have enjoyed a visit of my fathers house more agreeable than this, every thing looks ...