Farmington River, Hartford County, Connecticut

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  • Page 116

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

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    September 27, 1839 ~ Friday to September 28, 1839 ~ Saturday ^[FIGURE] 84 27th Sept 1839 My Grand Mother Anna Thompson Died this day Aged 84 years^ 27-28th I still continue at Fathers house was quite Ill. I parted with Br Webster September 29, 1839 ~ Sunday 29th Sunday I spent the day at Fathers I had an interview in the evening with Br Ozem ...
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    September 27, 1839 September 28, 1839 September 29, 1839 September 30, 1839 October 1, 1839 October 2, 1839 October 3, 1839 October 4, 1839
  • Page 45

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

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    July 1, 1838 ~ Sunday JULY 1st 1838. On this seventh month the first day of the month and the first day of the week which is called Sunday some of the most important events transpired with me that I ever witness- ed since I had a being, events worthy to be recorded upon the ARCHIEVES OF HEAVEN o or to be engraven with an iron pen & laid in a rock forever upon the EARTH. For I know that my Redeemer liveth & he hath this day given me with my friends a ...
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    July 1, 1838
  • Page 61

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BAPTIZE ALL MY FATHER'S FAMILY. 49 The Lord heard my prayer and answered my petition, and when the hour of meeting had come I arose from my bed, and could sing and shout for joy to think I had been delivered from the power of the evil one. Filled with the power of God, I stood up in the midst of the congregation and preached the gospel of Jesus Christ unto the people in great plainness. At the close of the meeting we assembled on the banks of the
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes, accidents and dangers. The last named ...
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    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    between the headblock and the fender post, and broke both bones of my leg below the knee. I was taken to the house and lay nine hours before my bones were set, which time was spent amidst ^suffering severe pain, but being young my bones soon knitt together and in a few days, I was again upon my feet; during my confinement, by this lameness, my bro., Thompson, was my companion in the same room going through with a course of the typhus fever. When 7 ...
  • Page 23

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 296) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- May 14—I left Boston, and walked some thirty miles to Holliston; staid at Deacon Haven's, and preached. I walked to Providence, R. I., from thence took steamer to New York, and arrived on the 18th. Met and at- tended meetings with brother O. Pratt until the 27th, when I went up the North river to
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    May 14, 1838 May 18, 1838 May 27, 1838 June 11, 1838 July 1, 1838
  • Page 33

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    and would have served me in the same way, had I not fallen. During the same year, I went into my father's saw mill, with several others. I got upon the head-block to take a ride, while the carriage was running back, not anticipating any danger; my leg was caught between the head-block and the fender-post, and broke both bones of my leg below the knee. I was taken to the house, and lay nine hours before my bones were set, suffering severe pain; but being young ...
  • Page 218

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    business And it leaves Betsey alone so she desires to go to Calafornia with Father Woodruffs family that she may live with the saints March 12, 1846 ~ Thursday 12th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Phebe And Dwight Webster requesting them not to Purchase waggons As I had bought 2 in the east I requested them to get some oxen [&] cows. I also wrote A ...
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    March 12, 1846 March 13, 1846 March 14, 1846 March 15, 1846
  • Page 64

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

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    June 9, 1847 ~ Wednesay 9th We started at 5 oclok & drove one mile into better feed & turned out our teams, the brethren traided some for robes mogacines, & skin shirts & pants with the Hunters who camped near us And at about 7 oclock 15 waggons of our party was chosen to go forward to make A boat to ferry the Platt, they went forward we followed them, the traiders started At the same time soon another party of traiders over took [us] who were direct from
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    June 9, 1847 June 10, 1847
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    watching my footsteps in order to find some opportunity to take my life from the Earth but I can ownly attribute the continuation of my life on Earth to the present time to a merciful God whose hand has been streched out & rescued me from death in the midst of the many dangers and hair breadths escapes which I have passed through in life some of which I will here mention When three years of age I fell into a caldron of boiling water was instantly caught out & so badly scalded that is was 9 months before ...