George Washington Robinson

George Washington Robinson (1814-1878) was born 14 May 1814 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont. He married Athalia Rigdon on 13 Apr. 1837; Wilford Woodruff was present for their marriage. He was baptized before 1836. He was a Seventy, church recorder, and clerk to the First Presidency while Wilford Woodruff also served in church leadership positions. He died 10 Feb. 1878 in Friendship, Allegany Co., New York.

Footnotes

George Washington Robinson (LZG7-KMC), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). George Washington Robinson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/george-washington-robinson, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). George W. Robinson, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/george-w-robinson, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 145

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

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    [FIGURE] MATRIMONY. WILLFORD. WOODRUFF. Born March 1st 1807 PHEBE. W. CARTER. Born March 8th 1807 April 13, 1837 ~ Thursday April. 13th 1837. Marriage being an institution of heaven & honourable in all. I accordingly accepted the honour upon this memorial day, by joining hands with Miss PHEBE W. CARTER in the bonds of matrimony and took upon ourse lves the marriage covenant. Elder Johnathan Holmes Also took the same responsibility ...
    Dates:
    April 13, 1837
  • Page 93

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

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    Lyman Wight for presenting the subject of politicks through the public press in a manner that was derogatory to the character of the church & closing up what public feeling there was manifest in our favor May 13, 1839 ~ Monday to May 14, 1839 ~ Tuesday 13th & 14th I spent in preparing myself to move to Commerce or Montrose in the Ioway Territory. I [FIGURE] wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes by the direction of the Twelve informing ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1839 May 14, 1839 May 15, 1839 May 16, 1839 May 17, 1839 May 18, 1839 May 19, 1839 May 20, 1839
  • Page 204

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    October 27, 1840 ~ Tuesday 27th We recieved two letters one from Cordon & one from W. Meigh. [FIGURE] we wrote two letters one to J Tailor & one to O Pratt. I Preached in J Barretts Academy October 28, 1840 ~ Wednesday 28th [FIGURE] I finished a long communication written to the Editors of the Times & Season[s] signed H. C. Kimball. W. Woodruff & G. A. Smi[th] it ...
    Dates:
    October 27, 1840 October 28, 1840 October 29, 1840 October 30, 1840 October 31, 1840 November 1, 1840
  • Page 206

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    November 4, 1840 ~ Wednesday Nov 4th [FIGURE] We received 3 Letters I received one from Elder John Cheese containing a post office order of £2.10 a dona tion from the Saints we received one letter from O. pratt & one from Emma Cordon. We wrote onte to O Pratt & [FIGURE] one to Osmond Shaw & one to Rowley November 5, 1840 ~ Thursday 5th The Efagy of Guydo [Guido] Fawkes is before ...
    Dates:
    November 4, 1840 November 5, 1840 November 6, 1840
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 18 July 1840

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    Mr. Willford Woodruff Care of H. Corner 52 Ironmonger Row St Lukes Church Care of H. Corner 52 Ironmonger Row St. Lukes London Elder W. Woodruff Ledbury Herford shire England Care of John Benbo [illegible] of ◊no. Smout Phebe W. Woodruff Albert Petty & Margaret T. Smoot July 18" 1840 Answered Oct 30" 1840 directed to Geo W Robinson London London ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

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    by brother Hyde - they are much company - for me wish you could see them a while I kiss them every day for their pa. My dear Willford did you know that 11 long months has passed away and you have not said one word about comeing home in your letters - is seames almost an age, do tell me something about it in your next letter - may the will of the Lord be done but I hope that it will be to send you home this fall is not pray the Lord that I ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

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    Brother and sister Smoot send their respects to you - Phebe W Woodruff sends hers to you and the brethren that went from Americ likewise all the saints in Eng. The family where I live are verry kind to me I am comfortable for provision now. - My cow has lately come in and she is so ugly about milking that I cant do much with her - shall I sell the calf in the fall or change it for a heifer - I have two calves now ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 September 1840

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    Montrose I T. Sept 10th ^Paid 25^ Mr. Willford Woodruff Ledbury Herfordshire England To the car of M H Corner 52 Ironmonger St Lukes Row London ^G ◊^ [stamp in black ink] LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER [stamp in red ink] NEW-YORK SEP 30 [stamps in red ink] LEDBURY NO 5 1840 To be left at the office untill called for Phebe W. Woodruff & W Clark Sept 8th 1840 ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    London Oct 31st 1840 Sister Woodruff I feel to sympathise with you in your afliction realiseing the situation in which you are placed when your husband had the dream about you and Litle Sarah I was with him when he told it to me it mad an impression on the mind whic I did not forget I think it was about the 18th or ^of July^ 20th but cannot tell Persicley I Never saw such ^w^ A shock and change in El Woodruffs apearence ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 January 1841

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    July 24th I received A letter from Mother & Eunice Woodruff. 25th I wrote a letter to Bishop Ripley. July 29th I wrote a Letter to Phebe, which I sent by the hand of Sister Jane Benbow, wife of John Benbow, the first family that Recieved me & my testimony in Herefordshire. I Baptized the whole household 10 in number. He was a large farmer cultivated 600 acres of Land, he sold ...