Henry Woodford

Henry Woodford (1804-1879) was born 31 May 1804 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Asaph Woodford and Almira Potter and a distant relative of Wilford Woodruff. He married Huldah Andrus on 20 Sep. 1826 in Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 21 Jan. 1879 in Avon.

Footnotes

Henry Woodford (GW2R-G86), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Jun. 2022). Henry Woodford, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/henry-woodford, accessed 6 Jun. 2022). "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Jun. 2022); male child to Asaph Woodford, birth, 31 May 1804, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 11; citing Avon Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 135/484; DGS 8137283. "Connecticut, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 8 Jun. 2022); Philemon Potter, 1812, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, file no. 2253; citing “Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts.” "Birth, marriage, and death records of Farmington, 1643-1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Jun. 2022); Henry Woodford and Huldah Andrus, marriage, 20 Sep. 1826, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 3; citing Farmington, Connecticut, Town Hall, image 356/364; DGS 7730387. "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 Jun. 2022); Henry Woodford, death, 21 Jan. 1879, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 6; citing Avon, Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 307/484; DGS 8137283.

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  • Page 163

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

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    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 ...
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    July 6, 1837
  • Page 362

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

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    trunk & bed from 21 Chatham st Br Simpsons to 24 second street, it was a rainy, freezing, sleeting day I recieved a deed to take to Elder Ward of Liverpool I sent an appointment to Pheladelphia church to attend a meeting on Tuesday November 29, 1844 ~ Friday 29th [FIGURES] I done up a package of papers Almanac's pamphlets &c & sent to the following persons Aphek & Ozem Woodruff Azmon Woodruff, Henry Woodford,
    Dates:
    November 29, 1844 November 30, 1844 December 1, 1844 December 2, 1844 December 3, 1844
  • Page 153

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

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    me a present of a pencil & pocket Bible &c she was the ownly one of all her connextions who had embraced the gospel. She had a desire to come to Nauvoo & mingle with the saints Be baptized for her dead &c. Br Tucker helped me to carry my trunk to the depo. I Bought tickets in the first class cars to westfield which cost me $3.30. I parted with Br Tucker went into the cars & started we passed ...
    Dates:
    September 24, 1843 September 25, 1843
  • Page 206

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

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    Sept 12 1869 We again Met at 1 oclok. W Woodruff prayed G. A. Smith spoke 17 minuts G Q Cannon 20 W Woodruff 14 Minuts Names of Missionaries called were then read to the Assembly. D H Wells spoke 11 M F D Richards 8 & President Young 60 Minuts. At the close of the Meeting we drove to Ogden 22 M. I spent the night with Brother F D Richards & looked at the printed
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    September 13, 1869 September 14, 1869 September 16, 1869 September 17, 1869 September 18, 1869
  • Page 171

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

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    Jan 25 1869 26.5 I spent the afternoon in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 56. D H Wells sealed 22 & W Woodruff 10. January 26, 1869 ~ Tuesday 26. I spent the day in the legislature & attended a lecture in the 10 ward Delivered By R L Campbell upon compa- sition I followed him January 27, 1869 ~ Wednesday 27. [FIGURE] I sent papers to Ezra Carter & I F Carter & ...
    Dates:
    January 26, 1869 January 27, 1869 January 28, 1869 January 29, 1869 January 30, 1869 January 31, 1869 February 1, 1869 February 2, 1869 February 3, 1869 February 4, 1869
  • Page 154

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

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    I should judge from my feelings And intimations of the spirit of God that the endowment had commenced & that the Lord had commenced pouring out some special blessings upon the Saints in Nauvoo but time will determin whether this is the case. My soul has been much refreshed and edefyed of late in reading the Book of Mormon the time has come for its sayi[n]g[s] to be fulfilled October 28, 1845 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I recieved three Nauvoo Letters to day one from ...
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    October 28, 1845 October 29, 1845
  • Page 219

    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 long letter to Azmon ...
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    March 12, 1846 March 13, 1846 March 14, 1846 March 15, 1846
  • Page 226

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

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    could not accomplish it but I spent the day Packing up March 21, 1846 ~ Saturday 21st I also spent the day packing up I was almost sick Phebe had a poor turn of the nose bleading she often spoke of her Mother It created a great bustle & confusion about the house packing up & many calling to visit I was about weary at night Mr Samuel Deming called to see me, Also Henry Woodford March 22 ...
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    March 21, 1846 March 22, 1846 March 23, 1846
  • Page 3

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

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    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 ...